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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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