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Three hurt, one with wrench, before suspects bolt

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video Wilmington Police are looking for three people who allegedly pushed their way into a home early Sunday morning. Several people inside the home were hurt. Now police need your help finding their attackers. Full story...
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WPD K9 euthanized because of medical condition

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The Wilmington Police Department has had to put down one of its police dogs. K9 Arko was euthanized Friday because of a medical condition that was recently discovered. Full story...
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Man charged with crimes against nature with dog faces sex charges with child

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videoA man charged last month with crimes against nature with a dog is also charged with 18 counts of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Full story...
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Man shot twice during burglary

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A Bladen County man is recovering after being shot twice as his home was robbed, investigators say. The Bladen County Sheriff's Office got a call around 9 p.m. Friday that someone had been shot at a home in the 700 block of Mitchell Ford Rd. Full story...
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Bladen County man charged with weekend stabbing

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videoA Bladen County man is in jail charged with a Saturday night stabbing. Investigators say it happened around 10 p.m. at a home in the 200 block of Columbus County Rd. in Council. Full story...
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NC authorities search for escaped prison inmate

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North Carolina authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from a state prison in Salisbury. The North Carolina Department of Public Safety says Jonathan Dixon was discovered to be missing about 4 a.m. Monday from a minimum-security unit at Piedmont Correctional Institution. Full story...
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Report of Sunday afternoon shooting turns up little

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video Wilmington Police say they could find little evidence of a reported shooting Sunday afternoon. Police responded at 4:47 p.m. to S. 9th St. near Dawson and Wooster streets after getting several calls and a ShotSpotter report of shots fired in the area. Full story...
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Police identify man wanted for shooting last night

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videoNavassa Police have identified a man wanted for a shooting late last night. Anthony Anderson is wanted for the shooting of Tyson McMillan. Full story...
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South Brunswick HS student in custody after allegedly making threat of mass violence at school

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video A high school student is in custody after allegedly making threats about an act of mass violence at a Brunswick County School. Court documents show Tevin Devon Lee, 18, is charged with one count of false report of mass violence on educational property. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. couple charged with robbing developer

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video A Brunswick County couple is charged with allegedly stealing $36,000 worth of items from the home of a real estate developer, including historical artifacts and an ATV. Full story...
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Investigators say Pine Valley fire was arson

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says there is $25,000 worth of damage to a home set on fire last night. Investigators says someone broke into the home on Pine Valley Drive and set a mattress on fire. Full story...
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Search warrant explains North Carolina State Fair Vortex ride tampering before injuries

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A search warrant made public Thursday explains how a safety mechanism on the Vortex ride was allegedly tampered with before the ride malfunctioned at the North Carolina State Fair in October - causing injuries. Full story...
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No bond for Leland murder suspect

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video A murder suspect will be held without bond, a judge ruled during a first court appearance this morning. James Ketchum, 44, is charged in the shooting death early Monday of Jason Anderson, 33, in Leland. Full story...
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Shooting sends man to the hospital

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videoPolice are looking for a suspect in a shooting in Navassa that sent one man to the hospital Wednesday night. Full story...
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Leland murder suspect arrested after chase in Wilmington

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videoA man wanted for murder in Leland is in custody, but not before investigators say he was part of an almost six-mile long car chase this morning in Wilmington. Full story...
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