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Krause's DWI case continued until January

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videoFormer Wilmington Housing Authority CEO Michael Krause went before a judge this morning to answer to a September DWI charge. Full story...
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Man crashes near Cape Fear Memorial Bridge trying to flee from deputies

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videoAn 18-year-old Carolina Shores man faces charges after crashing near the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Saturday night. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says a deputy was attempting to pull Dale James Voigt over for speeding on Highway 17 in Leland when he fled toward Wilmington, and crashed near the bridge. Full story...
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Man charged with DWI after hitting five parked cars

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videoA man faces several charges after police say he hit five parked cars before crashing into a utility pole. 21-year-old Abraham Rivera Orellana has been charged with DWI, careless and reckless driving and two counts of hit and run among other charges after police say he hit five parked cars before crashing. Full story...
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Cape Fear victims of homicide and crashes remembered

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videoFriday night, family, friends and the men and women who try to bring victims justice remembered Joshua Proutey and 103 others at Brunswick Community College. The 13th Prosecutorial District Attorney's office sponsored the 18th Annual Candlelight Memorial Service for people who died as a result of homicide, drunk driving, car crashes and domestic violence. Full story...
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Driver charged after car hits animal hospital

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videoWilmington Police say a driver slammed his car into the side of an animal hospital early this morning. Officers say Jason Swann Hines, 31, hit the back of the building at Greenville and Park avenues around 2:30 a.m. and took off. Full story...
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Hawaii woman sentenced in DUI death of Wrightsville Beach student

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Emotions ran high and tears flowed Friday at the sentencing of a 41-year-old Volcano woman who was under the influence of alcohol and several drugs when she struck and killed a 20-year-old bicyclist with her pickup truck last year. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Sheriff's deputy charged with DWI by another deputy; resigns

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A spokesman for the New Hanover County Sheriff's office says Det. Craig Blackmon was caught by another deputy driving drunk. He was charged with DWI early Saturday morning. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. firefighter charged with DWI

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videoA New Hanover County firefighter has been charged with DWI in Brunswick County. A Brunswick County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said Brett Pierce was charged Saturday. Full story...
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Carolina Beach officer commended for actions before and after fatal hit & run

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A Carolina Beach police officer was awarded for his involvement in a fatal hit and run last year. Full story...
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UPDATE: SBI to review arrest involving K-9 unit

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videoThe State Bureau of Investigation is reviewing a recent arrest involving a K-9, as requested by Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous and District Attorney Ben David. Full story...
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Police: Man arrested in BMW lot after causing car to flip over another

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Police say a man who hit several cars after leaving a Wilmington Hooters last night now faces multiple charges following his arrest in the Schaeffer BMW parking lot. Police say one of the drivers that was hit was taken to the hospital for injuries from the crash. Full story...
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Habitual drunk driver pleads guilty in hit-and-run crash that killed tow truck operator

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video It was exactly one year ago today that tow truck driver John "Junior" Colville was hit and killed while helping a motorist in Wilmington. Today his killer learned his fate in court. Full story...
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Deputy quits after drunk driving arrest

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy has quit after being charged with DWI. The Sheriff's Office says the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office charged Rudolph Howell for DWI Thursday night during a checking station on US 17. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: 'Happy Gilmore' star blew .15 during Wilmington DWI stop

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videoA Hollywood star was arrested for DWI in Hollywood East early this morning, according to deputies at the New Hanover County Jail. Highway Patrol says Christopher McDonald blew .15 on a breath test after being pulled over on 3rd Street. Full story...
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Appeals court upholds Grooms conviction

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videoThe North Carolina Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a man who hit and killed a father and son cycling in Wilmington while driving drunk. Full story...
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