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Wilmington Police Department

Evangelous finalist for Savannah chief

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video Wilmington's police chief is up for a top job in another city. Ralph Evangelous is a finalist to be chief in Savannah, GA. Full story...
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WFD honors lives lost on 9/11

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department hosted a ceremony this morning to honor the lives lost 13 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001. Firefighters along with the Wilmington Police Department, New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and members of the community came together to pledge never to forget. Full story...
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WPD releases name of Oriole Drive murder victim

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videoWilmington Police have released the name of a man killed early yesterday morning. Investigators say Erasto Hernandez Lopez, 26, was found stabbed to death in a home on Oriole Drive around 1 a.m. Tuesday. Full story...
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Charges upped in June crash after passenger dies

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videoWilmington Police have upgraded the charges against a driver involved in an alleged drunk driving crash earlier this year after one of his passengers died. Full story...
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Police identify pedestrian hit and killed on Market St.

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Wilmington Police have released the name of a pedestrian who was hit and killed while crossing Market Street last night. Full story...
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WPD investigates murder overnight

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videoWilmington Police say they have a potential person of interest as they investigate a murder overnight. WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley says it happened around 1 a.m. Full story...
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Winnabow man hit by car in downtown Wilmington in critical condition

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A Winnabow man is in critical condition after police say he was hit by a car when crossing the street in downtown Wilmington late last night. Full story...
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Man sentenced to 35 years in federal prison after shootout and standoff

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videoDrugs, a stripper, a shooting and then a shootout with Wilmington police sends a man to prison for decades. Full story...
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UPDATE: Wilmington Police say man trying to buy pot shot in butt

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videoWilmington Police say a man who was shot in the butt last night was trying to buy pot from a dealer when a group of teens robbed him. Full story...
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Operation Clean Sweep targets wanted felons

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videoToday several state and federal agencies served 50 warrants and arrested 35 people in New Hanover County for drug-related crimes. The Sheriff's Office says it has been working on Operation Clean Sweep for more than 10 months now. Full story...
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