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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...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 10/11/2013 - 4:17pm.READ MORE:
The election for Wilmington City Council is less than four weeks away, so we decided to ask the candidates for their ideas about fighting gang violence in the Port City. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/11/2013 - 9:58am.READ MORE:
At their meeting Tuesday night City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing on a request from the Wilmington Police Department to create a Gang Investigative Unit. According to the proposal, it would include a sergeant, four officers and a civilian computer support specialist. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 10/09/2013 - 9:39pm.READ MORE:
A string of violent crimes has many in Wilmington how we can stop the violence, and an ex-convict believes he has the solution. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 10:17pm.READ MORE:
It was being viewed as a tool to help Wilmington Police combat gang activity, but the ACLU of North Carolina viewed a gang ban in area parks as a potential excuse for profiling in at risk communities. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 11:24am.READ MORE:
The American Civil Liberties Union says it has "serious concerns" about a proposal Wilmington City Council is considering that would ban gang members from city parks. If adopted, Wilmington would be the first city in the state to enact such a law. Full story...
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 2:36pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 09/28/2013 - 4:23pm.READ MORE:
You could smell the food from a few blocks away, and that was the point. One Wilmington community used food and friends as a way to gain support against crime this weekend. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 09/27/2013 - 4:18pm.READ MORE:
Ralph Evangelous says Wilmington's gang problem is the worst he's seen since becoming police chief nine years ago. Now that a 90-day cease fire is over, the chief says more than police need to be part of the fight. Full story...