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Crime

Charges upgraded after moped driver injured in crash dies

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videoA Wilmington woman is now being charged with death by motor vehicle charges after the victim she allegedly hit died as a result of his injuries. Full story...
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Murder investigation underway in Columbus County

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Columbus County investigators are looking into a homicide in Cerro Gordo. Full story...
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Four arrested after truck stop robbery near Isabel Holmes Bridge

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videoDeputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office have arrested four people accused in an armed robbery that took place early Wednesday. Full story...
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WPD: Man walking home from downtown bar robbed at gunpoint

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Police are investigating after they say a man who was walking home from a downtown bar was robbed at gunpoint by a group of men in a car early Wednesday. Full story...
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WPD: Witnesses spot SUV in area after several shots fired

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Police are investigating after they say several shots were fired near downtown Wilmington late Tuesday night, but say no evidence was found at the scene. Full story...
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Police: Duo beats, robs sleeping homeless man for being in "their spot"

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Police are investigating after they say two men beat and robbed a homeless man who was sleeping in a gazebo near Greenfield Lake, claiming the man was in "their spot." Full story...
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3rd suspect arrested in vandalism of state-owned vehicles

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State Capitol Police have arrested a third suspect in connection with the vandalism of 65 state-owned vehicles and the theft of 23 gas fleet credit cards. A statement from the N.C. Department of Public Safety says 36-year-old Rodney Jermaine Wilson Sr. of Knightdale was arrested Tuesday after he turned himself in to authorities. He is charged with 48 separate felonies for breaking and entering vehicles, financial card thefts, and misuse and burning of personal property. The vandalism occurred last September and October, and two of Wilson's sons also face charges. Full story...
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Two charged in separate heroin investigations

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videoInvestigators with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit charged two suspects in separate drug investigations. Full story...
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Man accused in beating death in custody in New Hanover Co.

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videoA suspect accused in a deadly beating is being held in New Hanover County. Investigators say he is one of four accused of beating a man to his death in Emerald Isle. Full story...
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Trial set for white former police chief charged with murder

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A white former South Carolina police chief is expected to stand trial this week for murder in the 2011 shooting death of an unarmed black man. The indictment last month of Richard Combs drew comparisons to the Ferguson shooting and the chokehold death of a black man being arrested by police in New York. Full story...
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