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Archive for February, 2009

Wilmington police officer dies in car crash

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

A Wilmington police officer died from injuries sustained in a crash early this morning. The officer was in his marked police car headed eastbound on Shipyard Boulevard at 1:18 a.m., en route to back up another officer on a call.

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DEVELOPING STORY: Police officer killed in crash

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

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A Wilmington Police officer died in a car crash early Wednesday morning.

A police spokesperson confirms the officer died after losing control of his patrol car around the 3900 black of Shipyard Blvd. about 1:18 a.m. Police say the officer, who’s name has not been released, was heading east on Shipyard to back up another officer when he apparently lost control, crossed the median and hit a tree. Crews took him to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

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A Wilmington Police officer died in a car crash early Wednesday morning.

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Oak Island Tree Project

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Oak Island Tree Project

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Topsail elementary school zones settled

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

The Pender County Board of Education has come to a decision concerning the boundaries for the new Topsail Elementary School. The new district lines were approved on a 3-2 vote during a work session Thursday, according to a news release from the school system.

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Woman sexually assaulted at 16th and Dawson

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

A woman told police she was ordered into a car at gunpoint early Monday and sexually assaulted.

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