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Habitual felon goes to prison for machete attack, identity theft

A jury found a Wilmington man guilty for a 2018  machete attack and identity theft in court on Friday afternoon.

Bladen Co. sheriff warns of phone scam

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office wants you to be aware of a phone scam targeting personal information claiming to be from law enforcement.

North Carolina joins nationwide Equifax investigation

Attorney General Josh Stein announced on Tuesday that North Carolina will join a nationwide effort to investigate how and why credit reporter Equifax allowed hackers to expose the sensitive information.

IRS see big drop in identity theft, stolen tax refunds

The IRS says it is seeing a big drop in the number of tax refunds being stolen by identity thieves after the agency teamed up with tax preparers to fight the problem.

Duo sentenced for catfishing scheme that ripped off Marines

Two people who catfished Marines have been sentenced for trying to rip the young men off.

Sheriff’s Office searching for man, woman accused of credit card theft

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two individuals suspected of identity theft and credit card fraud in Jacksonville Myrtle Beach.

Whiteville man charged with identity theft

A Whiteville man is charged with one count each of identity theft, insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense.

IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000

The IRS says thieves used an online service provided by the agency to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers.

NHSO: Scammer trying to take advantage of voter ID law

video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a possible fraud tied to voter information and the state's voter identification law.

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Days after the season ends, four UNCW Men’s Basketball players enter the transfer portal

It was an interesting Monday afternoon if you're a UNCW Men's Basketball fan. Just days after the season ended four Seahawk players announced they were putting their names into the NCAA Transfer Portal. 

MEC releases All-Conference Basketball Awards

High School basketball teams across the Cape Fear have wrapped up their seasons. The Mideastern Conference released their all-conference teams and awards late last weeks. 

Several, mostly juveniles, arrested in connection to two recent Wilmington shootings

City and county law enforcement leaders have released more details surrounding two recent shooting.

North Carolina Azalea Festival announces 2021 Queen

The North Carolina Azalea Festival announced the 74th Queen Azalea, the Azalea Festival Princess, and Invited Guests of the 2021 Azalea Festival on Monday.