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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.

More than 140 shooting incidents reported in Wilmington last year

The number of homicides was down in the city of Wilmington in 2019, but gun violence was up, according to the Wilmington Police Department.

10 shootings in two weeks: WPD ramps up patrols

Officers have investigated 10 shootings in the City of Wilmington in just the past two weeks. Now Wilmington Police are taking their case to the public.

El Paso Walmart to reopen with memorial to mass shooting victims

The El Paso Walmart where 22 people were killed and dozens others were injured in a mass shooting will reopen in the next few months, officials said Thursday.

Trump wants to bring back mental institutions to address mass shootings

President Trump says he wants to reopen mental institutions as a way to address mass shootings, an idea he pushed twice Thursday and has floated before.

Expert says mental illness should not be the key blame for mass shootings

On Monday, President Trump blamed the attacks on 'hatred' and 'mental illness'. The American Psychological Association has come out challenging the President's stance.

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Volunteers, businesses honored for helping after deadly Brunswick County tornado

It's been more than four months since a deadly tornado ripped through southern Brunswick County, and those who helped with the recovery effort are now being recognized.

Brunswick County passes budget for FY 2021-2022

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

According to court documents, Dowless, 65, defrauded the Social Security Administration by concealing his work and income while receiving monthly benefits payments. 

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

The bill puts much of that extra money in a savings reserve and an infrastructure construction fund, and makes deeper tax cuts than Republicans originally pitched.