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FIRST ON 3: Two officers suspended; Leland PD asks SBI to probe missing evidence

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videoLeland police have asked the State Bureau of Investigation to look into one of their own. The SBI says agents are now investigating an issue involving missing evidence. But that's not the only issue within the department. Full story...
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Woman in critical condition after car runs red light

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A Hickory woman is in critical condition after Wilmington Police say she was hit by a car downtown Tuesday morning. Investigators say just before 11 a.m. Lisa Dietz, 55, was crossing the street when a grey Volvo, traveling northbound, ran a red light at Third and Castle Streets. Full story...
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WPD: Woman punches burglar in face, slams window on his hands

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videoWilmington Police are investigating after they say a mother punched a man in the face when he tried to break into her home through her child’s window Wednesday morning. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Woman caught on camera kicking out police car window

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video A chaotic scene in downtown Wilmington last night, after a woman kicked through the window of a police car. It was all caught on camera. Full story...
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Candlelight vigil for shooting victim

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videoFamily and friends gathered to remember the life of Julian Jerrod Gibson Tuesday night. Full story...
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WPD: Man walks into gas station wearing only socks

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videoWilmington Police are looking for a man who allegedly walked into the Scotchman on Kerr Ave. and Wilshire Road naked this afternoon. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man who died from shot to the back in Saturday shooting identified

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video Wilmington Police are investigating a Saturday shooting they say left one man dead with a gunshot wound to the back, and another recovering in the hospital. Full story...
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Wilmington Police search for armed robber

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videoWilmington police are looking for the man who robbed a store and assaulted two female clerks Friday night. Full story...
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UPDATE: Southport suspect in two robberies arrested

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videoBrunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives arrest man suspected of robbing two businesses in Southport. Full story...
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Record number of fake distress calls concern for Coast Guard, boaters

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video The US Coast Guard says it has received more fake distress calls this year than ever before. Now some boaters are concerned about what this means for their real distress calls. Full story...
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Arson suspected in car found on fire in yard

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Wilmington Police and the Wilmington Fire Department are investigating after a car was found on fire in the 600 block of Jennings Drive Friday morning. Full story...
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Man arrested after trying to drive away from police with 4-year-old

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Wilmington Police say a man is behind bars after he tried to run from officers Thursday afternoon. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Woman also charged with sex crimes against 14-year-old girl

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videoLast month a man who claimed he was dying of terminal cancer was arrested for allegedly having sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl. Now a Wallace woman is also behind bars for sex crimes with the same victim. Full story...
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Onslow County man charged with exploitation of a minor

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An Onslow County man is charged with exploitation of a minor. Full story...
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2012 embezzlement case ends in guilty pleas

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videoAn embezzlement case in Brunswick County has finally come to an end. This week two women pleaded guilty to charges from 2012. Full story...
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