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Police say repeat offender caught breaking into unlocked cars

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Police have arrested a man they say they caught breaking into cars at a Wilmington apartment complex. Officers responded to the Berkshires at Pecan Grove apartments in the 3400 block of Wilshire Blvd. after a concerned citizen called to report someone breaking into a car. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Teen allegedly beaten by boyfriend opens eyes, communicates with friends

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videoHannah Connaway's friend Claudene Williams says Connaway has opened her eyes and is communicating with friends and family. They say she was talking hoarsely, telling them she loves them and is happy to see them. Full story...
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UPDATE: Leland woman says she lost $5,400 in jury duty phone scam

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videoA 63-year-old woman says she is still shaken up after a man fooled her out of thousands of dollars. She is not the first victim to fall prey to this scam that now has the attention of federal investigators. Full story...
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Byrd appointed new director of NC state crime lab

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John A. Byrd has been named the new director of the North Carolina State Crime Laboratory, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced Byrd's appointment on Wednesday. Full story...
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Man facing charges for making threats, assault after hit and run

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Wilmington Police say a man who threatened another driver and rammed into him with his car on Market Street yesterday faces several charges, including assault with a deadly weapon and hit and run. Full story...
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Fishing line started fight that left girl in coma, boyfriend charged with attempted murder

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videoAn 18-year-old man is behind bars after police say he beat his 17-year-old girlfriend then dragged her across the ground before choking her Friday night. The girl is now in a medically-induced coma, and her alleged attacker is charged with attempted first-degree murder. Full story...
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Sheriff's Office warns about jury duty call scam

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating phone calls some county residents have been getting from someone fraudulently claiming to be with the Sheriff's Office. Full story...
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FBI agent joining NC elections investigations team

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North Carolina's elections board is hiring a longtime FBI agent involved in recent corruption and campaign finance investigations. The State Board of Elections announced Tuesday that Chuck Stuber will join its investigation team next month. Full story...
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Former State Representative Thomas Wright released from prison

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videoFormer State Representative Thomas Wright is out of prison after more than six years behind bars, following fraud and obstruction of justice convictions. Full story...
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Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office investigating Delco death

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videoThe Columbus County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a Delco man who died at New Hanover Regional Medical Center last night. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Former New Hanover deputy sentenced to decades in prison for sex crimes

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videoA former New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy will spend at least the next 27 years in prison for sex crimes involving a child. Full story...
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Former state lawmaker Thomas Wright to leave prison

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videoDuring Thomas Wright's 15 years as a state legislator, his name was affixed to the member board mounted in the House chamber. Now, his name is scrawled on a board that keeps track of inmates at New Hanover County's state prison. Full story...
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Man found guilty of manslaughter in Christmas Eve 2012 killing

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videoA Columbus County jury has convicted a man for manslaughter in the Christmas Eve 2012 death of his girlfriend. Full story...
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Wallace man charged with sex crimes against child he lived with

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videoA Wallace man faces charges for sex crimes against a young boy who deputies say he lived with when the offenses happened. Pender County detectives say Carlos Martinez, 39, committed the crimes against the child, who is 4-years-old, on May 10, just a day before Mother's Day. Full story...
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UPDATE: Driver charged with DWI in fatal moped accident

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videoThe driver of a car that collided with and killed a man on a moped, now faces several charges including DWI. Wilmington Police say the fatal crash happened just after 7 p.m. Wednesday in the 3500 block of Oleander Drive near Independence Mall. Full story...
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