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Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 5:53pm.READ MORE:
The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says six gang members are in jail charged in a heroin ring. NHSO spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says in a news release the investigation intro heroin trafficking by validated members of the Blood gang started in November in partnership with Wilmington Police and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force. Full story...
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Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/19/2013 - 4:53pm.READ MORE:
An Onslow County teacher and coach has quit his job after being charged with a sex crime involving a child. John Tobias Sweeney, 36, of Jacksonville is charged with solicitation of a child by a computer or other electronic device to commit an unlawful sex act. Full story...
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Thu, 12/12/2013 - 11:27pm.READ MORE:
The FBI is investigating a Wilmington Police Department K-9 officer's decision to send his dog through an open car window when the suspect appeared to surrender at the end of a lengthy chase, a spokeswoman confirmed Thursday. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/19/2013 - 12:35pm.READ MORE:
The FBI and the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office are looking for new tips to find a teenage girl who has been missing for more than two years. Rachel Natacha Owens was last seen getting into a car outside of South Brunswick High School in Boiling Spring Lakes on May 5, 2011. Full story...
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 12:58am.READ MORE:
Members of one Wilmington gang are "committed to engage in shootings," possibly focusing on law enforcement, after the shooting death of Brandon Devone Smith, according to an FBI memo sent to the state's police chiefs. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 5:36pm.READ MORE:
The FBI has released photos of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings and is asking for the public's help in identifying them. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/13/2013 - 9:03pm.READ MORE:
A man connected to bombs found in storage units in Wilmington and Pennsylvania will stay in jail. A federal judge in Philadelphia ruled today to keep Istvan Merchenthaler, 42, behind bars. Full story...
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 11:17pm.READ MORE:
The FBI on Friday confirmed that Istvan A. Merchenthaler, 42, was in custody. He faces charges in connection with a Ponzi scheme that officials say defrauded $2 million from investors over seven years, according to media reports in Pennsylvania.Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 4:08pm.READ MORE:
A Brunswick County family is looking for help finding a teenage girl missing for nearly two years. Rachel Natacha Owens was last seen on the morning of May 5, 2011, getting off her school bus at school in Boiling Spring Lakes and getting into a small dark color car. Investigators say the car may have had a South Carolina tag. Full story...