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ONLY ON 3: City considers law banning gang members from parks

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video City parks are designed to be fun, safe places that people of all ages can enjoy. But after a four-year-old boy recently found a gun in a Wilmington Park, some city employees started designing a plan to try and prevent a similar situation in the future. Full story...
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Clergy joining fight against gangs after Chadbourn murder

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video For the second time in a month, Chadbourn Police are investigating a murder. Now police and the community are looking at the past to fight for the future. Full story...
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Police, clergy call for 90-day 'cease fire' in gang violence

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video With a wave of violence sweeping through parts of the Port City, community leaders are banding together with a unified message. Full story...
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Neighbors say gangs behind increase in shootings

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video An undermanned Wilmington Police Department is working overtime after another shooting in the Port City. Meanwhile community leaders say they have had enough, and it's time to stop the violence. Full story...
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Wilmington Police hope to help parents with problem children

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If you need help keeping your child out of trouble, you might want to stop by a free seminar at the Wilmington Police Department Saturday. video Full story...
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NC Latin Kings gang head convicted by feds

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The head of a North Carolina Latin gang who twice ran for Greensboro's City Council faces a long prison sentence after his conviction on federal racketeering charges. Full story...
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Investigators say gang member among arrests in fast food heroin bust

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New Hanover County Sheriff's investigators say one of three people arrested for allegedly selling heroin at a Wilmington fast food restaurant is a gang member. Full story...
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Family of missing teen hold vigil one year after his disappearance

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It was one year ago when 18-year-old Al'quon Flowers went missing, but his loved ones are still hopeful there will be new leads in the case. Full story...
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Update: Saturday night's murder victim identified, family claims gang was involved

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videoThe victim in last night's fatal shooting has been identified as 22-year-old David Terrell McPhatter, of Riegelwood. Family members told WWAY that gang members were responsible for the shooting. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brawl breaks out at West Columbus High School

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video A brawl broke out at a Columbus County high school this week. When it was all said and done, more than a dozen students were suspended. Now they all face charges. Full story...
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