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Wilmington Police Department

WPD: Gang members, brothers targeted in Thursday shootings

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videoWilmington Police say two brothers were the targets of separate shootings yesterday in Wilmington. Full story...
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WPD investigates series of explosions

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videoWilmington Police say they are investigating a series of explosions around the city last night. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man accuses WPD of using excessive force

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video How far is too far for law enforcement to go while searching for a suspect? According to Charlotte Burns one moment her son was walking home from work, and the next he was in handcuffs with multiple guns pointed at him. Full story...
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UPDATE: WPD says call about stabbing turned out to be fight with scissors

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Wilmington Police are investigating an early morning call about a stabbing that they say sent one person to the hospital. Full story...
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Funds approved for WPD's Gang Investigative Unit

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videoThe Wilmington City Council approved funds for the Wilmington Police Department at Tuesday evening's meeting. Full story...
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Wilmington Police need your help identifying a suspect

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videoWilmington Police need your help identifying a man who allegedly broke into two coin operated machines downtown. Full story...
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ABC Board mulling cutting downtown task force funding

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videoIt's budget season, and the New Hanover County ABC Board is looking for ways to save money. Director Dan Sykes says one proposal on the table would have the board cut the $180,000 it gives to a joint task force meant to cut down crime downtown. Full story...
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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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