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Second suspect arrested in human trafficking investigation, DA discusses trafficking trends

A second suspect in a human trafficking case in Pender County has been arrested.

Traffic courts in New Hanover and Pender counties to resume in August

Traffic courts in New Hanover and Pender counties will resume next month.

BLM, NAACP react to lack of charges for fired WPD officers

New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David announced Thursday no criminal charges will be brought against three fired Wilmington Police officers. Now we're hearing reaction from those in the African American community.​

Petition calls for criminal charges against former WPD officers

Several petitions have been started in the Wilmington area, calling for criminal charges to be brought against three former Wilmington Police officers.

DA’s Office investigating 89 pending cases involving 3 former WPD officers

On the heels of the firing of three now-former Wilmington Police officers, the District Attorney's Office is investigating a combined 89 pending cases assigned to the three men.

District Attorney advocates to ‘refund’, not defund police

Since the protests over the death of George Floyd began, the question of whether or not to de-fund the police has been raised by many in the Cape Fear and across the country.

City, county announce curfew indefinitely after two nights of protests

The city of Wilmington and New Hanover County announced a curfew will go into effect Tuesday night, after the last two nights of protests ended poorly.

Wilmington police announce plan to address uptick in gun violence

Members of the Wilmington Police Department presented the gun violence reduction plan at the city council agenda briefing Monday morning.

Wilmington Police to present new plans to City Council to combat gun violence

While certain crimes have been down during the pandemic, Wilmington Police have seen a recent uptick in violent crimes in Wilmington.

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Woman denies police account after being shot at by officers

A woman in Maryland is disputing an account by police that she crashed her Honda into a police vehicle and veered toward a detective.

Good Shepherd is holding weekly free grocery giveaways

Good Shepherd Center in Wilmington is giving away free bags of groceries and toiletries every Wednesday.