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Incident involving kids, gun near New Hanover HS under investigation

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video Wilmington Police are investigating an incident involving two juveniles and a gun near New Hanover High School this afternoon. Full story...
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15-year-old latest Wilmington shooting victim

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videoA 15-year-old boy is recovering after Wilmington Police say he was shot in the ankle on McRae Street last night. Police say the bullets also hit two homes on the street. One resident said the shots came too close for comfort. Full story...
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Tabor City farmer sentenced for insurance fraud scam

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A federal judge has sentenced a Tabor City farmer for his role in a tobacco insurance fraud scam. The judge sentenced Patrick Rex Lovett, 48, to five years probation and nine months house arrest. He also must pay a $10,000 fine and forfeit $160,696. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Police search for suspect who shot man, respond to second report of shots fired

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videoWilmington Police are investigating a shooting in the 600 block of Mcrae Street Wednesday night. Full story...
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North Carolina statutes shed light on use of force laws

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video The new information has many debating whether the shooting that killed two of three alleged robbers was excessive force or justifiable homicide. Full story...
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Chief: Suspects in Pizza Hut robbery ran at cops, did not shoot

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video Wilmington Police say the suspects involved in Friday night's shooting outside a restaurant ran at officers but did not fire shots. Full story...
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Feds arrest 1 NC man, 2 NY women for Sandy relief fund fraud

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Two women from Long Island and a man from North Carolina have been arrested on fraud charges for falsely collecting Superstorm Sandy disaster relief funds. Prosecutors say 52-year-old Joseph McClam, of Raleigh, received $32,000 for a Brooklyn property that had been mostly vacant since it had been damaged in a 2010 fire. Full story...
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911 tapes describe events surrounding Pizza Hut shooting

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video Newly released 911 tapes are shining a new light on the way events unfolded outside a Wilmington Pizza Hut on Friday night. Full story...
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Wilmington woman released from hospital, charged with attempted murder in SC

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videoSurfside Beach, SC, police have charged Julie Amtey, 34, of Wilmington, with attempted murder, failure to stop for blue lights and reckless driving right after being released from the hospital where she's been since August. Full story...
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Mom: Robbery, shoot-out suspects 'made bad decisions'

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video The only survivor of a Friday night police shoot made his first court appearance this afternoon. Jalani Smith, 20, made a video appearance as his family watched in the courtroom. He faces multiple armed robbery charges and four counts of first degree kidnapping. Full story...
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