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ONLY ON 3: Man hit by alleged drunk driver talks about crash

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videoOne of the pedestrians hit by an alleged drunk driver on Wrightsville Beach over the Memorial Day weekend speaks out. Marc Miller's leg is in pretty bad shape, but surprisingly, he is in good spirits. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: State Rep. Dewey Hill plans to address loophole in DWI law

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State Rep. Dewey Hill (D-Brunswick/Columbus) told us today on the phone that he plans to talk with the Speaker of the House tonight to try and begin closing a loophole in the state DWI laws. Full story...
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Unfinished text found in car that hit pedestrians

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Police say they found a partially written text message on the screen of Jedadiah Woodcock's phone. Texting while driving is illegal in North Carolina. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Driver involved in deadly accident may keep license even after DWI charge

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video We've learned that Richard Constantineau has made bond, is out of jail and can get behind the wheel again as soon as today even though he's charged with DWI and killing a woman he hit head-on. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Driver charged with DWI after deadly accident

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video A man is behind bars tonight in connection to the Brunswick County accident that killed a 23-year-old woman. Richard Constantineau is charged with felony death my vehicle and DWI. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Suspect in DQ DWI crash an illegal immigrant

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office confirmed that Isaias Martinez-Garcia is an illegal immigrant. Martinez-Garcia is facing his fifth DWI charge in New Hanover County. Full story...
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UPDATE: Deputy quits after DWI charge

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The Sheriff's Office says Dep. Brandon Matthew Jordan was off duty when he was stopped Friday night by the North Carolina Highway Patrol in Johnston County. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Driver who crashed into Dairy Queen has 4 DWIs already

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videoNadine has confirmed Isaisas Martinez-Garcia is an illegal immigrant. She'll be talking to law enforcement today to see what's next for him and try to find out how the system seemingly failed and allowed him to rack up four prior DWI's. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Petrolino's charges don't affect her probation status ... yet

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Among the citations and charges was a conviction for shoplifting. Afterwards, Randi Petrolino was put on probation. Some of you asked if the last week's DWI charge violated that probation. Full story...
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Alleged drunk driver smashes into Dairy Queen; woman jumps out of the way to save her life

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The Dairy Queen on Oleander Drive in Wilmington normally closes at midnight on Friday. The driver drove smack into the building around 11:30 p.m. prompting an early close and a huge mess. Update: The DQ is back open, plywood and all. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Police: Teen huffing before wrecking car

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videoA New Hanover County teenager is hospitalized after Wrightsville Beach Police say she huffed inhalants behind the wheel and blacked out with her friends in the car. It all happened just after midnight Tuesday morning. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Investigators consider murder charge in Friday night crash

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video UPDATE: Brennick is in fair condition today at NHRMC. -- A man accused of driving drunk and killing a 38-year-old mother Friday night, could face second degree murder charges. Highway patrol says 22-year-old Daniel Brennick was drunk and speeding when he crossed the center line and hit Satu Harris's car head-on. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Candidate for State House has two DWI's on record

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J. Michael Hutson, Republican candidate for 18th District Seat in the North Carolina House of Representatives, has two DWI convictions on his record. Full story...
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Fatal DWI crash suspect has prior drunk driving record

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video Thomas Paradise apparently failed to learn his lesson the first time he got behind the wheel drunk. Paradise has five prior drunk driving convictions from various states on his record. Full story...
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