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Crime

FIRST ON 3: WPD posts video of controversial arrests, chief applauds officers

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video A Wilmington man is behind bars after police say he stole about a dollar in change at a bank yesterday. But the way that police took Roy Smith II into custody has some asking if the they acted too harshly. Full story...
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Senate approves Goolsby's Racial Justice Act repeal

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videoThe state Senate agrees that the Racial Justice Act should be repealed completely in North Carolina as one way to restart executions after a more than six-year hiatus. Full story...
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Groups challenge Racial Justice Act repeal

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Opposition groups and some North Carolina lawmakers are voicing their disapproval of a bill they say will kick-start executions in the state. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: 18-wheeler nearly hits man, continues driving

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video Wilmington Police are looking for the driver of an 18-wheeler who almost ran over a man. The man says the truck driver ran through power lines, nearly hitting him and then kept on driving. Full story...
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Jury selection begins in rape trial

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videoToday was the first day of jury selection for a rape case that happened almost three years ago. Full story...
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Bladenboro manager charged with assaulting women at laundromat

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videoPolice say a trip to the laundromat ended violently for two Blandenboro women and landed the town manager in trouble. Full story...
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Leland Police search for home invasion suspect

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videoLeland Police need help finding a home invasion suspect they say is armed and dangerous. Detectives have charges pending on Torie Nesbitt for a break-in on Greensview Circle Thursday. They've already arrested a 14-year-old for first degree robbery in connection with the crime. Full story...
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14-year-old arrested for home invasion

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videoLeland Police arrested a 14-year-old male in connection with a home invasion that happened on March 21. The teen is charged with first degree burglary and taken to a juvenile detention facility. Full story...
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DSS investigates after road rage suspects surrender

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video Deputies say the suspects in a road rage incident that led to a fight and shooting Sunday in Carteret County turned themselves in last night.. Now the victims are speaking out. Full story...
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NC Senate panel backs Goolsby's execution rule changes

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video An effort by Senate Republicans that they say will kick-start the resumption of executions in North Carolina and get rid of the Racial Justice Act has been approved by a legislative committee. Full story...
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