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  1. Robbery leads to chase through multiple countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to Bladen County Sheriff, James McVicker, the male suspect went into the grocery store around 11 a.m. Friday. He assaulted the clerk and left the grocery store with a cash box from the store.

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  2. FBI steps up efforts to find missing 20-year-old Lumberton womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is stepping up their efforts to help Lumberton police find missing 20-year-old Abby Lynn Patterson. FBI issued a missing poster today in an effort to hopefully obtain any information from the public on the woman's whereabouts.

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  3. Former town manager under SBI investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Delane Jackson was forced to resign in 2013, and now the town mayor is raising questions about what happened to hundreds of thousands of dollars the town spent when Jackson was in charge. According to papers filed with the Secretary of State, Jackson started a company called Cygnus Inc. in January 2005 while he was the town manager of Bladenboro.

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  4. A Safe Place in Wilmington helps victims of sex trafficking, exploitationRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A Safe Place is a non-profit organization in Wilmington that aims to help victims of commercial sexual exploitation and domestic sex trafficking. In Southeastern North Carolina, the problem is bigger than many believe, according to Dawn Ferrer, program director at A Safe Place.

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  5. Questions remain after three women found dead within blocks of one another in LumbertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The exact causes of death are still unknown after three women were found dead on the east side of Lumberton. Lumberton police said 32-year-old Christina Bennett and 36-year-old Rhonda Jones were found on North Fifth Street on April 18. Following their discovery, 28-year-old Megan Oxendine's body was found on East Eighth Street outside an abandoned house near the train tracks.

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  6. Winning Powerball ticket sold in Oak IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    While the Powerball ticket worth $759 million was sold in Massachusetts , a ticket sold in North Carolina is worth $1 million. Also in North Carolina, six Power Play tickets winning $200,000 were sold in addition to nine tickets winning $50,000 each.

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  7. Mother of teen killed in drunk driving accident: 'I want him to be saved'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Young lovers Dana Wilson and Ryan Menke, both 18, left Wilmington on Feb. 5 -- Super Bowl Sunday -- around 11 p.m. headed to Charlotte. That's when tragedy struck.

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  8. Gary Gene Dowless, left, and Kameron Drake Thomas.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Three men have been arrested and Bladen County police are searching for another suspect for their roles in a string of break-ins last week. William Brent Shaw, 34 of Bladenboro, Kameron Drake Thomas, 23 of Lumberton, and Gary Gene Dowless, 39 of Lumberton, were arrested and charged with multiple counts.

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  9. Cooper looks at Matthew recovery efforts in Fair BluffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Cooper visited the re-opening of the Wildlife Ramp along Riverside Drive in Fair Bluff and toured the downtown area. "It's going to take the Army Corps of Engineers, the Congress," said Cooper.

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  10. Cooper to check out Matthew recovery efforts in Fair BluffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Cooper will visit the re-opening of the Wildlife Ramp along Riverside Drive in Fair Bluff and tour the downtown area around 1:45 p.m. The governor will then hold a roundtable with local leaders at Fair Bluff Baptist Church, located at 1205 Main Street, and further discuss recovery efforts. Fair Bluff was one of the hardest-hit communities in North Carolina when Hurricane Matthew swept through the state last October.

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  11. Lumberton police ID third woman found dead in same neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Police have identified the badly decomposed body of a woman found behind a home on June 3, Lumberton Police Department Capt. Terry Parker.

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  12. Lumberton police probe connections among 3 dead womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Police are investigating whether a badly decomposed body found in Lumberton on Saturday is tied to the pair of decomposed bodies found a few blocks away in April. In April, the bodies of two women were found, one at 505 Peachtree Street and one at 702 East Fifth Street.

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  13. Fatalities reported in I-95 crash involving two...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A number of first responders are on the scene of a crash on Interstate 95 in Robeson County. ROBESON COUNTY, NC Interstate 95 is closed in both directions between Exit 2 and Exit 10 in Robeson County, south of Lumberton, due to a crash involving two tractor-trailers, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

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  14. Investigators still unable to question suspect in crash that killed two Wilmington teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    More than a week after two teenagers from Wilmington were killed in a suspected DWI crash along US 74 in Lumberton, investigators still have not been able to speak with the suspect in the wreck. Broderick Jones, 38, of Proctorville, remains in the hospital.

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  15. Friend of teen killed in crash: - I just want to talk to her again'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The deaths of two Laney High School graduates in a suspected drunk driving wreck hit close to home for many, none more so than a close friend, Britney Moore. Lumberton police said Dana Michelle Wilson, 18, and her boyfriend, Ryan Michael Menke, 18 , were killed when their vehicle collided with another car, driven by Broderick Jones, 38, of Proctorville, at around 1 a.m. Monday on US 74 near NC 41 South.

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  16. 2 Wilmington teens killed in suspected DWI crash in LumbertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to officials with the Lumberton Police Department, the accident happened around 1 a.m. on US 74 near NC 41 South. Broderick Jones, 38, of Proctorville, was driving a 1989 Oldsmobile east in the westbound lane of US 74 when he collided with a 2005 Ford Focus driven by Dana Michelle Wilson, 18. Jones was taken to Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton and later airlifted to another facility for treatment. 2 comments

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