Crime
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Suspect in church break-in says he was framed
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 6:58pm.

videoA man accused of robbing a Wilmington church last night says he was framed. Just before 10 p.m. police responded to a breaking and entering at Emmanuel Temple Church. That's where they found James Davis in an alley way an arrested him for stealing from the church.

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Woman charged in stabbing death of boyfriend
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 6:52pm.

video A woman has been charged in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. The District Attorney's office says Phiffany Bellamy is charged with the murder of Derrick Howard. The DA's office also tells us Bellamy's five-year-old child was a witness to the crime that happened last Thursday night in Chadbourn.

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Possible larceny at gas station in Wilmington
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 11:30pm.

Authorities investigated a possible larceny at a gas station in Wilmington late Tuesday night.

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Sheriff says internal issues have slowed enforcement of sweepstakes ban
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 10:10pm.

videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it's cracking down on sweepstakes parlors, but a bust today marked just the fourth time deputies have shut down one of the illegal gambling halls this year.

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Search continues for Civil War artifacts stolen from Cape Fear Museum
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 3:05pm.

video The Cape Fear Museum is still looking for help finding some missing history. Detectives continue searching for the thief or thieves who swiped five Civil War-era objects from a display cabinet at the Wilmington museum.

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Two women charged with stealing puppy at knifepoint
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 2:37pm.

videoTwo Wilmington women are behind bars after police say they stole a puppy at knifepoint from its owner. WPD charged Teresa Diane Cobbs, 43, and Tamekia Rashelle Smith, 29, with armed robbery Sunday.

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Man stabbed Friday afternoon on Greenfield Street
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 10:50am.

Wilmington Police are investigating after a man says he was stabbed Friday evening while walking home from the store.

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UNC suspends Hairston after traffic citation
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 9:06am.

North Carolina has suspended leading scorer P.J. Hairston indefinitely after the guard was cited for reckless driving.

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2 men found dead on North Topsail Beach
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 10:50pm.

videoPolice say around 10:40 p.m. officers responded to the beach strand area between Ocean Drive and the Village of Stump Sound, located off of NC Hwy 210, for a possible stabbing. When they got there, officers found two men dead on the sand. The names of the victims have not been released.

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