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Wilmington Police Department

Fight ends in stabbings in Wilmington

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videoA fight ended with several stabbings at the corner of 14th and Wooster Streets in Wilmington Thursday. The police have not called WWAY back to confirm any details. But, a witness said the fight possibly started because of gang retaliation. Full story...
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Children's theater group honors Josh Proutey

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video Members of Thalian Association Children's Theater Leadership Program hosted a tree lighting ceremony this evening to honor Josh Proutey as the anniversary of his murder nears. Full story...
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Police: Fugitive from South Carolina arrested in Hillcrest community

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videoWilmington Police arrested a man in the Hillcrest community who they say was wanted in South Carolina for failing to appear on charges he faces there. Full story...
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Wilmington Police arrest man twice in one night

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videoA Wilmington man is behind bars after being arrested twice in just a few hours overnight. Police say after the 20-year-old bonded out of jail the first time, he then committed two other crimes. Full story...
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Thanksgiving traveler comes home to ransacked home

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videoWhile many were giving thanks and spending quality time with family, a few bad apples were ruining the holiday cheer for some in New Hanover County. Full story...
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UPDATE: Thousands worth of lighting cables stolen from 'Sleepy Hollow' set

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Wilmington Police are investigating after they say thousands in lighting cables were stolen from the set of "Sleepy Hollow" near Screen Gems Studios. Police say about 800 feet of cable, weighing around 1,000 lbs., was stolen from the set. Full story...
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Pedestrians killed in accidents last week identified

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videoWilmington Police have released the names of two out-of-state pedestrians killed in separate crashes last week. Full story...
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Second pedestrian hit and killed in two nights

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videoAnother person has died while trying to cross a Wilmington street. It happened in the 1900 Block of Eastwood Road around 8:30 p.m. When police arrived at the scene, they found a 70-year-old South Carolina man lying in the road. Full story...
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UPDATE: Pedestrian dies after being hit on Market Street

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videoPolice said a minivan hit a man in his 50s walking and trying to cross Market Street near the Budgetel Inn around 7 p.m. He died at the scene. Full story...
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Police search for truck with guns inside after it was reported stolen overnight

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Police are on the look out for a stolen pick-up truck with guns inside after dispatchers say it was stolen from outside the owner's home overnight. Full story...
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Man charged with DWI after hitting five parked cars

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videoA man faces several charges after police say he hit five parked cars before crashing into a utility pole. 21-year-old Abraham Rivera Orellana has been charged with DWI, careless and reckless driving and two counts of hit and run among other charges after police say he hit five parked cars before crashing. Full story...
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3rd suspect arrested in attempted murder

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videoWilmington Police have arrested a third suspect in connection with an attempted murder case last month near Creekwood. WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley said in a news released police and members of the US Marshals Task Force arrested Wakeel Stewart, 18, of Wilmington around 3 p.m. at a home in the 300 block of Pine Valley Drive. Full story...
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DA: Officers justified in Pizza Hut shooting that killed two

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videoDistrict Attorney Ben David says officers were fully justified in their use of force when they shot at three suspects at a Wilmington restaurant last month killing two of the men. Full story...
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Victim escapes as armed robber shoots and misses

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A man was leaving a convenience store around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday when the robber came up behind him near 12th and Greenfield Streets and hit him in the back of the head with a handgun. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: City removes benches blamed for trouble

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videoLast month we asked the City of Wilmington about benches in front of a downtown gas station. The store's owner said the seats had become a gathering place for trouble. Now they are gone. Full story...
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