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Wilmington Police Department

Cinema Drive reopened after nationwide bomb threat

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video Wilmington Police have reopened Cinema Drive after a bomb threat was called into the corporate headquarters of Carmike Cinemas. Full story...
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Wilmington trio arrested for alleged auto insurance fraud

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Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin today announced the arrests of Alfonzo Bethea, 39, Wilmington; Antonette Denise Waters, 29, of 621 N. 10th St., Wilmington; and Crystal Paige Waters, 30, of 1003 S. 14th St., Wilmington. Each has been charged with two counts of insurance fraud, two counts of attempting to obtain property by false pretense, and one count of filing a false police report. Full story...
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Police: Repeat offenders back behind bars

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Wilmington Police say two of the Port City's busiest criminals are back behind bars. Full story...
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Police bust illegal gambling operation

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Wilmington Police have arrested 14 people in connection to an illegal gambling operation. Police executed a search warrant last night at 501 N. 25th Street. Full story...
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Investigators say fire victim killed self

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Investigators say a fire yesterday where a man was found dead was intentionally set. They also say the victim, George West Paylor, killed himself. Full story...
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WFD: 'Unusual circumstances' surround fire death

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A Wilmington Fire Department spokesman says there are "unusual circumstances" surrounding a house fire where a man was found dead today. Full story...
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Couple charged with stealing car, plate

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A man and woman are in jail after Wilmington Police say they stole a car and license plate. Full story...
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Man charged with DWI, drug possession after hitting power pole

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Wilmington Police have charged a man with drunk driving and drug possession after they say he hit a power pole last night. It happened around 7:20 p.m. in the 300 block of North College Road near Corning. Full story...
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Wilmington man involved in chase that killed cop sentenced

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A drug dealer involved in the chase that led to the death of a Wilmington Police officer will spend 20 years in federal prison. Full story...
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Police identify suspect who threatened to jump in river

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Wilmington Police have released the name of a man they say threatened to jump into the Cape Fear River yesterday after a chase. Jaqun Orlando Copeland, 20, is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, resisting arrest and three felony counts of probation violations. Full story...
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Sister remembers disappearance, murder of Allison Jackson Foy six years later

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video Her remains were found on the side of Carolina Beach Road two years after her disappearance and her killer is still on the streets. Monday marks six years to the day when Allison Jackson Foy went missing. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Police arrest man who threatened to jump into river following chase

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Police have a man in custody after they say he threatened to jump into the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington after a foot chase. Full story...
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Man shot and killed in Creekwood four years to day since another murder

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video A man was found dead inside his home this morning after a shooting at a Wilmington housing project. Wilmington Police say an officer found Brian Grant, 32, inside his Creekwood apartment four years to the day since another murder in the area. Full story...
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Man hit and killed on N. Kerr identified

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Wilmington Police have identified the man whose body was found early Sunday morning on N. Kerr Avenue. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Neighbors say fight caught on tape example of problems

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video Caught on tape, two teenagers go at it in a Wilmington apartment complex as adults stand by. But there may be more to the neighborhood problem than just this fight. Full story...
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