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Wilmington man charged with growing marijuana and mushrooms
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Thu, 05/29/2014 - 7:59pm.

A Wilmington man is facing several charges after a late night drug bust by Wilmington Police uncovered a house filled with marijuana and Psilocybin, also known as mushrooms.

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Woman recovering after hit-and-run crash with stolen car
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:46am.

A woman is recovering from serious injuries after a hit-and-run accident Wednesday afternoon. Police say the accident happened just before 1:30 p.m. at N. 29th and Chestnut Streets.

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Teen hit by bullet during drive-by shooting in Wilmington
Submitted by on Mon, 05/12/2014 - 6:43am.

Wilmington Police are investigating a drive-by shooting after they say a teenage girl was hit by a bullet.

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Family in shock as search for missing woman continues
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 05/02/2014 - 5:41pm.

videoInvestigators are still looking for answers after finding a body in Pender County they now say is most likely not a missing Wilmington woman. Family and friends of Shannon Rippy Vannewkirk say it’s back to square one after Thursday’s discovery.

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UPDATE: Man steals prescription pills from Walgreens pharmacist at gunpoint
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:54am.

Police are searching for a man they say jumped over the counter at a Wilmington Walgreens, held a pharmacist at gunpoint, before getting away with the prescription pills he demanded.

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Man charged with possession after shooting
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:36pm.

A Wilmington teen is charged with possession of heroin after police say he was shot in the buttocks Wednesday night.

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Wilmington man faces murder charge in January shooting
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:03pm.

A Wilmington man, who police say is making his way back to the Port City now faces a murder charge. Investigators say Adron Whitted was arrested in Dougsville, GA on Wednesday.

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Impaired pedestrian hit by car at 17th and Wooster Streets
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:12am.

Wilmington Police say an impaired pedestrian was hit by a car Monday afternoon near 17th and Wooster Streets.

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WPD looking for a man who stole car at gunpoint
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Sun, 04/13/2014 - 9:17pm.

Wilmington Police say they are investigating after a man stole a car from the Costco parking lot Sunday morning. Investigators say the victim was in his car with the door slightly ajar, when the suspect threatened to shoot him, then told him to get out.

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Law enforcement beefing up for Azalea Festival
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 04/11/2014 - 5:12pm.

videoThe Azalea Festival is in full bloom now, and with that comes thousands of people from out of town, and more law enforcement officers. With more than 200,000 expected to attend the street fair alone, law enforcement has its hands full this weekend.

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