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‘I forgive’: Wilmington grandmother reacts to guilty plea in 2014 witness murder in Duplin Co.

The man who killed Obediah Hester IV pleaded guilty to the 2014 murder on Friday. Several of Hester's family members spoke in court in Duplin County and WWAY spoke with one of those family members Friday evening.

Eye witness testifies in Nashid Porter’s murder trial

The state called on one of its only eye witnesses in the Nashid Porter murder trial Wednesday.

Judge allows testimony from witness killed in Nashid Porter trial

A judge in Pender County is going to allow testimony from a former witness that was killed before trial for a 2012 murder.

Judge hears testimony on witness’s murder in Nashid Porter trial

On day four, the judge for a murder trial heard testimony about the murder of one of the witnesses for this trial.

Murder suspect asks prospective jurors wide range of questions

A murder suspect representing himself in his own trial spent day three of trial asking prospective jurors a wide range of questions.

Witnesses report safety concerns on day 2 of murder trial

On day two of a murder suspect's trial, witnesses reported safety concerns during pre-trial motions.

Judge: Accused killer forfeits right to attorney, must represent self in murder trial

A man charged in a 2012 Creekwood killing forfeited his right to counsel and must represent himself when his first-degree murder case goes to trial next week, a judge has ruled.

Judge denies defendant’s request to replace his attorney

A New Hanover County murder suspect must keep his attorney. That was the ruling from Superior Court Judge Charles Henry yesterday, according to a news release from the District Attorney's office.

DA seeking death penalty in witness-killing trial

The district attorney in Duplin County said he is seeking death in the trial of a man accused of killing a witness set to testify in another murder trial.

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Many people gather in downtown Wilmington for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

Today you may have seen a sea of green in downtown, where many people gathered for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival to celebrate "Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day".

The first coding center for kids in Wilmington holds an open house

 The first coding center for kids in the area has officially opened up shop, and today it welcomed parents and kids to check out a fun way to learn about coding.

‘Love Me, Don’t Hurt Me’ event held to tackle issue of children’s safety in schools

Keeping children safe at school is a growing concern around the country and the Cape Fear. An event was held Saturday at the Derick Davis Center at Maides Park to take on the issue, with the theme being 'Love Me, Don't Hurt Me'.

Hundreds turn out for the annual Dragon Boat Regatta in Carolina Beach

Dozens of people competed for the top trophy and bragging rights in the annual Dragon Boat Regatta race Saturday afternoon.