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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.

Local students plan vigil to honor Parkland school shooting anniversary

A group of high school students in New Hanover County is planning a vigil this weekend to honor the anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 

For the fourth year, families and friends gather to remember loved ones lost to gun violence

For four years now Wilmington Faiths Against Gun Violence has held the vigil to shed light on the issue of gun violence nationally while giving families a moment to remember and pray for their lost loved ones.

Prayer vigil held to honor gun violence victims

Victims and families impacted by violence in the Wilmington area came together Monday evening.

PayPal move blocks sales of school shooting video game

The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell its products online after being dumped by PayPal.

Superintendent Sit-Down: Whiteville City Schools

Whiteville City Schools Superintendent Kenny Garland stopped by Good Morning Carolina on Monday to discuss consolidation, school safety and more.

‘DO SOMETHING:’ Parkland students angry after Texas shooting

Survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, took to social media to express outrage and heartbreak in the aftermath of the Friday school shooting in Texas, where authorities say a gunman opened fire, killing 10 people.

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Carolina Beach boardwalk amusement rides have officially opened to the public

The amusement rides on the Carolina Beach boardwalk are officially up and running for the summer season.

Debris left behind from devastating fire at Paradise Cove Condominiums is being torn down

More than 2 months have passed and today the debris left behind is finally being torn down.

UNCW program hopes to connect Wilmington residents with international students

UNCW is looking to connect its international students with local residents, in an effort to add more comfort to the college experience.

World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.