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Sunset Beach cop under investigation after court case thrown out

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A Sunset Beach Police officer is under investigation after prosecutors had to dismiss a court case in which he was a witness, WWAY has learned from sources. Full story...
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No charges filed in shooting death of teen

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No charges will be filed in the shooting death of Jasmine Thar. The 16-year-old was shot and killed in the front yard of a Chadbourn home on December 23, 2011. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: DA says SBI to investigate after Bolton police chief shot

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videoWhiteville Police are looking for the man they say shot Bolton Police Chief Edward Gillim in the leg Wednesday night. Full story...
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Death penalty case gets started in Brunswick County

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videoA death penalty case is underway for a man accused of raping, killing and setting a mother of two on fire in 2008. A couple hundred potential jurors filed in to the Brunswick County Courthouse today for the trial of Carl Alston. 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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Law enforcement leaders meet to discuss potential crime lab

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video Law enforcement leaders met today to discuss the possibility of a regional lab that could help speed up some investigations. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: David says his office 'monitoring' jail beating case

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video Last week, WWAY broke the story of Joshua Ward, who was badly beaten in the Bladen county jail. Former jailer Marcus Hubbard told us that kind of violence is nothing new at the Bladen county jail. He said his complaints would often times fall on deaf ears. Full story...
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B.J. Wright pleads guilty, heads to prison for 12.5-17 years

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videoEarlier this week a judge gave B.J. Wright a nearly $4 million bond. On his way out of the courtroom Wright reportedly told a bailiff, "I'll be home by Christmas." But today he found out he won't be going home any time soon. Full story...
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Man dies during business robbery in Calabash

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video A man is dead after an early-morning robbery near Calabash, but the circumstances surrounding his death have investigators working overtime. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: DA not sure if he'll retry Chadbourn manager

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video A trial 18 months in the making came to a head Friday. Now both the prosecution and defense are left wondering what's next. Chadbourn Town Manager Stevie Cox finally had his day in court last week, but Cox said his life is still on hold after a mistrial left a cloud hanging over his head. Full story...
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Judge shuts down Columbus County nightclub

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A judge today shut down a Columbus County nightclub that prosecutors say has been the site of violent crimes, including a fatal shooting. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: BSL mayor surrenders after warrants issued, attorney responds

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Boiling Spring Lakes Mayor Richard White turned himself in this morning after a woman took out warrants against him for three counts of sexual battery and one count of assault on a female. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: DA asks for special prosecutor to investigate allegations against BSL mayor

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Brunswick County's District Attorney has asked for a special prosecutor to handle the investigation into the mayor of Boiling Spring Lakes who used to work for him. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: SBI done with Leland PD probe

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The SBI is done with its investigation into the Leland Police Department, but the results have not been finalized. Full story...
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As habitual drunk driver goes to prison, DWI court goes away

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video A Brunswick County man may spend more than a decade behind bars for driving drunk again and again. District Attorney Jon David says the county's DWI court is to thank for Wilbur Brown's sentence, but the program faces the chopping block. Full story...
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