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Brunswick County News

Neighbors say unannounced railroad work a big headache

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videoMaintenance work on Brunswick County railroad track is causing some big headaches for neighbors as they try to go about their daily routine. "Today it was like, 'What's going on here?'" said Ronn Pifer, who lives nearby. Full story...
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Bald Head Island ferry that ran aground back running routes

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videoThe Bald Head Island ferry that ran aground last month is back on the water. A spokeswoman for Bald Head Island Limited says the ferry Adventure was cleared to go back in service last Thursday, but today is the first day it is running routes. Full story...
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Shooting victim's family issues statement as they prepare for funeral

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video Boiling Spring Lakes is a small town getting big coverage. It's all because of the story of Keith Vidal. Sunday a Southport officer shot the 18-year-old. The officer's attorney says Vidal was trying to stab another officer with a screwdriver. Full story...
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Security glitch sparks investigation at Brunswick Nuclear Plant

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A security scare at the Brunswick Nuclear Plant sparks an investigation into why a barrier leading to its Southport site went up without being activated. Full story...
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Attorney: Shot teen was trying to stab police officer

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videoThe attorney representing a Southport Police officer who reportedly shot and killed a schizophrenic teen Sunday now says his client fired to protect another officer. But that story conflicts with what the officer himself said minutes after the shooting. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Police called to slain teen's home 32 times since 2006

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says Dep. Samantha Lewis went to the hospital for ear discomfort after the gun shot that killed Keith Vidal Sunday in boiling spring lakes was fired close to her ear. Plus, we're learning more about how often law enforcement had to go to Vidal’s home Full story...
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Police identify man wanted for shooting last night

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videoNavassa Police have identified a man wanted for a shooting late last night. Anthony Anderson is wanted for the shooting of Tyson McMillan. Full story...
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South Brunswick HS student in custody after allegedly making threat of mass violence at school

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video A high school student is in custody after allegedly making threats about an act of mass violence at a Brunswick County School. Court documents show Tevin Devon Lee, 18, is charged with one count of false report of mass violence on educational property. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. couple charged with robbing developer

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video A Brunswick County couple is charged with allegedly stealing $36,000 worth of items from the home of a real estate developer, including historical artifacts and an ATV. Full story...
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No bond for Leland murder suspect

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video A murder suspect will be held without bond, a judge ruled during a first court appearance this morning. James Ketchum, 44, is charged in the shooting death early Monday of Jason Anderson, 33, in Leland. Full story...
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Shooting sends man to the hospital

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videoPolice are looking for a suspect in a shooting in Navassa that sent one man to the hospital Wednesday night. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Troopers question man for carrying gun

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video A Brunswick County man says two state troopers bullied him while he was trying to pick up lunch Tuesday afternoon. The reason: he was wearing a holstered gun. Full story...
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Police Benevolent Assoc. says officers followed law during BSL shooting

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videoThe Police Benevolent Association says officers followed the law when they responded to a call Sunday that ended with a Boiling Spring Lakes teen being shot and killed. Full story...
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BSL officer, deputy cleared in incident that ended in teen's death; 911, radio traffic provide more detail

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videoBoiling Spring Lakes Police and the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office say internal reviews have cleared their officers of any wrongdoing in Sunday's incident that ended with a teen dead. Meanwhile new information reveals the police officer who reportedly pulled the trigger was only on the scene for 70 seconds before shooting and killing Keith Vidal, 18. Full story...
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Search continues for man wanted for Leland murder

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video The search continues for a man wanted for a murder in Leland. James Ketchum, 44, is wanted for the shooting death of Jason Anderson, 33. Full story...
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