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ONLY ON 3: Mom credits Brigade Boys & Girls Club for helping save missing son

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videoWilmington Police have found a mentally ill teen who ran away from his therapeutic foster home in Navassa last week. The boy's mother credits the Brigade Boys & Girls Club for helping him survive and media exposure for helping find him. Full story...
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FBI to hold active shooter training at Independence Mall Sunday

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videoDon't be alarmed if you see a lot of law enforcement around Independence Mall in Wilmington Sunday night. It is only a drill. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue wins regional championship

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videoVisitors to Wrightsville Beach should feel especially safe, after the town's Ocean Rescue Team won a regional championship this week. The team successfully defended their first place overall performance at the United States Lifesaving Associations, South Atlantic Regional Championships. Full story...
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Wilmington man charged with molesting dog

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A Wilmington man remained in custody Friday, charged with molesting a female dog, according to police. Jose Vasquez, 46, of 5011 Peachtree Lane, is being held on $250,000 bail on a charge of crimes against nature. Full story...
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Driver cited in rollover crash that damaged house

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videoPolice say several people wound up in the hospital after a morning traffic crash in Wilmington. Officers responded to a crash at the intersection of 16th and Castle Streets shortly before 9 a.m. Full story...
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Hit-and-run victim dies, police search for SUV that hit him

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videoA Wilmington man is dead and police are looking for the driver of the SUV they say hit and killed him last night on Market Street. Full story...
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'The Longest Ride' talks film incentives

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videoOn the set today a lot of talk was about the excitement behind another Nicholas Sparks movie being filmed here in the Port City. For the dozens and dozens of folks hard at work on the set, the buzz, is about whether or not jobs like this will be around by the end of the year. Full story...
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Funeral services set for Wilmington's 'Troll Lady'

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videoFuneral services are planned July 19 for Minna Kuuskoski, a Wilmington storyteller, artist and puppeteer who was beloved as the Troll Lady. Full story...
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Head-on accident shuts down N. Kerr

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videoTwo children were injured in a head on crash Thursday morning. The crash shut down part of North Kerr Avenue. It sent several people to the hospital. Full story...
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'Dimple' in road at Market and Kerr intersection

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videoWhat witnesses are calling a dimple, or the start of a sinkhole, is forming at Market Street and Kerr Avenue in Wilmington. Full story...
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New Housing Authority CEO wants to be clear about what she's doing with your tax dollars

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video The Wilmington Housing Authority is under new leadership. Katrina Redmond starts as CEO August 4th. Redmond is looking to move forward in every aspect especially when it comes to crime. "When you look at redevelopment or developing new, crime has to be a part of your design," Redmond said. Full story...
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Senior citizen charged for drugs at Carolina Beach

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A senior citizen faces drug charges after a bust last night in Carolina Beach. The police department's Vice Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at the home of John R. Lunsford, 69, in the 1400 block of Snapper Lane. Full story...
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Several taken to hospital after N. Kerr crash

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videoA head-on crash shut down part of N. Kerr Ave. this morning sending several people to the hospital, including two children. Full story...
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Sneak Peek at new Cape Fear Community College Humanities and Fine Arts Center

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videoRising on Third Street in downtown Wilmington is the new Cape Fear Community College Humanities and Fine Arts Center. When complete it will seat between 1500 and 1600 people and bring world class performances and concerts to the Cape Fear region. New Director Shane Fernando gives us a sneak peek as the building takes shape and says the building should be open in the spring or early summer of 2015. Full story...
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Wilmington mosque one step closer to reality

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videoA vacant building on 16th and Rankin streets in Wilmington is one step closer to being turned into a new mosque. The property got conditional special use approval at a Wilmington planning commission meeting tonight. Full story...
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