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Downtown Wilmington

"Unsafe" portion of Downtown Riverwalk closing

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videoOn Tuesday night, city staff announced that they will be blocking off about half a block of the downtown riverwalk as they make some much needed repairs to the wooden planks. Full story...
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5K Run for Preservation

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videoHundreds of runners crowded the streets of Downtown Wilmington Thursday night for the 5K run for Preservation. Full story...
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Man accused of choking, robbing Wilmington cab driver

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videoWilmington Police say they arrested a man for choking and robbing a cab driver. 40 year old Alfonso Brooks was arrested and charged with common law robbery Full story...
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Winnabow man hit by car in downtown Wilmington in critical condition

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A Winnabow man is in critical condition after police say he was hit by a car when crossing the street in downtown Wilmington late last night. Full story...
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Fantasy football fever in Wilmington; drafts are over, season starts on Thursday

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videoFantasy football is the most popular fantasy sport. There will be millions playing nationwide over the next few months. Thousands are expected to play this season in the Wilmington area. In fact, bars in the Port City that typically don't cater to the sports crowd, are starting to cater to fantasy football players for draft night. After all, the start of the NFL regular season is just two nights away. Full story...
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BFF Bridal hopes to help make planning the big day a piece of cake

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videoWearing white after Labor Day may be considered a fashion faux pas by many, but that tradition won't be the case for some soon-to-be brides looking to plan their big day. Full story...
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Back Door Kitchen Tour shows official artwork

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videoThis year's Back Door Kitchen Tour is about to get underway, and the Residents of Old Wilmington unveiled the official artwork. Our Chief Meteorologist Scott Dean was there during the big presentation. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington Hash House Harriers 2nd Annual Red Dress Run

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videoDozens gathered at the Pour House on Market Street as the Downtown Wilmington Hash House Harriers hosted their second annual Red Dress Run. Full story...
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Blue Ribbon Commission looks to prevent youth violence

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video Safety, wellness and education are three focus areas the Blue Ribbon Commission are now directing its attention towards to prevent violence among area youth. Back when the organization started in 2008, leaders focused on reducing out-of-school suspensions, the high school dropout rate, and engaging an army of volunteers to come into the youth enrichment zone and help serve the community. Full story...
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WPD credits ABC Review Policy for drop in downtown crime

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video Downtown crime continues to decrease. Wilmington's police chief says over the past few years they have seen a 68 percent decline. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Woman caught on camera kicking out police car window

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video A chaotic scene in downtown Wilmington last night, after a woman kicked through the window of a police car. It was all caught on camera. Full story...
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TV show shoot to bring fireballs, blasts to downtown Wilmington

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videoDo not be alarmed if you see fireballs or hear explosions in downtown Wilmington tomorrow. Full story...
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Fundraiser benefits foundation dedicated to murdered college student

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videoFolks gathered at the Fortunate Glass to downtown Wilmington tonight to raise money for Journey4Josh. The organization was founded in memory of Josh Proutey, 19, who was murdered by four people during a robbery downtown in December 2012. Full story...
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Cape Fear Blues Festival kicks off

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videoA weekend full of great music begins Friday night as the Cape Fear Blues Festival gets underway. Full story...
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Man who was spotted swimming, drifting in Cape Fear River cited

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videoPolice say a man who was spotted swimming in the Cape Fear River near Downtown Wilmington's Riverwalk early Sunday was cited after he went under several times before finally getting out safely. Full story...
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