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Teen charged in January murder

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video Investigators at the Wilmington Police Department believe they have solved a two-week-old murder case, and the suspect they have arrested might surprise you. Full story...
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WBPD raises bridge to trap reckless driver

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videoFebruary’s in Wrightsville Beach are generally slow, but say one man quickly changed all of that with a joy-ride around the island. Full story...
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Shots fired: Chestnut and N. 5th Streets

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videoPolice are investigating two shootings in Wilmington. Police say around 7:35 Wednesday evening they responded to the 1100th block of Chestnut Street to a report of shots fired. Full story...
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Police: Bar fight sends man to the hospital after gun misfires

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video Police are investigating a bar fight they say sent one person to the hospital for head injuries after someone pulled out a gun and it misfired. Full story...
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Charged officer's attorney tells more about BSL shooting

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videoThe attorney for a Southport police officer charged with killing a Boiling Spring Lakes teen is speaking out on his client's behalf. Det. Bryon Vassey's attorney James Payne says a body microphone on one of the other officers involved reveals what he believes really happened January 5. Full story...
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Trial set for former cop charged with hiring teen for sex

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videoA trial date has been set for a former Northwest police officer charged with hiring a teen hooker. Investigators charged Michael Hayes with participating in the prostitution of a minor after they say he paid a 17-year-old girl $60 for a sex act. Full story...
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WPD: Two with gang ties charged with attempted murder

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videoWilmington Police say two men with gang ties are in jail charged with an attempted murder from late last year. Shaquille Gregg, 18, and Rakim Lee, 20, are charged with shooting Jeff Nelson, 20, Dec. 20 in the 1100 block of Crocus Court. Full story...
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Duo arrested after one holds stolen gun to man's head during robbery

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videoPolice arrested two men they say held a stolen gun to a man's head during a robbery in Wilmington last night. Full story...
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NC court keeps life sentence for convicted burglar

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A divided North Carolina appeals court panel says a life sentence given in the 1970s to a teenager for second-degree burglary is not cruel and unusual punishment, meaning he must remain behind bars. Full story...
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UPDATE: Officer charged with shooting teen turns himself in, bonds out

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videoA Southport Police detective turned himself in to deputies Tuesday night and then quickly bonded out, according to the Brunswick County Jail. Monday night, a grand jury indicted Det. Bryon Vassey, who's accused of fatally shooting Keith Vidal, 18, less than two minutes after arriving at the teen's home Jan. 5. Full story...
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Former Fort Bragg soldier again appeals conviction

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A former Fort Bragg soldier convicted in a triple slaying in 1985 has again appealed his conviction in military court. Full story...
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Former Fort Bragg soldier again appeals conviction

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A former Fort Bragg soldier convicted in a triple slaying in 1985 has again appealed his conviction in military court. Full story...
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Man arrested for DWI after running from two crashes

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videoA man was arrested Monday night after fleeing two accident scenes and trying to drive his van down some railroad tracks, Lt. David Yanacek of the Wilmington Police Department said. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: WPD, NHCSO named in illegal strip search suit

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A complaint filed in federal district court alleges that two WPD officers and a NHCSO deputy violated a man’s rights when they performed a strip search on him in public. Full story...
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R.A.D. comes to New Hanover County

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videoWomen can help themselves feel more secure with the help of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said, for the first time, the agency is teaming up with the Rape Aggression Defense System, better known as RAD, to offer self defense classes to women at the Cape Fear Community College north campus. Full story...
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