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UPDATE: Hillcrest victim identified

The victim in last night's suspicious death in the Hillcrest community has been identified as Anthony Lafrance Devone, d.o.b. 4-12-1970, of Wilmington. We hope to be able to confirm cause of death after receiving preliminary results from the autopsy

Police search for Family Dollar robber

Wilmington Police are looking for a man who robbed a store in broad daylight. It happened around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Family Dollar at 700 Shipyard Blvd.

Onslow Spider-Man robber beaten with broom, not Wilmington suspect

Spider-Man appears to be a copycat. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says a man wearing a Spider-Man masked tried to rob a store with a sword this morning, but ran off after clerks beat him with a broom.

Appeals court upholds Pierce’s murder conviction, vacates gun charge

Less than a month after a Wilmington man appealed his murder conviction, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has made its ruling.

Spider-Man robber continues hold-ups; police, store workers react

video Wilmington Police say the Spider-Man robber has struck again. The mysterious criminal held up a Kangaroo convenience store Sunday morning making it the fourth robbery of its kind in less than a month.

Spider-Man robber strikes again

Investigators say the masked criminal robbed a Kangaroo convenience store by gunpoint Sunday morning.

Man in Spider-Man mask robs two more stores

The Wilmington Police Department's spider senses are tingling again. For the third time in less than a month, a store was robbed at gunpoint this morning by someone wearing a Spider-Man mask.

High school students learn consequences of drinking and driving through simulated car crash

Hoggard High School students witnessed a simulated fatal car crash involving a teenage driver Thursday afternoon.

Bank robbery suspect arrested after nearly 5-hour standoff

Police say the man suspected of an armed bank robbery earlier Wednesday barricaded himself inside a duplex on Greenville Avenue. The suspect, 38-year-old Clay McArthur, was arrested after a nearly five-hour standoff.

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