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UPDATE: AMBER Alert for 2-year-old boy canceled

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An AMBER Alert has been canceled for a missing 2-year-old. Full story...
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UPDATE: Driver charged with DWI, four go to hospital after crash on US 421

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videoA driver has been charged with DWI after a four-car crash that shut down several lanes on US 421, causing big back-ups near the Isabel Holmes Bridge around 5 p.m. Thursday. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Man charged with child sex crimes again

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videoA man accused of sex crimes involving a 10-year-old girl is back in jail tonight facing new charges of sexual misconduct with a child. Full story...
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Man charged with assaulting EMTs helping girlfriend

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videoA Tabor City man is charged with felony assault on emergency personnel after EMTs went to his home yesterday to assist his girlfriend. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Murder suspect charged with throwing urine on jail guard

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videoA Wilmington teen in jail on a murder charge is in more trouble after allegedly throwing urine on a jail guard. Shelby Lentz is charged with second-degree murder in the January death of Martin Yakimovich. Full story...
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NC chief justice discusses overturned murder cases

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North Carolina's chief justice says the reversal of two convictions in a Robeson County murder illustrates the dangers of an underfunded criminal justice system. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: 911 calls describe deadly Wilmington shooting

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videoAs police continue searching for more information into the deadly shooting in Wilmington yesterday afternoon, 911 calls from witnesses give us a better description of the scene minutes after it happened. Full story...
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Judge issues gag order in case of 5 slain SC kids

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A judge has issued a gag order in the case of a South Carolina father who authorities said killed his five children. Local media outlets report Wednesday that Circuit Judge Thomas Russo approved the step in the case of Timothy Ray Jones Jr. Full story...
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Jury convicts former police chief on 2 of 3 counts

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video A Columbus County jury has convicted former Fair Bluff Police Chief Marty Lewis on two of three counts in his drug trial. Full story...
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Local Realtors taking extra precautions in wake of AR murder

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video WWAY takes a local look at a story that's made national headlines. A Realtor in Arkansas was kidnapped and murdered while showing a house last week. What are local realtors doing now to make sure this doesn't happen in the Cape Fear? Full story...
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