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Police, clergy call for 90-day 'cease fire' in gang violence

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video With a wave of violence sweeping through parts of the Port City, community leaders are banding together with a unified message. Full story...
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Neighbors say gangs behind increase in shootings

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video An undermanned Wilmington Police Department is working overtime after another shooting in the Port City. Meanwhile community leaders say they have had enough, and it's time to stop the violence. Full story...
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Wilmington rally marks six months since Newtown shootings

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video Activists in Wilmington marked six months since the school shootings in Newtown, CT, by holding a gun control rally in front of the federal building on Water Street. Full story...
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NC Senate broadens concealed-carry expansion bill

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video The North Carolina Senate is expanding on a House bill that opens new areas for concealed-permit holders to carry or store weapons in the state. Full story...
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Student reported to SRO for reading sportsman catalog

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video Parents of a 6th grade student at New Hanover County's Trask Middle School are outraged after they say their son was reprimanded after looking at a catalog with guns. Full story...
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Chadbourn man sentenced to 30 years on carjacking, gun crimes

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A federal judge has sentenced a Chadbourn man to 30 years in prison for carjacking and gun crimes. Full story...
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North Carolina House bill exempts judges, clerks on gun rules

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Proposed legislation which would include an exemption for North Carolina's judges and clerks of court from limits on where they can carry concealed weapons passed the state House on Tuesday. Full story...
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Woman charged with gun at Whiteville High School

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videoA woman is in jail after police says she showed up on a school campus armed. Whiteville Police Lt. Marc McGee says Michelle Walling had gotten into a car accident, left the scene and drove to Whiteville High School. The other driver involved in the crash followed her to Whiteville High, where they got into an argument. Full story...
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Senate rejects expanded gun background checks

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The Senate has rejected a bipartisan effort to expand federal background checks to more firearms buyers in a crucial showdown over gun control. Full story...
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NC House OKs making permit records confidential

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The North Carolina House has voted to bar the public from reviewing the detailed records of concealed weapons and pistol permit holders issued in the name of safety. Full story...
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Gun control supporters rally outside NRA fundraiser

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videoThe National Rifle Association held a fundraiser this weekend near the Wilmington Convention Center, and some folks had a few things to say about it with signs that protested the event. Full story...
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NHSO: Stepdad shoots 3-year-old while putting safety on rifle

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a Wilmington man shot his three-year-old stepson yesterday while trying to put a safety lock on a rifle. It happened at a home on Yulan Drive. Full story...
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Bill in legislature would allow guns at private schools

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video A Senate bill filed this week would give administrators in private schools the power to allow weapons on school grounds. The administrator and governing body could give written approval to anyone trained and with a permit to carry a gun, teargas or a stun gun. Full story...
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Deputies: Man who wanted to buy gun tried to steal gun with gun

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Investigators in Bladen County say a man who wanted to buy a gun instead tried to use it to steal it. The Sheriff's Office says Rodney Autry Jr., 22, of Elizabethtown, told the victim he was interested in buying his handgun. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Sheriff responds to questions about 2nd amendment

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Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram is joining the growing chorus of law enforcement leaders around our area and across the country in responding to concerns from gun owners about second amendment rights. Full story...
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