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School Lockdown

Western NC community college campuses being cleared

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One campus of a western North Carolina community college is secure and another is being cleared after a staff member reported seeing a man walking through a parking lot with a handgun. Full story...
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UNCW back to normal after lockdown overnight

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Things were back to normal at UNC Wilmington today hours after police searched for an armed robbery suspect on campus prompting a lockdown. It all started when a man reportedly robbed two women at gunpoint in the parking lot of the Hardee's on South College Road. They say he headed toward the woods on campus, which led campus police to an issue a campuswide alert. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: School lockdown ended as WPD investigates shooting

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A security lockdown has ended at New Hanover High School, Gregory School of Science, Mathematics and Technology and New Hanover High's Jap Davis Field House, according to New Hanover County Schools. The schools were on lockdown for about 30 minutes after a shooting was reported near the campuses. Full story...
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No sign of man spotted with gun near schools

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videoA scary situation today at Isaac Bear Early College High School and Wilmington Preparatory Academy. The two schools were put on lockdown after someone spotted a man with a gun nearby. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Hoggard, Roland Grise and Alderman; search for wanted man continues

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videoThe lock-down at Hoggard, Roland Grise and Alderman schools has been lifted. The Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover Co. Sheriff’s Office are still searching for 27-year-old Andrew Mitchell Narris. They say he's wanted for property crimes. He's a bald, white male wearing a black shirt and cargo pants. He's 5' 10" and weighs 250 lbs. Full story...
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Law enforcement officers searching for escaped inmate

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Whiteville City Schools went into lockdown mode about 10:30am Thursday after a prisoner escaped from a roadside work crew on NC 701. All five Whiteville public schools were locked down until about 4:00pm. Full story...
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