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Wilmington Black Lives Matter chapter protests at 1898 Memorial

The Wilmington Black Lives Matter chapter met at the 1898 Memorial to protest racial injustice and equality. The focus on Wednesday night was on the handling of the deaths of Brandon Smith and Brandon Webster. 

Vigil held for men and women killed by law enforcement four years ago

Each officer involved case was investigated and each officer or Sheriff's deputy was found to be in the right.

Deputies seize 10 Black Panther weapons during news conference at courthouse

A news conference held by members of the Revolutionary Black Panther Party on the steps of the New Hanover County Courthouse ended Sunday when law enforcement arrived and seized members firearms.

Exclusive interview about controversial Black Panther march

It's a controversial topic many people across the Cape Fear are talking about. Sparked by the revolutionary Black Panther Party announcing they are planning an armed march in Wilmington this weekend.

Family asks feds to probe death of man accused of shooting Wilmington detective

videoAn attorney representing Brandon Smith's family is calling for a US Department of Justice investigation into the circumstances surrounding Smith's death, according to a letter sent July 10.

Brandon Smith’s family speaks out

videoThe family of Brandon Smith killed by law enforcement after allegedly shooting a sheriff’s deputy last year is speaking out. Saying they’re still frustrated with what they see as a lack of answers.

NAACP calls for investigation into ‘excessive force by police’ in New Hanover Co.

video North Carolina NAACP President Rev. William Barber says he believes street justice is overtaking courtroom justice in Wilmington. Now the civil rights group is calling for change.

Gang possibly targeting Wilmington police, says FBI

videoMembers of one Wilmington gang are "committed to engage in shootings," possibly focusing on law enforcement, after the shooting death of Brandon Devone Smith, according to an FBI memo sent to the state's police chiefs.

Sheriff defends deputies involved in Smith shooting

videoAt a news conference today we asked Sheriff Ed McMahon what he would say to those who think the deputies should not have shot Brandon Smith.

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FUN: Children’s Museum of Wilmington Mud Day

The event will be June 25 and 26 from 9a.m. to 12p.m. 

New Hanover County inspector provides insight into Miami building collapse

A deadly apartment building collapse in Florida has many asking what caused the tragedy, and a local building inspector is offering some perspective.

Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

Wilmington Police and emergency personnel responded to multiple calls of a traffic accident in the area of the Martin Luther King Parkway and the Isabel Holmes Bridge Thursday night.

One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.