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Suspect caught in killing of NC chief's daughter

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Michael Neal Harvey was arrested Monday morning in Niagara Falls, NY, in the killing of Valerie Hamilton. Hamilton's body was found over the weekend in a self-storage unit in North Carolina. Full story...
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20/20's Elizabeth Vargas discusses tonight's focus on Tim Hennis case

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videoThe murder of a Fort Bragg wife and her two young daughters in their Fayetteville home made headlines back in the 1980s. It was a mystery that played out for more than 25 years, including here in Wilmington, as suspect Tim Hennis was found guilty, later acquitted, then tried again after two decades of freedom. Full story...
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Man arrested for larceny

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office needs your help! Full story...
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Police charge teacher with breaking student's arm

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A Fayetteville teacher is accused of breaking a five-year-old student's arm while trying to apply what's called a therapeutic hold. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Chief Evangelous discusses downtown issues

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videoIn the wake of another weekend of violence and other problems downtown, Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous joined Ann McAdams onset during WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 5:30 Wednesday to talk about what's going on and what can be done. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Man shot in butt on 9th Street

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The reporting officer says that the 19-year-old male victim had been shot in the buttocks. When the first officer arrived, the victim was standing on the porch of his grandmother's house (Russell's Aly). The victim was uncooperative, initially refusing to give his name. Full story...
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Court date delayed for former property manager charged with embezzlement

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Linda Dodson is accused of embezzling money from the St. James community while she worked for CAMS. Full story...
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Former NC Marine pleads guilty to killing wife

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Marine avoids death penalty to admitting killing soldier wife. Full story...
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Court-martial delayed for NC soldier

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Army officials say a military judge has agreed to delay the court-martial of a North Carolina soldier accused in a series of rapes and break-ins. Full story...
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Police, council trying to fix continued downtown problems

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videoAnother weekend and more violence in downtown Wilmington. When the bars closed in Wilmington this weekend, police say fights broke out, a police horse and patrol car became victims and someone reported a man pointing a gun at people. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Police arrest man for slashing Marine's face

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A convicted felon is behind bars tonight. Police say he slashed Brandin Roberts, a Marine visiting Wilmington last month. Full story...
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WPD: Drunk driver smacks police car Saturday night

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A drunk driver tried to back out of a parking space at 2nd and Market Streets Saturday night. A couple of WPD officers tried to tell him that he was about to hit a police car parked in the space immediately behind him, but he continued backing.... Full story...
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WPD: Drunk driver bumps into police horse; starts "melee"

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The melee began when a drunk driver bumped a WPD horse. A crowd gathered and numerous bystanders interfered in the investigation. The police horse was not injured, but the drunk driver was arrested and charged with DWI. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Police canvassing Wilmington to remind drivers to lock cars

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video Lock your doors and hide your valuables. That's the warning Wilmington Police could very well leave on your windshield. Full story...
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Nine sentenced in contraband cigarette conspiracy

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As described in the Indictment, the conspiracy was carried out by "the buyers", who repeatedly traveled from the Northeastern United States to North Carolina for the purpose of purchasing large quantities of cigarettes outside the normal flow of commerce. Full story...
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