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  1. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A Wilmington police sergeant is shown on video instructing a citizen who was pulled over for a traffic stop that he is not allowed to record the interaction due to a new state law prohibiting the recording of police interactions. Shortly after that, a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy agrees with the officer that there is a new state law.

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  2. From one-hit wonder to homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Fifteen years ago, Clark Anderson was the lead singer of a European band called Safri Duo with a number one hit in 26 different countries. Today, he is homeless and sings on the streets of downtown Wilmington, NC, trying to earn enough money to have a roof over his head at night.

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  3. Deputies seize 10 weapons at RBPP press conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Members of the RBPP held a press conference Sunday to go over their plans for the events scheduled the rest of the day. Those events include a tribunal at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday followed by an armed vigil at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

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  4. DA releases statement regarding Black Panther Party's planned - armed march'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David issued a statement Thursday in response to a planned "armed march" of the local chapter of the Revolutionary Black Panther Party. The march, set for Sunday afternoon at the Creekwood Community Center, was initially advertised through a post on the group's Facebook page as an "armed march against terrorism & genocide" seeking justice for Brandon Smith, Walter Scott, and Keith Lamont Scott, three African-American men who were shot and killed by police.

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  5. Black Panther Party advertising 'armed march' in Wilmington this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Revolutionary Black Panther Party is planning to march in Wilmington this weekend. WECT learned of the march after receiving calls, emails, and tweets from the public Wednesday, concerned that the march could turn violent.

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  6. Man finds missing dog after wreck on I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Interstate 95 northbound, near the Jimmy DeLoach interchange, turned into a parking lot after a chain reaction crash Monday afternoon. According to Georgia State Patrol, four cars were involved and two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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  7. First six weeks of college are rape "red zone" for freshmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    According to officials at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, the first month and a half of college is the time when freshmen women are most likely to be raped or experience attempted rape. A spokesperson for UNCW said incoming freshmen often aren't accustomed to looking out for themselves, and they don't have all the facts on the best ways to prevent rape.

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  8. Man searching for missing dog after wreck on I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Interstate 95 northbound, near the Jimmy DeLoach interchange, turned into a parking lot after a chain reaction crash Monday afternoon. According to Georgia State Patrol, four cars were involved and two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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  9. Rescues and worry after Matthew inundates North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The damage from Matthew caused beach erosion, washed out some roads and knocked out power for mor... . An unidentified woman is rescued from her vehicle which is floating in waist-deep water on flooded President Street after Hurricane Matthew caused flooding along the east coast of Georgia, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Savann... .

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  10. Matthew triggers severe flooding in NC; US death toll at 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The damage from Matthew caused beach erosion, washed out some roads and knocked out power for mor... . An unidentified woman is rescued from her vehicle which is floating in waist-deep water on flooded President Street after Hurricane Matthew caused flooding along the east coast of Georgia, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Savann... . 2 comments

  11. Abducted girl released from hospital; bond set at $9 million for suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A 6-year-old who was abducted from her home in the Royal Palms community off Carolina Beach Road Wednesday night was found Thursday morning alive. Officials said that she was found about two miles from where she was taken.

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  12. Witness: Missing North Carolina girl was chained to treeRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A witness says a 6-year-old North Carolina girl found following an 18-hour search was chained to a tree when deputies located her. New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon says the child was found Thursday morning about 2 miles from her home near Wilmington.

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  13. Missing girl found alive; bond set at $9 million for suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A 6-year-old who was abducted from her home in the Royal Palms community off Carolina Beach Road Wednesday night, has been found alive. Officials said that she was found Thursday morning about two miles from where she was taken.

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  14. River Road is block to traffic while crews are working in the area.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Officials said that Lopez-Castro was found Thursday morning about two miles away from where she was abducted. Officials also said they have been told she is doing well.

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  15. LISTEN: WPD officer 'had a little bit too much to drink,' calls 911 from inside his truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A man, who identified himself as a Wilmington police officer, dialed 911 for a ride home after he "had a little bit too much to drink." According to a 911 recording at around 2:45 a.m. on July 5, a caller who said he was Officer McCarty requested that an officer from district five, which covers the eastern part of Wilmington, pick him up from near the intersection of Wrightsville Avenue and Military Cutoff Road.

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  16. Man freed 28 years after being imprisoned for murder as teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A judge on Thursday ruled that the North Carolina man who was convi... . Johnny Small listens as David Bollinger testifies during a hearing before Judge W. Douglas Parsons at the New Hanover County Courthouse in Wilmington, N.C., Monday, Aug. 8, 2016.

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  17. Judge orders man free after 28 years, cites unfair trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Small has been in prison since he was 16 for the murder of fish store owner Pam Dreher, but his atto... . Johnny Small massages his forehead in frustration following an interview at New Hanover Correctional Center in Wilmington, N.C., on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016.

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  18. Convicted of '88 murder: 'I swear on my life I didn't do it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Small has been in prison since he was 16 for the murder of fish store owner Pam Dreher, but his atto... . Johnny Small massages his forehead in frustration following an interview at New Hanover Correctional Center in Wilmington, N.C., on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016.

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  19. OSU officials: Coger died after 40-minute outdoor workoutRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, university officials said Friday. Coger, a 21-year-old forward who had recently transferred to OSU, did not appear to be struggling during Thursday's workout at Boone Pickens Stadium, OSU spokesman Gary Shutt said Friday at a news conference.

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