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Wilmington Police Department

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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More details emerge in suspects' death at hands of police

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The only suspect to survive a deadly police shooting outside a Wilmington Pizza Hut in October said Monday in a jailhouse interview he first realized police were on the scene when officers opened fire. Full story...
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