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Suspects plead guilty in 2009 Bladen County murder

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video An Elizabethtown murder investigation is now closed. More than three years ago, a shootout at a fast food restaurant ended with a 19-year-old dead. Today, the last two defendants entered a plea in court. Full story...
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NC judge delays Latin Kings gang rackets trial

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A federal judge is postponing a racketeering trial for six North Carolina gang members, including one who ran for Greensboro City Council. Full story...
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Greenville forms youth crimes and gangs task force

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Greenville's police chief has formed a youth crimes and gangs task force as one response to recent violence involving East Carolina University students at apartment complexes. Full story...
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Ex-city council hopeful charged as NC gang leader

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A North Carolina man who twice ran for Greensboro's City Council is among 13 people who federal prosecutors say were members of the Latin Kings gang indicted on racketeering charges. Full story...
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Administration denies gang activity at West Bladen High School

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video Parents of students at West Bladen High School met tonight to discuss student safety in their school in relation to an incident that happened on campus last month. In November, there was at least one fight on campus that some people suspected was gang related. Thursday night, the school board said that was not the case, but some parents still disagree. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Murder suspect is brother of missing teen

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videoA source close to the family says Garry Orlando Hines, who was arrested Saturday for the murder of Cornelius Tremayne Blanks, is the brother of Al'Quon Flowers. Flowers went missing back in July, just two months after Blanks was killed outside of Club 609. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Missing man's family looks for closure

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videoIt has been more than a week since 18-year-old Al'Quon Flowers went missing. Brunswick County deputies and Wilmington Police are still looking for the man whose family says his background may have had something to do with the incident. Full story...
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Greenville police blame gangs for 7 shootings

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Police in Greenville say an ongoing gang war is behind seven recent shootings and several home invasions. Full story...
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Fayetteville hosting gang training conference

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Cumberland County authorities are getting together with other law enforcement agencies in North Carolina to educate themselves on how to handle gangs. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Mom arrested over teen fight speaks out

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video A mother arrested Wednesday for disorderly conduct during a street fight says she was simply defending her daughter. Police say Shadrica McKoy was egging on the fight and telling the teens to ignore police. We spoke with McKoy and got her side of the story. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Critics say WPD underestimating gang problem

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videoWe told you last night about a fight on 12th Street in Wilmington involving about 50 young people. Many neighbors told us the fights were directly related to gangs and they happen every day, but a Wilmington Police spokeswoman said the fight was not gang-related. Full story...
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BREAKING FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: 50 kids involved in street fight

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video Wilmington Police Officers tell us about 50 kids started fighting near 12th and Chestnut Streets this afternoon. They say the fight continued down to 13th Street and then onto the playground at Rankin Terrace. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: What is the ii street gang?

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videoFrom California to New Jersey to Wilmington, the notorious Bloods gang has made it to our neck of the woods. Full story...
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Brunswick deputies bust reputed gang boss

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Larry Ronald Capps, Jr., is the President of the local Cape Fear Chapter, Red Devils Motorcycle Gang. The Red Devils are an outlaw motorcycle gang which is affiliated with the Hells Angels Motorcycle Gang. Items seized during the search warrant provided a great deal of proof of gang affiliation. Full story...
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Gang awareness program continues tonight

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The last "Gang 101" education session for New Hanover High Schools happens tonight. It begins at 6 p.m. at Hoggard High School. Full story...
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