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Dispatch: Police investigating after man, dog shot at Burgaw home

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Pender County dispatchers say police are investigating after a man and a dog were shot at a Burgaw home yesterday. Full story...
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Bladenboro woman allegedly killed by boyfriend; Police chief not releasing any details

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videoPolice here are investigating a fatal shooting that reportedly took place on Sunday. According to preliminary information, a woman was shot and killed by her boyfriend. Full story...
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Detectives asking for help identifying several suspects in Supply break-in

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Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives are asking for help in identifying several people who they say are accused of breaking into a convenience store in Supply early this morning. Full story...
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Pender Co. jail officer fired after arrest in Wilmington

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videoA Pender County Jail officer is out of a job after being arrested yesterday morning in Wilmington. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. man sentenced to life without parole for elderly woman's murder

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videoIt took jurors less than an hour to find Richard Grissett, 53, guilty of murder and other charges. Tears filled Grissett's eyes as the verdict was read. Full story...
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Man convicted of attack on hotel workers

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videoA Wilmington man will spend up to 15 years behind bars after a jury found him guilty of two counts of kidnapping and common law robbery. Full story...
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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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