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911 tapes describe events surrounding Pizza Hut shooting

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video Newly released 911 tapes are shining a new light on the way events unfolded outside a Wilmington Pizza Hut on Friday night. Full story...
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Mom: Robbery, shoot-out suspects 'made bad decisions'

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video The only survivor of a Friday night police shoot made his first court appearance this afternoon. Jalani Smith, 20, made a video appearance as his family watched in the courtroom. He faces multiple armed robbery charges and four counts of first degree kidnapping. Full story...
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Two suspects dead, one jailed after restaurant robbery leads to police shooting

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videoOn the same night Wilmington Police launched a joint patrol effort with New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies to combat the city's gang problem, officers wound up in a shoot-out after the latest late-night restaurant robbery. When it was over, two suspects were dead and a third was in the hospital. Full story...
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Charged with attempted murder, man claims innocence

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video This afternoon a Wilmington man appeared in court to face a charge of attempted first degree murder. Tonight Kolton Thompson sat down with us to try and clear his name for something he claims he still knows nothing about. Full story...
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SC lawmaker pushes to reform gang violence laws

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A state lawmaker is calling for reform to the code on gang violence and repeat offenders after a University of South Carolina student was shot. Full story...
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Police continue investigating Thursday shooting near Creekwood

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WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley says a man was riding his bike on Spaulding Dr. near Stewart Cir. around 11 a.m. when a black Chevrolet Impala with three people inside drove up and someone started shooting from the car. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police looking for suspect after shots fired near Creekwood

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videoWilmington Police are on scene after another report of shots fired near Creekwood. New Hanover County Dispatch says officers were called to Spaulding Drive and Stewart Circle before noon. Police say they are still looking for a suspect. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: No confirmation Smith was armed when shot and killed

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As details continue to be released regarding the shooting and killing of Brandon Smith by a New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputy, one big fact cannot be confirmed yet - whether or not Smith was armed when he was shot. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man shot in stomach uncooperative with investigators

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videoPolice are investigating after they say ShotSpotter led them to a man who was shot in the stomach from the front porch of a home Monday night. Police say the victim, 20-year-old Timothy Waterman, told them he heard gunshots when he took a single round to his lower abdomen. Waterman told police he then ran inside the home. Full story...
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Wilmington Housing Authority requesting Creekwood residents to report crimes

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Wilmington Housing Authority asks the residents of Creekwood South to partner with Law Enforcement by reporting all criminal activity. All reports can be made anonymously by calling CrimeStoppers or texting information to TIP708. It is the belief of everyone at Wilmington Housing Authority that together we can make our communities and neighborhoods safe. Full story...
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Man arrested after leading police on car chase near shooting scene

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Police arrested a man they say led officers on a car chase while they were investigating in an area where shots were fired Monday night. A tip led police to the intersection of 10th and Wright Streets. That's when they say they spotted a man riding on the handlebars of a bicycle, who then jumped into a grey Chevy Impala. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Shots fired at car near S. 12th & Dawson

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videoJust minutes after a news conference by the city and county on fighting gang violence, Wilmington Police say two men walking down S. 12th St. shot at a passing car around 4:30 p.m. near Dawson Street. Full story...
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Brandon Smith's estranged wife says she does not think he shot the deputy

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a chase that ended with the shooting death of a wanted man started when detectives saw the suspect not far from where they say he shot a deputy Thursday. Full story...
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NHSO: Driver in chase that ended with suspect's death due in court

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videoA man accused of driving the car involved in a police chase Sunday that ended with the death of the suspect wanted for shooting a deputy is due in court today. Full story...
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15-year-old shot and killed in Concord

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A 15-year-old Cabarrus County high school student has been shot and killed in Concord. Full story...
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