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Sheriff says internal issues have slowed enforcement of sweepstakes ban

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it's cracking down on sweepstakes parlors, but a bust today marked just the fourth time deputies have shut down one of the illegal gambling halls this year. Full story...
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Search continues for Civil War artifacts stolen from Cape Fear Museum

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video The Cape Fear Museum is still looking for help finding some missing history. Detectives continue searching for the thief or thieves who swiped five Civil War-era objects from a display cabinet at the Wilmington museum. Full story...
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Two women charged with stealing puppy at knifepoint

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videoTwo Wilmington women are behind bars after police say they stole a puppy at knifepoint from its owner. WPD charged Teresa Diane Cobbs, 43, and Tamekia Rashelle Smith, 29, with armed robbery Sunday. Full story...
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Man stabbed Friday afternoon on Greenfield Street

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Wilmington Police are investigating after a man says he was stabbed Friday evening while walking home from the store. Full story...
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UNC suspends Hairston after traffic citation

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North Carolina has suspended leading scorer P.J. Hairston indefinitely after the guard was cited for reckless driving. Full story...
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2 men found dead on North Topsail Beach

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videoPolice say around 10:40 p.m. officers responded to the beach strand area between Ocean Drive and the Village of Stump Sound, located off of NC Hwy 210, for a possible stabbing. When they got there, officers found two men dead on the sand. The names of the victims have not been released. Full story...
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Civil War relics stolen from Cape Fear Museum

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videoSome pieces of Civil War history are missing from the Cape Fear Museum in Wilmington. The museum staff noticed they were missing this morning. Full story...
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Anonymous tip leads to four arrests, 1,500 bags of heroin

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office and DEA have arrested four people for allegedly trafficking heroin. Investigators say they seized 1,560 bags of heroin during a traffic stop on NC 211 in Suppy after anonymous information and surveillance led to the stop. Full story...
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Families, police want answers in unsolved Wilmington murders

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video Their bodies were found years ago in Wilmington, but details of what led to the deaths of four women are still scarce. Today, Wilmington Police joined the victims' families in a plea to the public for help finding answers surrounding the unsolved murders. Full story...
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