Gangs
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ONLY ON 3: Police say women taking more active role in gangs
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 5:58pm.

videoA teenage girl's arrest last week for the murder of a gang member raises a big question: what is the role of women in gangs in our area? The Wilmington Police Department Gang Unit says the role of women in local gangs has shifted since the late '90s.

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Council agrees to ask for grant to hire gang prevention specialists
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 9:17pm.

videoThe Wilmington City Council took another step to fight the gang problem in Wilmington Tuesday night. Council Members passed a resolution to apply for a grant to hire one full-time and one part-time gang prevention specialist.

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Family: Shooting victim killed by fellow gang member
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 01/20/2014 - 11:59pm.

videoThe family of an 18-year-old man shot and killed last night in Wilmington says the shooting was gang related. Investigators say Raequan Rouse was shot several times at N. 10th St. and Campbell St.

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City Council to consider gang prevention grant, golf course renovation
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/20/2014 - 1:38pm.

videoFighting the Port City's gang problem is among the agenda items for tomorrow's Wilmington City Council meeting. Council will also get a first look at a $700,000 to restore Wilmington Municipal Golf Course.

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Police suspect gangs responsible for shots fired at homes overnight
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 4:31pm.

video Wilmington Police say gangs may be involved after shots were fired at three Wilmington homes early this morning while people were inside.

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NC gang conference to be held in Mount Olive
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 8:41am.

A detective from Virginia will speak at a gang conference in North Carolina about the intersection of gangs and human trafficking victims.

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Fight ends in stabbings in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/05/2013 - 10:35pm.

videoA fight ended with several stabbings at the corner of 14th and Wooster Streets in Wilmington Thursday. The police have not called WWAY back to confirm any details. But, a witness said the fight possibly started because of gang retaliation.

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Community discussions on gang problem continue Monday
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 10:38am.

videoThe City of Wilmington continues its series of meetings on gangs with its third community conversation Monday night.

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New Hanover Commission approves nearly $670k for sheriff's Housing Unit
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 1:57pm.

videoNew Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon told county commissioners this morning he has a new plan to fight crime. It involves a seven new positions, six deputies and one sergeant, who will work side-by-side with seven Wilmington Police officers in the city's public housing projects.

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Gang possibly targeting Wilmington police, says FBI
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 11:58pm.

videoMembers of one Wilmington gang are "committed to engage in shootings," possibly focusing on law enforcement, after the shooting death of Brandon Devone Smith, according to an FBI memo sent to the state's police chiefs.

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