A pick-up truck wound up pinned under a log truck after a crash on Makota Road in Ash on Aug. 26, 2016. (Photo: NC Highway Patrol)
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UPDATE: One man injured in Brunswick Co. crash involving log truck, pick-up

At least one person was taken to the hospital after a crash this morning involving a log truck and pick-up truck.
A Facebook post about Tpr. Jon Gurganus helping a stranded motorist recently is going viral on Facebook. (Photo: Michael Stephens/Facebook)
2 months ago
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Post about kindhearted state trooper goes viral

A local state trooper is getting praise for going above the call of duty, leading to a viral post on Facebook.
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High-speed chase suspect wanted for stabbing DC law officer

A man who led authorities on a high-speed chase through two North Carolina counties is also accused of stabbing a police officer in the neck while shoplifting in Washington, D.C.
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2 months ago
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On the Road, On the Water campaign continues for holiday weekend

While celebrating the red, white and blue, watch out for blue lights. This holiday weekend, both on the road and on the water, law enforcement officers will increase patrols and sobriety checkpoints.
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5 months ago
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Tractor-trailer crash on I-85 kills one

About 11 hours later, crews reopened the northbound lanes of Interstate 85 after a tractor-trailer crashed and caught fire early Wednesday morning, causing massive traffic headaches for motorists in north Charlotte.
The bridge over Bradley Creek on Oleander Drive is now the Trooper Clarence Swartz Bridge (Photo: Madison Morgan/ WWAY).
6 months ago
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Bridge named after late NC State Trooper

Today family and friends of Clarence "Lucky" Swartz got a chance to honor the former Highway Patrol Trooper in a unique way.
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6 months ago
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Highway back open after log truck overturns

An overturned log truck shut down part of Highway 17 running through Brunswick County this afternoon.
A NC Highway Patrol trooper was involved in a three-car crash on S. 17th Street in Wilmington on Dec. 19, 2015. (Photo: Taylor Yakowenko/WWAY)
8 months ago
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Trooper involved in Wilmington crash

A North Caroina Highway Patrol trooper was involved in a traffic crash this afternoon in Wilmington.
The bridge over Bradley Creek on Oleander Drive has been named for a famous trooper nicknamed the "Oleander Ranger" (Source: Sarah Johnson/WWAY)
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Bridge named for trooper nicknamed ‘Oleander Ranger’

The Bradley Creek bridge on Oleander Drive has been named in honor of the late N.C. Highway Patrol Trooper C.L. "Lucky" Swartz.
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11 months ago
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Driver OK after accident involving school bus early Friday

New Hanover County Dispatch says no children were on a school bus when it was involved in a crash early Friday morning.