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Durham audit finds police body-camera compliance problems

An audit has found Durham police officers uploaded body-camera footage late and sometimes mislabeled it, potentially jeopardizing evidence.

Man arrested for splashing deputy with paint thinner

A North Carolina sheriff's office has filed charges against a man after he splashed a deputy with paint thinner.

Durham county, city reimpose mask mandate starting Monday

Durham Mayor Steve Schewel and Durham County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Brenda Howerton on Monday discussed a new emergency order set to take effect at 5 p.m. Monday requiring indoor masking wearing.

Durham restaurant adding 20% ‘fair wage service fee’ to every bill

Pizzeria Toro added a 20 percent gratuity to every bill for dine-in customers, along with a message saying seen and unseen hourly wage workers are the backbone of the restaurant.

Juul to pay $40M in North Carolina teen vaping suit settlement

Electronic cigarette giant Juul Labs Inc. will pay $40 million to North Carolina and take more action to prevent underage use and sales.

‘I just felt so embarrassed.’ NC student says she was forced to cut her braids during softball game

A Durham high school softball player is demanding an end to hair discrimination in schools after she said she was forced to cut her hair during a game.

North Carolina officials search for stolen radioactive tool

North Carolina officials are looking for a tool with radioactive materials that was stolen in Durham.

Durham protesters set fire outside city police headquarters

The group was protesting in part the deadly police shooting of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota earlier this week, according to a tweet by the group durham.burn, which says it is a “community of anarchist and abolitionist” group.

Manhunt underway after K-9 shot in Durham cemetery

Durham officers are looking for a person who shot a police dog Tuesday afternoon.

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NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington. 

WWAY 5th Quarter September 24, 2021

Week 6 is done. See the video for the complete episode of The 5th Quarter.

Wilmington recycling company ‘Turtletrash’ turns your trash into treasures

A new coastal-conscience waste and recycling company is working to keep plastics local and out of the ocean.