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FIRST ON 3: Former BSL police captain arrested for assault, battery

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video Curtis Ledbetter was arrested today for assault and battery after spitting on and hitting 48 year old Jonathan Cummings in the mouth on Friday. Full story...
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Shallotte woman charged with arson

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A Shallotte woman was arrested Thursday in connection with a fire earlier today. Full story...
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Deputies cleared in 2007 shooting suit

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videoA federal district court jury in Raleigh today found in favor of two Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies in a case stemming from a 2007 shooting. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Body found on BHI identified as missing Southport man

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videoAn autopsy has determined a body found on Bald Head Island is a missing Southport man. Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove says dental records confirmed the body is Adam Muhammad. The 22-year-old went missing in mid February. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Reagan flies the coop!

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video 9 years old, Reagan Christian is our youngest Extraordinary Person(of the Week) so far this year. Full story...
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Five face kidnapping, robbery charges in Brunswick County

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Five people were arrested Tuesday in connection with two kidnappings and armed robberies last week, Brunswick County Sheriff's Office warrants show. Full story...
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Rabon reappointed to co-chair Senate transportation committee

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Several Republicans in the North Carolina Senate are taking new leadership roles this spring as colleagues have resigned or plan to retire at year's end. Full story...
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School ball field safe for kids despite coal ash

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State regulators say it is safe to use the athletic field at a Brunswick County school, even though coal ash was spread to elevate it more than 20 years ago. Full story...
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GOP primary candidates square off in 7th District debate

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video Who are you going to vote for in the upcoming primary elections? The Brunswick County Republican Women tried to make that question a little easier to answer by holding a primary debate. Full story...
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Autopsy for body found on Bald Head Island postponed

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videoIt will be at least another day until investigators know the identity of a body that washed ashore Monday in Brunswick County. Full story...
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Meth operation busted in Brunswick County

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After getting a tip, the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Vice-Narcotics Unit arrested four people for making meth at 8987 Black Chestnut Drive in Leland Sunday. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Man's body washes up on Bald Head Island

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video The body of a man washed up on Bald Head Island this morning. Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove says he got a call around 7:30 a.m. about a body washed up near the Bald Head Island Marina and beach access No. 7. Full story...
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Suspect admits human trafficking in prostitution case involving cop, firefighter

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video A man connected to a prostitution case involving a former police officer and a former firefighter has pleaded guilty to human trafficking of a minor. Shawn Christopher Conley entered the plea today in Brunswick County Superior Court, the District Attorney's Office says. Full story...
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EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE: NC 7 GOP Congressional Candidates’ Debate

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video All Republican candidates for the 7th District U.S. Congressional seat will participate—Chris Andrade, David Rouzer, and Woody White. Topics will include immigration, budget/national debt, economy/jobs, foreign affairs, national defense, health care, and more. Full story...
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Three teens arrested for school vandalism

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Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested three in connection with an incident that happened at Lincoln Elementary School in Leland early Friday morning. Full story...
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