Crime

Kelvin Donta McKeithan (Source: Bladen County Sheriff's Office)
Man pleads guilty in cane-beating death of girlfriend
A Bladen County man is headed to prison for at least three decades for killing his girlfriend. 48 minutes ago
Tamika Nicole Gordon (Source: SBI)
Wilmington CVS technician arrested on drug charges
A Wilmington pharmacy technician is scheduled to appear in a New Hanover County courtroom Wednesday on drug charges after SBI agents arrested her Monday, according to a news release. Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:24am
Updated 51 minutes ago
Milton Russ Barnhill
Tabor City man admits to crop insurance fraud scheme
A Columbus County man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a farm scheme that made him $1 million. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:56pm
Megan Leigh Rogers (Photo: Brunswick Co. Sheriff's Office)
Woman charged with driving 100 mph, DWI
Brunswick County deputies arrested a woman over the weekend after she wouldn't stop with them and drove at extremely high speed. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 5:02pm
Police said these men robbed the Stop-N-Shop (Source: WPD)
Police investigating after store robbed at gunpoint
Police are investigating a Wilmington convenience store robbery. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 4:48pm
Updated 12 minutes ago
James Ashley Holleman (Source: New Hanover County Sheriff's Office)
Teen charged in Northchase vehicle break-ins
Deputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office said a 16-year-old is facing charges in connection with thefts from unlocked vehicles. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 4:23pm
Vinnie Lysander Taylor (Source: Prince George’s Co. Sheriff’s Department/WJLA)
Wilmington man charged in fatal butt injection indicted on federal charges
A North Carolina man charged in Maryland with murder in the death of a woman after she received injections into her buttocks has been indicted on federal offenses. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 4:18pm
The Wilmington 10 are pictured at a 1976 news conference. Front row: The Rev. Benjamin Chavis (from left), William "Joe" Wright II, Connie Tindall and Jerry Jacobs. Back row: Wayne Moore (from left), Anne Turner, James McKoy, Willie Vereen, Marvin Patrick and Reginald Epps. (Source: StarNews)
NC Appeals Court denies payments to dead Wilmington 10 members’ families
The North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled families of dead members of the Wilmington 10 are not eligible for payments from the state since the group's members received a pardon of innocence. Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:36am