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Carolina Beach Police looking for armed robbery suspect

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Carolina Beach Police are looking for an armed robbery suspect. Police say the suspect walked into a Scotchman gas station on Canal Drive last night and demanded money from the cashier. Anyone with information is asked to call Carolina Beach Police at (910) 458-1246. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Hillcrest murder victim was Spider-Man store robber

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video The Spider-Man robber has been unmasked. Wilmington Police say a man killed in the Hillcrest community in October was the man who robbed several area stores disguised as Spider-Man. Full story...
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UPDATE: Boil water advisory for Downtown Wilmington this weekend

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Water Service Transfer/3rd Street Project – The previously reported times for this scheduled water system shut down has been adjusted to minimize impact to busy downtown community. Full story...
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Crews clean out Karen's Café

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That's a wrap for a "One Tree Hill" set on Front Street in downtown Wilmington. Crews packed up the fictional Karen's Café today two weeks after the show finished filming. Full story...
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Rouzer, Pantano a study in contrasts

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video The Republican nomination for president may be decided by the time North Carolina votes in May, but there will still be the battle for the Republican nomination to represent our area in the US House of Representatives. The two candidates, David Rouzer and Ilario Pantano, are a study in contrast within the GOP. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: NCAA bans Ashley & Hoggard from playing basketball at Duke

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Hoggard and Ashley were both scheduled to play at Cameron Indoor Stadium later this month in a showcase high school basketball event in Durham. The NCAA has stepped in, though. The NCAA has declared the "Clash at Cameron" to be a non-scholastic event. Full story...
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WARM tries to keep the heat on during cold of winter

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video With winter weather already here, many of us are turning up the heat at home. But some folks have broken or faulty heaters and cannot afford to get them fixed. That's where the Wilmington non-profit group WARM comes in. Full story...
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Judge rules cities can't fight anti-annexation

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The process by which landowners can block a few North Carolina towns and cities, including Wilmington, from scooping up their land can continue while municipalities and their citizens challenge new laws that overhaul the state's involuntary annexation rules. Full story...
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UPDATE: Eastwood Road back open after gas leak

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video WFD crews are on the scene of a natural gas line rupture at this time. The line is a 6" line and the leak is significant. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Boy kidnapped during Ogden break-in

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video Every family fears having their home broken into, but one Wilmington family went though something worse. Their 10-year-old son walked into the house while two people were still ransacking the home making him a victim of two crimes. Full story...
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