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Police give insight into Mayfaire standoff

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videoOn the heels of the ‘critical incident’ Tuesday evening questions arose about just what the police response entailed. We're getting an inside look into those crucial moments where one officer’s life was on the line. Full story...
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Police chief defends secrecy during standoff with suicidal officer

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videoIt took police negotiators more than 11 hours, but the standoff in Mayfaire ended peacefully Tuesday night. Now we are learning more about what happened inside the apartment where a police officer barricaded himself with a gun, and why the situation was handled with such secrecy. Full story...
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UPDATE: Family helps end standoff with armed man

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies have ended a standoff with an armed man at a home off Castle Hayne Road. Deputies say it was the man's family who helped bring things to a quiet conclusion. Full story...
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Gunman surrenders in NC drugstore standoff after hostages released

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A gunman has surrendered after releasing three people he held hostage in a drugstore in North Carolina after a robbery attempt. Officers were called to the store shortly before 2 a.m. and exchanged gunfire with the man before realizing there were hostages in the store. Full story...
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French Road standoff ends after man surrenders to WPD

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video Wilmington Police say a standoff on French Road is over after a man threatening to kill himself surrendered to police. WPD says it started aroun 9 a.m. Full story...
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Standoff ends peacefully in Hillcrest community

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video Wilmington Police had their hands full in the Hillcrest Community Monday afternoon with a standoff that lasted for close to four hours. Full story...
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Man arrested after standoff with NC police

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A Winston-Salem man has been arrested after a standoff with police. No one was hurt. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: WPD resolves standoff after man threatens suicide

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A Wilmington man was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical center Thursday night after a more than three-hour standoff with police. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: WPD uses robot to defuse more than bombs

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videoA peaceful, safe outcome to a police standoff is not an easy task, but thanks to a recent addition to the Wilmington Police Department, that has become the norm. After the department used its bomb disposal robot in two recent standoffs, we wanted to see how it worked. Full story...
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Standoff suspect heads to court

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The man police say caused an hours long standoff in Wilmington last night heads to court today. James Lorrie Hall, 66, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon, assault on a female and communicating threats. Full story...
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Tense Police standoff has safe ending

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It was a tense scene in Wilmington for several hours as police were involved in a standoff near Greenfield Lake. Police say it all began as a domestic assault and escalated from there. Investigators say a woman was assaulted at a home on 1314 south 7th street. She was transported to the hospital. Full story...
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Man surrenders after 13-hour standoff in Wilson

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Wilson County sheriff's deputies say an armed man has surrendered after a 13-hour standoff at his home. Full story...
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Winston-Salem man dies in shootout with police

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A Winston-Salem man has died after a shootout climaxed a nearly two-hour standoff with police. Full story...
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Standoff with police ends peacefully

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After about an hour and a half a stand-off ended peacefully for one family and Wilmington Police officers this afternoon. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Standoff with armed man ends peacefully

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Some tense moments in a New Hanover County neighborhood this afternoon. WWAY was the only station on the scene of a standoff on Janice Lane near Middle Sound Loop Road. Full story...
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