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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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2 teens arrested in shooting of Charlotte officer

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Two teens have been arrested in the shooting and wounding of an off-duty Charlotte police officer. Full story...
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Teen dies after being shot by Fayetteville police

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A teen has died after he was shot during a confrontation with Fayetteville police. Police were called around 6 p.m. Sunday by a woman who said she had been assaulted by her child's father. Lt. Todd Joyce says an officer confronted a suspect and took him into custody. Full story...
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Shots fired near 15th and Market; Police also in Creekwood

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Wilmington Police responded to reports of shots fired near the intersection of Market Street and 15th Street Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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Wilmington Police investigate officer-involved shooting behind Kmart

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video Wilmington Police are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting. They are investigating behind the Kmart on S. College Rd. Full story...
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WPD officer on paid leave after Creekwood shooting

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videoA Wilmington Police detective is on paid administrative leave as the department reviews his involvement in a shooting that injured a New Hanover County Sheriff's detective yesterday in Creekwood. Full story...
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Reward offered for deputy shooting suspect; NHSO clarifies details

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videoInvestigators have released the name of the man wanted for shooting a deputy yesterday in Creekwood. Brandon Devone Smith is wanted for two counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official. Full story...
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Deputy recovering after surgery, search for shooter continues

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is recovering after what the Sheriff's Office called "successful surgery" after he was shot today in Creekwood. Meanwhile, the search continues for the man who shot him. Full story...
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Sheriff promises to end violence after deputy shooting

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video For the first time in nearly a decade a New Hanover County Sheriff’s deputy was shot in the line of duty, and now Sheriff Ed McMahon is vowing to bring an end to the crime wave sweeping through the area. Full story...
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WHA still working on making communities like Creekwood safer

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videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority has been trying to figure out how to make its communities like Creekwood safer. Today showed there's still a ways to go in finding a solution. Full story...
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