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‘Mallorie deserves justice’: Best friend reacts to apparent overdose death in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Friends and family are mourning the loss of a young woman after an apparent overdose death in Wilmington last week. The body of 23-year-old Mallorie McCollum was found in the vehicle of 27-year-old Zakreigh Baker when he rear-ended a car stopped at the intersection of North Kerr Avenue and Martin Luther King Junior Parkway on Tuesday, September 20. Her death is being investigated as an overdose.
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Here's what Wilmington can expect from Hurricane Ian

As Hurricane Ian intensifies and comes closer to making landfall in Florida, it's becoming more clear how and when the storm will impact Southeastern North Carolina. As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, the Hurricane Ian had made landfall in Cuba but remained about 240 miles off Florida's western coast, according to the National Weather...
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Three teens make first appearances as suspects in two separate Wilmington murders

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) –Three teenagers made their first appearances in New Hanover County juvenile court on Tuesday morning, as suspects in two separate deadly shootings that took place over the weekend. The teenagers include two 16-year-olds charged in the shooting death of 18-year-old Jailin Tilghman-Deablo, and a 17-year-old charged...
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Neighbors fear for own safety after recent shootings

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Recent gun violence in Port City has neighbors on edge as five teenagers face charges and two families grieve for their children. Saturday night, police responded to shots fired on Anderson Street near the Rankin Street intersection. A 17-year-old was hurt and ultimately died of his injuries. Another 17-year-old was arrested and charged with his murder.
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Inflation pinches this Columbus crab shack

At 18, De’Maya Berry started selling seafood from home to earn money before pursuing graduate school. At 26, she has expanded, turning her dream into a restaurant in southeastern North Carolina. Maya’s Crab Shack, located in the eastern Columbus County community of Riegelwood, serves crab legs, shrimp and grits,...
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Woman’s body found in man’s car after traffic accident

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Investigators found a woman’s body inside a man’s car after he caused a traffic accident at North Kerr Avenue on September 20. Wilmington Police Department stated that the body was found after Zakreigh Baker, 27, rear-ended another vehicle that was parked at a stoplight.
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FBCLW Holding Coat Drive

As families try to find their footing after the pandemic, the First Baptist Church of Lake Waccamaw is preparing these folks and their children for cold weather with the church’s winter coat drive. “Usually, people doing a coat drive would just collect coats and then send them off to...
LAKE WACCAMAW, NC
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Woman dies after early-morning car crash

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A woman died on the scene of a car crash at around 3 a.m. on Monday, September 26. Per a Wilmington Police Department release, one of their units responded to a crash involving one car near Pine Grove/Masonboro Loop Road, and a woman died on the scene. Their traffic unit is investigating the crash.
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Women dies after Wilmington car crash

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — On Monday, around 3:00 a.m., Wilmington Police Department responded to a call of a single vehicle crash. The crash happened in the area of Pine Grove and Masonboro Loop Road in Wilmington. It has been reported that one female died at the scene. The name...
WILMINGTON, NC
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Leland Police Department asks for help locating stolen trailer

LELAND, NC (WWAY) — On September 20th, an unidentified subject in a white Ford truck stole a trailer in Leland. The trailer is a 28 foot long, black enclosed trailer with a round front. There is a chrome strip around the top of the trailer and a very distinct...
LELAND, NC
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Town of Atkinson under boil water advisory after water quality issues arise

ATKINSON, N.C. (WECT) - The entire town of Atkinson is under a boil water advisory for the next twenty-four hours after local contractors bored into a water line. Staff are currently working to repair the water line, and anyone experiencing water quality issues in the area is advised to contact Town Hall at 910-283-7341.
ATKINSON, NC
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Join the boys and girls in blue at ‘Coffee with a Cop’ in Leland

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The community is invited to have good drinks and conversation with the Leland Police Department at their “Coffee with a Cop” event. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 5th, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Port City Java in the Brunswick Forest Shopping Center.
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Governor Cooper Highlights $13.2 Million Investment to Create Water Distribution System in Ivanhoe

North Carolina is investing $2.3 billion in water infrastructure. RALEIGH: Today, Governor Roy Cooper highlighted the $13.2 million water infrastructure grant that Sampson County is receiving to provide water system connections for the community of Ivanhoe. “All North Carolinians deserve safe and clean drinking water,” said Governor Cooper. “This investment...
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