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Archive for November, 2012

Man runs across country, passes through Wilmington

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

One man spent his Thanksgiving miles away from home. Chris Nicholas is running from Portland, Maine to Miami, Florida to San Diego, California to Portland, Oregon.

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Pender shooting leads to wreck

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

A man who reportedly fired shots inside his house was injured when he wrecked his motorcycle.

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StarNews: Pender shooting leads to wreck

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

By F.T. Norton

PENDER COUNTY, NC — A man who reportedly fired shots inside his Pender County house about 11:30 a.m. Thursday, was critically injured when he wrecked his motorcycle in an attempt to escape police , officials said.

Pender County Sheriff’s Capt. Billy Sanders said officers were called out to the home on Sloop Point Loop Road after Frank Johnson, 44, allegedly got into an argument with his girlfriend and fired shots inside the house. Sanders said no one was shot and it didn’t appear the weapon was pointed at anyone. When police got the house, they got the  description of Johnson’s motorcycle and went to look for him.

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Following call of shots being fired, motorcycle chase leads to crash along Hwy. 17

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Sheriff's deputies are investigating an incident that took place around 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

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UPDATE: Highway Patrol says unlicensed teen was driving in fatal crash

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Highway Patrol says two people from Bladenboro were killed in a morning crash in Bladen county.

It happened around 9:20 on Twisted Hickory Road, south of Elizabethtown.

Highway Patrol says a 17-year-old female without a license was driving a Ford Mustang with four passengers when she lost control of the car, crossed the center line and struck a Ford pickup truck. The driver then ran off the road and hit a ditch. Troopers say three passengers in the back seat, including two children, were not wearing seat belts and were ejected from the vehicle.

Highway Patrol says two adult passengers, a 38-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman, in the Mustang were killed. The driver was airlifted to the hospital. Troopers say the two children are expected to recover.

Two adults were in the pickup truck and were taken to the hospital. Highway Patrol says they will be treated and released.

Troopers remind drivers and passengers to always wear their seat belts and be extra cautious on the roads, as many are traveling for the holiday.

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