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Senate approves Goolsby's Racial Justice Act repeal
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/03/2013 - 3:28pm.

videoThe state Senate agrees that the Racial Justice Act should be repealed completely in North Carolina as one way to restart executions after a more than six-year hiatus.

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Groups challenge Racial Justice Act repeal
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/03/2013 - 12:22pm.

Opposition groups and some North Carolina lawmakers are voicing their disapproval of a bill they say will kick-start executions in the state.

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FIRST ON 3: 18-wheeler nearly hits man, continues driving
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 3:18pm.

video Wilmington Police are looking for the driver of an 18-wheeler who almost ran over a man. The man says the truck driver ran through power lines, nearly hitting him and then kept on driving.

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Jury selection begins in rape trial
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 04/01/2013 - 5:25pm.

videoToday was the first day of jury selection for a rape case that happened almost three years ago.

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Bladenboro manager charged with assaulting women at laundromat
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 03/27/2013 - 3:35pm.

videoPolice say a trip to the laundromat ended violently for two Blandenboro women and landed the town manager in trouble.

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Leland Police search for home invasion suspect
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/27/2013 - 2:02pm.

videoLeland Police need help finding a home invasion suspect they say is armed and dangerous. Detectives have charges pending on Torie Nesbitt for a break-in on Greensview Circle Thursday. They've already arrested a 14-year-old for first degree robbery in connection with the crime.

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14-year-old arrested for home invasion
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 3:25pm.

videoLeland Police arrested a 14-year-old male in connection with a home invasion that happened on March 21. The teen is charged with first degree burglary and taken to a juvenile detention facility.

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DSS investigates after road rage suspects surrender
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 2:52pm.

video Deputies say the suspects in a road rage incident that led to a fight and shooting Sunday in Carteret County turned themselves in last night.. Now the victims are speaking out.

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NC Senate panel backs Goolsby's execution rule changes
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 1:09pm.

video An effort by Senate Republicans that they say will kick-start the resumption of executions in North Carolina and get rid of the Racial Justice Act has been approved by a legislative committee.

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NC woman sentenced for stealing crab pots
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 10:18am.

State officials say a Pasquotank County woman has been sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to stealing nearly 50 crab pots from other commercial fishermen.

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