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Shot victim, friend hold suspect till police arrive

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videoA Wilmington neighborhood is feeling a little bit safer tonight after two men held down an alleged robber until police arrived. One of the men had even been shot in the leg. Full story...
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'Teen Mom 2' star Jenelle Evans to spend the night in jail

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"Teen Mom 2" star Jenelle Evans of Oak Island was arrested again Monday evening. According to Brunswick County Sheriff's Office spokesman Del Routh, Evans was brought in on a charge of violating a domestic violence protection order. Full story...
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Man allegedly assaulted by Marines dies

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A man allegedly assaulted by two Camp Lejeune Marines outside a Jacksonville bar earlier this moth has died. Jimmie Senn died over the weekend at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Full story...
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Masked men rob OIB Dollar General

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Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives are searching for the masked men who robbed a store in Ocean Isle Beach Sunday night. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: WPD identifies body found buried in yard as missing woman

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A medical examiner has confirmed the grisly discovery made by Wilmington Police of a body buried in the yard at 1115 Cowan Street was Latricia Ana Scott, 24, a woman reported missing by her family on Wednesday night. Full story...
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Judge: John Edwards has life-threatening condition

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A federal judge says she has two letters from a cardiologist saying ex-presidential candidate John Edwards has a life-threatening condition that will require surgery in February. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Wilmington Police end downtown standoff in arrest of murder suspect

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video After several hours in a standoff, the Wilmington Police Department has arrested Andrew Bernard Adams, a murder suspect, at a house at 815 N. 6th Street. Full story...
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Soles found not guilty of assault; Jernigan denies previous claims of sexual relationship

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videoA judge has found former state Sen. R.C. Soles not guilty of assaulting another man. Frankie Jernigan claimed Soles hit him in the face with a metal cane back in September. Full story...
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Search for young woman leads to body buried in yard

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videoA grisly discovery for Wilmington Police officers searching for a missing person today. While looking for clues, officers found a body buried outside a downtown Wilmington home. Full story...
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Murder suspect arrested; may have hidden gun in rectum

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A man pulled over by a state trooper in Onslow County this week turned out to be wanted for murder in Georgia. And he may have hidden a gun in a very unusual place. Full story...
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3 killed at NC lumber company; gunman hurt

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Police say a gunman who opened fire at a lumber company targeted four of his co-workers, killing three of them and critically injuring the other person. Full story...
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Police: Store owner fired warnings before shooting robber

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Police say Charles Hickman, the owner of Waccamaw Outdoor Supply, shot the suspect after firing multiple warning shots. Full story...
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Man shot, killed after breaking into Chadbourn home

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videoA Columbus County man is dead after being shot during an alleged home break-in. Investigators are trying to figure out if the man was shot by a resident of the home or his own partner in crime. Full story...
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Cooper hails new NC law tracking meth ingredients

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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper says a new law that tracks the main ingredient used to make the drug methamphetamine is already producing impressive results. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man shot during robbery has died

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videoStore clerks in New Hanover County have become famous for protecting themselves from would-be robbers. Now that trend has moved out to Columbus County, where there was a a robber was shot and killed near Lake Waccamaw. Full story...
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