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WECT 6 Wilmington
SUCCESS: More than 100 pets adopted during 'Clear the Shelters'animals, more than 20,000 were adopted during the Clear the Shelters event on S
SUCCESS: More than 100 pets adopted during 'Clear the Shelters'
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
animals, more than 20,000 were adopted during the Clear the Shelters event on Saturday, July 23. The animal shelters in New Hanover, Columbus and Pender counties waived adoption fees during the campaign. Nearly 100 animals were adopted at those... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington area law enforcement continue to evaluate diversion programFayetteville Police are about to launch the state's first LEAD program, and loc
Wilmington area law enforcement continue to evaluate diversion program
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Fayetteville Police are about to launch the state's first LEAD program, and local officials are watching closely. NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- As the Fayetteville Police Department nears the launch of North Carolina's first law enforcement assisted... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Program would offer counseling instead of jail timeFayetteville Police are about to launch the state's first LEAD program, and loc
Program would offer counseling instead of jail time
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Fayetteville Police are about to launch the state's first LEAD program, and local officials are watching closely. NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- As the Fayetteville Police Department nears the launch of North Carolina's first law enforcement assisted... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Deputies ID body found inside burning car at Hanover gas stationBREAKING Hanover car fire (Source: Valerie Blondo) The Hanover Sheriff's Offi
Deputies ID body found inside burning car at Hanover gas station
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
BREAKING Hanover car fire (Source: Valerie Blondo) The Hanover Sheriff's Office has identified the body found inside a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Deputies recapture escaped inmate after car crashN.C. (AP) - Authorities have recaptured an escaped inmate in Wilmington followi
Deputies recapture escaped inmate after car crash
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
N.C. (AP) - Authorities have recaptured an escaped inmate in Wilmington following a pursuit that resulted in a car crash. New Hanover County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jerry Brewer tells news organizations that officials arrested 34-year-old... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Deputies recapture escaped inmate after car crashN.C. (AP) - Authorities have recaptured an escaped inmate in Wilmington followi
Deputies recapture escaped inmate after car crash
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
N.C. (AP) - Authorities have recaptured an escaped inmate in Wilmington following a pursuit that resulted in a car crash. New Hanover County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jerry Brewer tells news organizations that officials arrested 34-year-old... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Escaped inmate caught after hit-run crashback in custody after a hit-and-run crash in the city of Wilmington Monday even
Escaped inmate caught after hit-run crash
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
back in custody after a hit-and-run crash in the city of Wilmington Monday evening. According to Lt. Jerry Brewer with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, a deputy spotted Singleton in the area of Adams Street. Singleton tried to leave the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Area Police Reportsunlawful possession of marijuana. On Tuesday, at 8:45 a.m., police pulled over
Area Police Reports
The Post-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
unlawful possession of marijuana. On Tuesday, at 8:45 a.m., police pulled over a vehicle on Broadhead Avenue because they knew the driver - Marrero - had a valid arrest warrant from Jamestown City Court. It is alleged that Marrero had 5.4 grams of... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Mother shot in front of daughter just before crash in HanoverNew details coming from Hanover on a crash investigation that soon turned into
Mother shot in front of daughter just before crash in Hanover
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
New details coming from Hanover on a crash investigation that soon turned into a murder case. Deputies now say 64-year-old Willie Bibbs, who is from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, shot his passenger, a 24-year-old mother named Sharece Branche, while... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Investigation leads to trafficking charges against Wilmington manA joint investigation led to the arrest of a Wilmington man on drug trafficking
Investigation leads to trafficking charges against Wilmington man
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
A joint investigation led to the arrest of a Wilmington man on drug trafficking charges by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office on Thursday. After receiving information from an out-of-county agency that a 'buy' was going to occur in New Hanover... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Detectives seek information on break-in at Market Street businessThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find
Detectives seek information on break-in at Market Street business
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find those responsible for a break-in at a business on Market Street earlier this week. According to officials, the incident happened at Marker 17 Marine located at 7722... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Utility crews restore power to thousands impacted by Tuesday's stormsRVA Parenting: Putting a child to sleep safelyRVA Parenting: Putting a child to
Utility crews restore power to thousands impacted by Tuesday's storms
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
RVA Parenting: Putting a child to sleep safelyRVA Parenting: Putting a child to sleep safely New numbers that show there is still work to be done to help parents put children to sleep safely. According to the Department of Social Services, last... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina news in brief

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Two North Carolina teens were struck by lightning as t

North Carolina news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 9 days ago

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Two North Carolina teens were struck by lightning as they walked on a Florida beach.

