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Violence at area housing projects

videoA shooting at a Wilmington Housing Project has neighbors concerned. It happened at 12th and Rankin Streets, just as the sun went down. Police are calling it an armed robbery.

Law enforcement steps up attempt to stop local gang crimes

videoViolent crime in our area is often associated with gang activity. According to law enforcement, most of the major gangs are here. Wilmington Police and the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department Gang Task Force met Tuesday in an attempt to ratchet up the fight.

Beach Bag Bandits get nabbed, property recovered

Thanks to one of our viewers, Wrightsville Beach detectives have nabbed the Beach Bag Bandits we told you about Monday. Monday night, a tip led detectives to arrest 23-year-old Joshua Barnts and 20-year-old Brandon Cordell of Wilmington.

Wilmington traffic stop turns into car chase

An attempted traffic stop turned into a car chase through Wilmington. The chase ended a little before 10:00 P.M. Monday night, with this car backed into a fence at 29th and Lyndon.

Family and friends remember Emmitt Irving

A memorial took place Monday night for the first anniversary of the murder of Wilmington resident Emmitt Irving. The 26 year old was gunned down in front of his home on Grace Street.

Officers now equipped with new crime fighting tool

videoState Attorney General, Roy Cooper, announced a new crime fighting initiative Monday. Officers now have access to information that will help them track probation violators, and crack down on identity theft.

Carolina Beach sees large amount of visitors, some crime

videoCome to the north end of Carolina Beach on the weekends, and it will look a little bit like a can sardines. Hundreds of people camped out, enjoying the beach. But somewhere in the mix, things can easily go wrong.

Brunswick sheriffs looking for man in alleged stabbing

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office needs your help. Deputies are looking for 28-year-old "Eddie" Brock - wanted for allegedly stabbing someone at a party in Supply this past Saturday night.

Pender County man behind bars for alleged crimes involving 9 year old

A Pender County man is behind bars for crimes involving a nine-year-old girl. Fifty-seven-year-old Paul Sorrells was arrested Wednesday and charged with three counts of first-degree statutory sex offense and three counts of indecent liberties with a child.

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