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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.

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.

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