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Man shoved in front of car during fight

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Authorities say a man was killed outside a Charlotte bar after he was shoved into the path of a car during a fight. Full story...
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Man accused of drowning puppies

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Police have arrested a Jacksonville man after they say he drowned two puppies, then threw them away in a trash bin near his home. Full story...
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Investigation continues into child's death, chase

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videoThe investigation continues into the suspicious death of a three-year-old boy in Brunswick County. The little boy was dropped off at Brunswick Novant Hospital yesterday where he lost his fight for life. Now police in Shallotte are looking for answers. Full story...
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Former top MLB pick Taylor faces drug charges

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Brien Taylor was once paid more than $1 million by the New York Yankees, but it was the cash that cops paid him that landed him behind bars. Full story...
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Standoff suspect heads to court

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The man police say caused an hours long standoff in Wilmington last night heads to court today. James Lorrie Hall, 66, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon, assault on a female and communicating threats. Full story...
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Bladen Co. man arrested for plow theft

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Bladen County deputies have arrested a Clarkton man for allegedly stealing a plow out of a field. Alston Lynn Collins, 31, of 356 Bridgers Rd. is charged with felony larceny and possession of stolen property. Full story...
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UPDATE: Morning car chase tied to suspicious death of child

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video What looked like two separate crimes in Brunswick County now appear to be very closely connected. Shallotte Police say a car chase that ended with a crash involving sheriff's deputies came on the heels of the suspicious death of a young child. Full story...
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Tense Police standoff has safe ending

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It was a tense scene in Wilmington for several hours as police were involved in a standoff near Greenfield Lake. Police say it all began as a domestic assault and escalated from there. Investigators say a woman was assaulted at a home on 1314 south 7th street. She was transported to the hospital. Full story...
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New law aims at keeping prescription drugs off the streets

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video Prescription drugs have become a threat. That's the message from law enforcement officers today. They came together to talk about a new law that could affect your next trip to the pharmacy. Full story...
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Marine charged with crash that knocked out power

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A Jacksonville Marine is in jail charged in a drunk driving crash that left people in the dark. Highway Patrol charged Sean Henry Brant with DWI. Full story...
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Judge sets April trial date in John Edwards case

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The federal trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards is now scheduled to begin in April. Full story...
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Close friend of Perdue pleads not guilty

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A close friend of Gov. Beverly Perdue has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges related to unreported flights on private planes he provided. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Columbus Co. detention officer under investigation after fight over poker machine

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video A fight over a video poker machine has turned into an internal affairs investigation at the Columbus County Sheriff's Office. Full story...
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Jacksonville woman sentenced in father's stabbing death

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A Jacksonville woman will spend at least nine years in prison for the 2010 stabbing death of her father. Full story...
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Search continues for man wanted on dog fighting charges

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North Carolina authorities are searching for a Scotland County man they say is the ringleader of multiple dog fighting operations. Full story...
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