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Officer Matthews remembered on Monday

videoHundreds of law enforcement officers from across the state joined together to remember one of their own Monday. The body of Officer Richard Matthews was carried by a horse-drawn caisson to St. Mark’s Church on Eastwood Road.

Hundreds gather Sunday night to pay their respects to Officer Matthews

videoSunday night, Wilmington police and firemen, state troopers, and highway patrol were among hundreds of people who honored the Wilmington police officer killed in the line of duty last week.

Officer punched in face after breaking up fight downtown

A Wilmington police officer trying to break up a fight downtown early Sunday morning was punched in the face.

Traffic advisories for Officer’s memorial service

A memorial service for Officer Richard Matthews will take place Monday at 1:00 pm, at St. Mark's Catholic Church on Eastwood Road. If you are attending the service, or will be traveling through that part of town, be aware of possible delays.

Visitation Sunday for Officer Matthews

videoThis weekend, Officer Richard Matthews will be honored here in Wilmington. Visitation is set for Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, at Port City Community Church on Vision Drive. A funeral service will take place Monday at 1:00 pm, at St. Mark's Catholic Church on Eastwood Road.

Services set for Officer Matthews

The Wilmington police officer killed in an on-duty car crash this week, will be laid to rest in his home state of Pennsylvania. This weekend, Officer Richard Matthews will be honored here in Wilmington.

Deputies use pepper spray at Williston Middle School fight

A fight broke out behind the school while a talent show was going on inside. The school resource officer and a faculty member attempted to break up the fight and were rushed by the crowd.

Wilmington Police Department postpones opening of new headquarters

Because of Wednesday's tragedy, the WPD has postponed the official opening of their new Southeast Division headquarters.

Friends, colleagues remember police officer killed in crash

videoA Wilmington Police officer died in a car crash early Wednesday morning after losing control of his patrol car around the 3900 block of Shipyard Blvd.

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