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Wilmington Police Department

Police search for bank robber

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Wilmington Police are looking for a man who robbed a bank this morning. It happened at the Wachovia at 4195 Market Street around 11 a.m. Full story...
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Cops bike to DC to honor fallen officers

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Law Enforcement United is cycling to Washington, DC, to honor fallen officers. More than 20 officers are making the thousand-mile trek over a 10-day span. Four wilmington police officers are among the group. Full story...
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WPD bust mobile meth lab in woods

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Investigators say they charged Mark Levi's for manufacturing meth, maintaining a residence for drugs, having the ingredients for meth and driving while his license was revoked. Full story...
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WPD officers nab robbery suspect

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The robber started a dispute with the victim and then pulled out a handgun. He pulled off the victim’s gold chains and took cash from his front pocket. Full story...
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WPD: Drunk driver plays bumper cars over the weekend

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The officer kept him in sight until the suspect / driver hit three parked cars and wrecked at 9th and Grace Streets. The driver ran from the scene but was quickly apprehended on 10th Street. Full story...
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Juvenile nabbed for setting fire

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WPD officers responded to assist the Wilmington Fire Department behind P. T.’s Grill. WFD quickly extinguished a small fire in the woods. Officers located a 14–year-old male (juvenile) in the area, and upon questioning, he admitted that he was responsible for the fire. Full story...
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Sheriff gives grant money to SABLE

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Now that they share a helicopter, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office gave Wilmington Police some big bucks to help pay for it. Full story...
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Queen Azalea pretty in pink for official portrait

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The Queen has arrived, and could not be happier to represent the 64th Annual North Carolina Azalea Festival. Full story...
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Three arrests clear dozens of car break-ins

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video Wilmington Police and New Hanover County deputies say three arrests have solved dozens of crimes. The two agencies say they also found thousands of dollars worth of stolen items. Full story...
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WPD weekend report

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A summary of noteworthy incidents from the Wilmington Police Department Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Another mom arrested for allegedly egging on kid fight

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For the second time in a month a mother has been charged for her role in a fight involving children. The charges stem from Wednesday's fight on 12th Street in Wilmington involving dozens of kids. Full story...
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Arrest made in connection to early-morning murder

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video Wilmington Police have made an arrest in connection with a shooting that killed a man early this morning. No one, though, has actually been charged with the murder. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Critics say WPD underestimating gang problem

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videoWe told you last night about a fight on 12th Street in Wilmington involving about 50 young people. Many neighbors told us the fights were directly related to gangs and they happen every day, but a Wilmington Police spokeswoman said the fight was not gang-related. Full story...
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BREAKING FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: 50 kids involved in street fight

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video Wilmington Police Officers tell us about 50 kids started fighting near 12th and Chestnut Streets this afternoon. They say the fight continued down to 13th Street and then onto the playground at Rankin Terrace. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wing Fling ABC permit denied, event left homeless

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Problems tonight for a long-standing Wilmington event. WWAY has learned the 15th Annual Wing Fling scheduled for March 26 may not have a home. Full story...
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