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WECT 6 Wilmington
Suspect uses tire iron to rob ScotchmanThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man for allegedly robbin
Suspect uses tire iron to rob Scotchman
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man for allegedly robbing a Scotchman gas station with a tire iron Sunday night. Michael Thomas Arslan, 32, was charged with felony robbery with a dangerous weapon and booked at the New Hanover... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Local leaders unite in Carolina fandom for Super Bowl 50The staff at the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office makes no doubt about who t
Local leaders unite in Carolina fandom for Super Bowl 50
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
The staff at the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office makes no doubt about who they're picking to win the Super Bowl. Contributed photoStarNewsOnline.comFebruary 6, 2016 10:40 PM

In Carolina Panthers country, it's not unusual to see folks... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Police blotter - Reports filed Jan. 28-Feb. 3-

The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police

Police blotter - Reports filed Jan. 28-Feb. 3
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
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The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office from Jan. 28 through Feb.... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
'Still a lot to be appreciative for,' shooting survivor sayssurvivor Jessica Modolo with her fiance, Stuart Meyers, a few months after the
'Still a lot to be appreciative for,' shooting survivor says
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
survivor Jessica Modolo with her fiance, Stuart Meyers, a few months after the Feb. 6, 2015, shooting. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOStarNewsOnline.comFebruary 5, 2016 8:23 PM

Until Stuart Meyers opened up the memory box handed to him by a hospital... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
'Still a lot to be appreciative for,' shooting survivor saysby the gas station. The incident stemmed from a stolen property report. The pr
'Still a lot to be appreciative for,' shooting survivor says
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
by the gas station. The incident stemmed from a stolen property report. The previous day, Modolo filed a report with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office stating Nielson had taken $4,000 worth of equipment, District Attorney Ben David said at... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Mother and child attacked by dog in Lelandin Leland Monday. The dog involved, a lab mix, will be euthanized after a 10-d
Mother and child attacked by dog in Leland
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
in Leland Monday. The dog involved, a lab mix, will be euthanized after a 10-day holding period in the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Animal Services facility, according to a news release from the Leland Police Department. Monday at 8:50... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NHCSO says Naloxone program worksThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says the naloxone program works. Deput
NHCSO says Naloxone program works
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says the naloxone program works. Deputies were issued kits last November that contained the life-saving drug. Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is a medication that helps reverse the effects of opioids,... Read more
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Romeoville Reporter
Will County hopes to curb high teen birth, STD rates in Bolingbrookto prevent teen pregnancies, including Dolton, Elmwood Park and Wheeling in Coo
Will County hopes to curb high teen birth, STD rates in Bolingbrook
Romeoville Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
to prevent teen pregnancies, including Dolton, Elmwood Park and Wheeling in Cook County; Addison, Glendale Heights and Hanover Park in DuPage County; Alton in Madison County; and Aurora and Carpentersville in Kane County. In other news, Will... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
New Hanover County break-ins on track to match 2015 numbersIn 2015, New Hanover County had 379 break-ins, and this year has already seen 4
New Hanover County break-ins on track to match 2015 numbers
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
In 2015, New Hanover County had 379 break-ins, and this year has already seen 41. With Super Bowl Sunday right around the corner, WECT sat down with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office to get tips on how to keep your TV's, jewelry and other... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Two arrested after series of gang-related shootingsto officials, a shooting was reported around 2:38 p.m. in the 1000 block of Wel
Two arrested after series of gang-related shootings
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
to officials, a shooting was reported around 2:38 p.m. in the 1000 block of Wellington Avenue. Witnesses say a newer model white Cadillac drove up to a home and shots were fired from the vehicle at the house. Police say a window was... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
State health officials urge awareness of Zika virus— The body of a 4-year-old boy reported missing has been found in a nearby pond
State health officials urge awareness of Zika virus
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
— The body of a 4-year-old boy reported missing has been found in a nearby pond in Iredell County.

The sheriff's office said the boy was reported missing from his home in Mooresville shortly before 6 p.m. Monday.

