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Archive for June, 2013

Surf City hit and run suspect brought into custody

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Surf City Police are investigating a hit and run accident that's left a pedestrian with serious injuries.

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Firefighters splash it up in friendly games at Southport festival

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

The audience was even called upon to produce volunteers to join the competition.

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Police say suspect in fatal hit-and-run in custody

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

The pedestrian, a male, was hit by a red Jeep Cherokee at 15th and Greenfield streets.

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TORNADO WARNING for SW Brunswick Co., southern Columbus Co. until 7:15 p.m.

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — For the second time today, the National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WARNING for southwestern Brunswick County and southern Columbus County. The warning is until 7:15 p.m.

At 6:33 p.m., National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado near Longs, SC, or about six miles Northwest of Little River, SC, moving northeast at 20 mph. A funnel cloud was also spotted in the area.

Some locations in the warning include:


In addition to the tornado, this story is capable of producing quarter size hail and destructive straight line winds.

Earlier this afternoon, the NWS issued a tornado warning for the same area. That warning expired at 5:15 p.m.

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Pedestrian killed after hit and run, suspect in custody

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A pedestrian was killed in a hit and run accident near 15th and Greenfield Streets in Wilmington Saturday afternoon.

Police say a red Jeep Cherokee hit the victim. The victim was taken to the hospital after the accident, but later died from his injuries according to Wilmington Police.

Police say a suspect and a car matching the description are both in custody.

The victim’s name has not yet been released.

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