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Killer of NC trooper gets life in prison

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The Florida man who killed a North Carolina state trooper will get life in prison after a jury could not reach a decision about his punishment. Full story...
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Chadbourn police search for suspect after murder

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She lived in the Barry Court neighborhood which is a senior living community. Police say they never have any trouble out of the neighborhood. Full story...
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Bank near Monkey Junction robbed

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Yet another bank robbery in New Hanover County. A man robbed the First Bank at 5102 S. College Road near Monkey Junction around 2 p.m. Full story...
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NC man arrested when flag burning goes awry

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A Brevard man has been charged with destroying property after what authorities call a flag-burning protest got out of hand. Full story...
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Laney latest victim of school bomb threats

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video Terror alerts are high, and when a threat is made near or far, it raises serious concern. Lately we've seen several bomb threats at area schools. Full story...
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Update: Students arrested for bomb threat at Brunswick County Academy

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With assistance from the surveillance cameras on the school grounds and thorough investigation, five students were arrested. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Hoggard, Roland Grise and Alderman; search for wanted man continues

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videoThe lock-down at Hoggard, Roland Grise and Alderman schools has been lifted. The Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover Co. Sheriff’s Office are still searching for 27-year-old Andrew Mitchell Narris. They say he's wanted for property crimes. He's a bald, white male wearing a black shirt and cargo pants. He's 5' 10" and weighs 250 lbs. Full story...
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Accused 'fake Marine' appears in court

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A North Carolina man facing federal charges for posing as a decorated Marine was in court this morning. Michael Hamilton appeared in federal court in Wilmington, where the judge read a list of his charges and possible penalties he could face. Full story...
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Man arrested for allegedly shooting stepson

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video A scary situation after a shooting in a New Hanover County neighborhood. The shooting stemmed from a dispute between a man and his stepson and it landed the stepson in the hospital. Full story...
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Father charged with choking baby

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A New Hanover County man is in jail charged with choking his two-month-old daughter. Full story...
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Police say no sign of Baker in NC landfill

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Investigators in the case of a missing 10-year-old girl in Hickory say a three-day search of a nearby landfill failed to turn up any evidence. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. football rivalry turns ugly

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Rivalries stir passion in high schools, but a prank tied to one of tonight's big games landed six boys on the wrong side of the law. Full story...
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Charlotte student faces charges over exploding pen

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A North Carolina teenager who authorities say brought an exploding pen to his school is in jail after his home was emptied of explosive chemicals easily found at pharmacies and hardware stores. Full story...
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Operation Bad Candy busts 27 people

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Cops from all over Brunswick County rounded up drug suspects throughout the county. Full story...
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NC trial for nursing home shootings won't move

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The North Carolina man accused of killing eight people in a nursing home shooting rampage last year will go on trial in the county where the deaths occurred. Full story...
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