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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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Teen charged with sexual assault of boys

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A Wilmington teen is behind bars after he was arrested Monday night in connection with the sexual assault of two boys over the weekend. Full story...
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AG Cooper says regional crime lab expansion in works

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videoSheriffs from all over the state met in Wrightsville Beach this morning for the Sheriff's Association's Spring Conference. Attorney General Roy Cooper spoke to hundreds of law enforcement officers about the need for more resources, like improving and expanding the state's crime lab. Full story...
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Two men arrested, accused of manufacturing meth

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videoTwo men were arrested and charged for manufacturing meth. Full story...
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Man wanted for first-degree attempted murder in Jan. shooting arrested

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videoElizabethtown Police arrested a man who was wanted for first-degree attempted murder since a shooting that landed one person in the hospital back in January. Covington is in the Bladen County Jail under a $1,010,000 bond. Full story...
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WPD: Woman assaults several with kitchen knife at family gathering

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videoA Wilmington woman faces assault charges after police say she stabbed and punched family members at a home over the weekend. Full story...
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Man who slammed car into home charged with DWI, reckless driving

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videoA man who police say slammed his car into a Wilmington home early Saturday now faces charges for DWI and reckless driving. Full story...
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