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ONLY ON 3: Brian Berger had no insurance during car crash, avoided victim

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video A week after being arrested on domestic violence charges, New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger showed up 15 minutes late to an agenda briefing Thursday. But Angela Lilly was there early to see him. Full story...
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Berger's attorney, one other plead guilty to failing to file taxes

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The Department of Revenue says Sam Edwards of Ocean Isle Beach and Dennis Sullivan Jr. of Wilmington both admitted to five county of willful failure to file their state tax returns. Both men paid the taxes and interest they owed before entering a plea. Full story...
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Hundreds of dogs seized from Caldwell Co. kennel

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Caldwell County animal control officers are rounding up nearly 300 dogs from a suspected puppy mill in Hudson. Full story...
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NC close to requiring checking sale of cold meds

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North Carolina could soon require retailers to check cold sufferers against a national database if they want a remedy containing the key ingredient needed to make the illegal drug methamphetamine. Full story...
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John Edwards testimony in sex tape case delayed

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John Edwards will not have to testify in a case involving a purported sex tape with his mistress until after criminal charges against him are resolved. Full story...
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In NC case, US Supreme Court says age must be considered in interrogation

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The high court on Thursday ruled that police and school officials were wrong when they interviewed a 13-year-old special education student about a string of break-ins in Chapel Hill. Full story...
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UPDATE: Pender Sheriff suspends captain after prostitution arrest

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videoA Pender County Sheriff's captain is off the job after Wilmington Police arrested him overnight on prostitution charges. Capt. Mark Sloan is charged with soliciting prostitution and crimes against nature. Full story...
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Two arrested in motel room robbery

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Two suspects are in jail after a robbery at a motel room on Market Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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Man arrested for Tabor City murder

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Police arrested a man wanted for a shooting death in broad daylight in Tabor City. Tabor City Police Chief Donald Dowless says Albert Henry, 34, is in custody and charged with second degree murder. Henry was arrested around 7:30 Thursday night with the assistance of the SBI. Full story...
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Man dead after morning shooting in Tabor City

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A man is dead after being shot on a Tabor City street in broad daylight. Full story...
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Police: US Airways employee stowed away on flight

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Authorities say a US Airways employee was arrested in Pittsburgh after allegedly stowing away on an earlier flight from Florida to North Carolina. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Police say statements not only factor in domestic violence arrests

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video After New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's arrest Friday on a domestic violence charge, both he and the alleged victim said the incident was blown out of proportion. That's led a lot of people to wonder why Berger, or anyone in a similar situation, would be charged and why police have the latitude to make such an arrest. Full story...
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Truck driver charged in New Hanover man's death

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Police have now arrested a 20-year-old truck driver in the death of a motorcycle rider in Wilmington. Full story...
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WWAY & BIG TALKER FM EXCLUSIVE: Berger girlfriend provides arrest night details

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videoHeather Blaylock, New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's girlfriend, describes what happened the night Berger was arrested for assault. She also explains why she called 911 and requested an officer go with her to Berger's house. Full story...
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