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New Hanover County News

'Untitled' military feature film coming to Wilmywood

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"Yellow Footprints" (working title) is a coming of age movie that rises above the war and tells an empowering story of a female Marine who struggles at home and on the front lines in a traditionally all male Marine infantry unit. Full story...
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Rashawn Hines back in jail for attempted murder as prison sentence ends

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videoA Wilmington teen once called one of the city's worst offenders landed back in jail as he was set to be released from prison. Rashawn Hines, 19, was scheduled to released from state prison Friday, but he was booked again at the New Hanover County Jail the same day for two counts of attempted murder. Full story...
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Man arrested in hit and run accident that severed passenger's arm

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videoA Wilmington man is behind bars under a $100,000 bond after police arrested him on a warrant from Johnston County. Last month police say Brad Venticinque,31, was driving west on I-40 when he hit the median, overcorrected and hit a guard wire severing the arm of his passenger Zachary Hunter, 19, also of Wilmington. Full story...
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Ashley High School leadership under fire

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videoThe level of dissatisfaction from teachers at Ashley High School in Wilmington is growing. We told you last week about the initial, dismal, results of those teacher satisfaction surveys. Tonight we've learned about a second survey sent out in response to the initial survey and what it shows us the school seems to be concerned about the initial survey results. Full story...
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Two new cameras installed on the Wrightsville beach drawbridge

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video The installation of two new cameras is causing some traffic on the Wrightsville Beach Bridge. Full story...
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UNCW bronze seahawk stolen

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videoThe University of North Carolina Wilmington Police Department is currently investigating the theft of the bronze Seahawk statue located at the entrance of the Warwick Center on UNCW’s main campus. Full story...
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Woman riding in car shot in leg

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videoWilmington Police are looking for answers after a woman riding in the back the back seat of a car was shot in the leg Friday night. Police say Jaquelle Parker, 22, was seated behind the driver when she was hit. They say the driver was dropping off a passenger at the Market North Apartments when the car full noticed a crowd in the street watching fireworks, and pulled over to do the same. Full story...
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Police: One hurt, another charged after fight between sisters

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Wilmington Police say a fight between sisters on Saturday landed one in the hospital and the other arrested. Investigators say they were called to Cape Fear Memorial Hospital just after 1:30 a.m. Full story...
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Man robbed before being tied to bed and gagged

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Wilmington Police are investigating after a man says he was robbed at gunpoint, tied to his bed, and then gagged by the suspects. Saturday night, police say the victim was in his bathroom when the suspects approached him and thew him on his bed in the 4100 block of Spirea Drive. Full story...
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Man robbed at gun point after fireworks

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videoWilmington Police say a man was robbed at gun point after the fireworks early Saturday morning. Police say the male victim met a woman during the show and the pair planned to head back to her house just after 2 a.m. While the couple was walking to her home, the victim says they were approached by three mean near S. 5th Avenue and Meares Street. Full story...
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Police search for suspect after Family Dollar robbed

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videoWilmington Police are searching for a man they say robbed Family Dollar on Market Street. Investigators say a Hispanic male, with curly, shoulder length hair, about 5'11" tall and 175 pounds talked with the cashier for 90 minutes before stealing money from the register Thursday night. Full story...
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Ocean Rescue reports low number of saves despite hurricane

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videoOcean Rescue reports an extremely low number of rescues after hurricane Arthur. Thousands of people made plans to head down to the beaches to celebrate this weekend, but many were concerned about the hurricane. Full story...
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Teams from across the globe turn out for rugby tournament

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video Teams from all over the country and all over the globe traveled to Ogden this weekend to compete in the Cape Fear 7’s Rugby Tournament. Full story...
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Cape Fear Museum offers astronomy program for children

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video The Cape Fear Museum offers fun and education program every Saturday in the Learning Center. This month children can learn about astronomy. Full story...
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Wildlife rehab takes animals in after hurricane

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video Coastal Carolina Wildlife Rehab takes in animals after Hurricane Arthur. Full story...
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