The... Read more

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WECT 6 Wilmington
Investigations lead to Bladen Co. drug trafficking arrestsThe Bladen County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday that investigations into d
Investigations lead to Bladen Co. drug trafficking arrests
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
The Bladen County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday that investigations into drug trafficking have led to three recent arrests. As the result of a joint operation between the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Probation and Parole, the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Gun theft reports up 40% over 5 years in Wilmington and New Hanover CountySOUTHEASTERN, N.C. -- More than 1,440 guns were stolen in Wilmington and New Ha
Gun theft reports up 40% over 5 years in Wilmington and New Hanover County
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
SOUTHEASTERN, N.C. -- More than 1,440 guns were stolen in Wilmington and New Hanover County over the past five years, according to law enforcement statistics. Of those, officials say they have recovered at least 380, or about 26 percent of stolen... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Gun theft reports up 40% over 5 years in Wilmington, New Hanover CountySOUTHEASTERN, N.C. -- More than 1,440 guns were stolen in Wilmington and New Ha
Gun theft reports up 40% over 5 years in Wilmington, New Hanover County
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
SOUTHEASTERN, N.C. -- More than 1,440 guns were stolen in Wilmington and New Hanover County over the past five years, according to law enforcement statistics. Of those, officials say they have recovered at least 380, or about 26 percent of stolen... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Local Leaders Focused On Growth In Year Aheadthe National Comedy Center; the Chautauqua Lake and Watershed Management Allian
Local Leaders Focused On Growth In Year Ahead
The Post-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
the National Comedy Center; the Chautauqua Lake and Watershed Management Alliance; and Chautauqua County Sheriffs Office. FINDING SOLUTIONS Vince Horrigan, county executive, said he plans to lead Chautauqua County to success on a local... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Virginia Tech student charged with abduction of missing Blacksburg teenStudent, David E. Eisenhauer, with felony abduction in relation to the disappea
Virginia Tech student charged with abduction of missing Blacksburg teen
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 9 days ago
Student, David E. Eisenhauer, with felony abduction in relation to the disappearance of Blacksburg teen, Nicole Lovell. New developments in the investigation led detectives to the 18-year-old Maryland native. He was arrested without incident... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Area Police ReportsBullfrog Hotel, located at 1414 E. Second St., for a report of a female attempt
Area Police Reports
The Post-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Bullfrog Hotel, located at 1414 E. Second St., for a report of a female attempting to cash a stolen check. Upon arrival, officers learned that Centi allegedly attempted to cash a check made out in her name for a large sum of money. The check was... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Police blotter - Reports filed Jan. 21-Jan. 27-

The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police

Police blotter - Reports filed Jan. 21-Jan. 27
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
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The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office from Jan. 21 through Jan.... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Police blotter - Reports filed Jan. 21-Jan. 27-

The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police

Police blotter - Reports filed Jan. 21-Jan. 27
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
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The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office from Jan. 21 through Jan.... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington man charged in shooting, sexual assaultinto custody Tuesday night, officials said. Foster Kelly Henry, 40, was arrest
Wilmington man charged in shooting, sexual assault
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
into custody Tuesday night, officials said. Foster Kelly Henry, 40, was arrested on Henry Street by a joint task force of officers with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and the Wilmington Police Department, according to jail... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Task force arrests Lamppost Circle shooting suspectFoster Kelly Henry, 40, was arrested Tuesday night by a joint task force from t
Task force arrests Lamppost Circle shooting suspect
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 13 days ago
Foster Kelly Henry, 40, was arrested Tuesday night by a joint task force from the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. The victim was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with non-life... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Internet meeting ends in robberyNEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Four people were jailed Monday in the armed robbery of a
Internet meeting ends in robbery
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Four people were jailed Monday in the armed robbery of a man lured to a location by a woman he met online. Richial Stroman, 21, Wilmington, Kassey Robinson, 18, Wilmington, Adrian David, 21, Wilmington and Tiffany Duncan, 26,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
'Teen Mom 2' star files larceny charge against ex-boyfriendNEW HANOVER COUNTY -- New Hanover County resident and MTV reality star Jenelle
'Teen Mom 2' star files larceny charge against ex-boyfriend
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 14 days ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- New Hanover County resident and MTV reality star Jenelle Evans has filed a criminal charge against her ex-boyfriend Nathan Griffith, according to law enforcement officials. Evans, 24, went to the New Hanover County jail Sunday... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
'Teen Mom 2' star files larceny charge against ex-boyfriendNEW HANOVER COUNTY -- New Hanover County resident and MTV reality star Jenelle
'Teen Mom 2' star files larceny charge against ex-boyfriend
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 14 days ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- New Hanover County resident and MTV reality star Jenelle Evans has filed a criminal charge against her ex-boyfriend Nathan Griffith, according to law enforcement officials. Evans, 24, went to the New Hanover County jail Sunday... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Police blotter - Reports filed Jan. 14-Jan. 20

