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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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Pedestrian hit and killed

This weekend Wilmington saw it's second deadly pedestrian accident. Wilmington Police say 46 year-old Francisco Camey was hit by an SUV Saturday night while trying to cross the 4100 block of Market Street.

UNCW trying to figure out how emergency system failed

video It took more than two hours for students and staff at UNCW to find out about a shooting near campus Friday. The university has acknowledged that its response to the gunman and a search for him on and around campus was unacceptable. Now the school is trying to move past the communication lapse by finding out what went wrong and how to make things better.

UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in shooting near UNCW, release victim’s name

video Wilmington Police have released the name of the victim of Friday afternoon's shooting. David Carroll, 42, is at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Carroll is in fair condition. Police have officially charged Reginald Gagnier with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Chase suspect makes first appearance

Laquinn Damon Hines is charged with possession of a weapon by a felon, misdemeanor hit and run, speeding to elude arrest, driving during revocation and wreckless driving.

FIRST ON 3: Missing man’s cousin arrested after chase ends with crash involving suspect, police car

video Police say they arrested Laquin Hines. Relatives say Hines is the cousin of Al'Quon Flowers, who's been missing since last week.

Man shot downtown off Wright Street

Wednesday night police responded to a call on Wright Street in downtown Wilmington, and a shooting happened at that scene after they left.

WPD goes undercover to catch speeders

video The Wilmington Police Department is using some unique methods this week to catch drivers who may be breaking the law. Today officers disguised themselves as roadside maintenance workers, including an officer on a tractor armed with a laser-radar.

Painters robbed at Wilmington business

A group of painters trying to make good use of the hours a business was closed wound up in the wrong place at the wrong time this morning.

Police search for missing man

An 18-year-old Wilmington man is missing. Police are looking for Al'quon Flowers.

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New Hanover school board decides against Plan A for elementary schools

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

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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.