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Deputies arrest second man for robbery of pizza driver

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New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a second man for the robbery of a pizza delivery driver earlier this month. Full story...
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Robbery suspect charged with murder after fatal car crash

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video A Columbus County man made his first appearance in court today to face charges of murder and other crimes after investigators say a robbery led to a deadly car crash. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says Lloyd Thomas Buffkin, 32, Sidney Cherry Rd. is charged with murder, common law robbery and assault on a government official. Full story...
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Teens charged with dozens of crimes in Ogden break-ins

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has arrested three people suspected in a series of break-ins, most of which involved cars, in the Gordon Road, White Road and Ogden areas. The breaking and enterings took place from December to February. Full story...
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Lake Waccamaw store owner cleared in shooting

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A Lake Waccamaw store owner will not face charges after shooting a robber in January. Full story...
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Shot victim, friend hold suspect till police arrive

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videoA Wilmington neighborhood is feeling a little bit safer tonight after two men held down an alleged robber until police arrived. One of the men had even been shot in the leg. Full story...
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Masked men rob OIB Dollar General

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Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives are searching for the masked men who robbed a store in Ocean Isle Beach Sunday night. Full story...
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Charlotte man's collection of Air Jordans stolen

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A Charlotte man has reported that his collection of 30 pairs of Nike Air Jordan shoes has been stolen. Full story...
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Police: Store owner fired warnings before shooting robber

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Police say Charles Hickman, the owner of Waccamaw Outdoor Supply, shot the suspect after firing multiple warning shots. Full story...
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Man shot, killed after breaking into Chadbourn home

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videoA Columbus County man is dead after being shot during an alleged home break-in. Investigators are trying to figure out if the man was shot by a resident of the home or his own partner in crime. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man shot during robbery has died

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videoStore clerks in New Hanover County have become famous for protecting themselves from would-be robbers. Now that trend has moved out to Columbus County, where there was a a robber was shot and killed near Lake Waccamaw. Full story...
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Police: Clerk socks would-be robber in gold store

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Police say a would-be robber who demanded money from a store clerk got a fistful. Before he could run off with any cash, the clerk at the We Buy Gold store in Hendersonville punched him in the nose. Full story...
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Teen arrested after clerk turns tables during robbery attempt

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video For the second time in a month a Wilmington store clerk has turned the tables on a would-be robber. The owner of the store says the man who allegedly tried to rob the store is "lucky to be alive." Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Hillcrest murder victim was Spider-Man store robber

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video The Spider-Man robber has been unmasked. Wilmington Police say a man killed in the Hillcrest community in October was the man who robbed several area stores disguised as Spider-Man. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Boy kidnapped during Ogden break-in

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video Every family fears having their home broken into, but one Wilmington family went though something worse. Their 10-year-old son walked into the house while two people were still ransacking the home making him a victim of two crimes. Full story...
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Robbery suspect shot by clerk makes court appearance, has lengthy record

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The robbery suspect shot by a store clerk last week made his first court appearance this afternoon. Joseph Ryan Anderson was in a wheelchair and could not put his left hand on the Bible during his video appearance from jail because of his injuries. Full story...
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