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NC NAACP: Charges dropped against 50 protesters

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The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says Wake County prosecutors have dismissed criminal charges against more than 50 people arrested last year while protesting at the state legislature. Full story...
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Pender man charged with trying to kill wife under $1M bond

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videoA Pender County man is in jail charged with trying to kill his wife last month. The Sheriff's Office says Tommy Wayne Smith, 51, is charged with attempted first degree murder, assault by strangulation, first degree sexual offense and other crimes. Full story...
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New summer program designed to curb violence

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videoThe Wilmington Chamber of Commerce joined forces with Wilmington Chamber Foundation to announce a new program designed to keep kids off the streets during summer months. Full story...
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Violent crime rate rose in Wilmington in 2013

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Even though violent crimes ticked upward in Wilmington in 2013, a decrease in crime throughout downtown meant Part I crimes – including violent and property crimes – fell 3 percent in 2013, Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous told Wilmington City Council on Tuesday. Full story...
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Jury selection starts Wednesday in 2011 Club 609 murder

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video Jury selection begins tomorrow in a Wilmington murder case Garry Orlando Hines is charged with killing Cornelius Blanks outside what was Club 609 at Market St. and Kerr Ave. in May 2011. Full story...
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Wilmington murder retrial moved to Onslow County

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videoA man who's murder conviction was reversed by the North Carolina Court of Appeals has once again pleaded not guilty. This time his trial will be held out of New Hanover County. Full story...
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Cousin of murder victim arrested for incident Sunday

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video A Burgaw man is behind bars for his involvement in a hostile crowd Sunday. We spoke with Marquis Jackson yesterday afternoon about the murder of his cousin before he was charged with inciting to riot. Full story...
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Former park worker pleads guilty to trading community service hours for cash

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video A former Hugh MacRae Park groundskeeper pleaded guilty today to trading court ordered community service hours for cash. Full story...
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NC court weighs who decides on execution drugs

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A North Carolina appeals court is deciding whether appointed state officials can alone decide how convicted killers are executed or whether others must review the procedure. Full story...
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Family: Shooting victim killed by fellow gang member

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videoThe family of an 18-year-old man shot and killed last night in Wilmington says the shooting was gang related. Investigators say Raequan Rouse was shot several times at N. 10th St. and Campbell St. Full story...
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Six arrested at vigil for man who died in police car

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Police in North Carolina arrested six people following a vigil for a teenager who died of a gunshot wound while handcuffed in the back of a police car. More than 100 people marched through downtown Durham Sunday night in protest of the Nov. 19 death of 17-year-old Jesus Huerta of what an autopsy determined was a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Full story...
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Store owner turns to social media to help fight shoplifting

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video A downtown Wilmington business owner says thieves keep coming to her store and stealing, but she's caught some of them on camera. Now she's turning to social media for help. Full story...
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City Council to consider gang prevention grant, golf course renovation

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videoFighting the Port City's gang problem is among the agenda items for tomorrow's Wilmington City Council meeting. Council will also get a first look at a $700,000 to restore Wilmington Municipal Golf Course. Full story...
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22-year-old man killed in shooting at Raleigh club

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Police are investigating the death of a 22-year-old man who was shot in the parking lot of a Raleigh nightclub. Full story...
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Burgaw police break up ruckus

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videoAccording to the Burgaw Police Department, officers responded to a call Sunday afternoon where they found a large crowd. Officers attempted to disperse the crowd but, the group refused to obey lawful orders. Full story...
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