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Trial set in death of Duke graduate student

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Trial is set to begin for a man accused of killing a Duke University graduate student more than six years ago. Laurence Lovette Jr. is charged with murder in the 2008 death of Abhijit Mahato. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Ron Hewett was tased before death in jail

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WWAY has learned former Brunswick County Sheriff Ronald Hewett was tased before he died yesterday, according to a source close to the situation. Full story...
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Ronald Hewett lived, died a local legend

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Ronald Hewett was not just a sheriff in Brunswick County. He was an icon. Full story...
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Former Brunswick Co. Sheriff Ron Hewett dies in jail

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US Marshals confirm that former Brunswick County Sheriff Ronald Hewett has died in jail at the New Hanover County Jail. It happened around 2 p.m. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mom credits Brigade Boys & Girls Club for helping save missing son

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videoWilmington Police have found a mentally ill teen who ran away from his therapeutic foster home in Navassa last week. The boy's mother credits the Brigade Boys & Girls Club for helping him survive and media exposure for helping find him. Full story...
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FBI to hold active shooter training at Independence Mall Sunday

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videoDon't be alarmed if you see a lot of law enforcement around Independence Mall in Wilmington Sunday night. It is only a drill. Full story...
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Wilmington man charged with molesting dog

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A Wilmington man remained in custody Friday, charged with molesting a female dog, according to police. Jose Vasquez, 46, of 5011 Peachtree Lane, is being held on $250,000 bail on a charge of crimes against nature. Full story...
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Deputies looking for suspect who has avoided them for months

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Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives need help finding a Shallotte man they've been looking for for months on multiple charges. Full story...
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Hewett to remain jailed on federal gun charge

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video Former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett will remain in federal custody until a probable cause hearing next week a judge ruled this morning. Full story...
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Jury brings back guilty verdict in 2011 murder

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videoA Columbus County jury this evening returned a guilty verdict in a 2011 murder case. They found Albert Henry, 37, guilty of second-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon in the death of Chad Bellamy in Tabor City, according to District Attorney Jon David. Full story...
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Supply man charged in Brunswick County's largest heroin bust

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A Supply man is in jail after deputies say they made the biggest heroin bust in Brunswick County's history. Deputies say they found 8,000 bindles of heroin in a car Kevin Jermaine Hankins was driving. Full story...
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NC woman reported missing in SC surrenders

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A Gaston County woman reported missing in South Carolina has turned herself in to police in Charlotte. North Myrtle Beach, SC, spokesman Pat Dowling said that 42-year-old Amy Arrington of Lowell turned herself in Wednesday night. Full story...
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UPDATE: Former Sheriff Ron Hewett jailed on federal weapon charge

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videoFormer Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett is back behind bars after being accused of possessing a firearm as a felon. Full story...
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Judge holds bond for ministry leader accused of '90s sex crimes with child

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video Nearly two dozen people filled a Brunswick County courtroom today trying to make the case that a minister charged with sex crimes involving a child two decades ago should be let out of jail. Full story...
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New Hanover man charged with sex crimes with child in Oak Island

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videoA New Hanover County man is charged with sex crimes involving a child in Oak Island, according to an arrest warrant. The warrant shows police arrested William Allen Jackson, 56, Thursday and charged him with statutory sexual offense and indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
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