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NC woman arrested for dragging dog behind car

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Authorities say a Kinston woman was arrested for dragging a puppy behind her SUV. Police charged 26-year-old Jennifer Marie Wilson with felony cruelty to animals and driving while intoxicated. She was scheduled to appear in court Monday. Full story...
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Driver charged with DWI, hit and run after seven parked cars hit

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Wilmington Police say a Pennsylvania man was driving drunk when he hit seven parked cars over the weekend downtown. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: 20-year-old charged with DWI after crash injures boy

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videoHighway Patrol says a 20-year-old woman was drinking before she hit an eight-year-old boy with her car last night. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mobile apps tip drivers to police checkpoints

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video In today's world social media constantly changes the way things around us work. But are new apps affecting the way that local law enforcement does its job? Full story...
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Man charged with DWI after hitting 4 patrol cars

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Authorities say a drunken driver smashed into four patrol cars and injured two troopers directing traffic near the NASCAR race in Concord. Full story...
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Jacksonville man convicted in DWI crash that killed his girlfriend

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A Jacksonville man has been convicted in a wreck that killed his girlfriend. The Daily News of Jacksonville reported that 41-year-old Michael Eugene Kincaid was convicted Thursday of felony death by motor vehicle, driving while impaired and careless and reckless driving. Full story...
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NTSB wants to lower alcohol limits from .08 to .05

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video The National Transportation Safety Board has recommended the legal blood alcohol content for drivers be lowered from .08 to .05. The NTSB hopes to cut the nearly 10,000 deaths every year related to drunk driving. Full story...
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Sunset Beach cop fired after investigation into court testimony

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videoSunset Beach has fired a police officer who was under investigation after issues about testimony he gave during a recent court case. Full story...
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Sunset Beach cop under investigation after court case thrown out

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A Sunset Beach Police officer is under investigation after prosecutors had to dismiss a court case in which he was a witness, WWAY has learned from sources. Full story...
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Berger's DWI case continued

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New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger was back in court this morning, but not for very long. A judge continued the DWI case against Berger until June. Full story...
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Police: Man arrested for DWI tried to kick out cruiser window

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Wilmington Police say a man already on probation for a string of break-ins last year tried to kick out the window of a patrol car Friday night. Full story...
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"Booze It and Lose It" campaign nets 690 DWI arrests across the state

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video Law enforcement officers made more than 690 DWI arrests during St. Patrick's Day "Booze It & Lose It" campaign. The campaign ran March 15th through 17th and officers statewide conducted more than two thousand sobriety checkpoints and dedicated patrols. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Pender sheriff discusses deputy's DWI charge

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videoAfter firing a deputy involved in an alleged drunk driving crash yesterday, Pender County Sheriff Carson Smith wants to make sure nothing like that happens again. Full story...
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'Booze it & Lose it' gets an early start this weekend

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videoLaw enforcement agencies didn't hesitate to kick off the "Booze it & Lose it" campaign early this holiday weekend. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office set up the first check point of the campaign on US 74 near Leland late Friday night. Full story...
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Drunk drivers targeted during St. Patrick's Day crackdown

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videoLaw enforcement agencies are cracking down across the state. Today they kicked off the St. Patrick's Day "Booze it & Lose it" campaign by unveiling the new BATMobile. Full story...
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