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Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:56am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 05/13/2014 - 2:57pm.READ MORE:
More than a year after police found a homeless man beaten to death in Wilmington, another homeless man has confessed to the crime. Investigators say the suspect contacted them to come clean on his 24th birthday. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/13/2014 - 12:13pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington Police say if you hear gunshots around 6 p.m. it may just be a test. WPD will run a test this afternoon to expand ShotSpotter coverage in the Port City. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/12/2014 - 2:39pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington Police say remains found in Pender County last month are a Leland woman missing since last year. WPD says the Medical Examiner's Office in Greenville determined the remains found April 29 off Hoover Road near Hampstead are the remains Elisha Marie Tucker, 34. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/12/2014 - 9:21am.READ MORE:
Wilmington Police say officers had to use pepper spray after a crowd got out of hand downtown early yesterday morning. WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley says it started at 2:17 a.m. when officers responded to a crowd "being extremely unruly" in front of Pravda at 23 N. Front St. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:38pm.READ MORE:
Recent surveys and studies have identified problems at the Wilmington Police Department, including moral and issues with the K-9 Unit among others. But many of the same problems were identified by another study conducted for the department a decade ago. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:27pm.READ MORE:
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...