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Man convicted in Walmart robbery foiled by off-duty deputy

A man, already convicted of several other crimes, will spend between seven and nine years in prison for a robbery at a Wilmington Walmart that an off-duty deputy foiled.

When storm comes, don’t forget your pets

If Hurricane Joaquin makes landfall here in southeastern North Carolina, New Hanover County residents will have a safe place to drop off their pets.

Deputies investigating armed robbery at area Dollar General

New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are investigating after an armed robbery at a dollar store.

Rouzer talks school safety in Wilmington

Rep. David Rouzer hosted a back-to-school safety fair at Hoggard High School focused on safety and awareness for parents and students.

Student in custody for having loaded gun at school

New Hanover County deputies took a middle school student into custody this morning for having a gun.

Downtown standoff suspect part of BP oil spill fraud investigation, faced 90 years in prison

We've learned the man who died after a standoff with US Marshals, police and deputies in downtown Wilmington was recently due in court on fraud charges involving millions of dollars in relief funds.

Deputies search for armed robbery suspect

Deputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office are on scene of what Hanover dispatch reports as an armed robbery.

Man kills himself ending nearly five-hour standoff

A nearly five-hour standoff is over and a Wilmington man is dead after law enforcement officers responded to a situation involving a man with a gun Wednesday.

Firefighters, law enforcement remember 9/11 at WFD memorial

Area firefighters, law enforcement and community members remembered 9/11 at Wilmington's Firefighter Memorial, which features a piece of a beam from the World Trade Center.

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New Hanover school board decides against Plan A for elementary schools

The New Hanover County school board held a special meeting on Monday to discuss whether or not to allow elementary schools to move to full-time in-person learning.

Flooding continues to be a problem along Canal Drive in Carolina Beach

Flooding is always a major concern along the coast during hurricane season. In Carolina Beach, occasional flooding has been happening over the past several years when there isn't a cloud in the sky.

Snake lands on Mississippi woman as she opens her front door

A woman in Mississippi received a slithering surprise when she got home from work last week: a snake that had been lodged on top of her front door landed on her head.

Sen. Tillis: Trump to extend offshore drilling pause to NC

One of North Carolina's U.S. senators says President Donald Trump told him he'll add North Carolina to a list of states whose coastal waters won’t be subjected to offshore drilling for a decade.