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Police use ankle bracelet monitor to track down man wanted for armed robbery

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Police arrested one of two wanted men after they say the duo robbed another man at knife-point while he was trying to buy heroin. Full story...
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DA: "She is to be commended for her bravery"

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After more than two years in the court system, a domestic sexual abuse case came to a close Thursday. A Burgaw man pleaded guilty in Pender County Superior Court to sex and weapons charges stemming from an April 14, 2012, incident at his house on Highway 52 East. All this is according to a news release from District Attorney Ben David. Full story...
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BCSO targets drug offenders in Operation Summer Heat

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office set out early this morning on Operation Summer Heat with a list of 54 names. Full story...
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Sunday shooting suspects in custody

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videoWilmington Police have arrested two people wanted for a shooting Sunday in Creekwood. Police arrested Hykeem Quintell Durant, 24, and Jakia Imani Boney, 24, and 24 year old Hykeem Quintell Durant yesterday Full story...
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WPD: Man found badly beaten bites paramedic trying to treat him

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Police are investigating after they say a man who was found badly beaten in downtown Wilmington bit one of the paramedics working to treat him for his injuries. Full story...
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Police issue warrants for weekend shooting suspects

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Wilmington Police are looking for two suspects in a shooting Sunday. Police issued warrants for Jakia Imani Boney, 24, and Hykeem Quintell Durant, 24. The warrants are for assault with a deadly weapon, Going armed to the terror of the public and injury to personal property. Full story...
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8 years after woman's disappearance still no answers in murder

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videoAllison Jackson Foy went missing eight years ago today. Her body was found two years later. But her sister Lisa Valentino has found keeping cold cases in the spotlight is not easy. Full story...
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Police: Man used fake child abuse donation box to get money

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videoAn Onslow County man has been arrested for creating a fake child abuse donation box outside a store in order to take people's money. Full story...
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Parents of missing teen charged with theft

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The adoptive parents of missing Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons are facing federal conspiracy and theft of fund charges. Casey and Sandy Parsons were arrested Wednesday in Fayetteville, where they moved after Erica disappeared. Full story...
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Three dead in Fayetteville shooting that wounded deputies

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Cumberland County Sheriff's Office says two deputies were hurt Wednesday morning in a shootout that left the suspect and two others dead, including a child. Full story...
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Laurence Lovette found not guilty in 2008 murder of Duke student

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A Durham jury has found Laurence Lovette not guilty in the murder of Duke University graduate student Abhijit Mahato in January 2008. Full story...
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Rocky Point man sentenced for 2012 murder

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videoA Rocky Point man will spend as long as the next two decades in prison for the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend two years ago. Full story...
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Police nab four for stealing merchandise from several stores around area

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Wilmington Police say four from Robeson County face charges for stealing a slew of items from stores around the area after officers found thousands in merchandise inside the rental car they were driving. Full story...
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Police still searching for suspect after Wilmington bank robbed

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videoWilmington Police have released photos of a man they say robbed the First Citizens Bank on S. 17th St. yesterday afternoon. Police say the man entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money. Full story...
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DA: Gangs connect to traffic heroin in Wilmington

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Investigators said they found out the United Blood Nation gang from New Jersey had connected with Wilmington members. Investigators watched the suspects and then bought heroin from them at the Days Inn Motel on Market Street. That's how investigators were able to get a warrant to search the rooms the suspects had rented. There they found 2,718 glassine bags of heroin and arrested eight suspects for several drug felonies. Full story...
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