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'I-40 Challenge' ends with no deaths on interstate
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/03/2013 - 12:41pm.

videoThe North Carolina Highway Patrol says an effort to make I-40 safer from coast to coast during Thanksgiving ended with no deaths on the interstate, which stretches more than 2,500 miles from Wilmington to Barstow, CA.

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10 holiday weekend crashes claim 10 lives on NC roads
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 8:50am.

videoThe North Carolina Highway Patrol says at least ten people died in traffic crashes during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, including one in Brunswick County.

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Woman faces charges in morning crash that killed Supply man
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 4:49pm.

video The holiday travel season has already gotten off to a deadly start. One person died in an accident along Holden Beach Rd. in Brunswick County this morning.

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NC troopers to patrol I-40 during holiday
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 8:49am.

Motorists using Interstate 40 will see a significant presence from the NC Highway Patrol during the Thanksgiving holiday. The patrol is joining its counterparts across the nation in a campaign focused solely on I-40.

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Officers fired in SHP DWI case win reinstatement
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 12:40pm.

Two of the three North Carolina law officers fired in 2010 for not charging an off-duty state trooper suspected of drunken driving have won appeals to get their jobs back. The trooper involved has won reinstatement.

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SUV runs into drug store
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 2:41pm.

videoHighway Patrol says a 74-year-old woman ran her SUV into the entrance of the CVS on US 17 in Hampstead this afternoon. Troopers say the woman pressed the wrong pedal and drove over the curb and into the electric doors.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: 'Happy Gilmore' star blew .15 during Wilmington DWI stop
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 7:46am.

videoA Hollywood star was arrested for DWI in Hollywood East early this morning, according to deputies at the New Hanover County Jail. Highway Patrol says Christopher McDonald blew .15 on a breath test after being pulled over on 3rd Street.

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Troopers: No one hurt in school bus crash on Gordon Road
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 6:48am.

No one was hurt in a crash involving a school bus in New Hanover County early this morning, according to troopers. They say the bus and another car were the only vehicles involved in the accident.

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Troopers: Driver falls asleep, crashes into school bus with students
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 9:59am.

videoA driver fell asleep and crashed his SUV head-on into a school bus Tuesday morning, sending the driver and six students to hospitals, according to the Highway Patrol.

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NC Highway Patrol releases Labor Day crackdown numbers
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 09/03/2013 - 10:51pm.

videoHighway Patrol releases "On the Road, On the Water, Don't Drink & Drive" campaign totals for Labor Day holiday.

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