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ONLY ON 3: Two of three suspects in Columbus Co. murder were out on bond

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video New details have emerged about two of the suspects accused in the New Year's Day murder of a Hallsboro woman. Court records show that Derrick Devon Pierce and Antwan Jahmal Johnson have both had multiple run-ins with the law in the last year. Full story...
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Man wanted in theft of presents

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videoA Rocky Point man is wanted in connection with the theft of a family's Christmas presents, according to the Pender County Sheriff's Office. Full story...
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NC gang conference to be held in Mount Olive

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A detective from Virginia will speak at a gang conference in North Carolina about the intersection of gangs and human trafficking victims. Full story...
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Third suspect arrested in New Year's Day murder of Columbus Co. mom

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videoTwo men and one woman are in jail charged with murdering a woman in Columbus County early New Year's Day. The Sheriff's Office says Derrick Devon Pierce, 29, Antwan Jahmal Johnson, 30, and Amanda Kay Canady, 25, are charged with the murder of Keshia April Ward, 31, of Hallsboro. Full story...
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Police say fight over woman led to house being shot

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videoNavassa Police need help figuring out who shot at a home yesterday. Investigators say it happened between 3:30 and 5 a.m. at 307 Main Street. They found ten .45 caliber shell casing at the scene and one in a wall. Full story...
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Guarding NC fair ride costs $400 a day

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Guarding a ride that seriously injured several patrons earlier this year is costing the North Carolina State Fair $400 a day. Full story...
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Police: Duo robbed man at gunpoint in apartment parking lot

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video Police are searching for a couple of men they say robbed a man at gunpoint early this morning while he was sitting in a car in a Wilmington apartment complex. Full story...
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Kids find mom murdered, boyfriend beaten

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videoThe Columbus County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent attack and murder in Hallsboro. Full story...
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Despite ban, sweepstakes cafes fight to stay open

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It's been a year since the state Supreme Court has upheld a North Carolina law banning sweepstakes cafes. But some of the places where people play fast-moving computer games that mimic Vegas-style slots are still open for business. Full story...
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Troopers look for truck, driver involved in deadly New Year's Eve crash

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videoState troopers are looking for the driver of a truck they say hit and killed a man walking on the side of an Onslow County road on New Year's Eve, but didn't stop. Full story...
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Prison administrator charged with attempted murder

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An administrator at a state prison in Buncombe County has been arrested after police say he tried to run over a man in his car. Full story...
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Suspect in Jacksonville sex extortion case facing more charges

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videoMore charges have been filed against an Onslow County man already accused of luring a Marine into a home and coercing the victim to perform a sex act. Full story...
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Man wanted for questioning in NC murders killed

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Authorities say a man being sought for questioning about three murders is dead after a three-county chase. Full story...
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Troopers: Car chase ends with arrest at suspect's home

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videoA Wilmington man faces several charges this morning after troopers say he led them on a car chase that ended at his home. Troopers say the chase started just before 10 p.m. when a trooper tried to pull over a 1995 Ford Thunderbird on Carolina Beach Road near St. Andrews Drive. Full story...
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Short-staffed for two years, Navassa PD still getting help from sheriff

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videoThe Navassa Police Department is understaffed with two officers on leave. To help keep the town safe Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies have been providing back-up. Today the two agencies met to make sure there is enough coverage. Full story...
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