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Missing North Dakota teen sisters found in Wilmington, men charged with human trafficking

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videoTwo men are behind bars in Wilmington after police say they kidnapped teen sisters from North Dakota and forced them to work. And they are not the only teens involved. Full story...
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Taking a look at the disappearance of two local fishermen; a 25 year-old unsolved mystery

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videoIn a special report the Star News is taking a deeper look into a Carolina Beach disappearance that happened 25 years ago. Two men left to go fishing one morning in Carolina beach and never returned. Full story...
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Parents of missing teen charged with theft

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The adoptive parents of missing Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons are facing federal conspiracy and theft of fund charges. Casey and Sandy Parsons were arrested Wednesday in Fayetteville, where they moved after Erica disappeared. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mom credits Brigade Boys & Girls Club for helping save missing son

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videoWilmington Police have found a mentally ill teen who ran away from his therapeutic foster home in Navassa last week. The boy's mother credits the Brigade Boys & Girls Club for helping him survive and media exposure for helping find him. Full story...
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Silver Alert issued for Navassa teen

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Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for ANTONIO DEMETRIUS HANSLEY, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Full story...
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Parents of missing girl speak out

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videoThe family of a missing girl spoke out Saturday in hopes of finding answers. It has been three years since Rachel Owens's parents have seen their daughter. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. detectives searching for missing Southport man with disabilities

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Brunswick County detectives are asking for the public's help in their search for a missing Southport man with disabilities who was last seen early this morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man missing since release from jail found

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says the missing man last seen since he was released from jail in mid-May has been found. Donald Douglas, the 44-year-old white male deputies were searching for, was located in the 200 block of Chestnut Street yesterday. Full story...
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Taking to the streets to remember the missing

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videoSome folks are not spending the long weekend at the beach. In fact, they're missing the holiday weekend with their loved ones... because their loved ones are missing. Dozens participated in the CUE Center for missing persons Roadside Rally Sunday. Full story...
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Silver Alert canceled for Southport woman

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The NC Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Southport woman. Kimberly Ann Daly, 40, is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Full story...
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Body found in Pender Co. confirmed as Elisha Tucker

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videoWilmington Police say remains found in Pender County last month are a Leland woman missing since last year. WPD says the Medical Examiner's Office in Greenville determined the remains found April 29 off Hoover Road near Hampstead are the remains Elisha Marie Tucker, 34. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. investigators searching for missing infant

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videoNew Hanover County investigators are searching for an infant they say has been missing for more than a week. Full story...
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Family in shock as search for missing woman continues

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videoInvestigators are still looking for answers after finding a body in Pender County they now say is most likely not a missing Wilmington woman. Family and friends of Shannon Rippy Vannewkirk say it’s back to square one after Thursday’s discovery. Full story...
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How does a convicted murderer go free?

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videoNo one saw this coming. Just when we thought there were answers, the search for Shannon Rippy continues on. Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said Thursday that a body found in Pender County Tuesday turned out not to be the body of Rippy. Full story...
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