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UPDATE: Suspect wanted by FBI Task Force faces numerous charges

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Donald-Ray Edtuan Davis faces several charges, including maintain vehicle/dwelling/place for controlled substances, possess drug paraphernalia, possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver cocaine, felony possession of cocaine and manufacture cocaine. He is in jail under a $513,000 secured bond. Full story...
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Elisa Baker pleads guilty to one federal drug charge

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The North Carolina woman who pleaded guilty to killing her 10-year-old disabled stepdaughter has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge. Full story...
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Stolen shotgun recovered during New Year's Eve traffic stop

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The Bladen County Sheriff's Office says it ended 2011 by catching a man with a stolen shotgun. Full story...
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WPD makes cocaine & heroin bust on Castle Street

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In recent weeks, WPD has received numerous complaints that the occupants of 1216 Castle Street were selling narcotics. Detectives executed a search warrant there Thursday night at the residence of David Benjamin Alston. Full story...
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Suspect in NC death arrested in Connecticut

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Cumberland County authorities say a man accused of killing his girlfriend and kidnapping their 22-month-old daughter has surrendered to police in Connecticut. Full story...
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More NC misdemeanor offenders to jail, not prison

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Thousands of misdemeanor offenders will serve their time in local jails instead of a state prison under a change in state law taking effect next week. Full story...
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Memorials mark one year since teen's disappearance

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Friends and family in Maryland and North Carolina are marking one year since the disappearance of a teen who was later found dead. Full story...
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Girl returned to NC as police search for father

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A little girl is back in North Carolina with her grandparents as police search for her father, who they plan to charge with the shooting death of the girl's mother. Full story...
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Tractor topples, girl dies, driver charged with DWI

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A four-year-old North Carolina girl is dead, and a relative faces charges of driving while impaired after a farm tractor they were riding rolled off a gravel road into a small creek. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: UNCW Police believe personal info safe after Christmas break-ins

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video Usually winter break on campus is a quiet time for a university. But at UNC Wilmington, a Grinch took advantage of the Christmas peace to break-in to a couple of campus buildings. Full story...
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Two years later, murder victim's mother honors memory

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video It's been two years since the body of Tiffany Dawkins was found along the side of a road in Pender County. Despite the time that has passed her family is keeping her memory alive. Full story...
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Amber Alert ends as murder victim's kidnapped daughter found

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A little girl has been found safe in Virginia, but police are still looking for her father, who they suspect of killing her mother in North Carolina. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. deputy on paid leave after shooting

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says an apparent case of domestic violence last night ended with the people involved being shot by a deputy. Full story...
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Investigators believe Brunswick Co. inmate committed suicide

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Investigators say Steven Allan Myers, 21, of Cary, died Friday of an apparent suicide when he was alone in a cell at the Brunswick County Detention Center. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Witness talks about early-morning shooting outside party

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video An overnight shooting in downtown Wilmington has police looking for answers. Shots rang out at an event at the Brooklyn Arts Center around 1 a.m. Despite the large crowd no one was hit. Full story...
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