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Wilmington Police Department

WPD investigates murder during home invasion

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videoA man is dead after an early-morning home invasion in the Port City, but the events surrounding the murder have neighbors questioning what really happened. Neighbors describe Clifton Sykes Jr. as a good man who helped everyone in the neighborhood. His death has many wondering who would commit such a heinous crime. Full story...
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Santa Cop grants Christmas wishes

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videoWith Christmas spirit in the air and Wilmington Police officers by their sides, many children kicked off the new month with a shopping spree at the Walmart on Sigmon road, all thanks to money raised by Santa Cop. Full story...
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Former teacher jailed for indecent liberties with student

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videoSchool is supposed to be the one place parents know their child is safe, but for the second time in two weeks a teacher with ties to New Hanover County Schools has been accused of inappropriate behavior with a student. Full story...
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Police: Man stabs wife over food stamps

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video A Wilmington man is in jail after police say he stabbed his wife during a fight over their food stamps. Full story...
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Reward offered in search for missing Wilmington woman

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video Crime Stoppers and the Wilmington Police Department are offering up to $10,000 for information leading to the whereabouts of Alma Lawson and the circumstances of her disappearance. Full story...
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WPD looking for missing teen

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Wilmington Police are asking for help locating a missing 16-year-old. Xiola L. Bishop's parents last saw her at home on Klein Road Friday. Full story...
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Police look for suspect in Creekwood shooting

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video Wilmington Police are looking for a gunman after a man was shot this morning in the Creekwood community. A WPD spokeswoman says EMS was dispatched at about 10:20 a.m. to the 500 block of N. 30th Street. Full story...
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Police say apparent suicide led to Hazmat situation

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video Wilmington Police say officers responding to an apparent suicide had to call in a HAZMAT team to a home at 2004 Market Street last night. Full story...
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Emergency crews respond to home off Market Street; one confirmed dead

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video Market Street is reduced to three lanes at 20th Street while the Wilmington Police and Fire Department investigate a hazardous materials incident. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: UNCW student claims police brutality

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video In September, a UNCW student was arrested by a Wilmington Police officer that he claims used excessive force. The cell phone video was taken by the student's friend. The student believes it was a case of police brutality. You can decide for yourself. Full story...
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Police investigate fight at Hoggard High

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video Wilmington Police are investigating a fight at Hoggard High School Friday. Investigators say one student was allegedly held while another student hit him repeatedly. Full story...
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Weekend checkpoint takes dozens off the highways

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video A weekend checkpoint pulled more than a dozen unlicensed drivers from the roads. Full story...
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Suspect connected to delivery driver murder back in jail

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Marvin White was charged with armed robbery in connection with the murder of Chinese delivery driver Zehn Bo Liu in June. Now police say he's in trouble again. Full story...
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Former FBI agents helping with Pine Valley murder case

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video Sixteen months after a woman was found murdered in her Wilmington home, police still don't have many answers to share about who did it. Full story...
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Wilmington considers donating police cars to NJ town devastated by Sandy

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video The town of Union Beach in New Jersey is one of many places still hurting after Hurricane Sandy hit and one Wilmington man is hard pressed to help his hometown with a very specific need. Full story...
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