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ACLU: Marijuana arrests in NC racially biased

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The American Civil Liberties Union says new figures show arrests for marijuana possession are racially biased in the country and North Carolina, where blacks account for 50 percent of the arrests while comprising 22 percent of the population. Full story...
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Former ABC chief's conviction appeal denied

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videoThe North Carolina Court of Appeals has denied an appeal by the former head of New Hanover County's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board convicted nearly two years ago for obtaining property by false pretense. Full story...
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NC man resentenced for Eve Carson's death

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An Orange County judge has sentenced the younger of the two men convicted of killing the University of North Carolina student body president in 2008 to life in prison. Full story...
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Bond set at $1M for Brunswick Co. man charged with rape, kidnapping

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A Brunswick County man is in jail charged with rape, kidnapping and assault. A sheriff's spokeswoman says Richard Teremaine Gore turned himself in Friday. Full story...
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Warrants suggest Craigslist led to murder suspects in Bladen native's death

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Warrants released in the murder of a Bladen County native in Raleigh suggest the three suspects may have been apprehended with the help of Craigslist. Full story...
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Supreme Court: Police can take DNA swabs from arrestees

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A divided Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases. Full story...
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Community members march to end violence

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video Community members took to the streets of the Houston Moore housing complex to stand up to violence. Full story...
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Police investigate overnight shooting in Wilmington

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Police in Wilmington are investigating a deadly shooting that happened Friday night in the Hillcrest community. Full story...
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Thieves steal cases of beer from Walmart

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Police are looking for two men who they say stole several cases of beer from the Walmart on Sigmon Road in Wilmington early Thursday morning. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: TSA finds loaded gun at ILM checkpoint

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video For the fifth time this year, security screeners found a loaded weapon at a checkpoint at Wilmington International Airport yesterday. Full story...
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