Crime
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Police: Teen with knife at Shallotte Lowe's
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:52pm.

The Shallotte Police Department was dispatched to the entrance to Lowes Home Improvement around 6:03 p.m. on Monday for a report of a subject with a knife.

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McMahon, Vaughn square off in race for New Hanover Sheriff
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:40pm.

video Sheriff Ed McMahon and challenger Jason Vaughn discuss the state of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office.

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Woman beaten with bat in home invasion attack
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:20am.

videoPolice said a woman is recovering from a brutal baseball bat beating during a home invasion.

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Man killed in Wilmington weekend shooting
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:09am.

videoPolice are investigating a Sunday shooting that left a man dead.

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WPD investigating three separate shootings over the weekend
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 10/19/2014 - 5:04pm.

videoThree separate reports of shots fired into personal property over the weekend, two Saturday morning and one early Sunday morning, add to the list of recent investigations for police.

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Man robbed outside downtown Wilmington business
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:49am.

videoWilmington Police are investigating a robbery at a business downtown. A man says he was robbed on the street after leaving the Western Union office.

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Independent investigator hired to look into Bladen County teen's death
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:05pm.

An attorney representing the family of a Bladen County teenager says they have hired an independent investigator to look into his death after an autopsy report said he died because of hanging. Attorney Allen Rogers said Thursday the family is questioning the autopsy report and is considering an independent autopsy.

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NC man guilty of conspiring to support terrorists
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:53pm.

A North Carolina man faces up to 15 years in federal prison over plans to travel to either Syria or Yemen to join a jihadist group. Akba Jihad Jordan of Raleigh pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists.

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City of Wilmington supervisor arrested on cocaine charges
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 10/16/2014 - 4:03pm.

videoDeputies with the New Hanover Sheriff's Office arrested a man on drug charges. City of Wilmington officials confirm that suspect is the stormwater supervisor -- and he's still on the clock.

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Police find shell casings at scene of two shootings overnight
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:05am.

Police are investigating after they say ShotSpotter led them to two different places in Wilmington where shell casings were found early this morning.

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