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Wilmington Police Department

WPD: Man facing several charges after using stolen gun to shoot at teen

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Police arrested a Wilmington man who, witnesses said, was firing a gun at a teenage girl early Monday morning. Full story...
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WPD: Man dies after jumping from Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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A Wilmington man is dead after police say he jumped from the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge early this morning. Full story...
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Wilmington woman facing several charges for hitting, killing moped driver

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A Wilmington woman faces several charges after police say she hit and killed a man on a moped and drove off before calling dispatchers to turn herself in. Full story...
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WPD investigates midday shooting

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videoWilmington Police are investigating a shooting this afternoon. It happened near 13th and Castle streets. Full story...
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Man pistol-whipped, roommate finds suspect in living room

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videoWilmington Police say a man was attacked on his front porch last night, then his roommate found the suspects in their living room. Full story...
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WPD lieutenant becomes airport chief in Jacksonville

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A former Wilmington Police lieutenant is the new police chief at Albert J. Ellis Airport in Jacksonville. Renado Prince was sworn in yesterday. Full story...
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Wilmington couple charged with arson, insurance fraud

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A Wilmington couple has been charged with arson and insurance fraud after a May fire at their home. Full story...
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Police: Two teens used gun to rob construction crew near Wilmington work site

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videoPolice are investigating after they say two teens used a gun to rob a construction crew when the group of workers went to get food from a Wilmington restaurant near their work site. Full story...
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WPD: Man behind bars on birthday after grabbing woman, hitting police car

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videoA Wilmington man spent his birthday behind bars after being arrested yesterday. Oscar Castro, 24, appeared in court today after he was arrested last night on multiple charges including sexual battery. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man shot in leg during dispute in Houston Moore complex identified

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videoPolice are still investigating after they say a shooting in the Houston Moore complex sent one man to the hospital Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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Man who was spotted swimming, drifting in Cape Fear River cited

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videoPolice say a man who was spotted swimming in the Cape Fear River near Downtown Wilmington's Riverwalk early Sunday was cited after he went under several times before finally getting out safely. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mom credits Brigade Boys & Girls Club for helping save missing son

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videoWilmington Police have found a mentally ill teen who ran away from his therapeutic foster home in Navassa last week. The boy's mother credits the Brigade Boys & Girls Club for helping him survive and media exposure for helping find him. Full story...
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Driver cited in rollover crash that damaged house

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videoPolice say several people wound up in the hospital after a morning traffic crash in Wilmington. Officers responded to a crash at the intersection of 16th and Castle Streets shortly before 9 a.m. Full story...
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New Housing Authority CEO wants to be clear about what she's doing with your tax dollars

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video The Wilmington Housing Authority is under new leadership. Katrina Redmond starts as CEO August 4th. Redmond is looking to move forward in every aspect especially when it comes to crime. "When you look at redevelopment or developing new, crime has to be a part of your design," Redmond said. Full story...
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WPD looking for man who robbed Family Dollar

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Wilmington Police are asking for help identifying a man they believe robbed a store last week. Witnesses told police that last Tuesday a Hispanic male entered the Family Dollar Store at 1013 Market St. shortly before 10 p.m. Full story...
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