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Archive for May, 2009

NC trooper shoots man after traffic stop

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

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DURHAM — North Carolina officials are investigating a Memorial Day shooting by one of its troopers in Durham County.

Patrol spokesman Capt. Everett Clendenin said Trooper R.R. Clay has stopped a vehicle Monday afternoon for a minor traffic violation. The 19-year-old driver couldn’t produce identification and got into a fight with the trooper when told he would be arrested.

Clendenin says Clay fired his weapon and the injury isn’t believed to be life-threatening.

The incident is being investigated by the State Bureau of Investigation.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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North Carolina officials are investigating a Memorial Day shooting by one of its troopers in Durham County.

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Woman allegedly raped downtown

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

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Wilmington Police had a very busy holiday weekend.

A twenty-five-year-old woman said she was raped in downtown Wilmington around 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning.

She was walking by herself when a man allegedly forced her into a portable toilet on Second Street near Princess and raped her.

The incident is under investigation.

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Wilmington Police had a very busy holiday weekend.

A twenty-five-year-old woman said she was raped in downtown Wilmington around 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning.

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Miss USA returns to Port City

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

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Newly crowned Miss USA Kristen Dalton is returning home to the Port City. Dalton will appear at a variety of events around town during her stay.

Her visit begins Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Riverfront Park. She will also throw out the first pitch and sing the national anthem at the Wilmington Sharks game, as well as make an appearance at Independence Mall.

Dalton was crowned Miss USA last month in Las Vegas.

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Newly crowned Miss USA Kristen Dalton is returning home to the Port City. Dalton will appear at a variety of events around town during her stay.

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Four arrested after shots fired into Murrayville Road-area home

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

At 1:53 a.m. the sheriff’s office got a call that shots were fired at 1501 Pointer Lane, which is off Murrayville Road.

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Despite delays, grocery stores still plan to open at Hampstead

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Two chain grocery stores are planned in coastal Pender County within six miles of each other, but the economy has kept developers from nailing down construction dates.

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