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Report: Overall crime is down in Wilmington, however violent crimes are up

Violent crimes are up in Wilmington, but the overall crime rate is the lowest it has been in nearly three decades. 

Wilmington City Council approves WWII Heritage signs, Rail Trail master plan

The city famous for hosting the annual Azalea Festival received the distinction in 2020 of becoming America's first World War II Heritage City. Leaders voted Tuesday night to ensure anyone driving into the city is aware of that.

Wilmington City leaders hold community discussion on recent violence

The City of Wilmington is on track to see one of its most violent years on record with the 20th homicide in 2020 reported Thursday.

Mayor declares Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day

Mayor Bill Saffo has declared Thursday as ACCESS of Wilmington Day.

Wilmington City Council gets update on opioid overdose program, changes billboard ordinance

On Tuesday the opioid overdose Quick Response Team (QRT) of Coastal Horizons gave Wilmington City Council an update on a program that's been underway for more than two years. It's a program they say has been a success.

Wilmington to continue red light camera program for four more years

Wilmington Council voted to extend its contract for red light camera ticketing services for the next several years.

Wilmington City Council approves Riverlights mixed-use rezoning

Wilmington City Council has voted in favor of the developer of the Riverlights community, making a big change to the original plans.

Wilmington City Council: Downtown Alive continues, affordable housing project canceled

Wilmington City Council met Wednesday night and made decisions about a variety of issues, from the future of Downtown Alive to affordable housing.

Mayor Saffo: More affordable housing could soon be coming to the city

Some much-needed affordable housing could soon be coming to the City of Wilmington as a non-profit plans to buy an existing apartment complex for that purpose.

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Full Court Press: January 22, 2021

The high school basketball season is heating up across the Cape Fear. Friday night featured big time plays, close games, and so much more on the Full Court Press.

Finding their tune: Local artists navigate through the pandemic

Whether playing softly in the background as you manuever through your day or full volume while you're singing in the shower, music is a part of so many lives every single day.

Former local standout & MLB star Trot Nixon remembers the life & career of Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron's death has lead to an outpouring of reactions from many active and former Major League Baseball players, including one right here in the Cape Fear. 

WPD: Rape victim found by officers following welfare check

Police say a man has been arrested after officers conducted a welfare check at a Wilmington home, finding a person who had been tied up, beaten, and raped.