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ONLY ON 3: 'Teen Mom 2' giving Brunswick County lawyer taste of limelight

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videoFew would argue Brunswick County's Jenelle Evans has made headlines for all the wrong reasons as the star of MTV's "Teen Mom 2." While the 20-year-old can't seem to stay out of trouble, Evans's issues and the show are a boon of sorts for her attorney. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Former Kure Beach Commissioner gets probation on drug charge

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According to the Clerk of Court, Barry Nelder will be on supervised probation for the next 12 months. He must also pay a $100 fine and do community service. Full story...
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Grandmother sent to prison after pit bulls maul grandson

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A North Carolina woman will have to spend at least two years in prison after her grandson was mauled by family pit bulls and left in critical condition. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Leland reveals Jayne reprimand to start year on right foot

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video At last night's Leland Town Council meeting, Town Manager David Hollis revealed that Police Chief Tim Jayne has been on probation for months. In fact the reprimand came the very same night we first reported on the issues inside the Leland Police Department. Full story...
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Adams denied bond in cold case murder

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A man accused of murdering a Wilmington mother was denied bond in a Craven County cold case murder. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. student suspended after BBs put in soup

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A Brunswick County student has been suspended and could face criminal charges after allegedly messing with cafeteria food. Full story...
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Man stabbed in downtown Wilmington

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Wilmington Police say a man has been stabbed downtown. Officers say it happened early this morning at Dock and Water streets after a robbery gone wrong. Full story...
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Two community college campuses secure after report of gunman

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Both campuses of a western North Carolina community college are secure after a staff member reported seeing a man walking through a parking lot with a handgun. Full story...
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D.A.R.E. comes to Wilmington for state conference

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Dozens of officers and D.A.R.E. representatives are in Wilmington this week for a statewide conference. Full story...
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Thieves shoot Bladen Co. woman when she arrives home

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A homeowner arrived home this morning to find a gray older model car in the driveway. Two black males exited the residence and the victim was shot by the suspects. Full story...
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Victim's daughter speaks out after cold case murder arrest

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video A man accused in a New Bern cold case murder and rape has a criminal history that spans decades, and includes four charges of first degree rape in New Bern. Full story...
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Wilmington finance company manager accused of insurance fraud

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Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin today announced the arrest of Gregory Steven Gurney, 49, of 5418 ½ Park Ave., Wilmington. He is charged with six counts each of insurance fraud, obtaining property by false pretense and corporate malfeasance. He is charged with three counts of altering or forging certificates of title or applications, and one count each of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and transferring a stolen motor vehicle. Full story...
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Adams may face death penalty, investigators check cold cases

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Andrew Bernard Adams made his first appearance today for last week's murder of 24-year-old Latricia Ann Scott. Adams has a criminal record that goes back decades and includes rape and assault. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Neighborhoods use Facebook to keep watch

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video Neighborhood Watch is nothing new, but technology is changing the way communities get together. In the past year, several Wilmington neighborhood pages have popped up on Facebook, and the trend continues to grow. Full story...
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Warrant to charge Jernigan with lying to cops

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Tabor City Police say an arrest warrant will be issued tomorrow morning for Frankie Jernigan. He is accused of providing false information to police. Full story...
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