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Archive for April, 2013

Leland OKs zoning changes for downtown corridor

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

The unanimous decision will rezone certain areas under the town’s FlexCode to promote developments with easily walkable districts.

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Pro-gun control group keeps fighting, despite Senate’s decision

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Folks in the greater Wilmington area are reacting to the Senate's decision on Wednesday to block expanded background checks for gun purchases.

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Man in jail after being shot in leg

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A Wilmington man is in jail after being shot in the leg this afternoon in the Port City.

Police responded to a report of shots fired near the 1400 block of Greenfield Street in the Houston Moore community. When officers arrived, they learned someone already had taken the Albert Jamarl Ellis, 25, to the hospital. When officers interviewed Ellis at the hospital, they say his story of what happened differed from a witness told him.

After Ellis was released from the hospital, police arrested him on outstanding warrants for prior charges.

Ellis of Wilmington is charged with assault on a female, larceny and resist/delay/obstruct a public officer. He is in jail without bond pending his first appearance in court tomorrow.

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Raleigh police charge animal shelter volunteer with molesting dogs

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

RALEIGH, NC (RALIEGH NEWS & OBSERVER) — Police charged a 21-year-old man Thursday with molesting at least four dogs at the Wake County animal shelter where he worked as a volunteer.

Detectives arrested the man after they learned from a tipster that he was posting photos of himself molesting the animals on the Internet. Police charged a 21-year-old man Thursday with molesting at least four dogs at the Wake County animal shelter where he worked as a volunteer.

Investigators say Seadon Collins Etienne Henrich on at least four occasions "willfully and feloniously did commit the abominable and detestable crime against nature with a DOG," according to the arrest warrants.

The police say Henrich then went to an Internet website that features bestiality and posted at least three photos of himself “engaged in a sex act with a dog," arrest warrants stated.

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Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/04/18/2834520/raleigh-police-charge-animal-shelter.html#storylink=cpy 

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Third Street could be closed 6 to 9 months for culvert work

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

The DOT has plans for a $2.4 million project to replace a culvert that passes under Third and South Front streets.

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