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Archive for September, 2014

Soldier homecoming: Daughters taken by surprise

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Sgt. Mielke with the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion stationed in Camp Lejeune returned from a tour in Afghanistan early Thursday morning and surprised his daughters at daycare and school.

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Semi rolls over at busy Wilmington intersection

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A rolled over tractor trailer has affected traffic at a busy Wilmington intersection.

Late this morning the semi rolled over at the north end of Carolina Beach Road at the intersection at Burnett Blvd. and S. 3rd Street taking out the traffic light.

At 12:30 p.m., traffic could not head south on Carolina Beach Road, nor could it come north off of Burnett.

Investigators say no one was hurt in the crash.

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Man faces murder charges in August fatal shooting

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

A Wilmington man was arrested Wednesday and charged in the fatal shooting of one man and injury of another in August.

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Victim turns the tables on would-be Craigslist robbers

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Wilmington Police arrested three men in connection to an attempted armed robbery in the 200 block of Lullwater Drive around 12:48 p.m. Wednesday.

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Police: Victim pulls pistol on trio trying to rob him with gun he was selling

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police say the victim of an attempted armed robbery pulled a pistol on the trio when they tried robbing him with the empty gun he was selling.

Police say it happened around 12:45 yesterday afternoon, after a man trying to sell a rifle posted an ad on Craigslist. They say the man told them he arranged a meeting in the 200 block of Lullwater Drive near Market Street, where he showed three men the rifle he was selling.

That’s when police say one of the would-be robbers grabbed the gun and pointed it back at the man. They say the victim then pulled a pistol out of his waistband and pointed it back at the trio, telling them to put the rifle down because it wasn’t loaded.

Police say the victim then told the three would-be robbers to lay on the ground before he took of running with his rifle, and called 911. Officers say they arrested the three men a short time later, arresting them for the crime.

Edvis Galloway, Savon Khalif Hardaway and Kalmeaice Williams are all charged with attempted robbery. They remain behind bars in the New Hanover County Jail.

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