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Police: Clerk socks would-be robber in gold store

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Police say a would-be robber who demanded money from a store clerk got a fistful. Before he could run off with any cash, the clerk at the We Buy Gold store in Hendersonville punched him in the nose. Full story...
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One dead, two hurt after Chadbourn shooting

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video One person is dead and two more are injured after a shooting this morning in Chadbourn. Although investigators are not releasing many details, neighbors say they are shocked by what happened. Full story...
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K-9 helps catch man after shots fired in Hillcrest

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Wilmington Police say a K-9 officer at the intersection of 13th and Dawson Streets heard gunfire from inside the housing project. He notified other WPD officers, and they converged on the area. on. Full story...
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The Rant: Why a teacher's DWI arrest is news

Based on all the feedback, we thought it was important to explain why we believe the arrest of a teacher for DWI and texting while driving is news.

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John Edwards asks to delay trial, citing illness

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Former presidential candidate John Edwards is seeking to delay his criminal trial over campaign finances. He says he has been diagnosed with a medical condition that will make it difficult for him to attend. Full story...
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Onslow shooting victim 'alert and talking with family'

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Deputies in Onslow County are investigating a shooting. Sheriff Ed Brown said a man was shot three times. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Teacher admitted texting, blew 0.13 after school-night crash

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video Texting and driving is never a good thing, especially if you've been drinking. A New Hanover County teacher admitted she was doing at least of those things when she hit a van last week. Highway Patrol says she was doing the other. Full story...
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Residents taking steps after man arrested for breaking into homes, stealing identities

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video When thieves break into your home, your high-dollar electronics may not be what catches their eye. New Hanover County deputies just arrested a man accused of entering homes and stealing personal information to commit identity theft. Full story...
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Family of wanted man says armed agents were too much

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video Yesterday we told you armed federal agents surrounded a home in Castle Hayne as they tried to execute an arrest warrant. The man they were looking for, Gary Canady, was not in the home, and today the US Marshals Service continues to look for him. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Neighbors describe scene as feds search for suspect still at large

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video A Castle Hayne neighborhood was shut down for several hours today as local and federal law enforcement surrounded a home. Startled neighbors say they have never seen something like this on their street. Full story...
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Brothers sentenced for roles in NC terror plot

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Two brothers have been sentenced to federal prison time for helping their father plan to carry out terrorist attacks against US military and other targets. Full story...
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Jury convicts Lovette of Carson murder

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An Orange County jury has found Laurence Lovette guilty of murdering University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student body president Eve Carson in 2008. Full story...
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Wilmington teen arrested for Greenville mailbox bashing spree

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A Wilmington teen is out of the Pitt County Jail after police say he went on a mile-long mailbox wrecking spree. Full story...
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NC local prosecutor resigns from panel over veto

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A North Carolina district attorney has resigned from fellow Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue's crime policy panel because she vetoed a bill that would have essentially repealed a 2009 law focused on capital punishment and racial bias. Full story...
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Columbus Sheriff looking into whether to close down site of deadly weekend shooting

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video One man is dead and two women were hurt after a birthday party turned deadly over the weekend in Delco. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says the shooting at the Triple K Ranch may eventually lead to shutting down the facility at night. Full story...
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