The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police

Police blotter - Reports filed Jan. 14-Jan. 20
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 days ago

The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office from Jan. 14 through Jan.... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Monkey Junction pipe bomb discovery lands man in federal prisoninvestigation into Merchenthaler led to Wilmington. As members of the FBI, the
Monkey Junction pipe bomb discovery lands man in federal prison
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
investigation into Merchenthaler led to Wilmington. As members of the FBI, the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and the Wilmington Police Departments Bomb Squad attempted to disable seven PVC pipe... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Man sentenced to federal prison for storage unit explosivessizes and explosive power. The investigation led federal authorities to Wilmin
Man sentenced to federal prison for storage unit explosives
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
sizes and explosive power. The investigation led federal authorities to Wilmington on Feb. 21, 2013. Members of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, Wilmington Police Department, SBI and FBI responded to North State Storage on Carolina... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NHC Emergency Management offers text-to-911 serviceor to report a crime. What happens if you have a situation where you are unabl
NHC Emergency Management offers text-to-911 service
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
or to report a crime. What happens if you have a situation where you are unable to talk but still need 911 assistance? New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center has a service that can help you, regardless of your cell phone carrier. All 5... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Hundreds of surveillance cameras monitor city, countyNEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A Castle Hayne armed robber was caught on camera in Decem
Hundreds of surveillance cameras monitor city, county
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 22 days ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A Castle Hayne armed robber was caught on camera in December when he held a woman at gunpoint and asked her to withdraw money from an ATM. Officials with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office arrested 21-year-old Darrius Akem... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Police blotter - Reports filed Jan. 7- Jan. 13-

The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police

Police blotter - Reports filed Jan. 7- Jan. 13
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
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The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover County Sheriff's Office from Jan. 7- Jan.... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Police blotter - Reports filed Jan. 7- Jan. 13-

The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police

Police blotter - Reports filed Jan. 7- Jan. 13
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
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The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover County Sheriff's Office from Jan. 7- Jan.... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
2 injured in Pender County shootingwhen an assailant followed the victims to the store, got out of his car and fir
2 injured in Pender County shooting
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
when an assailant followed the victims to the store, got out of his car and fired shots into their vehicle, according to a news release from the Pender County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's deputies responding to a call at 11:58 a.m. about a shooting... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
25 years later, area veterans recall Desert StormSecond Division vehicles moves past a tank equipped with a mine-clearing sled,
25 years later, area veterans recall Desert Storm
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 25 days ago
Second Division vehicles moves past a tank equipped with a mine-clearing sled, Sunday, Feb. 24, 1991 in Kuwait as the...StarNewsOnline.comJanuary 15, 2016 11:55 AM

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On Jan. 16, 1991, U.S. armed forces unleashed hell on... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
25 years later, area veterans recall Desert StormSecond Division vehicles moves past a tank equipped with a mine-clearing sled,
25 years later, area veterans recall Desert Storm
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 25 days ago
Second Division vehicles moves past a tank equipped with a mine-clearing sled, Sunday, Feb. 24, 1991 in Kuwait as the...StarNewsOnline.comJanuary 15, 2016 11:55 AM

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On Jan. 16, 1991, U.S. armed forces unleashed hell on... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Voices of Conscience: 10 people who give much to the communitycall 910-452-5395. Ashley Morton What: Volunteers as leader of her Explorer S
Voices of Conscience: 10 people who give much to the community
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 25 days ago
call 910-452-5395. Ashley Morton What: Volunteers as leader of her Explorer Scout Post. Post 299 is associated with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Why: "I'm just very passionate about helping other people. I try to put other people... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Slow sailing on rules to remove abandoned boatsto address abandoned vessels could become the model throughout the state. Capt
Slow sailing on rules to remove abandoned boats
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 26 days ago
to address abandoned vessels could become the model throughout the state. Capt. Mose Highsmith of the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has been working on writing the ordinance since October, but is also working with the Eastern North Carolina... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
2 arrested in Holly Ridge in connection to Baltimore homicideof first-degree homicide and conspiracy to commit homicide.Marshals in Baltimor
2 arrested in Holly Ridge in connection to Baltimore homicide
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
of first-degree homicide and conspiracy to commit homicide.Marshals in Baltimore forwarded information to the Wilmington office that Wilkins and Fury may be hiding around Holly Ridge, according to the Marshals Service spokesman.The crime Fury and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Hanover teen faces child rape chargeNEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A teenager was arrested Tuesday after an investigation wa
New Hanover teen faces child rape charge
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A teenager was arrested Tuesday after an investigation was launched into the dissemination of nude photos of a girl to her classmates at an area high school. Tavion Selby, 19, of New Hanover County is charged with one count of... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Area Police Reportsa traffic stop. At 11:53 a.m., police observed Walters operating his vehicle wh
Area Police Reports
The Post-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
a traffic stop. At 11:53 a.m., police observed Walters operating his vehicle while having a suspended driver's license. Officers performed a traffic stop on the vehicle, at which time Walters exited the vehicle and attempted to walk away.... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pair wanted in Baltimore slaying arrested in Holly Ridgeof�first-degree homicide and conspiracy to commit homicide. Marshals in Baltim
Pair wanted in Baltimore slaying arrested in Holly Ridge
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
of�first-degree homicide and conspiracy to commit homicide. Marshals in Baltimore forwarded information to the Wilmington office that Wilkins and Fury may be hiding around Holly Ridge, according to the Marshals Service spokesman. The crime Fury... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Teen stabbed in leg during argument Friday night

