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Crime

Doctor joins WPD SWAT team

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video A local physician recently graduated from CFCC's basic law enforcement training program. Dr. Jim Joachim has been sworn in as an auxiliary police officer with the Wilmington Police Department. He has been assigned as the tactical physician with the SWAT team. Full story...
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Jacksonville police arrest 2 at motel for human trafficking

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Jacksonville police have arrested two people on charges of human trafficking. They say they responded to a motel where they found a woman who told them she had been taken from Cumberland County to Jacksonville and forced into prostitution. Full story...
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Traffic stop leads to drug arrests in Elizabethtown

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A traffic stop helped police make two drug arrests in Elizabethtown Friday. Full story...
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Non-profit organizes gun buy-back program in Wilmington

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video A non-profit group is trying to cut down on gun violence in the area by buying back guns next month. The effort is hosted by LINC Incorporated, a local non-profit agency whose goal is to educate and motivate youth to make positive life choices. Full story...
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Police: Boyfriend charged with woman's death after robbery plot goes wrong

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videoA Whiteville woman is dead after police say her boyfriend shot her after a plot to rob a man went wrong. Full story...
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Woman charged in Duplin Co. toddler's hit-and-run death

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videoA warrant has been issued for a Mount Olive woman accused of hitting and killing a toddler with her car in May and leaving the scene of the accident. Full story...
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Charges dismissed against Tar Heels' Hairston

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Authorities have dismissed charges against North Carolina basketball leading scorer P.J. Hairston from a traffic stop last month. Full story...
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Reckless driver call leads police to man passed out in car with heroin

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videoWilmington Police say a call about a reckless driver led them to a man passed out in his car with heroin over the weekend. Full story...
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Bust leads to $130,000 worth of heroin

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a month-long investigation netted more than 3,200 bags of heroin with a street value of $130,000. Full story...
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Man beaten after refusing to give attackers cigarette

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A Wilmington man says he was attacked outside his home last night after he was asked for a cigarette. Full story...
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