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Dog fighting is local problem

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videoVirginia isn't the only area where dog fighting occurs. Local animal control officers say it is a problem in our area. Animal Control Services Manager Jean McNeil said, "We have fighting that does go on inside our county." Full story...
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WPD looking for shooting suspect

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Wilmington Police are looking for a shooting suspect. The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of 30th Street. Tyrone Tyson of Wilmington was shot in the thigh by a man who claimed Tyson took his money. Full story...
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Illegal aliens arrested on cocaine trafficking charges

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Pender County deputies have busted two illegal aliens on cocaine trafficking charges. Alejandro Hernandez-Garcia and Luis Escobido Gonzales face a litany of felony counts. Full story...
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Man wanted for attempted murder turns self in

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A local man wanted for attempted murder turned himself in to authorities Monday evening. Full story...
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Teen girl arrested, suspected of carjacking

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A 16-year old girl is in jail Monday. She's one of two suspects in a carjacking over the weekend. Police say a woman matching Alicia Ramos's description car-jacked a man at gunpoint on Rankin Street Sunday morning. Full story...
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Police: lingerie thieves loose in Raleigh

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Someone's been stealing the undies at Victoria's Secret stores in the Raleigh area. Police say thieves have stolen almost $35,000 worth of underwear, perfume and other merchandise from Victoria's Secret stores in the Raleigh area since March. Full story...
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Black surrenders to federal authorities

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Today is expected to mark the beginning of former House Speaker Jim Black's prison sentence. Full story...
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Riegelwood dispute turns deadly

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Authorities say 23-year-old Terrell Brown broke into his girlfriend Ashley Brown's house using a machete. David Simmons was staying with her in the house and the two go into a fight. Deputies say that's when Simmons shot and killed Terrel Brown. Full story...
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Local couple arrested, charged with child abuse after attempted drug purchase

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Wilmington Police say Harry and Kristine Harris were trying to buy crack in a bowling alley parking lot on Shipyard Boulevard with their one-year-old child in the car. Full story...
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Stabbing victim released from hospital

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videoThe Castle Hayne man stabbed multiple times more than a month ago is home from the hospital and has quite a story to tell. The victim's 14-year-old daughter made the 911 call that may have saved her dad's life. Full story...
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Leland Police: Man shot over $5

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Leland Police are investigating an early morning shooting that left one man wounded. Detectives say Robert Warren was shot twice around one o'clock Wednesday morning in the 9800 block of Wayne Street in an argument over $5. Full story...
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Sisters accused of kidnapping adopted infant to return to Miss.

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Two sisters accused of kidnapping a five-month-old girl in Mississippi and fleeing to North Carolina are heading back to their home state to face charges. Full story...
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Oak Island murder case may point to county drug problem

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State budget cuts have closed substance abuse clinics one of them in Brunswick County. Residents say drugs are on the rise, and counselors say addicts have fewer places to get help. Full story...
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Virginia teen pleads guilty to MySpace-related sex charges

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A Virginia teen who started a romance with an underage Pender County girl on MySpace plead guilty to sex charges today. Full story...
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Teens confess to killing restaurant owner

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We now know what led authorities to arrest two teens for the murder of an Oak Island restaurant owner. According to the search warrant, the teens confessed to killing Phillip Cook. The search warrant lays out the details of what happened the night Phillip Cook was murdered. Full story...
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