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Oak Island Police Department

ONLY ON 3: Mom says misdiagnosis led to son's death

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video A woman is looking for answers after she says her son died because of mistakes made while treating him. A Dosher Memorial Hospital report says Mark Stephens had no history of diabetes although his mother has records that she he was treated at the hospital multiple times for the disease. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Lightning strike believed to cause Oak Island house fire

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videoIt was a scary situation for police on Oak Island after spotting flames shooting from the roof of a house Monday night. No one was home when fire crews responded around 9:30 and quickly put out flames in the back of the home's attic. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington man arrested for falsely claiming $1 million lottery prize

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video The Oak Island Police Department, working with security officials from the N.C. Education Lottery, has arrested the husband of a $1 million lottery claimant, charging he obtained the winning ticket illegally. Full story...
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Oak Island Water Rescue asst. chief arrested for DWI

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Oak Island Police say they arrested assistant Water Rescue chief Robert Reece Simmons for DWI yesterday after responding to the crash of a helicopter. Full story...
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