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Wilmington Police Department

WPD still waiting on review of K9 officer

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videoWilmington Police are still waiting on the results of an internal review into an officer under investigation for use of force involving a police dog. Full story...
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Suspect charged with murder of elderly man

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videoA Wilmington man is charged with second degree murder in the death of an 86-year-old man weeks after was attacked. Full story...
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WPD arrests four wanted by FBI

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Wilmington Police say they've arrested four people who were wanted in Greensboro and by the FBI. A police spokeswoman says it started with officers pulling over a suspicious vehicle just before 11 p.m. on Stradleigh Road. Full story...
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Police suspect gangs responsible for shots fired at homes overnight

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video Wilmington Police say gangs may be involved after shots were fired at three Wilmington homes early this morning while people were inside. Full story...
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Shots fired near New Hanover High last night

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videoWilmington Police say shots were fired last night near New Hanover High School. Police say calls came in around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of 13th and Dock streets as New Hanover played Laney in basketball a block away at Brogden Hall. Full story...
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Fugitive confesses in court to dragging hotel clerk with truck

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videoAn alleged fugitive is in the New Hanover County Jail after he reportedly dragged a hotel clerk through a parking lot with his truck. Now the man faces charges in three states, and he does not deny what he's accused of here. Full story...
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Three hurt, one with wrench, before suspects bolt

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video Wilmington Police are looking for three people who allegedly pushed their way into a home early Sunday morning. Several people inside the home were hurt. Now police need your help finding their attackers. Full story...
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WPD K9 euthanized because of medical condition

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The Wilmington Police Department has had to put down one of its police dogs. K9 Arko was euthanized Friday because of a medical condition that was recently discovered. Full story...
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Report of Sunday afternoon shooting turns up little

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video Wilmington Police say they could find little evidence of a reported shooting Sunday afternoon. Police responded at 4:47 p.m. to S. 9th St. near Dawson and Wooster streets after getting several calls and a ShotSpotter report of shots fired in the area. Full story...
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Apartment fire ruled intentional

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videoAn apartment building in Wilmington caught fire Saturday, and investigators say it was intentionally set. Full story...
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Investigators say Pine Valley fire was arson

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says there is $25,000 worth of damage to a home set on fire last night. Investigators says someone broke into the home on Pine Valley Drive and set a mattress on fire. Full story...
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Council recognizes 3 WPD officers, approves bulletproof vest funding

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video The Wilmington City Council took time out of Tuesday night’s meeting to recognize three of Wilmington’s finest. Full story...
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K9 bite investigation report to be released soon

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video Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said Tuesday night we are one step closer to getting the results of an internal investigation into whether the use of a police K-9 on a chase suspect was appropriate use of force. Full story...
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SWAT team responds to call on Hooker Road in Wilmington

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video The Wilmington Police Department's SWAT team responded to a call at a trailer park on Hooker Road. Officers released three people who were briefly taken into custody. Full story...
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UPDATE: Murder suspect says he acted in self-defense

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videoA Wilmington man is dead and another behind bars after a late-night stabbing led to the Port City's first murder of 2014. Full story...
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