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Lejeune Marine charged with murder of 15-year-old girl

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The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says a Camp Lejeune Marine was in court today accused of killing a 15-year-old girl. Pernell Devon Jones, 24, is charged with first degree murder of the teen Saturday night. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Suspects in delivery driver's death no strangers to trouble; Mom defends murder suspect

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video Three of the four suspects charged as adults in connection to the murder of a Chinese food delivery driver are no strangers to trouble. A 15-year-old boy has also been charged, but information on him is protected, because he is a juvenile. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Woman chases off suspected robbers with Louisville Slugger

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video A woman chases down suspected thieves with a bat after they tried to break into her house. With her help, police arrested Sean Ray McMahan, 17, and Markyes Deshaun Jones, 18, who are now in jail after admitting to mugging a woman downtown Thursday night around 10 p.m. Full story...
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Sandusky found guilty on 45 of 48 counts in child rape trial

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Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky was found guilty today of nearly all of the allegations of child sex abuse leveled against him. He will likely be sentenced to life in prison. Full story...
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Sixth person arrested in connection with Chinese delivery murder

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Wilmington Police have arrested and charged a sixth person in connection to the murder of a Chinese food delivery driver last week. Investigators say they arrested Nathaniel T. Lawrence, 16, last night. Full story...
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Off-duty deputy leads to B&E arrests

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says an off-duty deputy's vigilance helped catch a couple of would-be thieves. Full story...
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Four teens, 20-year-old charged in connection with delivery driver's murder

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video Five people, including four teens, are charged in connection with the murder of a Chinese restaurant delivery driver in Wilmington. Full story...
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Inmates stabbed at South Carolina prison

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Authorities say at least five inmates have been stabbed with homemade knives after a fight at a South Carolina prison. Full story...
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State laws working to keep down synthetic drug use

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video First it was "Spice." Then it was bath salts. Now some folks are using what is advertised as a lady bug attractant to get high. But how easy is it to get your hands on the new synthetic drug "Amped" here in the Cape Fear? Full story...
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Ron Hewett's son Justin named Fair Bluff Police Chief

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video There's a new top cop in the Columbus County town of Fair Bluff, and he has a familiar name. Justin Hewett replaces Marty Lewis, who was fired after being arrested last month. Full story...
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Man bites dog: WPD K9 recovers after attack

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video It's a real life story of man bites dog, and it has a valued member of the Wilmington Police Department at home with his paws up recovering. Full story...
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Ben David sworn in as NC DA Assoc. president

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The top prosecutor for New Hanover and Pender Counties is now the president of the North Carolina District Attorneys Association. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Leland store owner, manager charged with trademark violations

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The owner and manager of a Leland business have been charged with felony use of a counterfeit trademark. Full story...
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Brunswick deputies bust alleged meth lab

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Another methamphetamine lab bust in Brunswick County. The Brunswick County Vice Narcotics Unit received information last week that a meth lab was being operated in Supply. Full story...
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Man bites police dog

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Wilmington Police say a man is in jail after he bit a dog. Police arrested Travis Glaspie on June 5 on multiple counts, but he was released after posting bail. They tried to arrest him again on Friday on other charges, but he ran. Full story...
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