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ONLY ON 3: Columbus Co. detention officer under investigation after fight over poker machine

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video A fight over a video poker machine has turned into an internal affairs investigation at the Columbus County Sheriff's Office. Full story...
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Jacksonville woman sentenced in father's stabbing death

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A Jacksonville woman will spend at least nine years in prison for the 2010 stabbing death of her father. Full story...
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Search continues for man wanted on dog fighting charges

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North Carolina authorities are searching for a Scotland County man they say is the ringleader of multiple dog fighting operations. Full story...
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Mayfield indicted on larceny charges

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Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield has been indicted in Caldwell County on four counts of felony larceny, one week after he was indicted in neighboring Catawba County. Full story...
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Baber found guilty of first degree murder

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Matthew Lee Baber was sentenced Monday to life in prison without parole after a jury found him guilty of killing James Murdock in a 2008 drive-by shooting. Full story...
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27 charged after Robeson County dog fighting raid

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North Carolina authorities have charged 27 people with a variety of crimes stemming from what investigators say was a Robeson County dog-fighting ring that drew participants from three other states. Full story...
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Critics quiz Durham DA over feud with NC judge

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Durham County's embattled top prosecutor is facing critics who charge she's not fit for the office for feuding with a judge. Full story...
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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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