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UPDATE: Bullet holes found in Creekwood building hours after shots fired

videoPolice are investigating after they say they are getting more reports of shots fired in Wilmington's Creekwood community. Dispatchers say that several hours later, one of the residents in that community found bullet holes in the side of her apartment building.

Community members discuss concerns over growing gun violence

video After several weeks of violence and numerous shootings, community members rally together to end violence in their neighborhoods. Residents living in Precinct W29 met for their monthly meeting Monday to discuss a number of issues including the recent spike of violence.

Wilmington Police launch “Operation Tranquility”

video The Wilmington Police Department has launched the second phase of “Operation Tranquility.” More than 30 officers from local, state and federal agencies took to the streets Wednesday night to reduce gun and gang violence.

Witness: Suspects in home invasion armed with semi-automatic weapon

Deputies are searching for three people who witnesses say broke into their home and forced them to ground with a semi-automatic weapon.

Police say 18-month-old shot by accident Friday

Gaston County Police responded to a shooting Friday night at 310 S. Skyland Dr. in Bessemer City.

Three injured in softball game shooting

A softball tournament at Robert Strange Park turned violent after a post-game brawl broke out.

Suspect wanted in Brunswick County shooting

Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies are searching for Brandon Lamar Stevenson, 23, after a shooting Saturday.

Forum focuses on gun violence in New Hanover County

videoPolice say there are at least 300 gang members in New Hanover County. And for every known member, they say there are several more unknowns. With gangs come gun violence, and many fear it is on the rise here.

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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.

Judge tosses most claims over clearing protesters in DC park

U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich said Monday that the claims were speculative and it was premature for the court to conclude whether the actions of law enforcement officers were justified.