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  1. FAA releases statement on planes diverted from ILMRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Federal Aviation Administration is breaking it's silence about a major mix-up at the ILM airport that displaced dozens of passengers on two separate flights into Wilmington last week. On September 24, two planes were unable to land at ILM due to a malfunction at the FAA Operations Control Center.

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  2. Wilmington film workers begin seeking jobs outside of NCRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Several workers in the film industry are heading to new projects in different states and they're not sure if, or when, they'll be back. Goodwin said he has done makeup work for several productions for decades, and worked all over the world, but considers Wilmington his home.

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  3. FBI describes rescue of missing TX girlRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Justin Noble with the FBI gives a timeline of events once Sabrina Allen and her mother, Dara Llorens, were found in Mexico and returned to the U.S. Llorens had kidnapped Sabrina in 2002.

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  4. First Alert Forecast: warm days ahead, big weekend cooldownRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A high pressure system will bring a bright and warm late-week pattern but a strong cold front is likely to pass early in the weekend. Showers and storms are likely Friday night and early Saturday ahead of the front.

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  5. West Nile Virus case confirmed in flock of Pender County chickensRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A case of West Nile Virus and EEE in a sentinel flock of chickens has been confirmed in Pender County. Now, the Pender County Health Department is encouraging residents to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites.

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  6. Wilmington man convicted in federal court of armed robbery and assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A Wilmington man was convicted in federal court on Tuesday of armed robbery and assault during a violent crime in 2012. According to the investigation presented in court during the trial, Simpson repeatedly beat the delivery person in the head with the butt of a handgun resulting in significant head trauma.

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  7. New Details: Wilmington man found fatally shot in back of carRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to police, 26-year-old Martineze Vaughn was found in the backseat of a white or silver Honda Civic. He had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead on the scene.

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  8. Michael Phelps arrested for DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to the Maryland Transportation Authority, the 22-time Olympic medalist was pulled over at approximately 1:40 a.m. in Baltimore for going 84 mph in a 45-mph zone in the Fort McHenry Tunnel. During the stop, the officer suspected Phelps was intoxicated and issued a field sobriety test, which Phelps failed with a blood alcohol level of almost twice the legal limit, according to TMZ .

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  9. When real estate agents open doors, they could be opening them to criminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The death of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter has shocked the reality community. According to police, Carter was showing a house when her potential buyer, Aaron Lewis, allegedly kidnapped, killed, and buried her in a shallow grave.

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  10. Police investigate fatal shooting in WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Police say they found 26-year-old Martinez Vaughn lying on the steps of 122 S. Ninth Street. He had been shot multiple times.

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  11. #22 UNCW takes down #9 UNC 4-3 in front of record crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    WILMINGTON, North Carolina Jamie Dell scored twice, including the game-winner, as #22 UNCW topped ninth-ranked UNC Chapel Hill, 4-3, before a UNCW Soccer Stadium attendance record of 2,613 on Tuesday. The Seahawks ran their winning streak to six straight and improved to 8-1-1.

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  12. When realtors open doors, they could be opening them to criminalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The death of Arkansas real estate agent, Beverly Carter, has shocked the reality community. According to police, Carter was showing a house when her potential buyer, Aaron Lewis, allegedly kidnapped her, killed her, and barrier her in a shallow grave.

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  13. Downtown festival brings awareness of importance of the Cape Fear RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Thousands gathered in Wilmington over the past weekend for the 275th birthday celebration of the Port City. Even more people are expected to be in the downtown area this Saturday and Sunday for the annual tribute to the Cape Fear River and its importance to our economy.

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  14. iPhone users wait to receive checks from AppleRead the original story

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    She was not alone. Millions of iPhone owners ruined their brand new devices with liquid, but when they went to get them replaced, Apple told them the damages were not covered.

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  15. One dead in afternoon shooting in WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to Wilmington Police officials, a man in his 30s was shot multiple times and was found lying on the steps of 122 S. 9th Street. According to Wilmington Police officials, a man in his 30s was shot multiple times and was found lying on the steps of 122 S. 9th Street.

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  16. Kids stupidly destroy iPhone 6 Plus in Apple Store to prove Bendgate is realRead the original story

    Tuesday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Ever since the iPhone 6 Plus was released two weeks ago, the handset has been plagued by reports that it bends without requiring too much effort on the part of the user. Some are a bit too eager to put Bendgate to the test.

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    "It really upsets me because we spent a lot of money building our warehouse here and we're trying to conduct a business and when we come in here, it looks like a landfill, it's just not right, it's just not right," Papoulias explained. Several broken televisions sit just a few feet away from A.M. Coffee Distributors, located at 1311 S. Sixth Street.

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  18. MTYT: Better planning needed for road constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    After spending about six hours on Sunday traveling in a church bus, our group was greeted in the Leland area with a traffic jam caused by a lane closure that added over an hour and half to our trip getting home. After some investigation, I learned that there was no advance notice of this lane closure.

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  19. Eco-friendly ideas for awesome Halloween craftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Just like when watching a horror movie has you glued to the edge of your seat waiting for the next scream-worthy moment, the anticipation of a happily haunted evening is a big part of the Halloween fun. If you really want to stir up the holiday spirit, get crafty and try your hand at some easy DIY to decorate your home, outside and in.

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  20. 2015 North American Car and Truck/SUV of the Year: Short list announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Thanks to our editor-in-chief, Marty Padgett, who sits on the panel, we've got the inside scoop. To be eligible for consideration , a vehicle has to be either completely new or "substantially changed from the previous model and must go on sale shortly after the announcement of the award, which is early in January".

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