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WPD helps deputies catch suspect from the sky

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The Sheriff's Office called the K-9 unit and SABLE, the Wilmington Police Department's helicopter, to track down a man they say assaulted his girlfriend before running into the woods. Full story...
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Protestors target "Godless" billboard

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The billboard paid for by secular activists that says "One Nation Indivisible" is being protested in New Hanover County. Full story...
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UPDATE: Deputy cleared of hitting teen on bike

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The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office of Professional Standards has completed the internal investigation involving the traffic accident on June 30th, 2010. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Woman charged with murder of aunt, cousin in fire

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video A woman is accused of setting a fire Wednesday that killed her aunt and 12-year-old cousin, according to Bladen County Sheriff's Office investigators. Full story...
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Former sheriff appointed on interim basis

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videoThere's a new sheriff in Bladen County. Sort of. Bladen County commissioners appointed a former sheriff to lead the department until the November election. Full story...
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Killer pleads guilty before testimony begins in trial

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The man accused of kidnapping and murdering a 14-year-old Columbus County boy pleaded guilty to two counts of murder today, just as testimony was set to begin in his trial. Full story...
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School superintendents start new jobs

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Today was the first day on the job for a couple of school superintendents. Brunswick County's Edward Pruden officially worked his first day. New Hanover County's interim superintendent also started work today. Full story...
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Southport cashing in on NC 4th of July Festival

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video Southport is already busy with visitors in town for the holiday weekend. The symbol of our freedom translates to dollar signs for local businesses. Full story...
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PPD rings bell on 25th anniversary

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Today marked a big milestone for PPD. This morning the Wilmington-based pharmaceutical research company celebrated 25 years by ringing the Nasdaq stock market opening bell. Full story...
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Boy recovers after being hit by deputy's cruiser

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video A Brunswick County Sheriff's deputy is under investigation after he collided with a 14-year-old boy riding his bike last night. Full story...
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