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WPD increases reward on unsolved murder

Wilmington police have increased the reward amount in the city's only unsolved murder this year. The police department and CrimeStoppers are offering $10,000 to anyone who has information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for killing Ronald Conyers.

WPD, Sheriff’s office face off on basketball court

Wilmington Police faced off against the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office on the basketball court.

WPD arrests six in prostitution bust

Wilmington police were busy last night. They arrested six suspects in a downtown prostitution bust.

Schools locked down after gun scare

A man with a gun was reportedly seen near New Hanover High School. A SWAT team responded to the call at approximately 2 p.m. A student reported seeing someone suspicious approaching the school on the Market Street crosswalk.

US, local crime on the rise

videoThe FBI has released its Uniform Crime Reports for 2006. In short form: our population is growing across the region and so is violent crime. The report says robberies increased significantly in Wilmington between 2005 and 2006. Some Wilmington residents had mixed reactions to the numbers.

WPD officer hit with own bullet

A Wilmington Police officer was wounded Tuesday morning, hit by his own bullet. Investigators say the officer was training at the firing range when he got hit in the arm with a bullet fragment.

WPD gets grant to help with rehabilitation

The Wilmington Police Department is trying to help the people they arrest. The US Attorney's Office recently awarded the WPD grant money so they can help inmates released from prison.

Police: Wilmington house is hotbed for crime

videoPolice say for more than seven years a Wilmington house has been known as a hotbed for criminal activity. Neighbors say it's an on-going problem in the community but police say it's not an easy one to clean up.

Police, Sheriff’s department reach mutual aid agreement

There is a new mutual-aid agreement between the New Hanover County Sheriff's office and Wilmington Police. The relationship between the two agency has been strained in recent months. Now Chief Ralph Evangelous and Sheriff Sid Causey have made their first step towards working together.

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NC man with metal detector fines 222-year-old coin in Maine

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