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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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Woman killed in DWI wreck remembered as godly and resilient

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videoOur mom was the most amazing woman and was taken from us so tragically and so unfairly. She was a wonderful and godly woman who put everyone else first in her life and found happiness in their joy. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man charged with DWI after fatal crash

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videoA man involved in a fatal crash in Wilmington Sunday night on Carolina Beach Road that killed a man on a motorcycle is charged with DWI. Full story...
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Man charged with 2nd DWI this year after car hits building

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videoWilmington Police were dispatched to Wrightsville Ave. last night where a vehicle crashed into an office building. Full story...
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Columbus Co. man gets 6 month jail sentence after killing friend in crash

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video A Clarkton man pleaded guilty Wednesday in a fatal drunken driving crash that claimed the life of his friend in May. Nicholas Kent Wilkson, 20,entered the guilty pleas Columbus County Superior Court to felony death by motor vehicle and driving while impaired. Full story...
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Woman flips car, cited for DWI

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The Wilmington Police Department responded to a single-car crash earlier tonight just inside the city limits close to Motts Creek. Full story...
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Berger drives to court on suspended license, case continued

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger had his court case for a DWI charge continued this morning. Berger is due back in court April 24. Full story...
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