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Man charged with assault after punching police officer in the head

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A man already facing felony charges is now charged with assault after police say he punched an officer in the head during his arrest yesterday afternoon. Full story...
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Youth violence is a 'crisis' in Wilmington

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videoCity Manager Sterling Cheatham presented a report on reducing youth gun violence in Wilmington Tuesday after hosting several forums over the winter for the report. Cheatham said they found the youth often lack family structure, good education and meaningful jobs. Full story...
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UPDATE: Friday's double murder-suicide victims' names released

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is releasing more information on the three people killed in the Plantation Village Retirement Community Friday. Full story...
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Deputies find man, woman passed out in car with engine running

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videoA man and woman are behind bars facing drug charges after deputies say they found the two passed out inside a car with the engine still running. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man now faces murder charge after shooting victim dies

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videoA Supply man facing attempted murder charges in a weekend shooting is now charged with murder after deputies say one of the two people he shot with a rifle outside his home has died. Full story...
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Dispatch: Police investigating after man, dog shot at Burgaw home

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Pender County dispatchers say police are investigating after a man and a dog were shot at a Burgaw home yesterday. Full story...
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Bladenboro woman allegedly killed by boyfriend; Police chief not releasing any details

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videoPolice here are investigating a fatal shooting that reportedly took place on Sunday. According to preliminary information, a woman was shot and killed by her boyfriend. Full story...
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Detectives asking for help identifying several suspects in Supply break-in

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Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives are asking for help in identifying several people who they say are accused of breaking into a convenience store in Supply early this morning. Full story...
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Pender Co. jail officer fired after arrest in Wilmington

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videoA Pender County Jail officer is out of a job after being arrested yesterday morning in Wilmington. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. man sentenced to life without parole for elderly woman's murder

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videoIt took jurors less than an hour to find Richard Grissett, 53, guilty of murder and other charges. Tears filled Grissett's eyes as the verdict was read. Full story...
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Man convicted of attack on hotel workers

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videoA Wilmington man will spend up to 15 years behind bars after a jury found him guilty of two counts of kidnapping and common law robbery. Full story...
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Dispatchers: Someone shot into Supply home with people inside

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Deputies are investigating after no one was hurt when someone fired shots into a Supply home while people were inside. Full story...
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Monroe man sentenced to life in 14-year-old case

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A Monroe man has been sentenced to life in prison after his conviction in a 14-year-old murder case. The Charlotte Observer reports 57-year-old John Joseph Carvalho II was convicted by a Union County jury after two hours of deliberation. Carvalho had been charged with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. Full story...
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Police: Surf City woman used fake bills for Scout cookies

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A North Carolina woman has been charged with trying to use counterfeit $20 bills to buy Girl Scout cookies. The Daily News of Jacksonville reports that 35-year-old Wendy Wilson of Surf City was charged by Surf City Police on Monday with passing three fake $20 bills to buy the cookies. Full story...
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