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New Hanover County News

Police say suspect snatched woman's purse at gunpoint

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Police are searching for a suspect they say snatched a woman's purse while holding several people at gunpoint early Saturday morning. Full story...
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WPD: Man tries to ditch heroin in back of patrol car after arrest

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Police arrested a Wilmington man they say tried to get rid of heroin while in the back of a patrol car on the way to the police station Friday night. Full story...
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Police: Car catches fire in apartment complex parking lot

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Police are investigating after they say someone set a vehicle on fire in a Wilmington apartment complex overnight Saturday. Full story...
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Police investigating after armed duo robs Wilmington tire shop

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Wilmington Police are searching for two suspects they say robbed a tire shop at gunpoint Saturday morning. It happened around 10:15 a.m. at the 17th Street Tire Shop at 516 S. 17th Street. Full story...
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WPD: Police investigating after shots fired from car into the air

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Police are investigating after they say someone fired shots into the air from inside a car on a Wilmington street Friday afternoon. Full story...
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Police: Masked men rob Wilmington hotel clerk at gunpoint

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Police are investigating after they say two masked men robbed a Wilmington hotel clerk at gunpoint Friday night. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Convicted former deputy back in court for drug case he investigated

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A former New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy who pleaded guilty to dozen of drug crimes earlier this year is heading back to court this morning. But this time it's because of his old job. Full story...
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Plane heading to Bahamas makes emergency landing at ILM

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A plane heading to the Bahamas from Montreal made an emergency landing at Wilmington International Airport last night. Full story...
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Wreath laying at National Cemetery

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Wreaths were laid out at the national cemetery in Wilmington on Saturday. Hundreds of people came out to the annual ceremony done by an organization called Wreaths Across America as a remembrance of fallen veterans during the holidays. Full story...
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Fundraiser for beach fire victims

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videoA week after the deadly fires in Carolina Beach folks organized a pig pickin to raise money for for the victims of that fire. There was barbecue and a silent auction, live bands, all happening at The Last Resort bar. Full story...
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