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DWI hearing delayed for ex-head of WHA

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A court hearing on an impaired driving charge for the former head of the Wilmington Housing Authority has been continued. Full story...
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Sex crime suspect arrested in Idaho now in Brunswick Co. Jail

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A man charged with sex crimes involving a child in Brunswick County is in the Brunswick County Jail after being arrested earlier this month in Idaho. Full story...
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Family asks feds to probe death of man accused of shooting Wilmington detective

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videoAn attorney representing Brandon Smith's family is calling for a US Department of Justice investigation into the circumstances surrounding Smith's death, according to a letter sent July 10. Full story...
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Registered sex offender gets 17.5 years in prison in child porn case

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A Wilmington man has been sentenced to 17.5 years in prison in a child pornography case. Michael Thomas Bassett Jr., 33, pleaded guilty in April to receipt of child pornography. Full story...
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Response to crash leads officers to shooting

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Elizabethtown Police say as they responded to one crime this weekend, they wound up finding another. Full story...
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Twin sisters charged with prostitution

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Raleigh police have arrested 19-year-old twin sisters on prostitution charges. Full story...
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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Police ask for help identifying dinosaur thieves

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videoState Capitol Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man and woman caught on video Monday afternoon taking a baby dinosaur replica from a display at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Full story...
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Police: Two teens used gun to rob construction crew near Wilmington work site

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videoPolice are investigating after they say two teens used a gun to rob a construction crew when the group of workers went to get food from a Wilmington restaurant near their work site. Full story...
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FBI: Kidnap victim rescued with help of area agencies in elaborate international plot

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Federal agents say they rescued a South Carolina man in North Carolina with the help of several area agencies six days after the man was kidnapped as part of an international plot. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Car chase leads to crash, suspects still sought

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videoA car chase involving a suspected drug dealer led to a traffic crash on a busy Wilmington highway. Full story...
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WPD: Man behind bars on birthday after grabbing woman, hitting police car

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videoA Wilmington man spent his birthday behind bars after being arrested yesterday. Oscar Castro, 24, appeared in court today after he was arrested last night on multiple charges including sexual battery. Full story...
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More than 100 farm animals rescued from Belville home

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video Brunswick County Animal Protective Services rescued more than 100 farm animals from a neighborhood in Belville today. They received a complaint about the conditions at the home owned by Mary Stoltz on Hidden Branches Drive. Full story...
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Convicted man to be released in 20-year-old murder case

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A North Carolina appeals court has rejected a bid by prosecutors to block bail for a man who has spent nearly 20 years in prison for a double-murder conviction marked by misconduct from Durham police and the prosecutor disbarred over the Duke lacrosse case. Full story...
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More questions than answers in Hewett's jailhouse death

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video Officials are keeping a tight grasp on information as the investigation into the death of former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett continues. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Marine charged with murder after shooting, killing wife

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An active-duty Marine is charged with murder after deputies say he shot and killed his wife inside their Richlands home Sunday night. Full story...
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