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Officer to Floyd: ‘It takes … a lot of oxygen to talk’

The Minneapolis officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd's neck before he died told him, “it takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk” after Floyd pleaded for air more than 20 times.

Chief justice extends several emergency orders for NC courts

The chief justice of North Carolina’s Supreme Court is extending various emergency directives in the state’s courts in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

C u in court: Text messages now remind defendants to show up

Courts around the country are embracing text messages as a way to nudge people into showing up for their hearings.

Judge chases prisoners, nabs one during attempted escape

A judge removed his robe and gave chase after two handcuffed prisoners made a run for it from his Washington state courtroom.

Pender County courts still closed, but accepting fines

The Pender County Office of Emergency Management announced due to storm damage, Pender County civil and criminal courts are currently closed.

Be the voice for a child with the NC Guardian ad Litem Program

More than 2,400 abused and neglected children in our state go to court without someone to advocate for them. The North Carolina Guardian ad Litem Program has been working for 35 years to change that.

‘Why would Tyler kill his best friend?’ Trial continues for teen accused of murder

Day two of the murder trial of a Wilmington teen wrapped up Tuesday evening with one big change. According to Tyler Yee's defense attorney Russell Davis, Yee is now being tried for second degree murder.

Former Trump campaign chief faces arraignment in Virginia

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is scheduled for arraignment in a northern Virginia courthouse on charges including tax evasion and bank fraud.

District Attorney gives State of the District Address

People filled a New Hanover County courtroom Thursday morning, but it was not for a court case.

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UNCW says no students have tried using fake vaccine cards to bypass testing requirements

As administrators prepare for the upcoming fall semester and COVID-19 continues to spread, college and university officials are met with a new challenge of detecting fake COVID-19 vaccination cards.

Suspect arrested after officer-involved shooting

The suspect then veered at the deputy as the suspect tried to hit the officer with his vehicle. Both WPD and NHCSO fired upon the suspect, striking him at least once.

Resort style rental property project proposed for the town of Navassa

A resort style rental community might be coming to the town of Navassa.

Local residents express concerns surrounding Project Grace

New Hanover County’s Project Grace would create a new facility in downtown Wilmington, that would combine the library and Cape Fear Museum in one location, but not everyone agrees with the plan.