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Former officer’s trial in George Floyd’s death gets underway

Shocking video footage of George Floyd gasping for breath was front and center Monday as the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into the Black man’s neck went on trial Monday on charges of murder and manslaughter.

Area democrats call for gun reform; disapprove Rep. Rouzer’s vote against police reform bill

Democrats in the Cape Fear are expressing disapproval of Congressman David Rouzer's vote against a police reform bill and are calling for gun reform following recent violent attacks.

Judge won’t move trial in George Floyd’s death; 13th juror picked

A judge says he won’t delay or move the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death but he’ll allow limited evidence from a 2019 arrest.

Judge limits evidence, refuses to move trial in Floyd death

A judge has denied a defense request to delay or move the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death, and has limited evidence involving a 2019 arrest.

2 jurors dropped from Chauvin trial after $27M settlement

A judge has dismissed two jurors who had been seated for the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused in George Floyd’s death.

Feds: Man sentenced for attempting to set police car on fire

A North Carolina man has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison for attempting to set fire to a marked police car in Raleigh after a protest against the death of George Floyd.

A year after her death, protesters take to the streets to demand justice for Breonna Taylor

From the White House to the streets of Kentucky, and in cities across the nation, Breonna Taylor's name rang loud and clear to mark one year since she died in her own apartment when police unleashed a barrage of 32 shots.

Minneapolis to pay $27M to settle Floyd family lawsuit

The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay $27 million to settle a civil lawsuit from George Floyd’s family over the Black man’s death in police custody.

$1M for Minneapolis fences, barricades for Floyd death trial

Minneapolis and Hennepin County officials will spend at least $1 million to put up fences and other barricades ahead of the trial for the former officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd.

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Lane closures scheduled to preserve Brunswick county bridge

N.C. Department of Transportation plans to work to preserve a Brunswick County bridge is scheduled to begin this weekend and last for several months.

Good Shepherd Center prepares to reopen with full meal service and day shelter

Wilmington's Good Shepherd Center prepares to open its Soup Kitchen doors for full-time weekday breakfast and lunch distribution, and the day shelter will also offer services to homeless people in the Cape Fear.

UNCW issued latest Covid-19 requirements

UNCW will temporarily require face coverings in indoor settings. 

Volunteers needed for clean up at Riverfront Park

Cape Fear River Watch and Island Wildlife - Cape Fear Region are partnering together to clean up Riverfront Park at 10 Cowan St. and the surrounding downtown area on Sunday.