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Crime

City of Wilmington survey shows downtown safety perception depends on time of day

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A recent survey recently completed for the City of Wilmington shows city residents are still skiddish about being downtown after dark. Full story...
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Leland man arrested for allegedly raping woman at assisted living facility

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A 68-year-old Leland man has been arrested for raping a woman at an assisted living facility. Full story...
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Bladenboro police arrest suspect in March shooting

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Bladenboro police arrested Elijah Caval Davis, 20, of Lumberton and charged him with Attempted First Degree Murder. He is being held in the Bladen county jail under a $250,000 secured bond. Full story...
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Man arrested for impersonating EMS worker

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The Bladen County Sheriff's Office says Daniel Trey Horne, 24, of 33 Rosemont Lane Clarkton was arrested and charged with impersonating an EMS employee on March 23rd. Full story...
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NC safety campaign nabs 13,000 speeding drivers

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The Governor's Highway Safety Program says state and local police across North Carolina caught nearly 13,500 lead-footed drivers during a weeklong effort to reduce speeding. Full story...
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Area native killed in Hawaii hit-and-run

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A Cape Fear native has been killed in a hit-and-run collision in Hawaii. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports Brody Winslow died in the accident Wednesday in Hilo. Full story...
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Bring 'Bully' to Wilmington

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Wilmington police are asking residents to participate in a contest to bring an anti-bullying documentary to Wilmington. Vote now to bring the film to the Port City. Full story...
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Teen sentenced to life in prison for robbery killing

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A teenager has been sentenced to life in prison after a jury found him guilty of killing a Florence pawn shop employee during a robbery. Full story...
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Teen sentenced to life in prison for robbery killing

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A teenager has been sentenced to life in prison after a jury found him guilty of killing a Florence pawn shop employee during a robbery. Full story...
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Serial bank robber gets federal prison sentence

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A judge today sentenced Jonathan Lee Thompson, 52, to ten years and five months in prison followed by three years supervised release. Thompson must also pay more than $8,000 in restitution. Thompson was on supervised release after serving time for nine bank robberies when he robbed three Wilmington banks in 2009. Full story...
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Former Columbus Co. detention officer sentenced for inmate assault

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A former Columbus County detention officer is heading to prison for his role in a jailhouse assault. Full story...
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Man arrested after CFCC president hit in office

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Cape Fear Community College's president got a rude start to his day. Wilmington Police arrested Norfleet Midyette Jr. after witnesses say he walked into President Eric McKeithan's office and hit him multiple times with a pile of papers. Full story...
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Edwards campaign repays taxpayers $2.1 million

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John Edwards's campaign has repaid $2.1 million in public matching funds received after the North Carolina Democrat dropped out of the 2008 presidential primary amid a sex scandal. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Police looking for suspects in LSD, mushroom bust

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Carolina Beach Police are looking for two men wanted after officers busted a drug house. Saturday police responded to 210 Raleigh Ave. Full story...
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Law enforcement warns about synthetic drug "Pump-It"

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Law enforcement is warning of another synthetic drug on the streets of Wilmington. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and the Wilmington Police Department joint Downtown Task Force encountered Pump-It this weekend. Full story...
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