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ONLY ON 3: Berger home from jail says he's "doing a great job"

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video After New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger got out of jail Friday morning, fellow Commissioner Jason Thompson, picked him up, took him to lunch and dropped Berger at home. WWAY's Asha Davé was the only reporter at Berger's house when the commissioner returned, but Berger said he had nothing to say about what happened or his night in jail. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Berger bond set; Girlfriend too afraid to go to his house without police; Listen to 911 call

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video The New Hanover County Commissioner who's been embroiled in several controversies landed in jail overnight. Wilmington Police arrested Brian Berger shortly after midnight. Full story...
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Attorney: Soles paid off Blackburn after shooting

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video The R.C. Soles saga continues. The attorney who represented Kyle Blackburn, the young man soles shot in 2009, has filed a lawsuit against blackburn. In it he claims Soles paid Blackburn a large sum of money after the shooting. Full story...
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Edwards asks not to testify in sex tape case

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John Edwards does not want to be deposed this month in a case involving a purported sex tape made with his mistress. Full story...
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Officer assigned to US Marshal task force killed

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A veteran North Carolina investigator was shot and killed while serving a murder warrant on suspects at a house in the eastern part of the state, authorities said. Full story...
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US prosecutor in NC quitting after Edwards charges

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George E.B. Holding, who has served as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina since June 2006, today announced he was stepping down his position effective July 8, 2011. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brunswick County bank robbed

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's is searching for a man who robbed a bank this afternoon. Full story...
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Bond denied for 7 suspects in Durham woman's death

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Bond has been denied for seven men and women who are accused in the death of a woman whose body police believe was discovered buried behind a Durham house. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Hoggard vandalized, principal targeted in apparent senior prank

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videoIt's the last week of school at Hoggard High, and seniors should be preparing for the next step and getting excited about graduation. Instead a few of them may not be walking at graduation at all after what looks to be a senior prank gone bad. Full story...
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Banned paver with Wilmington ties guilty of contempt

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A contractor with a long history of problems has been found in contempt for violating a court order that banned him from paving work in North Carolina, Attorney General Roy Cooper said today. Full story...
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Audit: NC loses millions in uncollected fines

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An audit says North Carolina loses millions of dollars every year because it doesn't have adequate resources or policies to collect fines from traffic cases and criminal offenses. Full story...
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Raleigh teen suspended for soliciting nude photos

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A Raleigh middle school student has been suspended after officials and the state Bureau of Investigation found evidence he had solicited pornographic photos from fellow students. Full story...
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Conviction reversed in NC in slaying of Marine

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An appeals court has overturned the conviction of a small-town North Carolina police chief convicted of first-degree murder in the 1972 shooting death of a Marine. Full story...
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NC Secretary of State to lead Learn to Spot and Avoid Fraud event in Wilmington

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Learn to Spot and Avoid Fraud will help Wilmington residents fight back against the crooks and swindlers who are taking advantage of tough economic times to target investors, especially the elderly. Full story...
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