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New Hanover County News

UPDATE: Police investigate afternoon shootings in Wilmington

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video A series of shootings rocked Wilmington this afternoon. First, a Wilmington teenager was shot. New Hanover County Dispatch says the call came in around 1:40pm about shots fired in the area of 414 Henry St. The caller told them a 16 year old male had been shot. Full story...
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Fire college simulates worst-case scenarios

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video Firefighters risk their lives to do their job every day, but have you ever wondered about their training? Pender County Firefighters Association and Cape Fear Community College co-sponsored the first fire college event of the year. Full story...
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Dark streets worry business owners downtown

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videoSome downtown business owners are concerned that the lights on side streets are not as bright as on Front Street. They think that dark streets keep people from visiting the shops, restaurants and other businesses that are not on the main drag. Full story...
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BP station on South College Road robbed

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A South College Road gas station was the scene of an armed robbery Friday evening, according to New Hanover County dispatch. Full story...
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Man arrested on heroin charges after 6-month investigation

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A Wilmington man is behind bars Friday night for selling heroin after a six-month investigation. Full story...
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WPD releases new PSAs and YOUTUBE Channel

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video Pat McCrory proclaimed January 9th "National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day". It comes at a time when the relationship between police and the people they protect face daily challenges in the United States. Now, local law enforcement is reaching out to try and bridge the divide. Full story...
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WPD: Masked duo robs man working on car at gunpoint

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Police are investigating after they say a masked duo robbed a man who was working on his car in a Wilmington parking lot last night. Full story...
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Police: Teen shows up at hospital after getting shot in leg

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Police are investigating after they say a teen who showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg didn't see who fired the shot at him Thursday night. Full story...
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NHC Planning Commission meet about proposed cell tower

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videoThe New Hanover County Planning Commission met tonight to discuss a cell tower off of Middle Sound Road Thursday night. Full story...
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Winter Wonderland in Wilmington

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videoAs cold as it was last night it might as well have just snowed, right? In Wilmington it did, sort of. At a home off of Rodgersville Rd. in Wilmington a little tinkering and voila Jonathan Neman had himself a winter wonderland. He used a pressure washer, an air compressor, and a little water to make snow in his front yard. Full story...
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