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Witness to arrest: ‘They were already on their knees’
A man hunt that started in Cumberland County ended in New Hanover County Thursday. Thu, 06/25/2015 - 9:36pm
Federal prosecutors announced Monday they have charged Justin Nolan Sullivan with plotting to "kill a large number of U.S. citizens" on behalf of ISIS. (Photo courtesy: WTVD)
NC teen accused of plotting to kill Americans on behalf of ISIS
Federal prosecutors announced Monday they have charged a Morganton, North Carolina 19-year-old with plotting to "kill a large number of U.S. citizens" on behalf of ISIS. Mon, 06/22/2015 - 3:26pm
FBI looking into Lennon Lacy hanging death
Nearly three months after a Bladen County teen was found hanging from a swingset, federal investigators are now involved in the case. Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:40pm
Outside review of Lennon Lacy death investigation released
The NC NAACP released the findings of an outside review of how Lennon Lacy's death investigation was handled. The Bladen County teenager was found dead, hanging from a swing set, in late August. His death was ruled a suicide. The new report questions the investigation from the very start. Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:26pm
FBI: Kidnap victim rescued with help of area agencies in elaborate international plot
Federal agents say they rescued a South Carolina man in North Carolina with the help of several area agencies six days after the man was kidnapped as part of an international plot. Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:39am
FBI to hold active shooter training at Independence Mall Sunday
Don't be alarmed if you see a lot of law enforcement around Independence Mall in Wilmington Sunday night. It is only a drill. Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:09pm
Lawyers, locals react to WPD’s surveillance device
You might want to think twice about having your cell phone on you at all times. The Wilmington Police Department has surveillance equipment called Stingray. It turns your phone into a tracking device, giving law enforcement crucial information on where you are. But it might violate your rights. Fri, 06/20/2014 - 9:58pm
Police surveillance equipment raises eyebrows
Harpoon, StingRay and Kingfish are all surveillance items purchased by the Wilmington Police Department. What they do, though, and how long they've been around, might surprise you. Fri, 06/20/2014 - 2:39am
Investigation claims WPD uses spy gear to snoop on citizens
Is the Wilmington Police Department using spy gear to trick your cell phone into giving away private info? That's what the ACLU and New Hanover County's Public Defender believe. Thu, 06/19/2014 - 9:37pm
FBI investigating hacked NCDOT digital road signs
The North Carolina Department of Transportation says the FBI is looking into a group that hacked into at least five digital road signs yesterday, including one in New Hanover County. Sat, 05/31/2014 - 1:55pm