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Crime

Man charged in July 4 boat crash that killed girlfriend

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videoA grand jury has indicted a man accused of a July 4 boating accident that killed his longtime girlfriend on the Northeast Cape Fear River. Full story...
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Suspended teacher indicted for drug possession

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videoA New Hanover County teacher arrested earlier this year for drug possession has been indicted. District Attorney Ben David confirms a grand jury indicted Catherine Entrocaso for possession of a schedule II narcotic. Full story...
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Social network ban for sex offenders ruled illegal

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videoA North Carolina appeals court panel says the state's requirement barring registered sex offenders from commercial social networking sites like Facebook is unconstitutional because it's vague and violates free speech. Full story...
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Police look for suspects in attempted break-in

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videoBrunswick County Deputies are looking for suspects in an attempted break-in at a store in Southport this morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Suspect in deputy-involved shooting now in jail, had weapon charge dropped last year

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videoThe 23-year-old man shot by a New Hanover County Deputy last week is now in the New Hanover County Jail. Court documents show this is not the first time Darius Hester has been accused of having a weapon, but the last time he got out of it. Full story...
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NC Zoo, museum caring for seized reptiles

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video More details about two people arrested for housing more than 80 snakes, some of which were venomous. This all begin when New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies started out looking for marijuana plants Thursday night, but ended up finding much more than they bargained for. Full story...
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Former DA Gore strikes plea deal, avoids jail

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video Former District Attorney Rex Gore has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor willful neglect to discharge a duty of his office. In exchange, prosecutors have agreed to drop felony charges against him. Full story...
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Hampstead man sentenced for DWI wreck that killed 19-year-old

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videoA man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for a drunk-driving wreck that killed a 19-year-old woman in Onslow County. Jacob Beitz, 31, of Hampstead, also pleaded guilty to DWI and two assault charges Monday morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police searching for suspect after shooting lands one in hospital

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videoPolice are still searching for a suspect following a shooting at a Wilmington apartment complex that sent one person to the hospital. Full story...
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Investigation continues into New Hanover Co. sweepstakes parlor

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videoWarrants have been issued for two of the co-owners of a sweepstakes parlor New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies busted last month. Full story...
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