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Man, woman arrested for heroin in Creekwood

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videoA three-month heroin trafficking investigation by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and AFT has landed a man and a woman in jail. Full story...
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NEW THIS MORNING: Bullet grazes man in the head when shotgun misfires

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A 22-year-old is recovering in the hospital this morning after police say a bullet grazed his head when another man's shotgun misfired inside a Wilmington home. Full story...
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Shallotte woman charged with arson

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A Shallotte woman was arrested Thursday in connection with a fire earlier today. Full story...
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Army general fined, reprimanded in sex case

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An army general avoided jail time and was reprimanded and fined a total of $20,000 for inappropriate relationships with three subordinates in a closely watched court case. Full story...
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Man who won retrial in 2009 home invasion pleads guilty to lesser charge

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A Wilmington man who won a bid for a new trial in a 2009 home invasion death pleaded guilty to a lesser charge Tuesday, one day into his retrial, according to the New Hanover County District Attorney's Office. Full story...
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Wake Co. Sheriff: Six detention officers lose jobs

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The Wake County sheriff says six detention officers are no longer on the job as the result of an investigation into inappropriate relationships with inmates. Hayes was convicted last month of second-degree murder in the death of her husband's ex-girlfriend, who was dismembered. Full story...
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NHRMC identifies suspects charged for weapon, drugs at hospital

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center has released the names of two people arrested last week on gun and drug charges at the hospital. Naulege Johnson, 15, and Jamaal Johnson, 20, are charged with carrying a concealed weapon and possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana. Full story...
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Army general sex case adjourned until Thursday

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An Army general's sentencing for inappropriate relationships with subordinates has been pushed back by at least one more day. Full story...
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Five face kidnapping, robbery charges in Brunswick County

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Five people were arrested Tuesday in connection with two kidnappings and armed robberies last week, Brunswick County Sheriff's Office warrants show. Full story...
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Police find explosives, body in Charlotte home

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have found explosive devices in a home where a man's body was found. A statement from police said the body of 65-year-old Alva Richard Brewer was found in the house on the city's south side after a call to police on Monday. Full story...
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Law enforcement looking for ways to make up ABC funding cut for downtown task force

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videoAs expected, the New Hanover County ABC Board will pull back its funding to Wilmington's Downtown Task Force. The phasing out will happen gradually over the next few years. So what does this mean for your safety, and what does law enforcement think? Full story...
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NC court must weigh who decides on execution drugs

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North Carolina's Court of Appeals wants a fact-finding lower court to consider whether an appointed state official or a state rulemaking commission should decide how the state executes convicted killers. Full story...
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Federal grand jury looks into Duke Energy spill

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A federal grand jury is convening as part of a widening criminal investigation triggered by the massive Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge. Full story...
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Man who was robbed; arrested on warrant for outstanding DWI

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videoA Wilmington man who was assaulted and robbed at Greenfield Lake Park Monday night is now behind bars after police say he was wanted for an outstanding DWI charge. Full story...
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Meth operation busted in Brunswick County

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After getting a tip, the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Vice-Narcotics Unit arrested four people for making meth at 8987 Black Chestnut Drive in Leland Sunday. Full story...
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