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ATF finds second live grenade bought at Brunswick County antique store

Authorities says they have located the second grenade containing live explosives that was sold at Brunswick County antique store over the summer.

Explosives expert discusses live grenade sold in Brunswick County

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is continuing its search for grenades sold at a Shallotte business, announcing Thursday that one killed a teen in Virginia.

ATF searches for possible hazardous grenade purchased near Shallotte

The ATF needs your help finding a grenade purchased at an antique mall near Shallotte.

‘Like a volcano erupted’: Witnesses describe fire ripping through waterfront homes

It was a very scary scene in Surf City Sunday when a major fire tore through at least seven homes.

Federal ban on bump stocks goes into effect

A federal ban on bump stocks -- attachments that essentially allow shooters to fire semiautomatic rifles continuously with one pull of the trigger -- begins Tuesday.

USDOJ: Wilmington gang leader sentenced to 20 years on gun, drug charges

A man authorities say is the leader of a subset of the Bloods street gang known as the Bounty Hunter Bloods, will spend two decades in prison.

Wilmington man sentenced for stockpiling firearms despite mental health history

A Wilmington man with a mental health history is going to prison for lying on ATF forms and stockpiling guns.

New Hanover County man sentenced to federal prison for trafficking crack, cocaine

A New Hanover County man will spend nearly a dozen years in prison after pleading guilty to drug crimes.

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March.

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Pender County Schools: Two-hour delay for in-person and remote learners

Pender County Schools will start class on a two-hour delay Thursday, January 28, due to weather conditions.

Need for speed reduction: residents and city discuss Greenville Loop Road

Some residents are banding together though Facebook, saying they want to make Greenville Loop Road safer.

A new face on Pleasure Island: getting to know Police Chief Vic Ward

Police Chief Vic Ward calls New Hanover County his second home. He grew up in Wilmington and Whiteville before attending UNCW.

Area high school senior selected for Class of 2025 at West Point Academy

A Cape Fear area high school senior has been selected to the attend the United States Military Academy at West Point.