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WPD: Man knows attacker who choked him until he passed out

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Police say a man who was choked until he passed out and then robbed, knew his attacker. Police say when the man who was attacked woke up, he noticed that his money had been stolen. They say they know who the attacker is, and are still looking for him. Full story...
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Man arrested after leading police on car chase near shooting scene

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Police arrested a man they say led officers on a car chase while they were investigating in an area where shots were fired Monday night. A tip led police to the intersection of 10th and Wright Streets. That's when they say they spotted a man riding on the handlebars of a bicycle, who then jumped into a grey Chevy Impala. Full story...
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Elizabethtown woman accused of selling cocaine

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Elizabethtown Police arrested Glynis Denise Powell, 49, at 402 Quail Street on Oct. 9. Full story...
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Elizabethtown man accused of car break in

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An Elizabethtown man faces several charges for breaking into a car in May. Full story...
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City, county leaders announce 'enforcement partnership' in wake of shootings

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video Wilmington and New Hanover County leaders announced what they called an "enforcement partnership" between Wilmington Police and the Sheriff's Office in the wake of recent violence, including the shooting of a deputy and the shooting death of his alleged assailant. Full story...
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Chief says witness list caused spike in violence

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video Monday Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous revealed what the department believes is behind the crime wave in the Port City. Chief Evangelous said a list of people who have talked to investigators got into the hands of gang members and caused the uptick in violence. Full story...
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Marine admits to cab driver attack caught on camera

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videoA Camp Lejeune Marine has admitted to assaulting a cab driver in Onslow County, causing several facial injuries on the victim. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Shots fired at car near S. 12th & Dawson

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videoJust minutes after a news conference by the city and county on fighting gang violence, Wilmington Police say two men walking down S. 12th St. shot at a passing car around 4:30 p.m. near Dawson Street. Full story...
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Brandon Smith's estranged wife says she does not think he shot the deputy

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a chase that ended with the shooting death of a wanted man started when detectives saw the suspect not far from where they say he shot a deputy Thursday. Full story...
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NHSO: Driver in chase that ended with suspect's death due in court

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videoA man accused of driving the car involved in a police chase Sunday that ended with the death of the suspect wanted for shooting a deputy is due in court today. Full story...
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