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Archive for June, 2013

Building fire near Carolina Beach Road

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Fire crews are on the scene of a building fire in the area near Alabama Avenue and Carolina Beach Road. The details are limited. No word on any injuries yet.

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UNCW swim team loses three swimmers in wake of athletic review

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Rising juniors Nick Lowe and CJ Fiala have both left the program to join the teams at North Carolina and Virginia Tech.

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Shooting during undercover drug deal in Charlotte

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Authorities say a drug informant and a man selling him drugs have been shot during a deal in an elementary school parking lot in Charlotte.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Rodney Monroe said the informant was buying drugs with an undercover police officer around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday when one of the two men selling the drugs started shooting.

Investigators say other officers nearby shot back, wounding one of the drug dealers. The informant also was hurt. The names of the wounded have not been released.

Hidden Valley Elementary School is out for the summer, but there were employees and parents in the building. Authorities say none of them were hurt.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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Investigators work to find cause of fire at a home on Carolina Beach Road

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Fire crews are on the scene of a building fire in the area near Alabama Avenue and Carolina Beach Road. The details are limited. No word on any injuries yet.

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Heroin use on the rise in Southport

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

The small town of Southport is dealing with a big drug problem. Police officials say heroin use is on the rise.

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