An officer at a juvenile prison in Columbia told lawmakers that gangs are strong in the jail which has led to three riots in the past eight months.
Police say offenders are committing crimes, getting out and then committing more crimes sometimes even more violent crimes.
A judge today agreed to increase the bond for a Wilmington man wanted in connection to what investigators say was a gang-related stabbing.
Castle Street businesses are reacting tonight to nearby gang-related activity that left a teenager dead and four others wounded this weekend.
A known gang member will spend at least two years behind bars. Kyeric Sweet, 22, of Rocky Point, pleaded guilty Wednesday to drug and assault charges.
Two men who are suspected to be gang members were arrested in Leland on multiple drug charges.
An investigation by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrest of three men, two who are validated gang members.
A Brunswick County Jail inmate has been charged with allegedly helping his brother escape from jail yesterday afternoon.
The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, arrested a convicted heroin dealer on new drug charges.
A validated gang member is behind bars after he and another man were arrested on drug charges.