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Pitt county woman charged with animal cruelty

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Authorities in Pitt County have charged a woman with animal cruelty after 76 dogs, cats and rabbits were rescued from her home. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Family of man injured in hit & run asks for prayers

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videoA man hit by a car on S. College Road earlier this month is still recovering at the hospital. Cody Khan was visiting friends in Wilmington when he was hit by a car over the Fourth of July weekend. Today his family spoke exclusively with WWAY. Full story...
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Former college basketball star faces drug charges

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A former college basketball star has been arrested and accused of operating a sophisticated marijuana growing operation from his North Carolina home. Full story...
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Rockers, cops subject of federal gun probe

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A federal investigation is under way after pictures surfaced of rock stars with firearms in Rowan County. WSOC-TV in Charlotte has learned a former Rowan County police officer works with musicians like Tommy Lee of Motley Crue and Bret Michaels. WSOC received photos of the musicians at the Rowan County Peace Officers Association, where they were brought to fire guns. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Mother indicted for trying to give razor blade to murder suspect son in jail

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Charges against a mother accused of smuggling a razor blade to her son in jail have been dropped, so that she could be indicted. Full story...
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Shallotte cop arrested for insurance fraud

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A Shallotte Police officer has found himself on the wrong side of the law. A SBI spokeswoman confirm that agents arrested Eric King yesterday for insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach considers grant for license plate scanning

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video Many people go to Wrightsville Beach to go fishing. Now Wrightsville Beach could be fishing for you. Two weeks ago the beach town received a federal grant for automatic license plate recognition systems to help police in their search for criminals. Full story...
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Painters robbed at Wilmington business

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A group of painters trying to make good use of the hours a business was closed wound up in the wrong place at the wrong time this morning. Full story...
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Raleigh couple headed for hearing in death of mom

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A couple accused in the death of a Kinston woman are scheduled for their first appearance before a judge. Full story...
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Ex-aide to former NC governor starts prison time

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A top aide to North Carolina's former governor is heading to Florida to begin serving a yearlong sentence for federal income tax evasion. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Report details investigation into Laney assistant principal

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video We're learning more tonight about the investigation of a Laney High School assistant principal. Last week we told you a criminal investigation into Robin Lamberty has been closed, but the New Hanover County School Board is still looking into what's happening. Full story...
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Drifter pleads not guilty in killing of NC couple

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A man accused of killing two elderly hikers in a western North Carolina national forest has pleaded not guilty to the charges against him. Full story...
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Police arrest man in case of missing Kinston woman

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The ex-boyfriend of a missing Kinston mother is one of two suspects arrested after a woman's dismembered body was found in Texas. Full story...
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Man stabbed holds suspect until police arrive

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A man was stabbed in Carolina Beach early Monday morning after another man tried to get beer out of a refrigerator. Full story...
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Leland man arrested on insurance fraud

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Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin today announced the arrest of Joshua Rex Walston, 26, of 1567 Lanvale Road, Leland; he is charged with one count each of insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense. Full story...
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