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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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Driver charged with DWI after car hits house

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videoWilmington Police charged a driver with DWI after they say he crashed his car into a house early this morning. Full story...
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NC among states penalized for being too lax on drunken driving

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Less than a year after President Barack Obama approved a piece of sweeping highway legislation, the U.S. Department of Transportation has penalized 33 states, North Carolina among them, for failing to comply with mandates aimed at curbing drunken driving. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. teacher busted for DWI over weekend

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video A teacher at Snipes Academy of Arts & Design was arrested for DWI and speeding Sunday according to police reports. Records show Wilmington Police arrested Olivia Grace Williams, 30, around 2 a.m. Sunday at 1180 Market Street. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Questions remain about why accused killer was not in jail

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video There are still questions tonight why a man accused of hitting and killing a woman in a suspected drunk driving crash Friday was not in jail for previous crimes. Pierre Walker had twice been convicted of DWI this month alone and was on probation in at least three counties. Full story...
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Driver charged with murder, 4th DWI in Friday crash

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video We are learning more about a Leland man charged with murder after a car crash friday that killed a 61-year-old woman. The district attorney says Pierre Walker should never have been behind the wheel in the first place based on his checkered past. Full story...
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