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Police search for Family Dollar robber

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Wilmington Police are looking for a man who robbed a store in broad daylight. It happened around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Family Dollar at 700 Shipyard Blvd. Full story...
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Onslow Spider-Man robber beaten with broom, not Wilmington suspect

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Spider-Man appears to be a copycat. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says a man wearing a Spider-Man masked tried to rob a store with a sword this morning, but ran off after clerks beat him with a broom. Full story...
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Autopsy: NC girls died from chop wounds

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Autopsies indicate two girls who were attacked by their mother with a hatchet died from dozens of chop wounds to the head and neck. Full story...
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Disabled man killed in Robeson County home

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Robeson County authorities say a disabled man has been shot to death at his home in Pembroke. Full story...
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Appeals court upholds Pierce's murder conviction, vacates gun charge

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Less than a month after a Wilmington man appealed his murder conviction, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has made its ruling. Full story...
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Spider-Man robber continues hold-ups; police, store workers react

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video Wilmington Police say the Spider-Man robber has struck again. The mysterious criminal held up a Kangaroo convenience store Sunday morning making it the fourth robbery of its kind in less than a month. Full story...
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Spider-Man robber strikes again

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Investigators say the masked criminal robbed a Kangaroo convenience store by gunpoint Sunday morning. Full story...
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Carolina Beach councilwoman responds to SBI investigation

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video A Carolina Beach Town Council member under investigation by the SBI is telling her side of the story. An anonymous letter to the Attorney General and District Attorney sparked the probe, which also includes the mayor and another council member. Full story...
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Carolina Beach mayor, two council members under SBI investigation

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Carolina Beach Mayor Joel Macon confirmed at Tuesday night's town council meeting that he, Mayor Pro-Tem Pat Efird and councilman Dan Wilcox are all under SBI investigation. Full story...
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WFD says morning fire was arson

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The Wilmington Fire Department says a house fire early this morning was intentionally set. It happened before 5:30 a.m. at 508 Anderson Street. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man who says Soles molested him wants to make formal complaint

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videoA man who says former state Sen. R.C. Soles molested him three decades ago is trying to tell his story, but he says law enforcement turned him away. Toby Faircloth has told his story to WWAY before, but now he wants to file a formal complaint. Full story...
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Brewery owner taking downtown nightlife issues into his own hands

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videoDowntown Wilmington's nightlife has been a big topic of debate the last few years. From bars trying to keep out members of the military to fights and even murders at and around clubs, the downtown scene has developed a reputation for violence after about 2 a.m. That's caused one downtown business owner to take things into his own hands. Full story...
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Man in Spider-Man mask robs two more stores

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The Wilmington Police Department's spider senses are tingling again. For the third time in less than a month, a store was robbed at gunpoint this morning by someone wearing a Spider-Man mask. Full story...
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Chadbourn man charged with stabbing dad, stealing mom's car

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videoA family feud landed a Chadbourn man behind bars after he reportedly stabbed his father and drove off with his mother's car. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested Jeremy Ward after they chased him on foot after he abandoning his mother's car. Full story...
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Man wanted for assaulting Topsail Beach officer after break-in

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Topsail Beach Police are looking for help finding a man they say broke into a home and assaulted an officer. Full story...
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