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Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Thu, 11/07/2013 - 11:58pm.READ MORE:
Members 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. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 3:26pm.READ MORE:
A 15-year-old boy is recovering after Wilmington Police say he was shot in the ankle on McRae Street last night. Police say the bullets also hit two homes on the street. One resident said the shots came too close for comfort. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/25/2013 - 2:53pm.READ MORE:
Nearly two weeks after Wilmington's police chief and the New Hanover County Sheriff announced a joint enforcement plan, officers and deputies hit the streets together Friday night. Full story...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 3:22pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington's gang problem has dominated the news the last couple of months. Now we are getting an inside look at the issue. Last night we talked with an admitted gang member. And today we heard from an expert about what you can look out for. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 10:31pm.READ MORE:
This afternoon a Wilmington man appeared in court to face a charge of attempted first degree murder. Tonight Kolton Thompson sat down with us to try and clear his name for something he claims he still knows nothing about. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 4:27pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington's gang problem is nothing new, but WPD hopes a new Gang Investigative Unit will finally help beat the violence. Deputy Chief Mitch Cunningham is overseeing the creation of the new unit. He says he thinks it will reduce violence and help dismantle gangs permanently. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 9:29pm.READ MORE:
Defense Attorney James Payne said it happens because the prosecution and defense must provide copies of their witness lists and defendants have a right to see them. Full story...
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 1:13pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 5:15pm.READ MORE:
Monday Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous revealed what the department believes is behind the crime wave in the Port City. Chief Evangelous said a list of people who have talked to investigators got into the hands of gang members and caused the uptick in violence. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 10/11/2013 - 4:24pm.READ MORE:
As the gun and gang violence continues in the Port City some people want to step up and make a difference. Law enforcement, clergy and now some in the plagued areas of the city agree community involvement is crucial for change. Full story...