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Crime

Auto theft on the rise in Pender County

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Detectives in Pender County are dealing with more and more cases of stolen cars. Full story...
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Carolina Beach man sentenced for murder-for-hire scheme

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James Yuratovich conspired to have a Carolina Beach police officer and a local restaurant owner killed. Full story...
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WPD investigating fatal shooting

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When police arrived they found 23-year-old Robert Lee Marshall Jr. of Wilmington lying in the road. Full story...
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Burlington man arrested in online child porn ring

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The FBI has arrested 12 Americans -- one of them from North Carolina -- in a global child pornography ring that distributed more than 400,000 lewd pictures and movies. Full story...
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Police: Appalachian State incident that caused lockdown a hoax

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Police in Boone say the report of a gunman that led to Monday's lockdown at Appalachian State University was a hoax. Full story...
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Internet check scam

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videoInternet check scams affect hundreds of North Carolinians each year. A Wilmington woman was scammed and now owes hundreds of dollars. Full story...
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More inmates imprisoned than ever

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videoMore than two million people fill America's jails and prisons -- the highest number ever. North Carolina follows the record breaking national trend. Full story...
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Crack offenders can ask for reduced sentences

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Prisoners serving time for crack cocaine crimes can now ask for reduced sentences. Full story...
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Fugitive wanted in Delaware captured in N.C.

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Sheriff's deputies in Jacksonville have captured a fugitive from Delaware who escaped from custody last month. Full story...
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Greenville voyeur arrested

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A Greenville clothing store worker is behind bars charged with 114 counts of secret peeping. Full story...
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Wilmington police investigate overnight murder

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Wilmington police are investigating a murder that occurred early this morning at a downtown intersection. Full story...
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Cape Fear 2020: More people, more crime

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videoIt's a fact of life, the more people in an area, the more crime. It's one unfortunate side of our region's growth. Full story...
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Grand jury declines to indict Lumberton city council member

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A grand jury in Kentucky has declined to indict a Lumberton city council member who had been accused of raping an 18-year-old woman. Full story...
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Man arrested for having gun, fake credentials

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When Perritt Alford picked up his child from school on Wednesday a student noticed a gun on his belt. Agents searched Alford's house and found several fraudulent US Marshal and police badges, IDs, and other items. Full story...
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Brunswick County sees first murder of 2008

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Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett says the suspect went into a home where some of his family members were sleeping. Full story...
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