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Crime

FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Fourth inmate charged in Bladen Co. Jail beating

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video A fourth inmate has been charged with the assault of a fellow inmate last month at the Bladen County Jail. David Wilson Gilchrist, 18, of Elizabethtown, is charged with assault inflicting serious bodily injury and second degree kidnapping. Full story...
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WPD releases more details on Tuesday shooting, standoff

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Wilmington Police have released new details in an officer-involved shooting Tuesday that had four Wilmington schools on lockdown for hours during a standoff. Full story...
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School bus tires slashed at Topsail High

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videoSome students in Pender County got a late start to their school day after vandals apparently targeted school buses. A statement from Pender County Schools says at 5:15 a.m., bus drivers arrived to begin their routes and found flat tires on 15 buses parked at Topsail High School. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Elizabethtown bank robbery suspect arrested in California

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video A man wanted for a bank robbery in Bladen County earlier this month has been arrested in California. Full story...
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Man hospitalized after jumping on cars

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video Wilmington Police say a man was taken to the hospital last night after jumping onto the hoods of two vehicles stopped for a train on 5th Avenue at Martin Street. Full story...
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UPDATE: Standoff suspect identified; police catch second suspect

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videoPolice have two men in custody after a traffic stop led to a standoff today and the lockdown of four schools for hours in Wilmington. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune sergeant pleads guilty to bribery charge

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videoA Camp Lejeune gunnery sergeant pleaded guilty in federal court to a soliciting bribes from a government contractor while deployed to Iraq. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Battered Columbus County inmate speaks

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video 24-year-old Daniel Davis was in the Columbus County Detention Center for a probation violation when he says the unthinkable happened. Full story...
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Bladen Co. jail beating victim back in hospital

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video The man severely beaten in the Bladen county jail last week is back in the hospital. Joshua Ward's wife, Amanda, tells us he was showing signs of improvement, but after being released from the hospital Friday, he suffered a chronic headache. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: David says his office 'monitoring' jail beating case

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video Last week, WWAY broke the story of Joshua Ward, who was badly beaten in the Bladen county jail. Former jailer Marcus Hubbard told us that kind of violence is nothing new at the Bladen county jail. He said his complaints would often times fall on deaf ears. Full story...
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