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Archive for December, 2011

DEVELOPING: One dead, two others in hospital after Chadbourn shooting

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

CHADBOURN, NC (WWAY) — Witnesses say one of three people shot this morning in Chadbourn has died. One man, who was one of the first people to respond to the victims, says a 15-year-old girl, on whom he performed CPR, died at the scene.

There are few details at this point, but Chadbourn Police Chief Steven Shaw told WWAY the three victims were outside a house at 312 East 3rd Street as they got ready to go out shopping.

Police say the shot was fired from inside the home across the street at 313 East 3rd Street.

Earlier the The News Reporter of Whiteville reported that witnesses said two teenage girls were shot. The newspaper also said early reports indicated the shooting happened when a neighbor was cleaning a high-powered rifle and that police had detained someone.

We have a crew at the scene and will more information as it becomes available.

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Santa takes pre-Christmas swim at aquarium

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — While the elves prepare Rudolph and friends for their round-the-world journey, Santa snuck into the Fort Fisher Aquarium for a quick swim with some marine friends.

Wearing his red and white suit over his SCUBA gear, Santa had a great time diving with rays, eels and sharks in the 205,000-gallon saltwater tank.

The children watching were amazed that santa could swim with fish and sharks and not be harmed because of his bright red suit.

“We weren’t sure about that, so we did a couple of test dives in here to make sure the fish were comfortable with Santa, and just like the little kids, the fish love to see Santa,” the jolly ol’ elf said.

If you missed today’s dive, Santa will dive again tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Then, of course, he’ll head back to the North Pole to load up his sleigh.

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DEVELOPING: Two teens shot in Chadbourn

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

CHADBOURN, NC (WHITEVILLE NEWS REPORTER) — Two teenage girls were shot this morning in Chadbourn according to the Whiteville News Reporter.

The newspaper says both were hit by one bullet that was fired from across the street at 313 East Third Street.

People who saw it happen say the two were in their front yard loading their car.

The shooter has reportedly be detained by police. The newspaper says early reports indicate he was cleaning a high-powered rifle.

We’ll have more on this story throughout the day.

(THANKS, WHITEVILLE NEWS REPORTER: http://www.whiteville.com/ )

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To church or not to church on Christmas

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

My husband and I recently had the practical Christmas Day conversation – to attend or not to attend church.

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2 girls reported shot in Chadbourn

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

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