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Police arrest man they say beat another with oak tree branch, took off with cash

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video Police arrested a wanted Wilmington man they say used a tree branch to beat another man and then took off with cash from his pocket in May. Full story...
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WPD: Man found badly beaten bites paramedic trying to treat him

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Police are investigating after they say a man who was found badly beaten in downtown Wilmington bit one of the paramedics working to treat him for his injuries. Full story...
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Police say man choked, dragged woman down street

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videoWilmington Police say a man was arrested after he choked, and dragged a woman down the sidewalk of Market Street. Full story...
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Two charged in fatal attack on UNC professor

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A professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has died after an attack near campus, and two men face multiple charges in the incident. According to police, 59-year-old Feng Liu was found lying unresponsive Wednesday. Authorities say Liu suffered serious head wounds and was taken to UNC Hospitals. He died Thursday morning. Full story...
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Leland man charged with raping, assaulting girl; Bond now set at more than $7 million

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After appearing in court today, 22-year-old Denzel Jamal Hill's bond was set at more than $7 million. He's charged with assaulted a female friend with a cigarette lighter and then later raping her. Full story...
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WPD: Man facing several charges after using stolen gun to shoot at teen

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Police arrested a Wilmington man who, witnesses said, was firing a gun at a teenage girl early Monday morning. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Surf City worker faces assault charges while on the job

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videoNeighbors are speaking out about pending charges for assault involving a city worker. Warrants say Jordan stepped on Worthington's foot and raked dog feces off on Worthington's shoe, that's when neighbors say Worthington put Jordan in a choke hold causing serious bruising around his neck. Worthington is charged with assault inflicting serious injury by breaking Jordan's jaw and Jordan is charged with simple assault. Full story...
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Police: Man charged with assault after threatening to kill group with shotgun

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Police charged a man they say showed up with a shotgun after an argument that started at two Wilmington homes Saturday, and threatened to shoot and kill several people. Full story...
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Wilmington golf cart driver facing charges for hitting Trooper at US Open

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A Wilmington man is facing felony charges after the NC Highway Patrol says he hit a trooper with a golf cart at the US Open tournament in Pinehurst Saturday and tried to get away. Full story...
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Woman charged with attacking roommate

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says an Ocean Isle Beach woman is behind bars while another woman recovers at the hospital. Full story...
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WPD issues warrants for man they say used bat to beat another man

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Police are searching for a man they say beat another man with a bat outside of a Wilmington store, sending him to the hospital last night. Full story...
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Second suspect charged in Surf City bar assault

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videoA second suspect has been charged in connection to the assault of a Marine and a woman at a Surf City bar last month. Daniel M. Oczkowski Jr., 21, of Camp Lejeune was charged yesterday with accessory after the fact for the attack at Sandbar Saloon May 11. Full story...
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Man facing charges for making threats, assault after hit and run

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Wilmington Police say a man who threatened another driver and rammed into him with his car on Market Street yesterday faces several charges, including assault with a deadly weapon and hit and run. Full story...
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Man facing charges for Sunday shooting following heroin arrest

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A man who was arrested by deputies for heroin trafficking now faces charges with Wilmington Police for the Sunday shooting on Maides Avenue. Full story...
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Man charged with assault after punching police officer in the head

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A man already facing felony charges is now charged with assault after police say he punched an officer in the head during his arrest yesterday afternoon. Full story...
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