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Teens charged with dozens of crimes in Ogden break-ins

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has arrested three people suspected in a series of break-ins, most of which involved cars, in the Gordon Road, White Road and Ogden areas. The breaking and enterings took place from December to February. Full story...
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Lake Waccamaw store owner cleared in shooting

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A Lake Waccamaw store owner will not face charges after shooting a robber in January. Full story...
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Felon charged with Friday morning shooting

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videoSome scary moments at two Wilmington schools this morning. Classrooms were locked down as police looked for a man who fired shots down the street scattering five shells near the corner of 10th and Wooster Streets. Full story...
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Ex-principal charged with sexual exploitation

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The former principal of a western North Carolina charter school has been arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a minor after police say he received sexual videos of a 12-year-old girl. Full story...
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7th person arrested in NC animal cruelty case

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A seventh person has been arrested on charges related to an animal cruelty case at a Butterball turkey farm in Hoke County. Full story...
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Police arrest man they say ran from shooting scene

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Wilmington Police arrested a man overnight for a shooting at a Castle Street club. Officers responded to a report of shots fired at the Sportsman's Club at 1111 Castle Street around 2:15 a.m. Full story...
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102-year-old man shoots wife, kills self

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Police in Greensboro say a 102-year-old man shot and wounded his 84-year-old wife before killing himself. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: DA's school talks leading to crime tips

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video Middle and high school students are learning lessons from a different type of teacher. District Attorney Ben David is speaking to students around New Hanover and Pender Counties encouraging them to make good decisions. Sometimes the DA takes away just as much as his audience. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Citizens accuse demoted Wrightsville Beach cop of misconduct

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video A day after details were released in the investigation of three Wrightsville Beach Police officers, citizens are coming forward with their own allegations of police misconduct. Full story...
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WPD asks for help identifying men connected to several cases

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The Wilmington Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying the two men in the attached photos. Investigators believe they may have valuable information related to several pending cases. Full story...
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NC terrorism convict faces new beheading plot case

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A North Carolina man convicted in a homegrown terrorism plot faces new charges for attempting to hire a hit man to behead three witnesses who testified against him. Full story...
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Volunteers help Sheriff's Office in new VIPR program

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New Hanover County citizens are helping make the county a little safer. The Sheriff's Office announced the launch of its new VIPR program this morning. Full story...
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Charlotte woman charged with murder after stabbing fight

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Authorities have charged a Charlotte-area woman with murder following a fight with another woman. Full story...
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ABC Board helps law enforcement fight crime downtown

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Members of the New Hanover County ABC Board recognized area law enforcement for trying to make downtown Wilmington a safer place. Full story...
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NC man killed father over graduate school lies

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An East Carolina University dropout says he shot and killed his father to cover up a three-year charade in which he lied about attending graduate school to get money from his family. Full story...
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