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  1. Authorities find SUV wanted in connection to kidnapping of 13-year-old NC girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The green SUV that was stolen earlier this week during the kidnapping of a 13-year-old Hania Aguilar has been found, according to information from the FBI. Authorities said the SUV was discovered just before 8 a.m. Thursday off Quincey Drive in Lumberton.

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  2. FBI releases photo of SUV sought in connection to disappearance of NC girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Lumberton Police Department and the FBI have released a new photo of the SUV wanted in connection to the kidnapping of 13-year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar. According to a news release from the FBI, the stolen SUV was spotted in Lumberton on a surveillance camera near Aguilar's home minutes after she was kidnapped on Monday.

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  3. $15,000 reward being offered in case of kidnapped Lumberton teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The FBI is seeking help from the public in finding a Lumberton girl who was kidnapped on Monday morning in front of her home. A $15,000 reward is being offered for information that leads investigators to 13-year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar, the FBI announced during a press conference Tuesday afternoon.

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  4. Amber Alert: FBI investigating kidnapping of 13-year-old Lumberton...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    An Amber Alert has been issued for a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped after being forced into a vehicle Monday morning just before 7 a.m. Witnesses say an unknown male grabbed Hania Noleia Aguilar who was standing in the yard and forced her into a green 2002 Ford Expedition that is registered to Velasquez Hernandez of Summerville, S.C. Witnesses say the vehicle was last seen leaving the mobile home park, the registration number on the plate on the truck is: SC NWS 984. The report says that witnesses can't describe the suspect other than he had a yellow bandanna over his face.

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  5. Country music stars produce song to benefit Hurricane Florence relief effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Parmalee, the four-member band best known for its hit song Carolina , produced a lyric video dedicated to the victims of Hurricane Florence. The group, based in Nashville, Tenn., came up with the song Down Town shortly after the storm passed through their home state.

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  6. River Flooding: Florence rewriting recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Rainfall of one to two and locally three feet from Hurricane Florence continues to bring extensive, long-lasting, and in some cases record-setting river flooding across southeastern North Carolina. As feared, flooding is occurring in some areas that have never had flooding before.

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  7. Florence's deluge raises death toll to 32Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Tropical Depression Florence continues to drown the Carolinas as it moves inland through Virginia. Officials are eyeing river levels after the deluge of rain that measures in feet, not inches.

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  8. Florence's deluge raises death toll to 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Tropical Depression Florence continues to drown the Carolinas as it moves inland through Virginia. Officials are eyeing river levels after the deluge of rain that measures in feet, not inches.

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  9. Florence's deluge raises death toll to 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Tropical Depression Florence continues to drown the Carolinas as it moves inland. Officials are eyeing river levels after the deluge of rain that measures in feet, not inches.

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  10. Friday Night Football week 4 scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Trask at Union Rosewood at Pender Wallace-Rose Hill at Northside Jacksonville James Kenan at South Johnston East Duplin at Southwest Onslow West Bladen at Fairmont West Columbus at South Robeson South Columbus at Red Springs St. Pauls at East Columbus Carolina Forest, SC at Hoggard Laney at Triton Garner at New Hanover North Brunswick at North Johnston Dixon at South Brunswick Topsail at White Oak Lumberton at West Brunswick Whiteville at East Bladen

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  11. Adam Lee Chavis, left, Dewayne Coolidge Pleasants Jr, middle, Thomas Joseph MurdockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The White Lake Police Department has issued arrest warrants for three men suspected of stealing another man's wallet on July 1. According to a WLPD new release, the three suspects are Adam Lee Chavis, 30, Dewayne Coolidge Pleasants Jr., 27, and Thomas Joseph Murdock, 28, all of Fayetteville. Chavis is wanted for felony larceny and conspiring to commit felony larceny and Pleasants and Murdock are both wanted for conspiring to commit felony larceny.

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  12. White Lake police looking for suspects in wallet theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The White Lake Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating three men suspected of stealing another man's wallet Sunday night. According to the WLPD, the three suspects befriended the victim at a business located in the 1600 block of White Lake Drive shortly before 11 p.m. The suspects then entered a gray Honda passenger car in the parking lot of the business.

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  13. Teen boy drowns in privately owned NC pondRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The incident happened just southeast of Lumberton in a private pond off Willoughby Road and involved a 15-year-old boy, WPDE reported, citing the Robeson County Medical Examiner's Office. A 911 call about the incident was received just before 11:45 a.m. and the victim's body was found about an hour later, The Robesonian newspaper reported.

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  14. Smithfield Foods employees arrested in multi-agency drug bust in Bladen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    At least half a dozen employees from the Smithfield Foods plant in Tar Heel were arrested on drug charges following a three-month, multi-agency undercover operation. According to Major Larry Guyton with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, a total of nine men were taken into custody during Tuesday's bust.

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  15. Multi-agency drug bust nets 9 arrests in Bladen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Narcotics investigators with the Bladen County Sheriff's Office have arrested nine people following a three-month, multi-agency undercover operation in the Tar Heel community. Anthony Baker, 39, of Pembroke was charged with sell/deliver marijuana, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver marijuana, and manufacturing marijuana.

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  16. Meet the four candidates for Bladen County sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    McVicker has served as the Bladen County sheriff for the past three and a half years and has 45 years of law enforcement experience. A Bladen County native, McVicker served as a Lumberton police officer from 1973-77 when he was accepted by the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

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  17. Teenager arrested in Columbus County break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Social media and community tips helped the Columbus County Sheriff's Office make an arrest in a breaking and entering case recently. According to a CCSO news release, Keanan Davon Young, 19, of Lumberton, was arrested Friday at his residence in Robeson County and placed in the Columbus County Jail under a $25,500 bond.

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  18. FBI agents still seeking answers into death of 3 womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    It's been a year since three women were found within a four-block radius in Lumberton, and the FBI and Lumberton Police Department are still looking for clues and answers from the public regarding the circumstances that led to their deaths. Christina Bennett, known to her family as Kristin, was found deceased inside a house on Peachtree Street, Lumberton, North Carolina, on April 18, 2017.

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  19. Rashad Young, left, and Jeramie VaughnRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Rashad Davonte Young, 27, and Jeramie Ross Vaughn, 30, entered guilty pleas to one count of bank robbery and one count of discharging a firearm in furtherance of a bank robbery. Vaughn faces a minimum sentence of 20 years in prison and up to a $500,000 fine.

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  20. Woman who helped officer subdue man among 18 Carnegie HeroesRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2018 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A Louisiana school cafeteria worker who saw a police officer struggling with a suspect and helped the officer subdue him is one of 18 people being honored with Carnegie Medals for heroism. The Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission announced the award winners Monday.

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