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ONLY ON 3: McMahon & Causey - Who should be candidate for sheriff? Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

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videoDon't miss "ONLY ON 3: McMahon & Causey - who should be sheriff?" Next Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. on WWAY NewsChannel 3. Full story...
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Bringing Easter to the community: one church's new approach to an annual event

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videoSaint Luke AME Zion Church took their egg hunt up a notch. They invited New Hanover County sheriff's office and other local resources to the event in an effort to strengthen the community. Full story...
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Youth violence is a 'crisis' in Wilmington

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videoCity Manager Sterling Cheatham presented a report on reducing youth gun violence in Wilmington Tuesday after hosting several forums over the winter for the report. Cheatham said they found the youth often lack family structure, good education and meaningful jobs. Full story...
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UPDATE: Friday's double murder-suicide victims' names released

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is releasing more information on the three people killed in the Plantation Village Retirement Community Friday. Full story...
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UPDATE: Evidence indicates murder-suicide in Porters Neck deaths

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video Investigators say right now, evidence reveals that the crime appears to be a murder-suicide. They say further information will be released once the autopsies are completed on today. Full story...
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DEVELOPING: Ogden Papa Johns armed robbery, investigators looking for suspect

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Investigators searching for suspect in armed robbery in Ogden Friday night. Suspect held up employee and demanded money from the cash register and safe of Market Street Papa John's Pizza. Suspect described as a Black Male approximately 5’10” tall. Full story...
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Law enforcement beefing up for Azalea Festival

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videoThe Azalea Festival is in full bloom now, and with that comes thousands of people from out of town, and more law enforcement officers. With more than 200,000 expected to attend the street fair alone, law enforcement has its hands full this weekend. Full story...
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Local school safety concerns rise again after Pennsylvania stabbings

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videoThe recent violence in Murrysville, Pennsylvania is once again raising some questions about local student safety. New Hanover County deputy superintendent Rick Holliday says, "It makes us go back and reexamine what we're doing." Full story...
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UPDATE: Police investigating after man is shot three times

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videoPolice are investigating after they say a man was shot three times near Greenfield Lake last night. When officers got to the scene, they found Gregory Nixon, 25, with three gunshot wounds. Full story...
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Deputies bust man for allegedly selling heroin out of home in Creekwood

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man they say was selling heroin out of a home in Creekwood. Full story...
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Former deputy guilty of tasing utility worker

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videoA former New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy accused of tasing a utility worker took the stand in his own defense in Burgaw this afternoon. It was not enough, though, as a judge found Reed Roberts guilty of simple assault. Full story...
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Man, woman arrested for heroin in Creekwood

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videoA three-month heroin trafficking investigation by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and AFT has landed a man and a woman in jail. Full story...
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New details on PGA Tour event coming to Wilmington in 2017

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videoWhere will everyone park at the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship when it comes to Wilmington? After all, thousands will be doing it at Eagle Point the first week of May in three more years. "I don't think we're going to have a traffic problem during the tournament," Eagle Point Golf Club President Bobby Long said. Full story...
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Law enforcement looking for ways to make up ABC funding cut for downtown task force

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videoAs expected, the New Hanover County ABC Board will pull back its funding to Wilmington's Downtown Task Force. The phasing out will happen gradually over the next few years. So what does this mean for your safety, and what does law enforcement think? Full story...
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