WILMINGTON -- The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a stabbing t

Teen stabbed in leg during argument Friday night
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 30 days ago

WILMINGTON -- The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred Friday night, according to a news release.

About 9:30 p.m., the New Hanover County... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington man arrested in prostitution investigationMarcus Tarter, 45, was arrested Friday, according to the New Hanover County jai
Wilmington man arrested in prostitution investigation
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 30 days ago
Marcus Tarter, 45, was arrested Friday, according to the New Hanover County jail. In a press release Saturday, New Hanover County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Jerry Brewer wrote that Tarter was arrested when deputies encountered him during an... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Teen stabbed in leg during argument Friday night-

The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred

Teen stabbed in leg during argument Friday night
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted a month ago
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The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred Friday night, according to a news release.

About 9:30 p.m., the New Hanover County... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Teen stabbed in leg during argument Friday night

The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurre

Teen stabbed in leg during argument Friday night
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted a month ago

The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred Friday night, according to a news release.

About 9:30 p.m., the New Hanover County Sheriff's... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Police blotter - Reports filed Dec. 31- Jan. 6

The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington P

Police blotter - Reports filed Dec. 31- Jan. 6
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted a month ago

The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover County Sheriff's Office from Dec. 31 through Jan.... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Police blotter - Reports filed Dec. 31- Jan. 6The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Departmen
Police blotter - Reports filed Dec. 31- Jan. 6
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted a month ago
The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover County Sheriff's Office from Dec. 31 through Jan. 6: Thursday, Dec. 31 Residential burglary in which a black and silver bicycle, Xbox 360, MacBook,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Victim of Jury Duty Scam speaks out to warn othersA New Hanover County man says he lost $4,500 after falling victim to a scam. He
Victim of Jury Duty Scam speaks out to warn others
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 1 months ago
A New Hanover County man says he lost $4,500 after falling victim to a scam. He did not want to share his name, but told us his story in hopes of stopping someone else from becoming a victim. The man said someone claiming to be with the “New Hanover... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Last of 3 Wilmington bank robbery suspects pleads guiltyWILMINGTON -- The last of three suspects pleaded guilty Thursday in a 2015 bank
Last of 3 Wilmington bank robbery suspects pleads guilty
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 1 months ago
WILMINGTON -- The last of three suspects pleaded guilty Thursday in a 2015 bank robbery downtown. The three suspects led officers on a high-speed chase March 23 that resulted in a crash. Brenton Jenkins, 19, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Driver in high-speed chase, crash could face charges in shootingState Highway Patrol trooper attempted to make a traffic stop on 17th Street fo
Driver in high-speed chase, crash could face charges in shooting
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 1 months ago
State Highway Patrol trooper attempted to make a traffic stop on 17th Street for an equipment violation, according to a news release from the N.C. Department of Public Safety. The trooper involved is part of the FBI's�Safe Streets Task Force,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Third teen arrested in NorthChase gunfireNEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A third teen was arrested in a shooting into a house and
Third teen arrested in NorthChase gunfire
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 1 months ago
NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A third teen was arrested in a shooting into a house and vehicle earlier this week in NorthChase. No one was injured. William Stacey Baysden, 17, was arrested Wednesday and charged with injury to personal property and... Read more
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