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Crime

Police: Victims kidnapped while pumping gas, robbed at gunpoint

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videoPolice are investigating after they say an armed duo kidnapped and robbed two people pumping gas in downtown Wilmington just before dark last night. Full story...
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Police behavior subject of expected NC bill

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Lawmakers and social justice activists say it's time the General Assembly discusses how to improve relations between police and citizens, particularly young black men. Full story...
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Felon pleads guilty to drug charges, despite fmr. deputy's involvement

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videoA habitual felon pleads guilty in connection to a drug investigation handled by a former deputy found guilty of several crimes himself. Full story...
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Shallotte man sentenced for killing of 4-month-old

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A Shallotte man was sentenced to up to 15 years in prison Monday for the killing of a 4-month-old boy in 2013. Full story...
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Police say suspect snatched woman's purse at gunpoint

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Police are searching for a suspect they say snatched a woman's purse while holding several people at gunpoint early Saturday morning. Full story...
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Police investigating after armed duo robs Wilmington tire shop

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Wilmington Police are searching for two suspects they say robbed a tire shop at gunpoint Saturday morning. It happened around 10:15 a.m. at the 17th Street Tire Shop at 516 S. 17th Street. Full story...
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WPD: Police investigating after shots fired from car into the air

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Police are investigating after they say someone fired shots into the air from inside a car on a Wilmington street Friday afternoon. Full story...
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Police: Masked men rob Wilmington hotel clerk at gunpoint

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Police are investigating after they say two masked men robbed a Wilmington hotel clerk at gunpoint Friday night. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Convicted former deputy back in court for drug case he investigated

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A former New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy who pleaded guilty to dozen of drug crimes earlier this year is heading back to court this morning. But this time it's because of his old job. Full story...
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Warrants: Suspect stole purse before fires & attempted break-in

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video Newly-released search warrants provide a clearer timeline of what led up to a series of crimes and fires in Carolina Beach that ended in the deaths of two women. The warrants also show how members of the community tried to catch the man now charged with the women's murders Saturday. Full story...
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