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Brunswick deputies ask for help to find gunman

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Brunswick County Sheriff's Detectives are looking for help finding a gunman. They want to talk with anyone who may have been in the area of Grissettown last night between 6:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Full story...
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Wilmington man charged with breaking into store, stealing skateboard

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A Wilmington man is in jail charged with breaking into a store on N. 4th Street late Monday night. Full story...
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Leland woman arrested for insurance fraud

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Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin today announced the arrest of Lakeia C. Freeman, 28, of 136 Parsley St., Leland; she is charged with one count each of insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense. Full story...
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Roommate mutilation case delayed until October

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The case of a Catawba County man accused of shooting his roommate to death and mutilating his body has been delayed until October. Full story...
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UNCW trying to figure out how emergency system failed

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video It took more than two hours for students and staff at UNCW to find out about a shooting near campus Friday. The university has acknowledged that its response to the gunman and a search for him on and around campus was unacceptable. Now the school is trying to move past the communication lapse by finding out what went wrong and how to make things better. Full story...
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Jury finds Brunswick Co. man not guilty of assault on deputies

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video Back in 2007 Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies shot a man, who was also charged with two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer. George Cooper says he never pointed a gun at the officers much less fired it, and today a jury at the Brunswick County Courthouse agreed with him. Full story...
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Testimony focuses on nurse in 2009 NC shooting

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Testimony in the trial of a man accused of killing eight people at a Moore County nursing home is focusing on the lone victim who was not a resident of the facility. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Victim, suspect's family tell different stories of Friday shooting near UNCW

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videoOne gun. One shot. One arrest. But two different stories. Friday afternoon's shooting near the UNCW campus left 42-year-old David Carroll with a gunshot wound to the shoulder, but it's what led up to the shooting that is in question. Full story...
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Trial begins in case of NC nursing home shootings

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Lawyers for a man accused of killing eight people at a North Carolina nursing home say their client was addled by prescription drugs and depression at the time of the 2009 shootings. Full story...
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Judge grants change of venue in stepmom's trial

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A judge has granted a change of venue for the trial of a North Carolina woman charged in the death of her 10-year-old disabled stepdaughter. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in shooting near UNCW, release victim's name

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video Wilmington Police have released the name of the victim of Friday afternoon's shooting. David Carroll, 42, is at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Carroll is in fair condition. Police have officially charged Reginald Gagnier with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Hit & run suspect in court, has several prior charges

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videoThe woman accused of hitting 21-year-old Cody Khan earlier this month and then driving away was in court facing numerous charges this morning. It was a busy day in court for Kane, who had to be in two separate courtrooms for four separate charges. We attempted to catch up with Kane after court, asking her if she had anything to say to Khan's family. Full story...
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Chase suspect makes first appearance

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Laquinn Damon Hines is charged with possession of a weapon by a felon, misdemeanor hit and run, speeding to elude arrest, driving during revocation and wreckless driving. Full story...
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NHSO nets robbery suspects, stolen weapons in sting

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New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputies say they've caught two men accused of stealing weapons and jewelry from a house. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Missing man's cousin arrested after chase ends with crash involving suspect, police car

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video Police say they arrested Laquin Hines. Relatives say Hines is the cousin of Al'Quon Flowers, who's been missing since last week. Full story...
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