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Police give insight into Mayfaire standoff

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videoOn the heels of the ‘critical incident’ Tuesday evening questions arose about just what the police response entailed. We're getting an inside look into those crucial moments where one officer’s life was on the line. Full story...
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Wilmington Police cruisers get new look approved

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videoWilmington police cruisers will be getting a new look. The decision was made at tonight’s City Council meeting but not without scaring up some controversy. Full story...
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Community funds new bulletproof vests for K9 officers

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videoWith community help, some Wilmington and New Hanover County law enforcement agents of the four legged variety are safer on the streets. Just like their human handlers the K9s now have the safety of a bullet and stab proof vests. Full story...
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City Council protests stop for now

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videoSupporters of pay increases for Wilmington Police and Firefighter employees have stopped demonstrating at Wilmington Council Meetings for now. Full story...
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Burgaw man shot in confrontation, dog killed

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A Burgaw man was shot Monday afternoon during a confrontation with his neighbor, Burgaw Police Chief Montrina Sutton said. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Guns -n- Hoses

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videoGeorge hits the rink with Wilmington Police and Fire Department previewing their upcoming charity hockey match. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Former Leland officer offers his take on firing

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video After Leland Police Chief Mike James released the details around why Richard Roman was let go on Tuesday, Roman says he could no longer keep his silence, and now he’s firing back at the once troubled department. Full story...
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D.A. says no crime in patrol car death

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The district attorney in Durham County says no charges will be filed in the death of a teenager who police say shot himself while handcuffed in the back of a patrol cruiser. Full story...
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Police make Christmas bright for children in need

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videoBoth active duty and retired officers are joining together to make Christmas brighter for local children. The North Carolina Fraternal Order of Police has been doing this for more than 15 years and everyone looks forward to taking a local child in need shopping. Full story...
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NAACP calls for investigation into 'excessive force by police' in New Hanover Co.

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video North Carolina NAACP President Rev. William Barber says he believes street justice is overtaking courtroom justice in Wilmington. Now the civil rights group is calling for change. Full story...
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UPDATE: Teen who led police on chase, hid in tree faces more charges

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videoA Wilmington teen who led police on a chase and then hid out in a tree Thursday night now faces more charges. Full story...
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Son of former BSL police chief pleads guilty to firearm charges

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The son of a former Boiling Spring Lakes police chief has pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon. Full story...
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StarNews: Pender County man wanted for questioning

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videoA man is wanted for questioning about a murder in Pender County on Wednesday. Full story...
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Fired deputy the latest in string of cops accused of bad behavior

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videoThis is the latest incident involving law enforcement accused of wrongdoing in our area. Taking a look at just the past 18 months, we found nearly 20 cases where officers were disciplined, arrested or even convicted. Full story...
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Asheville police officer charged with child abuse

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An Asheville police officer has been charged with misdemeanor child abuse after investigators found bruises on a child after a spanking. Full story...
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