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WPD: Gang leader killed outside of Rhino club was also murder suspect

WPD detectives have closed the investigation into the murder of Teshon Malik Lane, age 19, on September 30, 2010. The investigation has been closed due to the death of the offender. Taaron Quintel Jones, age 19, had long been identified as the suspect in Lane’s death, but investigators had insufficient evidence to charge him.

WPD arrests two after chase

A robbery at a Wilmington ATM led to a chase that ended across the river in Brunswick County.

Wilmington Police are cracking down… on false alarms

video Alarm systems are designed to alert police when there's trouble at your home or office. Sometimes... that's not the case.

Police say despite busts, heroin still a problem

video Three recent deaths by overdoses and arrests of dealers have put a spotlight on heroin in the Port City.

Crack dealer convicted in federal court

A federal jury convicted Rushaun Necko Parker of several drug and weapons charges stemming for a January 2010 arrest.

Wilmington Police make “Black Magic” heroin bust

Wilmington Police say they've found the people responsible for selling the deadly "Black Magic" heroin.

FIRST ON 3: Three recent deaths attributed to heroin overdoses

The Wilmington Police Department is investigating three fatal heroin overdoses since Friday, February 25, 2011. The substance is individually package in bindles labeled "Black Magic." We strongly advise anyone who comes in contact with this substance to contact your local law enforcement agency.

FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Reward offered for information on who killed puppies with...

Adopt-An-Angel, a local animal welfare organization, is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who killed two puppies in the Long Leaf Park area. This case remains under active investigation by the Wilmington Police Department.

FIRST ON 3: Two puppies beaten and killed with hammer

Someone killed two puppies by striking them on their heads. The two pups were in a ditch. One already was dead. The other had visible injuries but was still alive.

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