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Leland man sentenced to prison for sex crimes against minor

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videoA Leland man is sentenced to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to sex crimes against a minor. Donald Ray White, 56, pleaded guilty in Brunswick County Superior Court Monday for sex offenses against a young boy, according to the District Attorney's Office. Full story...
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Company, owner to pay $19M for Leland Superfund site, back taxes

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A company and its owner have pleaded guilty in federal court for violations of environmental regulations that led to a Superfund site in Leland. Full story...
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Wilmington man arrested for overnight murder near Leland

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videoA Wilmington man is in jail charged with a murder overnight near Leland. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office arrested Randy Lee Anderson, 24, of Thomas C. Jervay Loop in Wilmington, for the murder of Michael James Link, 23, of Sherwood Drive, in Leland. Full story...
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Teens reported missing face charges after police chase

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Two teens reported missing now face charges after a chase with Leland Police over the weekend. The Leland Police Department says officers responded Saturday to a tip that the two juveniles were spotted in the Walmart on US 17. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Leland Police officer quits amid wrongful arrest claim

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video A Leland Police officer named in a wrongful arrest claim has resigned. Hank Smith is one of two Leland Police officers Darryl Langley accused of falsely arresting him two years ago. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man wants $100,000 from Leland for incident with police

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videoNew trouble for the Leland Police Department. A man police arrested during a June 2011 domestic situation says officers went too far. Now he wants the town to pay up to the tune of $100,000. Full story...
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Juvenile charged, victim in ICU after Leland shooting

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Leland Police are investigating a shooting that happened near the Walgreens on Village Road Sunday night. Full story...
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Deputies ask for help identifying robbery suspects

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating and identifying two suspects who robbed the Fairhaven Mini Mart in Leland on Wednesday. Full story...
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After WWAY story, stop sign up at 'dangerous' intersection

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videoPeople no longer need to worry about slamming on the brakes around the intersection near a new park behind Walmart in Leland. The change came after WWAY investigated the problem. Full story...
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Leland waiting on developer to put signs up at 'dangerous' intersection

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video The intersection of Westgate Drive and Oceangate Drive has no stop, yield or speed limit signs. It has town leaders and visitors to the new Westgate Nature Park concerned, including one man who says he almost got into an accident there. Full story...
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North Brunswick HS baseball coach resigns

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video North Brunswick High School baseball coach Randy Fennell has been resigned his position as the Scorpions head coach. Brunswick County Schools spokeswoman Jessica Swencki provided Fennell's resignation to WWAY on Wednesday evening. Full story...
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Leland Police search for home invasion suspect

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videoLeland Police need help finding a home invasion suspect they say is armed and dangerous. Detectives have charges pending on Torie Nesbitt for a break-in on Greensview Circle Thursday. They've already arrested a 14-year-old for first degree robbery in connection with the crime. Full story...
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Leland looking at re-prioritizing road projects

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videoLeland is changing its priorities on the road. At this week's town council meeting, leaders will consider a series of resolutions that would push for changes. Full story...
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Woods fire in Leland

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video The NC Forestry Service says firefighters are battling a woods fire in Leland, Friday night. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Former Leland cop not among those who lost certifications

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video The North Carolina Department of Justice now says one of five former Leland Police officers it said had lost their law enforcement certification was not part of the criminal investigation. Full story...
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