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Leaders envision new juvenile justice building as beacon of hope and healing for teens, families

New Hanover County held a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday for the new Division of Juvenile Justice building, located at 138 N. Fourth Street in downtown Wilmington.

Local leaders discuss police interactions with the community

Racial tensions, interactions with the mentally ill, and addiction. Community leaders discussed those topics and more Saturday morning, with representatives from the Wilmington Police, Department of Public Safety, and the D.A.'s Office.

District Attorney Ben David tests positive for COVID-19

The office of District Attorney Ben David confirms he has tested positive for COVID-19 following a recent visit with three Charlotte law officials.

Victims of violent crime in Cape Fear honored with drive-in candlelight memorial

Families and friends came together for the 25th annual Candlelight Memorial, to honor the victims of violent crimes across the Cape Fear region. Because of the pandemic, the event looked different than in years past.

District attorney weighs in on decriminalizing small amounts of pot in NC

A local district attorney is weighing in on the possibility of decriminalizing marijuana in North Carolina.

Police: Car accident leads to shooting, friends react to victim’s death

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- The community is remembering a Wilmington woman who was shot and killed on Halloween. The suspect faced a judge for...

New Hanover Co. Courthouse prepares to resume jury trials, adds precautions

For seven months now, the courts around North Carolina have faced a backup due to COVID-19, being forced to put major trials on hold.

Wilmington start-up gets $276K research grant for tool to help recovering opioid users

A Wilmington-based start up company has joined the fight against opioid addiction, and celebrated one of its first milestones Thursday.

District attorney addresses suspect’s release from jail before police standoff

The man involved in a nearly 10-hour standoff with police Monday morning had been arrested and released from jail just hours earlier. Now the district attorney is explaining why that happened.

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Brunswick Community College completes comeback against rival Cape Fear CC

Cape Fear Community College held a double-digit lead midway through the first quarter on Wednesday night, but it was the Brunswick Community College Dolphins battling back to pickup the win, 79-75. 

NC Rural Coalition Fighting COVID-19 holds weekly webinar on vaccines

The North Carolina Rural Coalition Fighting COVID-19 held a virtual seminar on vaccines.

UNCW Men’s Soccer remains unbeaten after shutting out Campbell

Sophomore midfielder Colton Pleasants and senior forward Jacob Evans each scored a goal as No. 20 UNCW remained unbeaten with a 2-0 victory over Campbell in non-conference men's soccer action at the UNCW Soccer Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Family members remember Mint Greene, killed by alleged drunk driver in Brunswick County

A man who was killed by an alleged drunk driver over the weekend is being remembered by his family.