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Five years later: Community still mourning child gunned down

Five years ago Sunday, a child was shot and killed walking home from basketball, just blocks from his Grandmother's home.

Local woman designs signs to thank first responders

Though 2020 was a difficult year, some are taking this time to thank first responders for their part in getting us through.

Residents still mourning Jalisa Bellamy, murdered Christmas Day

Residents are still mourning another Wilmington murder that occurred early Christmas morning.

“All I could do was scream, ‘Is he breathing?'”: Locals hold Prayer for Peace Rally

On Saturday, members of the community held a Prayer for Peace Rally at the 1898 Memorial and City Hall.

Wilmington gun sales and conceal carry permits skyrocket

Wilmington guns are flying off the shelves and courses are filling up months in advance. There's not denying something's in the air. But why?

Wilmington police announce plan to address uptick in gun violence

Members of the Wilmington Police Department presented the gun violence reduction plan at the city council agenda briefing Monday morning.

Wilmington Police to present new plans to City Council to combat gun violence

While certain crimes have been down during the pandemic, Wilmington Police have seen a recent uptick in violent crimes in Wilmington.

‘We’re tired of the violence’: Friends remember shooting victim as he is laid to rest

Funeral services were held for Shawn Grady, 50, in Wilmington on Saturday.

Wilmington Police stop potential shooting near homicide victim’s funeral

Wilmington Police officers were able to stop a potential shooting Saturday at a homicide victim's funeral.

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New WPD policy requires patrolling officers to keep cruise lights on

If you see a Wilmington Police Department vehicle with two blue lights on, don’t be alarmed.

UNC task force develops plan to address racial equity

A University of North Carolina task force has released a report outlining ways the system can fight discrimination and promote racial equity.

Several US chains push incentives to get workers vaccinated

As vaccinations continue across the U.S., some companies are offering financial incentives to encourage their workers to get the shots.

NCDHHS to host virtual job fair on Jan. 26

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is holding its first statewide virtual job fair next week for those looking to work with the state.