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UPDATE: Two people in custody after shots fired in Wilmington

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video Two people, one adult male and one juvenile male, are in custody tonight after a shots were fired on Montgomery Avenue. Full story...
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Bill would let permit holders take guns into restaurants with alcohol

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video How well do guns and alcohol mix? A new bill in the General Assembly would allow people with concealed carry permits into restaurants where alcohol is served. Full story...
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Prosecutor won't file charge in gun show shooting

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video Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby said Tuesday he can find no law that was broken in an accidental shooting last weekend at the NC State Fairgrounds that left three hurt. Full story...
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Obama speech sets stage for looming policy fights

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President Barack Obama has prepared a second inaugural address that broadly lays out his vision for the country's future while leaving the details of the policy fights over taxes, guns, immigration and other divisive issues for another day. Full story...
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Wilmington man's gun goes off at gun show, hurts three

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video Law enforcement officials have confirmed a shooting at the Dixie Gun and Knife Show at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Gun shop says Time Warner Cable anti-gun policy violating rights

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video A local gun store says a cable company is violating its rights. Surf City Guns and Ammo had been running commercials on Time Warner Cable. Now, the company will not allow the small business to run the ads it wants. Full story...
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Local shooters react to Obama plans on gun control

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videoPresident Obama went on record today saying he wants large-scale changes to the nation's gun laws. While the president wants to control guns, gun owners feel he has them in his sights. Full story...
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Shallotte church starts gun control petition drive

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video A Shallotte church is getting involved in the gun control debate. St. Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church has begun a campaign to curb the epidemic of gun violence. Full story...
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Burr blasts president's gun control plan

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video President Obama's plan to increase gun control in the United States is meeting opposition from North Carolina's Republican senator. Full story...
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Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package

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video President Barack Obama is announcing a $500 million package of executive actions and legislative proposals aimed at reducing gun violence a month after a mass shooting in Connecticut killed 20 elementary school children. Full story...
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NC gun-rights group sues Winston-Salem over policy

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A statewide gun-rights group is claiming the city of Winston-Salem is violating its Second Amendment rights through an ordinance banning concealed handguns in many of its city parks. Full story...
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NRA calls for armed police officer in every school

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The nation's largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings." Full story...
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Talk of tougher laws driving gun sales

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videoGun suppliers in Wilmington are struggling to keep their shelves stocked. They say it has to do with people protecting themselves, but employees say they think customers are more worried about some weapons soon being banned. Full story...
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Obama pressing for policy changes after shooting

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video President Barack Obama is asking a team led by Vice President Joe Biden to offer "concrete proposals" to curb gun violence no later than January, in the aftermath of the horrific massacre at a Connecticut elementary school. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mom of 2004 murder victim wants assault weapon ban

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video The White House said President Obama supports Sen. Dianne Feinstein's plan to introduce a bill to ban assault weapons. One Wilmington mother says that in her mind that isn't even a question. Full story...
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