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Dispatchers: Someone shot into Supply home with people inside

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Deputies are investigating after no one was hurt when someone fired shots into a Supply home while people were inside. Full story...
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Monroe man sentenced to life in 14-year-old case

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A Monroe man has been sentenced to life in prison after his conviction in a 14-year-old murder case. The Charlotte Observer reports 57-year-old John Joseph Carvalho II was convicted by a Union County jury after two hours of deliberation. Carvalho had been charged with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. Full story...
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Police: Surf City woman used fake bills for Scout cookies

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A North Carolina woman has been charged with trying to use counterfeit $20 bills to buy Girl Scout cookies. The Daily News of Jacksonville reports that 35-year-old Wendy Wilson of Surf City was charged by Surf City Police on Monday with passing three fake $20 bills to buy the cookies. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police investigating after man is shot three times

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videoPolice are investigating after they say a man was shot three times near Greenfield Lake last night. When officers got to the scene, they found Gregory Nixon, 25, with three gunshot wounds. Full story...
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ACLU questions if counties comply with prison law

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North Carolina sheriffs in 23 counties haven't responded to a request for written policies showing they're in compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act, but the head of their advocacy group says they may still be following the law. Full story...
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Man arrested for bomb threats in Onslow County

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A Jacksonville man is in custody accused of making several bomb threats in Onslow County. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested Gerald Jackson, 18, at his home Monday after serving a search warrant to look for evidence of the offenses. Full story...
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Trial begins for man accused of murdering an elderly woman

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videoThe trial for a man accused of murdering an elderly woman begins. After several days of delays due to a flu outbreak, the murder trial of 53-year-old Richard Grissett finally started this afternoon. He's accused of killing 86-year-old Linnie Mae Ward at her home in November 2012. Full story...
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Pender Co. sheriff candidate charged with DWI

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videoA candidate for Pender County Sheriff faces some legal troubles of his own. Highway Patrol arrested Scott Lawson, 49, over the weekend for DWI and reckless driving. Full story...
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Cromartie gets at least 35 years after pleading guilty to Proutey murder

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videoA Wilmington man charged has pleaded guilty for his involvement in the December 2012 shooting death of Joshua Proutey. Christopher Cromartie pleaded guilty this morning to second-degree murder and robbery of the CFCC student. Full story...
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Bond reduced for lone surviving suspect of Pizza Hut robbery

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The only suspect to survive a police shooting at a Wilmington restaurant last fall had his bond reduced today. A judge agreed to reduce Jalani Smith's bond from $1.5 million $600,000. Full story...
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Man pleads guilty in murder of Camp Lejeune Marine

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A man has admitted to shooting and killing a Camp Lejeune Marine in 2012. Full story...
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Police looking for suspects in robbery of delivery driver

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Wilmington Police are looking for three people involved in robbing a food delivery driver over the weekend. WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley says it happened around 11 p.m. Friday after the driver made a delivery to 119 Dapple Ct. Full story...
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Men 'smoking dope' on woman's porch leads to gun charges

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A woman's complaint of a group of men sitting on her porch "smoking dope" landed one of the men in jail on gun charges. Full story...
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New ad pits old sheriff against current district attorney

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videoIt's not every day you see a democrat buy an ad supporting a republican, but that's exactly what a former sheriff did and more. Full story...
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NC man jailed after dragging deputy with car

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Authorities in Lincoln County say a man is accused of dragging a sheriff's deputy with his car and spitting blood on him during a traffic stop. Full story...
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