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WPD makes three separate drugs busts; finds heroin, weed

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Wilmington Police say they had a busy night that ended with three men in jail for drug charges and heroin and marijuana off the streets. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Church owns home where Creekwood shooting suspect was arrested

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videoMore than two weeks after clergy called for a cease fire, a Wilmington church has a connection to the latest act of gun violence. Full story...
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Police: Man tried to jump in cars after stealing socks, t-shirts

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videoWilmington Police arrested a man they say led them on a foot chase, after allegedly trying to get into two cars in a store parking lot, all over a some shirts and socks. Full story...
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UPDATE: 19-year-old charged after Creekwood drive-by

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videoWilmington Police have charged a 19-year-old man after a drive-by shooting Tuesday evening at Creekwood Apartments. Full story...
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Leland man sentenced to prison for sex crimes against minor

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videoA Leland man is sentenced to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to sex crimes against a minor. Donald Ray White, 56, pleaded guilty in Brunswick County Superior Court Monday for sex offenses against a young boy, according to the District Attorney's Office. Full story...
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Winnabow man sentenced to prison for attempted rape of autistic minor

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videoA Winnabow man is sentenced to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to sex crimes with an autistic minor. Michael Mclachlin, 39, pleaded guilty in Brunswick County Superior Court on June 12 for attempted statutory rape of an autistic boy, according to the District Attorney's Office. Full story...
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Teens arrested for break-in

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videoWilmington Police busted five teenagers last night for robbing a house on S. 15th St. They say one was 13, three were 14 and one was 15. Full story...
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Sheriff shakes up Vice and Narcotics leadership

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New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon is changing up the leadership in his Vice and Narcotics Division. The move comes in the wake of the firing of Lt. Joey LeBlanc amid a SBI investigation reportedly about how he handled drugs. Full story...
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Drug cases dismissed after probe into former officer

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As a result of an investigation into former New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Vice and Narcotics lieutenant Joey LeBlanc, the New Hanover County District Attorney's Office dismissed drug cases handled by LeBlanc against eight people. Full story...
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Jury selection begins for Army general in sex case

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Jury selection has started at Fort Bragg for a U.S. Army general facing court-martial on sexual assault charges. Full story...
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