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  1. 'One of my nightmares': Pipe bomb attack hits in NYC subwayRead the original story

    Friday Dec 8 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A man inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation's busiest subway system and set the device off at rush hour Monday in a scenario that New York has dreaded for years, authorities said. In the end, the only serious wounds were to the suspect himself, Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant and former cab driver, authorities said.

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  2. 3 hurt when bomb strapped to man explodes in NY subwayRead the original story

    Monday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A man inspired by the Islamic State group set off a crude pipe bomb strapped to his body Monday in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square, injuring the man, slightly wounding three others and sending New York commuters fleeing in terror through the smoky passageway. Surveillance cameras captured the man walking casually through the crowded passage when the bomb went off at 7:20 a.m. amid a plume of white smoke, which cleared to show the man sprawled on the ground and commuters scattering to get away.

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  3. Explosion in New York subway near Times Square; suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A suspect is in custody from an explosion Monday near Times Square in New York. The FDNY said a total of four people sustained injuries, but none are believed to be life-threatening.

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  4. Explosion reported in New York near Times SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The New York Police Department is responding to reports of a possible pipe bomb explosion on Monday morning. Some injuries have been reported.

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  5. Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes in NYC subway, injuring 4Read the original story

    Monday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A man with a pipe bomb strapped to his body with Velcro and zip ties set off the crude device in the subway near Times Square on Monday, injuring him and three other people at the height of the morning rush hour. All four were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries in what the mayor and police labeled an attempted terror attack.

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  6. N.Y. man wanted on charges from 2004 extradited to Columbus Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A man wanted in connection to crimes in Whiteville in 2004 was arrested in New York and brought back to Columbus County. Officers with the Whiteville Police Department brought Dane Justice Morgan of Staten Island, N.Y., from the Queens Criminal Courthouse to Whiteville this week on a fugitive warrant issued by the Governor's Office.

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  7. Shoppers mobilize on Thanksgiving, as retailers branch outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Retailers are... . Jennifer Lowe and Cole Odom shop at a gift kiosk at Broadway Square Mall in Tyler, Texas for holiday gift ideas on Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017.

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  8. In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New York City's mayor and police brass have repeatedly stressed that layers of security, along with hundreds of officers, will be in place for one of the nation's biggest outdoor holiday gatherings, and that visitors should not be deterred.

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  9. The Latest: Donald Trump talks to New York's mayor, governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A police officer stands guard next to bicycles lie on a bike path at the crime scene after a motorist earlier Tuesday drove onto the path near the World Trade Center memorial, striking and killing several people, Wednesday, N... . Bicycles lay on a bike path at the crime scene where an investigator works after a motorist earlier Tuesday drove onto the path near the World Trade Center memorial, striking and killing several people, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 201... .

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  10. The scene of an apparent terrorist attack in Lower Manhattan.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Eight people are dead and several more are seriously injured on Tuesday after a man drove a truck the wrong way down a bike path in Lower Manhattan, deliberately mowing down cyclists. Officials are investigating the incident as a terrorist attack.

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  11. Foreigners among 8 dead in NYC terror attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Major tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services surrounding the 2016 U.S. election. Major tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services surrounding the 2016 U.S. election.

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  12. The Latest: Arab League head condemns New York truck attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A police officer stands guard next to bicycles lie on a bike path at the crime scene after a motorist earlier Tuesday drove onto the path near the World Trade Center memorial, striking and killing several people, Wednesday, N... . Bicycles lay on a bike path at the crime scene where an investigator works after a motorist earlier Tuesday drove onto the path near the World Trade Center memorial, striking and killing several people, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 201... .

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  13. 'Cowardly act of terror': Truck driver kills 8 on bike pathRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror." The driver was shot in the abdomen by police after jumping out of the truck with what turned out to be a fake gun in each hand and shouting what witnesses said was "Allahu Akbar," Arabic for "God is great," authorities said.

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  14. 8 killed by New York motorist in 'cowardly act of terror'Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A man in a rented pickup truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial Tuesday, killing at least eight people and injuring several others in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror." The 29-year-old driver was shot by police after jumping out of the truck with what turned out to be a fake gun in each hand, officials said.

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  15. NY mayor calls truck attack "act of terror;" 8 dead, multiple injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Eight people are dead and several more more are seriously injured after a man drove a truck the wrong way down a bike path in Lower Manhattan, deliberately mowing down cyclists. CNN reported that the FBI and NYPD are investigating the incident as a terrorist attack.

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  16. Sleep apnea went undiagnosed in engineers in 2 train crashesRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The engineers of two commuter trains that slammed into New York City-area stations in the last year, killing one person and injuring more than 200 others, were suffering from undiagnosed sleep apnea and have no memory of the crashes, according to investigative documents made public Thursday. Both trains were going more than double the speed limit and crashed at stations that had been exempted from federal regulations requiring automatic speed controls that could've slowed or stopped them.

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  17. Boxer Jake LaMotta, inspiration for 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The middleweight champion boxer was the first fighter to defeat Sugar Ray Robinson as well as the inspiration for the move Raging Bull , which starred Robert DeNiro as the title character. The movie was based on a memoir published in 1970 titled Raging Bull: My Story.

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  18. Charges dismissed against suspended South Carolina guardRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Columbia Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons said Felder's charges were dropped by the city prosecutor. Felder had been charged with third-degree assault and battery stemming from a bar fight.

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  19. 9/11 memorial to include names of sickened respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    5, 2017 photo, a piece of steel from the destroyed World Trade Center stands at a new memorial being dedicated Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, on the 16th anniversary of the terror attacks, in Point Lookout, N.Y.... .

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  20. NY subway tiles with Confederate flag look to be alteredRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Transit officials have decided to alter subway tiles a... . The mosaic tile design meant to represent Times Square's status as the "Crossroads of the World" is part of the subway station's border, in New York, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. 2 comments

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