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Teen girl arrested, suspected of carjacking

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A 16-year old girl is in jail Monday. She's one of two suspects in a carjacking over the weekend. Police say a woman matching Alicia Ramos's description car-jacked a man at gunpoint on Rankin Street Sunday morning. Full story...
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Assault suspect evades police

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videoWilmington police are looking for a man who led them on a chase last night. Despite the use of a K-9 unit and helicopter, police were unable to catch Chris Woodard. Full story...
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WPD officers clean area known for crime

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A group of Wilmington Police officers spent the morning doing something a little different. They spent hours clearing over-grown brush out of a lot in the 600 block of McRae Street. Full story...
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High-speed chase ends well for police

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A high-speed chase has ended well for Wilmington Police. Police say a suspect driving a vehicle that may have been stolen led police until he crashed the car into a utility pole on Seventh and Chestnut Streets. Full story...
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At 56, officer is WPD's oldest rookie

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videoSometimes, it can take a while to realize your dream. For one man his dream was to become a police officer. And he didn't let his age stand in the way. Officer Laurence Egerton is one of Wilmington's finest. You'd think Officer Egerton had been on the job for many years. At 56, Officer Egerton is Wilmington's oldest rookie. Full story...
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Local law enforcement teaming up to fight violent crime

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videoLocal law enforcement agencies are teaming up to tackle violent crime in the greater Wilmington area. Police aren't sure if recent shooting are gang-related, but cracking down on gangs is one way they are trying to curb violent crime. Full story...
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Police searching for shooter

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A shooting last night left one man injured and police searching for the triggerman. It happened in the 1200 block of Grace Street in Wilmington. The shooting happened at a time when young kids were outside playing and that has police very concerned. Investigators say 23-year-old Hakim Hanifait was shot twice by someone in a white SUV. One bullet hit Hanifait in the leg, the other in the back of his head. Full story...
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Sheriff, Police Chief and Mayor discuss departments

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Earlier this month we told you about a turf war going on between the New Hanover County Sheriff and the Wilmington Police Chief. Full story...
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WPD meet with Creekwood residents, community leaders

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Wilmington Police went to Creekwood Wednesday night to speak to residents and community leaders. Their goal: making a dangerous neighborhood a safer place to live. Full story...
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