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Wilmington Police investigate after man struck with handgun, robbed

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Police are investigating after they say a man was hit with a handgun before being robbed of his wallet and cell phone early this morning. Full story...
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Onslow County man charged with 58 sex crimes including rape and incest

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videoBruce Edward Green faces dozens of charges including rape, incest, child abuse and indecent liberties with a child. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office said the investigation began when one of the alleged victims came forward. Then, investigators said they discovered there were many more. Full story...
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Teen charged with Marine's death

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videoA Wake County teen is charged with felony death by motor vehicle after an accident early Sunday morning in Wilmington. Jackson Davies turned himself in last night after he got out of New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Today he made his first appearance in front of a judge. Full story...
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Lead prosecutor out in US Army general sex case

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The lead military prosecutor in the case against a US Army general facing sexual assault charges has resigned, two weeks before a court martial is set to begin. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man accuses WPD of using excessive force

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video How far is too far for law enforcement to go while searching for a suspect? According to Charlotte Burns one moment her son was walking home from work, and the next he was in handcuffs with multiple guns pointed at him. Full story...
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Durham man charged in shooting of 5-month-old child

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Police in Durham have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a 5-month-old girl. Arin Tavon Futrell, 21, is charged with felony negligent child abuse resulting in bodily injury. Full story...
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Raleigh woman convicted in death of stepsons' mom

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videoThe Raleigh woman accused in the death of her husband's former girlfriend has been convicted of second-degree murder. A Wake County jury returned the verdict Wednesday in the trial of 41-year-old Amanda Hayes. She was sentenced to a minimum of 13 years and a maximum of 16 1/2 years in prison. Full story...
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2-year-old boy recovers from surgery after dog attack

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videoA 2-year-old boy is recovering from surgery after the Pender County Sheriff's Office says he was attacked by two pit bulls. The attack happened yesterday evening when the child was visiting family. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Sheriff Benston still won't talk about issues inside Bladen County Jail

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videoFor months we've tried speaking with Bladen County Sheriff Prentis Benston several times since first looking into problems at the county jail. In November, he referred us to County Attorney Leslie Johnson. So we sent Johnson a long list of questions and concerns about the jail in November, December, January and now February. Today we got some answers. Sort of. Full story...
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Teen jailed for human trafficking, prostitution of a minor

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video A teenager is in jail charged with human trafficking. A judge granted Drequan Argu Dugar, 19, a public defender during his first court appearance this afternoon. Full story...
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UPDATE: WPD says call about stabbing turned out to be fight with scissors

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Wilmington Police are investigating an early morning call about a stabbing that they say sent one person to the hospital. Full story...
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Brunswick County Sheriff supports law enforcement use of drones

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videoThe use of unmanned drones has raised privacy and safety concerns across the country. But the controversial aircraft could also be a useful tool for law enforcement one a local sheriff would like state lawmakers to consider. Full story...
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ABC Board mulling cutting downtown task force funding

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videoIt's budget season, and the New Hanover County ABC Board is looking for ways to save money. Director Dan Sykes says one proposal on the table would have the board cut the $180,000 it gives to a joint task force meant to cut down crime downtown. Full story...
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Court of Appeals upholds three New Hanover convictions

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Three New Hanover County criminal cases were upheld Tuesday by the N.C. Court of Appeals, including the 2013 conviction of Harold Goins Jr., sentenced to four life terms for the rape of a cousin in 2010. Full story...
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West Brunswick High School custodian faces sex-related charges

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videoA West Brunswick High School custodian is behind bars facing sex-related charges with a student. The school system's spokeswoman says Rivera will remain on administrative leave during the investigation. Full story...
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