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Mother of girl sexually battered on school bus says punishment doesn't fit crime

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videoSchool bus number 48 takes students from Acme-Delco Elementary and Middle schools to and from school every day, but Friday witnesses say one student crossed the line on a dare, and the victim's mother says not enough is being done about it. Full story...
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Murder victim's family talks about death

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videoAfter a shooting and stabbing at a Wilmington night club early Sunday morning, one man is dead and another injured. Tonight the family of the young man killed are speaking out about what happened. Full story...
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WPD weekend report: Masked men, quiet shooting victim, old lady won't let go of purse

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In addition to the homicide on Sunday morning, here are several other significant incidents from over the weekend. These cases are still under investigation. Full story...
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Recent youth violence topic at Stop the Violence rally Saturday

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Violence destroying our youth. It's enough to make some members of our community step up and do something. Full story...
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Jurors hear from murderer's family during sentencing

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Jurors heard a second day of testimony in the sentencing phase of Danny Lamont Thomas. Last week they convicted Thomas of killing four people in Chadbourn in 2005. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Two nabbed for prostitution

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On May 7, investigators arrested two women in a prostitution sting in the Shallotte area. Agents also seized cocaine, Xanax, and a smoking pipe during the arrest. Full story...
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Man arrested after selling donated items to tornado victims

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A Raleigh man has been arrested and accused of asking homeowners with tornado-damaged property to pay him for donated items. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: One man shot to death, another stabbed outside Wilmington club

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video A day after New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say they solved a murder, Wilmington Police are looking for another killer. Full story...
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Two arrested for murder in New Hanover County

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Less than a week after a man was found shot to death in New Hanover County, deputies have arrested two men for his murder. Full story...
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Loan officer sentenced to 19 years in prison

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A Gastonia loan officer has been sentenced to 19 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $3 million restitution after pleading guilty to charges related to a mortgage fraud scheme. Full story...
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Mom arrested for smuggling weapon to murder suspect son

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It looks like a Brunswick County mother and son may get to spend Mother's Day together in jail. Full story...
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Chadbourn Town Manager indicted for impersonating officer

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A Columbus County grand jury has returned indictments against Chadbourn's town manager, including one for impersonating an officer. Full story...
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Sentencing continues Monday in quadruple murders

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A sentencing hearing will continue Monday for a man convicted of four murders in Columbus County. Full story...
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DWI charge for driver accused of hitting deputy

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Investigators say a drunk driver hit a deputy's car earlier this week in Brunswick County. William Earl Williamson, 58, is charged with DWI and assault with a deadly weapon on a governmental official among other charges. Full story...
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Police search for bank robber

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Wilmington Police are looking for a man who robbed a bank this morning. It happened at the Wachovia at 4195 Market Street around 11 a.m. Full story...
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