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Gun violence estimated to cost NC hospital systems millions of dollars annually

As gun violence continues to plague communities across the nation and the state, the emotional and financial toll is adding up.

Tru Colors CEO speaks to WWAY about double homicide at his son’s home

Tru Colors Brewing CEO George Taylor, Jr. speaks to WWAY's Donna Gregory about the double homicide at his son's home, and his commitment to continue employing active gang members at his Wilmington brewery.

New Hanover County Commissioners give board of education access to up $350 million; groups work together to solve gun violence

Today, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners met with the Board of Education, law enforcement, and other community officials to discuss this week’s school shooting at New Hanover High School.

Councilman pushes for end to gun violence program

Wilmington City Councilman, Clifford Barnett sounded off on gun violence at Monday morning's agenda briefing, promoting a program he thinks could better Wilmington.

21 injured, 8 killed from gun violence in May

Of the state’s 31 days, 18 had at least one shooting. 

President Biden announces executive actions to curb gun violence “epidemic”

President Biden unveiled his first attempts to curb gun violence on Thursday, announcing a set of modest moves designed to begin revamping federal gun policy by tweaking the government's definition of a firearm and more aggressively responding to urban gun violence.

As violence surges, some question Portland axing police unit

Gun violence and homicides have since spiked in the liberal city like they have in other places nationwide, and some say disbanding the unit was a mistake.

Prayer for Peace Rally calls for an end to gun violence

Saturday, members of the community gathered and called for an end to Wilmington's gun violence.

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.

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Texas drag race driver slams into spectators, killing 2 kids

A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators, killing two children and injuring eight other people, authorities said.

Brunswick County paramedic dies after motorcycle accident

Brunswick County Emergency Services is mourning the loss of one of their own.

HAPPENING TODAY: Women’s health event in Wilmington offering breast cancer screenings

New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Novant Health are hosting a Women's Health and Wellness event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Moderna says its low-dose COVID shot works for kids 6 to 11

Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds, as the manufacturer moves toward expanding shots to children.