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New Hanover County News

UNCW students brace for decision in Ferguson

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As the country awaits the decision of a grand jury in Ferguson, students at UNCW are prepared to come together and discuss the outcome. Full story...
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ShotSpotter picks up eight gun shot alerts

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videoMonday night was a busy night for ShotSpotter. There were eight reports of gun shots from midnight Sunday night until 7 P.M. Monday night. Full story...
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Chief Evangelous: 'We need 26 more officers'

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videoA study shows, and authorities agree, Wilmington need more police. Results from patrol staffing studies show WPD need more than two dozen officers in addition to the eight more they will have by July of 2015. Full story...
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Police: Man breaks in, steals prescription drugs from King's Pharmacy

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Police are searching for a suspect they say stole prescription drugs from inside a Wilmington pharmacy after breaking in through a window at the store Sunday night. Full story...
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Police investigate after trio robs delivery driver at gunpoint

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Police are searching for a trio they say pulled a gun on a delivery driver dropping off food at a Wilmington home Sunday night. Full story...
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Shots fired in Wilmington

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videoWilmington Police are investigating shots fired early this morning. New Hanover County Dispatch says the call came in just before 1:00 A.M. Full story...
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New business coming to Wrightsville Beach hopes to make a splash

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videoIt's a concept that's catching on in waterfront cities all over the country, and soon folks in Wrightsville Beach will have the option to sign up for a membership that will allow them to take out boats without having to worry about owning and maintaining them. Full story...
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Attempted armed robbery on Castle Hayne Road Saturday evening

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office confirmed an attempted armed robbery happened Saturday evening in the 2600 block of Castle Hayne Road. According to Sgt. Brewer of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Department, the call about a robbery came in around 7:55 pm. Full story...
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Brewing industry boom sparks a new business idea

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video Breweries have been growing over the last few years all over the Wilmington area, but one new business will be able to connect all the dots. A tour that will take you behind the scenes of the brewing industry here in the Port City. You start and end this 4 hour tour in downtown Wilmington Full story...
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