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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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Fayetteville officer shoots, wounds suspect

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A Fayetteville police officer has shot and wounded a man after a chase through an apartment complex. Full story...
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Charlotte policeman cleared in suspect's death

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Prosecutors say a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of a suspect last month. Full story...
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Funeral scheduled for slain Lumberton officer

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A funeral will be held for the Lumberton police officer who was shot and killed when he tried to serve a warrant on a man. Full story...
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NC police officer recovering after being shot

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A North Carolina police officer is recovering after being shot during a domestic violence call in which he killed a suspect. Full story...
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Firefighters, cops to ride bikes across state to honor fallen

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The Carolina Brotherhood hit the road this morning to honor the fallen. The cycling pact is made up of firefighters and police officers from all over the Carolinas, and it kicked off right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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One arrested, one at large after attempted moped theft sparks UNCW safety alert

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A report of armed men trying to steal a moped led to a safety alert at UNCW overnight. Wilmington Police say they got a call from a man who said two men tried to shoot him when he caught them trying to hotwire his moped near Campus Edge Apartments. Full story...
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NC police officers show off motorcycle skills

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Policemen from across North Carolina are heading to the state capital to show off their motorcycle skills,compete for prizes and benefit Special Olympics. Full story...
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Law enforcement agencies recognized for combating drunk driving

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Law enforcement agencies from across the region were honored in Wilmington Wednesday night. Barb Lynch and "Justice in Motion" hosted their annual law enforcement appreciation dinner. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland mayor proposes unifying police forces in northern Brunswick Co.

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video Some changes could be coming to communities in North Brunswick. One elected leader has suggested combining police department. Leland Mayor Brenda Bozeman says combining police forces would help all of northern Brunswick County. Full story...
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Bring 'Bully' to Wilmington

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Wilmington police are asking residents to participate in a contest to bring an anti-bullying documentary to Wilmington. Vote now to bring the film to the Port City. Full story...
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More break-ins at UNCW; University Police asking for community's help

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Over the weekend, three buildings here at UNCW were broken into. Now, police say they need your help figuring out who's responsible. Full story...
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Former NC legislator Mackey facing DWI charge

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A former state legislator and Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer is facing drunken driving charges. Full story...
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NC county questions sheriff on behavior, lawsuits

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Henderson County commissioners are asking the sheriff now on leave because of mental illness to respond to rumors he has moved to settle legal complaints by his employees. Full story...
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