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One year later: George Floyd remembered in Wilmington, Mayor Saffo talks Citizens Review Board

Activists in Wilmington came together Wednesday to honor George Floyd and others killed by police.

George Floyd’s family meets with Biden and lawmakers on anniversary of death

Members of George Floyd's family are in Washington Tuesday to meet with President Biden and top congressional leaders, one year to the day after his death at the hands of a white police officer rocked the country and sparked nationwide protests against police brutality.

Task Force adopts three criminal justice reform recommendations

The North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice adopted three recommendations Saturday in regards to police reform.

Wilmington mayor talks defunding police: “I’m more about police reform”

In response to the killing of George Floyd and other police related incidents around the country, some protesters are calling on leaders to defund police departments. But, what does that mean?

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North Carolina man accused of assaulting firemen during fire

Authorities have arrested a man who they say assaulted firefighters as they fought a fire at his North Carolina home.

Pet Pals: 6-month-old Pitbull is looking for his forever home

This week’s Pet Pal is a 6-month-old Pitbull named Prince and is in need of a forever home after being found as a stray.

Dog who completed bucket list in New Hanover County dies of canine lymphoma

In August, we reported the story of Petey, a three-year-old dog suffering from canine lymphoma.