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UPDATE: Police arrest four following shots fired, car chase

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videoReports of shots fired from inside a vehicle sparks a short car chase with police, and ends in several arrests. It all started just after 10:30 last night in the 4400 block of Wrightsville Avenue when police say a concerned citizen reported someone firing shots out of a burgundy car with at least three passengers inside. Full story...
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Bid on items from the Cape Fear Museum

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videoThe Cape Fear Museum is having an auction! The museum is auctioning numerous items that don't fit their mission of collecting items related to the history or science of the lower Cape Fear area. Full story...
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Victim's mom offers forgiveness as son's killer pleads guilty

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video A killer will not be put to death after he pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. In the year since Joshua Proutey was shot and killed in downtown Wilmington, his mother says she has struggled to find the will to live. Full story...
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Police searching for two suspects they say stole go-kart from business

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Police are still searching for two suspects who they say stole a go-kart from a Wilmington business overnight. Officers followed and stopped the SUV on Bloomfield Lane near 17th Street. That's when they say the three men jumped out of the vehicle and took off running. Full story...
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Randy to the Rescue: Remembering your pet through glass art

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videoIn this week's Randy to the Rescue, Randy Aldridge meets with artist Niki Hildebrand who uses your pet's ashes in beautiful works of glass art. Full story...
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Ring in the laughter with Basile's Christmas Comedy Spectacular

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'Tis the season for family, giving, celebrations, and of course, shopping. But this year, one local comedian is inviting the Port City to ring in the holidays with a laugh or two.video Full story...
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CATCHING UP WITH KELLY: Freakers

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videoFreakers cool down your bottle or can full of your favorite drink. The best part is they're made in Wilmington and they're a great stocking stuffer. Kelly Oliver tells us more about them in this week's Catching Up with Kelly. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: The Boundary Oak

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video Right on the grounds of St. Mary's school, one of Wilmington's oldest citizens is still going strong. The Boundary Oak as it's known has a very special meaning, hearkening to a quainter Wilmington of the past. Full story...
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NEW THIS MORNING: Four escape burning Wilmington home safely

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videoFour people are safe this morning following a fire that sparked while they were inside their Wilmington home overnight. Fire crews say the flames, which were contained to the bedroom where they started, did cause between $25,000 and almost $40,000. Full story...
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Dash cam video released in K9 biting incident

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videoDash cam video released Monday gives a closer look at what happened when a Wilmington Police K-9 officer unleashed his police dog on a suspect who police say drove through a DWI checkpoint and led them on a chase Nov. 1. Full story...
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Fit Minute - Stepping up step aerobics

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videoStep aerobics was very popular in the '90s. While many people still take classes, others avoid them because they just don't think they're coordinated enough. So, many gyms offer both Les Mills Body Step and Body Step Athletic allowing you to choose whether you want more dance or more grunt. Full story...
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Wilmington police officer cleared in dog bite incident

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A New Hanover County grand jury cleared a Wilmington Police Department K-9 officer Monday of wrongdoing for a police chase that ended with his police dog biting and hurting a suspect. Full story...
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Man attempts to save shooting victim's life

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videoWilmington Police say Drayshawn Dowd, 20, was shot and killed after leaving a party early Saturday morning. Now a neighbor is speaking out about what happened, and how he tried to save Dowd's life. Full story...
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Police release name of man shot and killed overnight

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A Wilmington man is dead after leaving a party overnight. Police have identified the victim as Drayshawn Dowd, 20. Full story...
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Fight ends in stabbings in Wilmington

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videoA fight ended with several stabbings at the corner of 14th and Wooster Streets in Wilmington Thursday. The police have not called WWAY back to confirm any details. But, a witness said the fight possibly started because of gang retaliation. Full story...
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