Wilmington City Council
Candidate profile: Kevin O'Grady
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 5:00pm.

videoFour years ago Kevin O'Grady ran for City Council promising to clean up the downtown Wilmington's nightlife. He says after helping do that, he's refocused his attention on downtown.

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Candidate profile: Derek Bickel
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 4:00pm.

videoWilmington City Council candidate Derek Bickel says he does not think of himself as a politician. "I'm someone who cares deeply about Wilmington," he said.

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Rivenbark in hospital for tests after fainting
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 3:45pm.

videoWilmington City Councilman Charlie Rivenbark was taken to the hospital yesterday after he passed out. His campaign says it was due to a drop in blood pressure.

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City Council candidates square off in WWAY, WHQR forum
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 10:36pm.

video WWAY’s political editor Kevin Wuzzardo and WHQR’s Kate O’Reilly grilled five of the six city Wilmington City Council candidates so you have the best possible tools to cast your vote when you head to the polls.

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ICYMI: WWAY, WHQR host final Wilmington City Council debate
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 10:25pm.

videoEarly voting is already underway for Nov. 5's municipal elections. Tonight voters had one last chance to get to know the men running for Wilmington City Council. WWAY NewsChannel 3 and WHQR 91.3 FM hosted a forum featuring City Council hopefuls.

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City Council approves funding for WPD gang investigative unit
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 10:18pm.

videoWilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous asked for and received more than $142,000 for a new gang investigative unit, and reinforcements are coming to his department not a minute too soon.

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Kenan fountain has 2nd light test
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 9:31pm.

video The Kenan fountain is a very attractive feature of our city, so attractive some drivers cannot avoid it.

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City, county leaders announce 'enforcement partnership' in wake of shootings
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 10:19pm.

video Wilmington and New Hanover County leaders announced what they called an "enforcement partnership" between Wilmington Police and the Sheriff's Office in the wake of recent violence, including the shooting of a deputy and the shooting death of his alleged assailant.

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YOUR VOICE YOUR VOTE: Council candidates discuss ideas for fighting Wilmington's gang problem
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 10/11/2013 - 4:17pm.

videoThe election for Wilmington City Council is less than four weeks away, so we decided to ask the candidates for their ideas about fighting gang violence in the Port City.

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WPD asks city to fund Gang Investigative Unit
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/11/2013 - 9:58am.

videoAt their meeting Tuesday night City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing on a request from the Wilmington Police Department to create a Gang Investigative Unit. According to the proposal, it would include a sergeant, four officers and a civilian computer support specialist.

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