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Update: Navassa Police Chief Suspended

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videoNavassa's Police Chief was suspended without pay Tuesday. He was arrested for drunk driving over the weekend in his patrol car. Troopers say Chief Ricky Thorpe's blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit. Some Navassa Residents are stunned and question their safety. Full story...
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NHC Sheriff's Department to unveil new helicopter

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is gearing up to unveil its new chopper. Full story...
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Navassa police chief arrested

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Navassa's chief was stopped over the weekend, allegedly driving drunk. Full story...
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NC DMV worker pleads guilty to embezzlement

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A former worker has pleaded guilty to embezzling $100,000 from the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles over a five-year period. Full story...
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Community where murdered Fort Bragg soldier found holds memorial

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videoResidents of Sneads Ferry came together Monday night to pay their respects to Holley Wimunc. She's the Fort Bragg soldier whose charred remains were found buried in the area.

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Tip leads to large heroin bust

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Nearly $100,000 worth of drugs is off the street tonight. The New Hanover County Sheriff's department says this is its largest heroin bust to date. Full story...
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Amber alert ends safely

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videoA weekend search for a mother and her two-year-old daughter has ended safely. An amber alert was issued Saturday morning and by Saturday evening, the suspect was behind bars. Full story...
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Update: New details in case of remains found off Carolina Beach Road

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Police have new leads today generated by our story last night on the investigation surrounding human remains found off of Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Slain NC woman's family ask killer to come forward

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The family a North Carolina mother found slain near her suburban home says the culprit should speak up if the person has "a shred of decency." Full story...
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Wilmington man sentenced in death of UNCW student

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A Wilmington man has been sentenced to up to five years in prison in the death of UNCW student Annie McLeod. Full story...
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New details in case of remains found off Carolina Beach Road

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videoPolice searched a home, car, and storage unit of a New Hanover County man while looking for evidence in the case of human remains found off of Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Widow of Shallotte realtor Adam Bradshaw files civil lawsuit

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The widow of Shallotte realtor Adam Bradshaw has filed suit against the two suspects charged with his murder.

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Marines charged in murder make court appearance

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Two Camp Lejeune Marines were in court today, facing charges stemming from the death of Lieutenant Holly Wimunc. Full story...
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State: Man shot in patrol car had not been cuffed

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A report says a man shot to death by a state trooper in his patrol car after the man attacked the officer with a box cutter had been searched but had not been handcuffed because he was not under arrest. Full story...
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Woman Accused of Scamming Small Businesses

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A crime alert for local businesses. Brunswick county authorities are looking for a woman they say is scamming businesses out of thousands of dollars and she seems to be a pro. Full story...
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