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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.

Tillis would support anticipated bipartisan ‘Red Flag’ law

The “Red Flag” process allows law enforcement and family members to petition a court to temporarily restrict access to firearms by individuals deemed to pose an imminent threat to themselves or others.

Walmart wrestles with how to respond to active shooters

Like most retailers, Walmart is accustomed to the everyday dealings of shoplifters. Now, it's confronting a bigger threat of active shooters.

Shooting victim’s father talks activism, community effort to prevent violence

Wilmington Police are still investigating the shooting that left Spears's son injured. They say they are not sure why his son was shot.

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WWAY 5th Quarter: March 5, 2021

Week two of the high school football season didn't disappoint across the Cape Fear with 11 teams in action. Sports Director Tanner Barth brings you all highlights and final scores on this weeks 5th Quarter.  

Driver crashes into a P.T.’s Grille

Earlier this week, a driver accidentally drove right into a P.T.'s Grille.

Whiteville native makes it to American Idol

A born and bred Columbus County man will soon be on TV screens across the nation.

Church takes communion from the pulpit to the parking lot

Port City Community Church  held a drive thru communion Friday, hoping to reach out to church members who still feel unsafe coming to in-person services.