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Number of domestic violence murders declines in NC

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North Carolina's attorney general says the number of domestic violence murders in the state dropped by 14 in 2013, to 108. Full story...
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Police: Woman was followed home from airport, robbed at knife-point

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Police are investigating an armed robbery after they say a woman was followed home from the airport and robbed at knife-point outside of her home. Full story...
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Police investigating after shooter fires out of moving car, hits woman in leg

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Wilmington Police are investigating after they say someone shot a woman in the leg out of a moving car early Saturday. Full story...
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WPD investigating after man stabbed several times outside Ramada Inn

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Police are investigating after they say a man was stabbed several times by a group of men in the Ramada Inn parking lot over the weekend. Full story...
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UPDATE: Suspect now in critical condition following officer-involved shooting

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The man who led authorities on a high-speed car chase that ended in an officer-involved shooting Sunday is now in critical condition, according to hospital staff. Investigators say multiple officers from both the State Highway Patrol and the Columbus County Sheriff's Office shot at Evans. Full story...
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Son of former BSL police chief charged with heroin possession

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The son of a former Boiling Spring Lakes police chief was arrested Thursday in Wilmington with several bags of heroin, according to police. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Church group building handicap bathroom for amputee has materials, trailer stolen

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videoOne minute it was there, and the next it was gone. Members of the Haw Bluff Baptist Church in Bladen County say someone stole a trailer full of materials being used to build a handicap accessible bathroom for a double amputee. Full story...
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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Carolina Beach Police need help identifying safecracking suspects

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videoCarolina Beach Police looking for a couple of people who broke into a safe last week. Surveillance video caught who police believe are two young men breaking into the safe at Gulfstream restaurant on Myrtle Ave. early March 20. Full story...
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Shallotte business owner charged with sexual assault

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videoA Shallotte business owner is in jail charged with sexual assult. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested David Rodriguez, 52, this morning on two counts of second degree sexual assault for an incident last night. Full story...
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Wilmington Police investigating after officers find man with shot to chest

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videoPolice are investigating after they say a Wilmington man was shot in the chest early this morning after getting several reports of shots fired. Full story...
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Former deputy guilty of tasing utility worker

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videoA former New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy accused of tasing a utility worker took the stand in his own defense in Burgaw this afternoon. It was not enough, though, as a judge found Reed Roberts guilty of simple assault. Full story...
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Charlotte mayor arrested on federal corruption charges

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Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested Wednesday by FBI agents for alleged violations of federal public corruption laws, announced Anne M. Tompkins, US Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Full story...
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WPD: Witness who caught man breaking into car leads police to suspect

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video Police arrested a man who was caught breaking into a car in Wilmington last night after they say a witness followed the suspect to a nearby store while reporting the crime to dispatchers. Full story...
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Police looking for driver of 18-wheeler that hit bicyclist, kept going

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video Police are investigating an early-morning crash after they say an 18-wheeler hit a bicyclist, knocking him to the ground, before driving away. Full story...
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Convicted killer sentenced to life without parole

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videoIt was a case that broke when the teen suspects bragged at school about a murder. Today the victim's own nephew found out how he would be punished for the crime. Full story...
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