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WPD increasing patrols after recent rash of car break-ins around Greenfield Lake

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videoWilmington Police say several break-ins in the same area around Greenfield Lake means more police patrols there, along with warnings on how people who park there can avoid being the next target. Full story...
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WPD: Man facing several charges after using stolen gun to shoot at teen

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Police arrested a Wilmington man who, witnesses said, was firing a gun at a teenage girl early Monday morning. Full story...
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Deputies bust Bladenboro meth lab, arrest three on drug charges

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Deputies busted a meth lab in Bladenboro yesterday, landing three people behind bars in connection to the drug operation, with additional arrests expected. Full story...
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Controversy over child with illness

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video New Hanover County School system denies request for school reassignment for a child with illness. Full story...
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License check results in five drug arrests

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According to spokeswoman Emily Flax, officers were performing a license checking station at Old Shallotte Road and McMilly Road in Shallotte around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. They said they found 89 bags of heroin along with pills, marijuana, paraphernalia and a gun in one car. Full story...
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NC sales tax limit for counties reviewed by Senate

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Senate Republicans have retooled a proposal limiting local sales taxes in North Carolina but could still stop two large counties from putting referenda on the ballot this fall. Full story...
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Prosecutor: hearing in UNC agents case on hold

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This week's scheduled hearing for five people charged with violating North Carolina's sports agent law by providing benefits to former Tar Heels football players has been postponed. Full story...
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McCrory judicial choice once reprimanded by NC Bar

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A new District Court judge appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory was previously reprimanded for professional misconduct by the North Carolina State Bar. McCrory on Monday appointed Michael A. Stone of Raeford to a state judicial seat in Hoke County. Full story...
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Report: Higher seas mean extreme floods in NC, SC

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Rising sea levels will mean extreme floods along the coast of the Carolinas in coming years with billions of dollars in property in danger according to new reports from a nonprofit group of scientists. Full story...
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Ex-Destiny's Child member arrested in SC

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A former member of the R&B group Destiny's Child has been arrested near Myrtle Beach. Online records show 33-year-old Farrah Franklin was booked into the Horry County jail just before 5 a.m. Sunday on a charge of disorderly conduct. Full story...
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Coast Guard brings in sick woman off NC coast

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The Coast Guard has flown a woman ashore who became ill on a boat about 14 miles southwest of Atlantic Beach. Full story...
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NCDOT to begin widening of US421/I-40 Business

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N.C. Department of Transportation work crews are gearing up for widening a two-lane stretch of U.S. 421/Interstate 40 Business in Kernersville. Full story...
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New Hanover County clerk resigns

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videoThere's conflict in the New Hanover County commission yet again. The clerk of the board, Sheila Schult, put in her resignation Monday after she says commissioners requested it. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. courthouse affected by statewide shortage

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videoA shortage of court reporters is creating some issues for courtrooms across the state. Because of that shortage, the Brunswick County courthouse had to push back the trial date for former Northwest police officer Michael Hayes. Full story...
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Carolina Beach man confesses to sexually assaulting two young girls

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David Vanarsdell confessed to Carolina Beach Police that he sexually assaulted a 10-year-old and 6-year-old girl. Full story...
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