In a news release, Clearwater police spokesman Rob Shaw says 15-year-old Cameron Poimboeuf and 18-year-old Jansen Tabor were on... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
Back to class for New Hanover's year-round students7 county schools, including 3 new ones, started up Tuesday WILMINGTON -- Even
Back to class for New Hanover's year-round students
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
7 county schools, including 3 new ones, started up Tuesday WILMINGTON -- Even on a broken leg, Sabrina Hill-Black walked faster than anyone else through D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy on Tuesday. After guiding a few late arrivals toward their... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Man charged in robbery of Burgaw honey peddlerrobbery of a Burgaw man who was targeted while selling honey in his driveway, a
Man charged in robbery of Burgaw honey peddler
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
robbery of a Burgaw man who was targeted while selling honey in his driveway, according to the Pender County Sheriff’s Office. Travenus Grainger, 38, of Castle Hayne was arrested Thursday, a sheriff's office news release said. Grainger is... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Two men accused of making meth in Murrayville homeTwo men were arrested by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Thursday and c
Two men accused of making meth in Murrayville home
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 days ago
Two men were arrested by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Thursday and charged with manufacturing meth out of a home in Murrayville. According to Lt. Jerry Brewer, detectives with the Vice and Narcotics unit launched an investigation after... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pokemon Go taking over #ILMThe new virtual reality game has revived the 1990s craze that found players hun
Pokemon Go taking over #ILM
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 17 days ago
The new virtual reality game has revived the 1990s craze that found players hunting down fantastical creatures and battling them. WILMINGTON -- If people are staring intently at their phones while walking through the University of North Carolina... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Fentanyl: deadly dope you can buy onlinea recent increases in overdoses, drug field tests started turning up positive f
Fentanyl: deadly dope you can buy online
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 17 days ago
a recent increases in overdoses, drug field tests started turning up positive for street fentanyl. Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Vice Agents say dealers have been mixing the powder version of fentanyl into their heroin bags to boost... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Bear spotted eating from bird feeders in Hanover County neighborhoodsHANOVER COUNTY, Va. – People living in two Hanover County neighborhoods are anx
Bear spotted eating from bird feeders in Hanover County neighborhoods
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 21 days ago
HANOVER COUNTY, Va. – People living in two Hanover County neighborhoods are anxious after a was bear spotted eating out of bird feeders Friday morning. The first of the multiple bear sightings was reported "I got a phone call today from my neighbor... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Bear spotted eating from birdfeeders in Hanover County neighborhoodsHANOVER COUNTY, Va. – People living in two Hanover County neighborhoods are anx
Bear spotted eating from birdfeeders in Hanover County neighborhoods
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 21 days ago
HANOVER COUNTY, Va. – People living in two Hanover County neighborhoods are anxious after a was bear spotted eating out of bird feeders Friday morning. The first of the multiple bear sightings was reported "I got a phone call today from my neighbor... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Third person arrested in January shooting, robbery attemptJackson is the third person charged in an attempted robbery in which a shot was
Third person arrested in January shooting, robbery attempt
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
Jackson is the third person charged in an attempted robbery in which a shot was fired into a car containing four people. NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- A third person from Burgaw was arrested this week in an attempted armed robbery in January in which... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Masonboro Island slightly less chaotic this Fourth, officials sayOverall the sheriff's office gave out 27 percent more citations on Masonboro Is
Masonboro Island slightly less chaotic this Fourth, officials say
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
Overall the sheriff's office gave out 27 percent more citations on Masonboro Island this year than the same weekend in 2015. NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Thousands of people still descended upon Masonboro Island over the Fourth of July weekend, yet law... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Spanish-immersion parents anxious about Gregory Elementary moveAfter a mother witnessed a shooting, some consider leaving the New Hanover scho
Spanish-immersion parents anxious about Gregory Elementary move
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 29 days ago
After a mother witnessed a shooting, some consider leaving the New Hanover schools program. WILMINGTON -- On a Wednesday morning, Laura arrived at Gregory Elementary School to pick up her sick child. As she and her 9-year-old son walked across the... Read more

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