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Violent crime rate rose in Wilmington in 2013
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 8:53am.

Even though violent crimes ticked upward in Wilmington in 2013, a decrease in crime throughout downtown meant Part I crimes – including violent and property crimes – fell 3 percent in 2013, Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous told Wilmington City Council on Tuesday.

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Winter weather impacting some flights at ILM today
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 8:19am.

The threat of snow, ice and cold temperatures is impacting some flights heading in and out of Wilmington today.

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FIT MINUTE: How foam rollers can smooth out your muscle knots
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 01/20/2014 - 10:48pm.

videoTight and sore muscles don't really help when it comes to convincing yourself to go to the gym. But there is something actually at the gym, that can help you smooth out the knots.

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Police suspect gangs responsible for shots fired at homes overnight
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 4:31pm.

video Wilmington Police say gangs may be involved after shots were fired at three Wilmington homes early this morning while people were inside.

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FIT MINUTE: Man saves life through exercising
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 9:15pm.

videoIn the Fit Minute, many people exercise to lose weight, stay fit or feel better. But, one man in Wilmington started moving his body to save his life. Ted Perry had a double lung transplant because of COPD and then he had some of his digestive system removed due to cancer. He started coming to the Wilmington YMCA to feel alive again.

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MLK celebration events kick off Tuesday
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 4:03pm.

video Wilmington's Martin Luther King Jr. Committee will host several events leading up the the annual MLK Day Parade next Monday.

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UPDATE: Repairs shut down parts of Front Street after boil advisory lifted
Submitted by on Fri, 01/10/2014 - 10:04am.

videoPart of downtown Wilmington's Front Street will be closed down this morning so CFPUA crews can do further repairs on the water main that broke there Wednesday night.

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Cigarette blamed for apartment fire overnight
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/08/2014 - 4:36pm.

videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says improperly discarded smoking material led to a fire that ripped through an apartment complex overnight that forced nearly 20 people from their homes.

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Police: Duo robbed man at gunpoint in apartment parking lot
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 01/02/2014 - 8:17am.

video Police are searching for a couple of men they say robbed a man at gunpoint early this morning while he was sitting in a car in a Wilmington apartment complex.

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House all decked out for Christmas
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 12/23/2013 - 10:07pm.

video 'Tis the season to deck the halls…but one house in Wilmington maybe brighter than the rest. Christmas is almost here and thousands of people from around the Port City have converged on one neighborhood, to check out one very special house that is over flowing with Christmas cheer.

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