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Obrian Hester back in court Tuesday

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A confessed killer will be back in New Hanover County court Tuesday to find out how much time he will spend behind bars. Full story...
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Arrest nabs man in alleged Chuck E. Cheese robbery

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A Wilmington man is scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday for allegedly robbing Chuck E. Cheese's on Oleander Drive last week. Full story...
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Leland's Night Out against crime

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Communities across the country, and right here in our area, gathered Tuesday night to take part in the 26th Annual National Night Out. One of the local events was in Leland. Full story...
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Night Out makes a stand against crime and drugs

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Communities across North America, including several in our area, are joining forces Tuesday night to make a stand against crime and drugs. Full story...
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Tabor City arson investigation heats up

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videoA story we've been following out of Columbus County continues to unfold. On Wednesday, 17-year-old Allen Strickland's Tabor City home went up in flames while he was sleeping inside.

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Tabor City teen arson victim says he's afraid for his life

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videoThe Columbus County town of Tabor City is buzzing with speculation over who may have burned down the home of a local teenager with connections to State Sen. R.C. Soles.

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Still no closure, 3 years after woman's disappearance

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Wilmington police are still investigating the death of Allison Jackson Foy. Foy disappeared after a night out, three years ago.

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Violence at area housing projects

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videoA shooting at a Wilmington Housing Project has neighbors concerned. It happened at 12th and Rankin Streets, just as the sun went down. Police are calling it an armed robbery. Full story...
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Law enforcement steps up attempt to stop local gang crimes

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videoViolent crime in our area is often associated with gang activity. According to law enforcement, most of the major gangs are here. Wilmington Police and the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department Gang Task Force met Tuesday in an attempt to ratchet up the fight. Full story...
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Beach Bag Bandits get nabbed, property recovered

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Thanks to one of our viewers, Wrightsville Beach detectives have nabbed the Beach Bag Bandits we told you about Monday. Monday night, a tip led detectives to arrest 23-year-old Joshua Barnts and 20-year-old Brandon Cordell of Wilmington. Full story...
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Wilmington traffic stop turns into car chase

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An attempted traffic stop turned into a car chase through Wilmington. The chase ended a little before 10:00 P.M. Monday night, with this car backed into a fence at 29th and Lyndon. Full story...
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Family and friends remember Emmitt Irving

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A memorial took place Monday night for the first anniversary of the murder of Wilmington resident Emmitt Irving. The 26 year old was gunned down in front of his home on Grace Street. Full story...
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Officers now equipped with new crime fighting tool

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videoState Attorney General, Roy Cooper, announced a new crime fighting initiative Monday. Officers now have access to information that will help them track probation violators, and crack down on identity theft. Full story...
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Carolina Beach sees large amount of visitors, some crime

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videoCome to the north end of Carolina Beach on the weekends, and it will look a little bit like a can sardines. Hundreds of people camped out, enjoying the beach. But somewhere in the mix, things can easily go wrong. Full story...
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Brunswick sheriffs looking for man in alleged stabbing

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office needs your help. Deputies are looking for 28-year-old "Eddie" Brock - wanted for allegedly stabbing someone at a party in Supply this past Saturday night. Full story...
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