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Coastal Sunrise: Top 3 on 3

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     Here's a quick look at your Top 3 on 3 stories you'll need to know before heading out this morning.

     Almost two years after her death, one local family is seeing justice in the murder of a Lyons County teenager. Steven Cozzie has been found guilty on several charges, including the murder of Courtney Wilkes. Wilkes and her family were vacationing in Florida at the time. The jury must now decide whether to sentence Cozzie to life in prison without parole or the death penalty. Those deliberations are set to begin on Monday.

     Plus, the second of two Beaufort Marine Corps Noncommissioned Officers will appear before a judge on Monday, on charges he was involved in a hazing incident. Officials say Staff Sergeant Justin Samford, is charged with an orders violation, maltreatment, false official statement, and assault.  The other officer, Gunnery Sergeant James McArthur has been charged with an orders violation, maltreatment, and obstructing justice. his arraignment was Friday, with trial dates set for late august. The charges stem from an investigation launched after the alleged mistreatment in December.

     And a quick recall to let you know about. Nearly 200,000 GM owners are warned "not" to park their vehicles inside. General Motors is recalling almost 194,000 SUVs because a circuit board in the driver's door can short and spark a fire. The recall covers several models. The automaker is notifying owners, and telling them to park the vehicles outside until they're repaired. The repairs are free at dealers.

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