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Peyton Strickland

FIRST ON 3: UNCW settles case with family of 2006 shooting victim

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videoUNCW has reached a settlement with the family of a college student shot and killed by a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy more than six years ago, according to a news release on the school's website. Full story...
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Court: Strickland family's lawsuit against UNCW can move forward

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The state Court of Appeals says a lawsuit filed by a college student killed by a sheriff's deputy against UNCW can move forward. Full story...
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Strickland parents plan to sue UNCW police

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The parents of a teenager fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy plan to sue the police department at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Full story...
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Sheriff's department settles with Strickland family

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has reached a settlement with the family of 18-year-old Peyton Strickland. The settlement includes a re-evaluation of the Sheriff's SERT Team and $2.45 million to the Strickland family. Full story...
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Family and friends shed light on past tragedy

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videoIt has been a year since the death of 18-year-old Peyton Strickland, and for family and friends, a year hasn't been enough time to heal. Full story...
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Peyton Strickland memorialized at CFCC

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videoA memorial to remember Peyton Strickland is being set up at Cape Fear Community College's welding department. A plaque will be revealed memorializing Strickland through a scholarship program set up in his name. Strickland was killed in December by a sheriff's deputy trying to serve a search warrant. Full story...
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Grand jury won't indict former deputy in shooting

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videoThe New Hanover County grand jury has reached a decision in its inquiry into whether former deputy Chris Long committed any wrongdoing in the shooting death of Peyton Strickland. The grand jury has decided not to indict former deputy Chris Long of any wrongdoing in the case. When the judge announced that there was not a true bill of indictment on voluntary manslaughter charges, Chris long sobbed in relief. Full story...
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Grand jury considers charges against former deputy

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A New Hanover County grand jury is deliberating on whether to indict former county Deputy Chris Long on manslaughter charges. Testimony from all four witnesses wrapped up around five p.m. Tuesday. The fourth witness to testify was Peyton Strickland's father. He drove down from Raleigh Tuesday morning.
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Proposed bill would publicize crime hearings

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videoSix months ago a New Hanover County grand jury accidentally indicted a former deputy on murder charges. Now a bill is making its way through State legislature that could have cleared up a lot of confusion in that case. If this bill is passed it would mean that what goes on in the grand jury room would no longer be kept secret. Full story...
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