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Teen in Wisconsin protest deaths used pandemic funds for gun

An Illinois teenager who is charged with shooting three people, including two fatally, during a Wisconsin protest over police brutality, said he used pandemic relief funds to pay for the assault-style rifle that a friend purchased for him.

Kenosha shooter’s defense portrays him as ‘American patriot’

Lawyers for Kyle Rittenhouse have launched a social media campaign depicting the Kenosha, Wisconsin, shooter as not just a scared teenager acting in self-defense, but an American hero akin to the Minutemen who fought at the nation’s founding.

Suspect in killing of protesters listed in ‘hero’ assignment

A Dallas school district is investigating a high school English teacher who asked students to write about a modern-day hero and listed the 17-year-old accused of killing two people during Wisconsin protests as one possible option.

Teen charged in Kenosha killings stalls return to Wisconsin

A judge has agreed to delay for a month a decision on whether a 17-year-old from Illinois should be returned to Wisconsin, where he faces charges of fatally shooting two protesters and wounding a third.

17-year-old arrested after 2 killed during unrest in Kenosha

A white, 17-year-old police admirer has been arrested after the killing of two people during a third night of protests in Kenosha over the police shooting of a Black man, Jacob Blake.

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New Hanover County Commissioners approve new $53 million government center

New Hanover County will be getting a new government center after a vote by county commissioners Tuesday evening.

Wilmington City Council approves WWII Heritage signs, Rail Trail master plan

The city famous for hosting the annual Azalea Festival received the distinction in 2020 of becoming America's first World War II Heritage City. Leaders voted Tuesday night to ensure anyone driving into the city is aware of that.

West Brunswick girls basketball falls to Ashley in season opener

The Ashley Screamin' Eagles used a 21 point halftime lead on Tuesday night to approve to 4-1 on the year beating West Brunswick, 68-44.

UNCW comeback falls short in back to back with Towson

Visiting UNCW stormed back from a 15-point deficit with five minutes left to pull within one possession, but came up short in a 78-74 loss as Towson swept an early-week Colonial Athletic Association series on Tuesday at SECU Arena.