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Police: Victim pulls pistol on trio trying to rob him with gun for sale

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videoWilmington Police say the victim of an attempted armed robbery pulled a pistol on the trio when they tried robbing him with the empty gun he was selling. Full story...
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NC prosecutor warns Internet sweepstakes operators

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Johnston County's district attorney is warning Internet sweepstakes operators they must close by Nov. 1 or face the possibility of criminal charges. Full story...
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Ethan Farmer, Pharoah McKever, New Hanover-Topsail soccer & more

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videoFormer South Columbus football standout Ethan Farmer is trying to make the most out of his senior season for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Farmer and the Tar Heels are currently undefeated. In fact the Heels will be facing in-state foe East Carolina this weekend. On Wednesday Farmer provided his thoughts on the upcoming ECU-UNC game. Plus we had New Hanover-Topsail soccer and more! Full story...
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What's up with Jerry Wainwright?

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videoWe spotted former UNCW men's head basketball coach Jerry Wainwright at a high school football game recently. It appears the coach will lay low during the upcoming basketball season. Of course with all coaches, that's subject to change. Full story...
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More answers in the hot car death of a sheriff's K-9 deputy

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videoNew information in the case of a Duplin County Sheriff's K-9 deputy that died after allegedly being left inside a hot patrol car for about 24 hours. Full story...
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Neighbors react to cop accused of chase

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videoA former Leland Police officer accused of leading a high-speed chase from Brunswick County into South Carolina was wanted on warrants that accuse him of threats against a woman and her children involving a rifle. Police were attempting to serve those warrants when they say Smith fled. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Historical Hands on Deck!

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videoIn 1988, a woman would apply for a job aboard the USS North Carolina Battleship. She didn't get it. Then the job reopened. She got it this go around! Now she is a key player in using her creativity to bring the life of Battleship North Carolina to life. What we have are historical hands on deck! Full story...
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"Unsafe" portion of Downtown Riverwalk closing

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videoOn Tuesday night, city staff announced that they will be blocking off about half a block of the downtown riverwalk as they make some much needed repairs to the wooden planks. Full story...
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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD celebrates at New Hanover Regional

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videoInstead of buying lunch or paying a bill, the Surprise Squad headed to New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Full story...
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NC agency reviewing Medicaid expansion options

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North Carolina's health secretary says her agency is collecting information for Gov. Pat McCrory to offer him possible options for expanding Medicaid coverage under the federal health care overhaul. Full story...
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Former cop accused of chase wanted for threatening woman, children

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videoA former Leland Police officer accused of leading a high-speed chase from Brunswick County into South Carolina was wanted on warrants that accuse him of threats against a woman and her children involving a rifle. Full story...
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Police: App St. student died about the time she disappeared

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Police say an autopsy on an Appalachian State University coed who was the subject of a search died not long after she was last seen earlier this month. Full story...
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Police: Boy missing from Durham may be in Southport

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videoDurham Police are trying to find a missing 20-month-old boy, who they say could be in Brunswick County. Andrew Thompson Jr. is a black male weighing about 28 pounds. Full story...
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Shallotte Police search for bank robbery suspect

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videoShallotte Police are looking for a man they say robbed a bank earlier this afternoon. Full story...
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Swimmer pulled from ocean off Kure Beach

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videoKure Beach Ocean Rescue had to pull a man from the surf this morning. One of the officers who responded said it happened at 11:18 a.m. near the 1100 block of South Fort Fisher Blvd. Full story...
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