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Woman falls from boat, rescued from water

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A woman was rescued from the water near Wrightsville Beach after falling from a boat Wednesday night. More>>

Update: Brunswick County Car Tax Glitch Video included

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The Department of Motor Vehicles has partially fixed a software glitch that led to hundreds of people being charged for car taxes they didn't actually owe. More>>

Jury convicts former Brunswick County police officer of soliciting a minor

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A former Northwest police officer was found guilty Wednesday of soliciting a minor for prostitution and filing a false police report, according to District Attorney Jon David's Office. More>>

Michael Lee sworn in as state senator Video included

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During a swearing-in ceremony Wednesday afternoon, Wilmington attorney Michael Lee became a state senator until January, although he hopes the upcoming election will extend his tenure. More>>

First Alert Forecast: hot, stormy pattern rolls on Video included

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A hot ridge of high pressure will continue to govern our weather in the short term. A relatively cooler air mass will flow into our area this weekend and early next week.
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Chadbourn man guilty of second degree murder

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A man from Chadbourn pleaded guilty to second degree murder charged Wednesday in the shooting death of Rasheed Cherry. More>>

Ferguson unrest prompts officials to review WPD practices

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Wilmington leaders are looking for information on practices within the local police department in response to the recent fatal officer shooting of unarmed Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, MO.
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Surveillance video released of UNCW statue theft Video included

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University of North Carolina at Wilmington officials have released surveillance video of three people they say stole the Seahawk statue outside the Warwick Center in July.
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Officer disciplined following use of force incident in May Video included

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At least one officer with the Wilmington Police Department has been disciplined since an incident where force was used to apprehend someone who was drunk and disorderly in May.
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Out-of-state plates present challenges to police Video included

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Police departments in Wilmington Beach towns see challenges with tourist season. Hundreds of different license plates make it difficult for officers to get information about a driver, and visually identify an illegal driver.
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Free backpack give away Saturday, Aug. 23

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This weekend at the Martin Luther King Center several organizations around Wilmington are hosting a Back to School Bash where they will be giving away free backpacks with proper school supplies for children.  More>>

'Sleepy Hollow' cast and crew wait for action on film incentives

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With the future of film incentives still uncertain in North Carolina, the cast and crew of Sleepy Hollow are closely watching the debate. More>>

New zoning changes bring questions from Wilmington City Council

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Wilmington City Council continued a discussion Tuesday regarding a zoning amendment that could potentially create a big impact to Wilmington businesses.
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Fair Bluff police investigate burned homes Video included

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Detectives believe someone set two Fair Bluff houses on fire early Tuesday morning after breaking in and getting away with stolen items, according to Police Chief Darrell Trivett.

 
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Community leaders discuss ways to end youth violence in Wilmington Video included

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Community leaders came together to encourage the fight against youth violence in Wilmington Tuesday morning. More>>

Mass exodus of teachers from Brunswick County Video included

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Some students in Brunswick County will be welcomed by substitute teachers on their first day of school because about 82 teachers have left the county since June.
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'Sleepy Hollow' stars take part in #IceBucketChallenge Video included

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The stars of Sleepy Hollow cooled off on the set of the show in Wilmington by taking part in the "ice bucket challenge." More>>

Oak Island to receive $1.1M for dredging project

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The Town of Oak Island will receive at least $1.1 million in state funding for the Town's Lower Lockwood Folly Habitat Restoration Plan. More>>

UNCW's Interim Chancellor explains plans for university

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As 1,400 UNCW students flood to campus to start their fall semester, Interim Chancellor Bill Sederburg is also getting ready to start to his job.
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