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Suspects arrested after 3 armed robberies in 4 hours
Wilmington Police say they've arrested suspects accused in three armed robberies last night and into the overnight. Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:14am
  • Blue Bell recalls all products (Courtesy: ABC News)
Blue Bell recalls all products on market
Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries is recalling all of its products on the market after two samplings of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis. Tue, 04/21/2015 - 7:26am
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New Bern man wins $150,000 after fishing trip
NEW BERN, NC (WWAY) — There’s another lucky lottery winner in North Carolina. Charles Benjamin of New Bern caught some catfish, and reeled in $150,000 Saturday. The North Carolina Education Lottery said on the way home from his fishing trip, Benjamin stopped at the Duck Thru Food Store in Vanceboro and bought two $5 Trucks Read more... Mon, 04/20/2015 - 11:41pm
  • Dori Renee Maultsby-Nehilla (Courtesy: New Hanover Co. Sheriff's Office)
Supply woman accused of trafficking pills
SUPPLY, NC (WWAY) — A Supply woman is behind bars accused of trafficking pills. Brunswick County Drug Enforcement agents arrested 50-year old Dori Maultsby-Nehilla on Friday. The sheriff’s office said deputies found nearly 300 methadone pills in her home. Maultsby-Nehilla faces several charges. She’s in jail under a $750,000 bond. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:55pm
  • Wilmington City Council will discuss spending another $46,000 on lighting for the Kenan Fountain.
Kenan Fountain could get another upgrade
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — More money could be going to protect Kenan Fountain tomorrow if Wilmington City Council gives the green light. The fountain keeps getting hit by cars especially at night. City Council is poised to discuss adding more lighting to the fountain. The idea is that the brighter the fountain is, the harder Read more... Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:52pm
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STARNEWS REPORTS: Man pleads guilty to 2013 murder
A Wilmington man will spend up to 15 years in prison for murder. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:40pm
  • Burgaw Police Chief Montrina Sutton has been suspended for two weeks (Courtesy: Town of Burgaw)
Burgaw Police Chief suspended
Burgaw's police chief has been suspended for two weeks while her department is "reviewed." Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:03pm
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FBI recovers gold bar from North Carolina robbery in Florida
A gold bar stolen in a $5 million armored truck robbery in North Carolina has been recovered by the FBI in South Florida, and authorities suspect a strong Miami-area connection. Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:51pm
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