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UPDATE: Teen who led police on chase, hid in tree faces more charges

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videoA Wilmington teen who led police on a chase and then hid out in a tree Thursday night now faces more charges. Full story...
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Deputy recovering after surgery, search for shooter continues

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is recovering after what the Sheriff's Office called "successful surgery" after he was shot today in Creekwood. Meanwhile, the search continues for the man who shot him. Full story...
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Sheriff promises to end violence after deputy shooting

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video For the first time in nearly a decade a New Hanover County Sheriff’s deputy was shot in the line of duty, and now Sheriff Ed McMahon is vowing to bring an end to the crime wave sweeping through the area. Full story...
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Man pleads guilty to attempted sex offense.

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A man pleaded guilty today to attempted sex offense. Full story...
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WHA still working on making communities like Creekwood safer

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videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority has been trying to figure out how to make its communities like Creekwood safer. Today showed there's still a ways to go in finding a solution. Full story...
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Creekwood residents say response to deputy shooting not same as other shootings

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videoCreekwood residents have not been strangers to the story of violence in their neighborhood. Today, many said they saw a much greater law enforcement response than usual. Full story...
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Ex-con tries to clean up Wilmington

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video A string of violent crimes has many in Wilmington how we can stop the violence, and an ex-convict believes he has the solution. Full story...
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Wilmington police arrest four for several break-ins

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Jared Aksel, Jonathan Hayes, Kedrian Tyson, Shannon Ortiz were arrested around 3:30 am after a traffic stop. When officers searched the vehicle, they say they found several stolen items including a loaded gun, gloves, flashlights, iPods, and cell phones. Full story...
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Shooting victim's brother says attackers caught on camera

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videoYellow tape surrounded the Columbus County home today where deputies say two men were shot and one died last night. The brother of the surviving victim, who was one of the first to arrive after the shooting, says he knows who did it and caught them on camera. Full story...
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No one hurt in afternoon shooting

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video Wilmington Police say around 3:30 p.m. ShotSpotter picked up multiple shots in the 500 block of S. 14th Street. That's just a few blocks from New Hanover High School. Full story...
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