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UPDATE: Missing plane found in Duplin County

Monday, November 18th, 2013

DUPLIN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The plane emergency responders were searching for in Pender County earlier today was found in Duplin County.

A fire official told our sister station in Raleigh WTVD that the plane was located after 6 p.m. just north of the Kenansville airport.

Crews in Pender County stopped their search for the plane around 5 p.m. Monday.

Officials say the plane left from Albert Ellis Airport in Jacksonville Sunday morning and was headed to Michigan.

Crews tried to pinpoint a signal given off by an emergency locator beacon, which was picked up by satellites.

Investigators say the satellites that receive the signal are not completely accurate. They said they also had hits in Duplin County and one near Mount Olive.

Officials have not released the pilot’s name, but they say he is in the military and his family has been notified.

Stay with WWAY for more information on this developing story.

(Photo courtesy of WTVD)

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2 arrested in copper theft

Monday, November 18th, 2013

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men in connection with an attempted copper theft

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Report: Missing plane located in Duplin County

Monday, November 18th, 2013

DUPLIN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The plane emergency responders were searching for in Pender County earlier today was found in Duplin County.

A fire official told our sister station in Raleigh WTVD that the plane was located after 6 p.m. just north of the Kenansville airport.

Crews in Pender County stopped their search for the plane around 5 p.m. Monday.

Officials say the plane left from Albert Ellis Airport in Jacksonville Sunday morning and was headed to Michigan.

Crews tried to pinpoint a signal given off by an emergency locator beacon, which was picked up by satellites.

Investigators say the satellites that receive the signal are not completely accurate. They said they also had hits in Duplin County and one near Mount Olive.

Officials have not released the pilot’s name, but they say he is in the military and his family has been notified.

Stay with WWAY for more information on this developing story.

(Photo courtesy of WTVD)

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Board approves more money for Sheriff’s Office

Monday, November 18th, 2013

At the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting, the board voted unanimously to approve Sheriff Ed McMahon's request for more money for the Sheriff's Office.

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Wilmington Fire Department gets new rescue truck

Monday, November 18th, 2013

The Wilmington Fire Department has a brand new red truck rolling down the city streets.

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