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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. teacher busted for DWI over weekend

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video A teacher at Snipes Academy of Arts & Design was arrested for DWI and speeding Sunday according to police reports. Records show Wilmington Police arrested Olivia Grace Williams, 30, around 2 a.m. Sunday at 1180 Market Street. Full story...
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Family looking for help finding teen nearly two years after disappearance

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videoA Brunswick County family is looking for help finding a teenage girl missing for nearly two years. Rachel Natacha Owens was last seen on the morning of May 5, 2011, getting off her school bus at school in Boiling Spring Lakes and getting into a small dark color car. Investigators say the car may have had a South Carolina tag. Full story...
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Southport Police Department employee arrested

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An employee of the Southport Police Department was arrested early Saturday morning for allegedly impersonating an officer. Full story...
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Registered sex offender charged with 20-year-old crimes against child

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videoA registered sex offender is back in jail charged with sex crimes against a child two decades ago. The Pender County Sheriff's Office arrested Barry Gene Gurganious, 42, of Currie Tuesday for two counts of first degree statutory sexual offense and two counts of indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
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School safety summit planned in Wilmington

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Community leaders in New Hanover County are ready to take a stand against the school shootings. Full story...
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Man pleads guilty to theft of winning $1 million scratch-off ticket

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A Wilmington man charged with the theft of a winning lottery ticket that his wife claimed, pleaded guilty this month to stealing the ticket from the gas station where he worked. Full story...
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Deputies: Man who wanted to buy gun tried to steal gun with gun

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Investigators in Bladen County say a man who wanted to buy a gun instead tried to use it to steal it. The Sheriff's Office says Rodney Autry Jr., 22, of Elizabethtown, told the victim he was interested in buying his handgun. Full story...
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Elizabethtown Police make arrest for attempted murder

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An Elizabethtown man is charged with attempted murder after police say he shot out the back window of a moving car last night. Full story...
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Student under investigation for having knife on school bus

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A Brunswick County Schools student is under investigation after the child reportedly had a knife on a school bus. Full story...
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Marine sought in baby's death kills himself

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Authorities are scheduled to discuss the details after a U.S. Marine wanted for questioning in the death of his 11-month-old child was found dead. Full story...
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