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WPD: Man dies after jumping from Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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A Wilmington man is dead after police say he jumped from the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge early this morning. Full story...
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Funeral services set for Wilmington's 'Troll Lady'

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videoFuneral services are planned July 19 for Minna Kuuskoski, a Wilmington storyteller, artist and puppeteer who was beloved as the Troll Lady. Full story...
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Marine dies during fitness test at Camp Lejuene

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videoA Marine died during a fitness test at Camp Lejeune Friday morning. According to base officials, the 39-year-old male Marine collapsed during the run portion of a semi-annual physical fitness test this morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man killed while crossing Carolina Beach Rd.

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Highway Patrol has confirmed one man is dead after trying to cross the road at the 5300 block of Carolina Beach Road near the Lowes Foods and Burger King. Full story...
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Woman accused of killing boyfriend found dead in Onslow County

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A woman charged with killing her boyfriend in Beaufort County has been found dead in Onslow County. The sheriff's office says firefighters responded to a carbon monoxide alarm Tuesday night at a home in Richlands. Full story...
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UPDATE: Victim's name released in Bladenboro shooting death

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videoPolice Chief Chris Hunt said Patricia Lynn Cooper,38, died from a single gun shot wound. When emergency crews arrived at the apartment complex at 428 Ash Street around 2:30 a.m., they said Cooper was still breathing. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Student dies after batting practice accident

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A Roland-Grise Middle School student died after an accident during batting practice Friday. A Laney High School coach confirms the 6th grader was throwing at batting practice when he was hit by a line drive. The student was protected by a cage but apparently his head wasn't covered. Full story...
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Three more people die of the flu in North Carolina

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Three people died of the flu in North Carolina last week, down from the previous week and a sign that the illness is in decline. In all, the state Department of Health and Human Services says 85 people have died from the flu since the season began in November. Full story...
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Pedestrian killed while walking with family

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video A Bladen County man was killed last night while walking with his family along Airport Road. Now his family is left with a void in their heart. Full story...
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New Hanover County firefighter dies during training exercise

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videoA New Hanover County fire captain has died from an apparent heart attack while participating in a training exercise. Full story...
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