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Wilmington finance company manager accused of insurance fraud

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Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin today announced the arrest of Gregory Steven Gurney, 49, of 5418 ½ Park Ave., Wilmington. He is charged with six counts each of insurance fraud, obtaining property by false pretense and corporate malfeasance. He is charged with three counts of altering or forging certificates of title or applications, and one count each of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and transferring a stolen motor vehicle. Full story...
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Adams may face death penalty, investigators check cold cases

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Andrew Bernard Adams made his first appearance today for last week's murder of 24-year-old Latricia Ann Scott. Adams has a criminal record that goes back decades and includes rape and assault. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Neighborhoods use Facebook to keep watch

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video Neighborhood Watch is nothing new, but technology is changing the way communities get together. In the past year, several Wilmington neighborhood pages have popped up on Facebook, and the trend continues to grow. Full story...
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Warrant to charge Jernigan with lying to cops

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Tabor City Police say an arrest warrant will be issued tomorrow morning for Frankie Jernigan. He is accused of providing false information to police. Full story...
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'Teen Mom' star Evans out of jail after second arrest in one week

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video For the second time in a week "Teen Mom" Jenelle Evans found herself behind bars last night. Her latest charge is violation of a domestic violence protection order. Full story...
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Sheriff discusses letter left by NC shooter

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The Montgomery County sheriff says a man who shot and killed three co-workers and injured a fourth thought Hispanic co-workers were discussing him when they talked in Spanish and laughed. Full story...
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Wife of beaten Marine feels compassion for husband's killer

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A Marine's wife says she feels nothing but compassion for the service member who investigators say fatally wounded her husband. Full story...
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14-year-old charged with armed robbery

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Wilmington Police have charged a child with armed robbery of a food delivery driver. It happened just after 10 p.m. Monday. Full story...
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Bank hostage sues police over treatment

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One of the hostages who survived a standoff at a Cary bank is suing the town's police department, saying they mistreated him after he was released by the would-be robber. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: One person shot at bar on Dawson Street

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Wilmington Police say one person was shot at End Zone Sports Bar on Dawson Street around 10 p.m. Monday. Full story...
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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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