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Wilmington Police give presentation on human trafficking

Wilmington Police gave a presentation Wednesday night about human trafficking, to educate people about what they say is a hidden crime.

Opioid epidemic fuels human trafficking in Cape Fear region

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. It's a problem that's law enforcement says is getting worse.

Proposal for senior housing complex near Creekwood, Cypress Cove denied

A proposal for a new housing development right beside two other affordable housing complexes have Wilmington Police concerned.

Pedestrian hit and killed on Oleander Drive

According to Linda Thompson from the Wilmington Police Department, a call came in for a crash around 9:23 Saturday night in the 5800 block of Oleander Drive. 

Wilmington Police hold active shooter drill

These days, law enforcement has to be prepared to take on just about any type of dangerous situation. That's why Wilmington Police held a mock exercise Thursday.

Man hospitalized after shooting in Wilmington

According to Linda Thompson from the Wilmington Police Department, authorities are investigating a shooting at near the intersection of Colwell Avenue and 19th Street. 

How to get a free backseat reminder hang tag to prevent hot car deaths

51 children died in hot cars across the nation last summer and on average 36 pets die in hot cars each year.

WPD: Wilmington woman’s body found in Cape Fear River

The Wilmington Police Department says a Wilmington woman's body was discovered floating in the Cape Fear River Saturday morning.

Wilmington Police educate hundreds on church security

Wilmington Police hosted a special church security seminar to help members of different congregations learn what to do and how to be prepared if there is ever an active shooter.

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Rocky Point man arrested for sexual child abuse

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