Aaron Persky, judge in Brock Turner sexual assault case.
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Judge in Stanford rape case asks for move to civil cases

A court says a California judge who was criticized for ordering a lenient six-month jail sentence in a rape case against a former Stanford University swimmer will no longer hear criminal matters by his own request.
Motorcycle crashes during police chase on HWY 17 in Leland (Photo: Kevin Wuzzardo/WWAY)
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FIRST ON 3: Motorcycle crashes during chase on Hwy 17

A chase ends with a motorcycle crashing on US 17 just before 4:30 p.m.
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Wilmington shooting sends man to the hospital overnight

Police are investigating after dispatchers said a shooting early Thursday sent a man to the hospital.
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Crossbow stolen from Hampstead business

The Pender County Sheriff's Office hopes you can identify the men in these photos.
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Wilmington man sentenced as habitual felon for drug, gun charges

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – A judge sentenced a Wilmington man to more than 5 years behind bars for drugs and gun charges. Sherman Pearson, 43, will spend between 66 and 118 months in the Department of Adult Correction. Pearson pled guilty to Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possess with Intent to Sell Heroin and Cocaine, and having attained […]
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Deputies search for two men who robbed Southport store

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is searching for the men who robbed a store on Long Beach Road in Southport.
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Adult protective services reports rising in New Hanover

The number of adult protective services reports in New Hanover County grew by 15.5 percent in one year, according to the county Department of Social Services.
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No bond for mom accused of putting son in fridge

Bond has been denied for a mother charged with killing her infant son by putting him in the refrigerator for several hours.