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Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/09/2014 - 10:35am.READ MORE:
The Wilmington Police Department has released an outside report that evaluates its K-9 unit. The report was commissioned following an incident last fall where the use of a police dog at the end of a car chase was brought into question. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/07/2014 - 10:52am.READ MORE:
An armed robbery at a Wilmington pharmacy led to a lockdown at nearby schools this morning. Wilmington Police say they are looking for a man who robbed Kings Pharmacy at S. College Road and Shipyard Blvd. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/06/2014 - 3:00pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington Police have cited a state senator for hitting a car in a downtown Wilmington parking lot Sunday night. In a story that was FIRST ON 3, witnesses claimed Sen. Bill Rabon (R-8th District) hit a car in the lot at 2nd and Princess streets Sunday evening. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 8:28am.READ MORE:
Two shootings, one in the 500 block of Maides Avenue and another at 10th & Castle Streets, are believed to be unrelated according to police. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 05/03/2014 - 1:56pm.READ MORE:
Campaign sign vandalism turned out for one candidate for New Hanover County Commission this weekend. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/02/2014 - 4:03pm.READ MORE:
We received two news releases this afternoon highlighting how much crime has gone down over the last six months in Wilmington's public housing. In the first, the Wilmington Housing Authority said it was down 74%. But then the Wilmington Police Department quickly sent a follow-up news release saying it was down 51%. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/02/2014 - 2:27pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington Police have arrested a man for allegedly stealing $100,000 worth of camera equipment from a movie company he worked for. Kevin Shaun Martinek, 31, is charged with larceny by employee. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 4:45pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington Police say a body found earlier this week in Pender County is likely not that of a Wilmington woman missing for several weeks. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 04/30/2014 - 10:59pm.READ MORE:
The search for a missing woman might have ended Tuesday night, but not the way family and friends had hoped. Last night police accused James Bradley, who was convicted of a 1988 murder, of killing Shannon Rippy Vannewkirk. Full story...
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 9:01am.READ MORE:
Police arrested a man they say led them on a car chase after an officer caught him speeding through a Wilmington neighborhood. When an officer got to the area, police say a black car flew past the officer's marked car within minutes of parking. Full story...