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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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UPDATE: Nearly 1,800 arrested for DWI in 'Booze It & Lose It' campaign

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State transportation officials say almost 1,800 motorists were arrested on North Carolina highways for driving while impaired during an Independence Day operation. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: WPD investigates a series of sex assaults in Downtown Wilmington

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videoWilmington Police say three women were sexually assaulted over the past few weeks. But, what they are mostly concerned about is the fact that none of the victims can remember the attacks. Full story...
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Company, owner to pay $19M for Leland Superfund site, back taxes

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A company and its owner have pleaded guilty in federal court for violations of environmental regulations that led to a Superfund site in Leland. Full story...
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UPDATE: Woman tells intruder to leave her home, gets shot in shoulder

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Deputies are investigating after a woman was shot during a home invasion in Wilmington overnight. A spokesperson with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a woman, Darla J. Scott, was asleep in her bed, when she woke up to a man in her bedroom. Full story...
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Shallotte man charged with sex crimes against child

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A Shallotte man is behind bars charged with sex crimes against a child. Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives arrested Christopher Lewis Green, 29, for three counts of crimes against nature, three counts of second degree sexual offense and three counts of indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
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Decade old missing person case now murder investigation

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videoA former Wilmington man is behind bars in Jesup, GA, for murder. The Wayne County (GA) Sheriff's Department arrested Waylon Vernon Russell, 42, formerly of Wilmington Thursday and charged him with the 2002 murder of his father Ronald Wilbur Russell, 64. Full story...
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