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Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:36pm.READ MORE:
The debate Tuesday between Republicans vying for New Hanover County Sheriff was much more civil than the one between the Democrats. Jason Vaughn and Marc Benson differed slightly on most topics WWAY's political editor Kevin Wuzzardo asked them about. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:35pm.READ MORE:
City Manager Sterling Cheatham presented a report on reducing youth gun violence in Wilmington Tuesday after hosting several forums over the winter for the report. Cheatham said they found the youth often lack family structure, good education and meaningful jobs. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/05/2013 - 10:35pm.READ MORE:
A 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. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 5:15pm.READ MORE:
Tennis star Lenny Simpson grew up in Wilmington during a time of racial tension. Now, he's back to tell his story, and share ideas on how to combat violence in Wilmington’s youth. Simpson says tennis was his life from a young age. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 5:16pm.READ MORE:
Some in the African- American community say they’ve noticed a change in police attitude. Alvin Moore is one who says he feels like a victim of racial profiling in light of recent violence. Full story...
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 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 Christina Anthony on Sat, 09/07/2013 - 7:49pm.READ MORE:
Drugs, gangs, and violence take the lives of innocent people each year, and Wilmington residents are fed up. Members of the community marched through some of the local housing projects this weekend to raise awareness about gun violence, and to expose their frustration. Full story...
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 08/24/2013 - 5:54pm.READ MORE:
If you didn't line up early, you didn't get a shot at cash for guns this weekend in Wilmington. Organizers scheduled the Proutey-Greene Gun Buyback effort from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, but the money was gone shortly after the event kicked off at all three locations. Full story...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 10:53pm.READ MORE:
After several weeks of violence and numerous shootings, community members rally together to end violence in their neighborhoods. Residents living in Precinct W29 met for their monthly meeting Monday to discuss a number of issues including the recent spike of violence. Full story...