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Assisted suicide advocate Kevorkian dies at age 83

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A lawyer and friend of Jack Kevorkian says the assisted suicide advocate has died at a Detroit-area hospital at the age of 83. Full story...
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WWAY talks with neighbor of Laney asst. principal accused of inappropriate behavior with student

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video Even though lights were on inside of Robin Lamberty's home, no one would come to the door. Neighbors seemed curious of our presence so we took our cameras across the street. There we found Lamberty's friend and neighbor, John Swift. Full story...

FIRST ON 3: Laney assistant principal accused of inappropriate relations with student

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A Laney High School assistant principal is off the job after an allegations surfaced about an inappropriate relationship with a student. School district spokeswoman Valita Quattlebaum says Stephanie Robin Lamberty is suspended with pay as the district and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office investigate. Full story...

Suspect in Gastonia shocked after sausage theft attempt

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Gastonia police used a Taser to subdue a man accused of resisting arrest and trying to steal sausage and other items from stores. Full story...
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Foresters warn NC hikers to watch for marijuana

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As summer approaches and more people trek into the woods, the US Forest Service warns hikers and others to be careful if they find someone growing marijuana on federal land. Full story...
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Nursing assistant accused of having sex with patient

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video A nursing assistant is in jail charged with having sex with her patient at an assisted living facility. What's more, she allegedly paid the man. Full story...
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Amber Alert issued in Greene County

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The Greene County Sheriff'S Office is searching for a missing child. Cathy Victoria Wells is a 1-year-old White female, approximately 2 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 18 pounds. She has brown hair, and brown eyes. Police say her abductors are Christy Dubois and Rodney Wells. Dubois, 35, white female with brown hair. Full story...
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Local attorneys arrested on tax charges

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Two local attorneys were arrested Thursday on tax charges. Charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue led to the arrests of Wilmington attorney Dennis Hayes Sullivan Jr., 43, and Brunswick County attorney Sam Edwards, 67. Full story...
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Local cops learn about cybercrimes from FBI

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Crimefighters from all over southeastern North Carolina are now more prepared to defend our area against cybercrimes. The Federal Bureau of Investigation met with officers today to talk about a growing problem: crimes via the World Wide Web. Full story...
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Zahra's stepmom held on drug charges

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A North Carolina woman accused in the death of her 10-year-old disabled stepdaughter has made her first appearance in federal court on charges of trafficking prescription medications. Full story...
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WPD arrest man for shooting at nightclub

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videoWilmington Police have arrested a man for a shooting at a nightclub early this morning. Walter Rogers Harvin, 32, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, after a shooting at The Edge at 1219 S. 5th Street. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Suspect wanted in Brunswick Co. shooting arrested

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A man wanted for allegedly shooting his mother and another man is in jail. Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies arrested James Ivan Lewis yesterday. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Check thieves target area businesses

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videoIf you own a small business, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has a warning for you. Two local businesses have recently fallen prey to theft. Dustin Mintern owns Diesel Addiction off Castle Hayne Road. He tipped us off to this story after a group of men came into his shop and walked away with checks they cashed for more than $10,000. Full story...
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John Edwards: US green-lights prosecution for alleged campaign law violations tied to affair cover-up

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The United States Department of Justice has green-lighted the prosecution of former presidential candidate John Edwards for alleged violations of campaign laws while he tried to cover up an extra-marital affair, ABC News has learned. Full story...
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'Teen Mom' misses court for rehab

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The star of MTV's "Teen Mom 2" was a no-show for a court appearance today. Jenelle Evans's lawyer Dustin Sullivan says she has a good excuse. Full story...
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