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Wilmington Police Department

WPD investigating dozen shots fired into home

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videoWilmington Police are investigating after someone shot into a home Tuesday night. Police spokeswoman Linda Rawley says at 9 p.m., ShotSpotter picked up shots fired in the 800 block of Queen St. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: 4-year-old boy walks away from day care

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video Early Sunday morning Wilmington Police got a call about a 4-year-old boy who managed to walk out of his daycare, but the daycare's owner says there is more to the story. Full story...
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Witnesses say fight led to wreck that ended in Marine's death

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videoWilmington Police say witnesses told them a fight led to a car crash on Rose Ave. that left a Marine dead and another facing multiple charges over the weekend. Full story...
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Wilmington traffic and road conditions (Friday @ 10:30 a.m.)

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Motorists are advised to please approach these intersections with caution. We will keep you updated throughout the day. Drive safely. Full story...
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Wilmington leaders satisfied with city's response to ice storm

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video"We don't fix outages," Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said. "We implemented our hurricane plan that we do every year, that we have every year. We do the exact same thing every year. I mean I don't know what you want us to do. Cut trees down and fix power lines?" Full story...
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Wreck on Bradley Creek Bridge sends two to the hospital

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videoTwo men are recovering this afternoon after a crash on Bradley Creek Bridge. Wilmington Police say Joseph Sheridan was headed towards Greenville Loop Road when he lost control of his white infinity. Full story...
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SUV hits man walking with moped

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videoWilmington Police say a man walking his moped across the intersection of MLK Parkway and North Kerr Ave. was hit by a SUV this morning. Full story...
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More details emerge in suspects' death at hands of police

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The only suspect to survive a deadly police shooting outside a Wilmington Pizza Hut in October said Monday in a jailhouse interview he first realized police were on the scene when officers opened fire. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Police say women taking more active role in gangs

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videoA teenage girl's arrest last week for the murder of a gang member raises a big question: what is the role of women in gangs in our area? The Wilmington Police Department Gang Unit says the role of women in local gangs has shifted since the late '90s. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Veterinarian says WPD K-9 struggling with being 'cooped up'

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video The veterinarian who takes care of K-9s for the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is providing more details about a police dog that's been off the beat since November. Full story...
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Police say habitual drunk driver crashed into two phone poles

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Wilmington Police say a drunk driver crashed his car overnight into two phone poles in the 6000 block of Park Ave. near Greenville Ave. Full story...
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Police: Wouldbe thief caught with arms still inside ATM

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videoA Leland man is in jail charged with breaking into an ATM in Wilmington. When officers arrived, Rawley said, they found Robert Warren Ward, 60, with his arms still inside the ATM. They say he had prying tools, and the front of the ATM was damaged. Full story...
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WPD: Brister back to work tomorrow, K9 doing well

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videoWe are learning more about a Wilmington Police officer and his K-9, who have been off the streets since November. There have been a lot of questions about how the dog involved is doing. Today, we tried to get some answers. Full story...
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Police: Bar fight sends man to the hospital after gun misfires

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video Police are investigating a bar fight they say sent one person to the hospital for head injuries after someone pulled out a gun and it misfired. Full story...
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