4 weeks ago
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WPD employees honored at pinning ceremony, several promoted

Wilmington Police take time to honor one of their own and those who went above and beyond the call of duty. They were honored at Wilmington City Hall.
Detectives investigate a shooting death in the parking lot of Jungle Rapids in Wilmington on Oct. 18, 2017. (Photo: Andrew James/WWAY)
1 month ago
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Woman relives final moments with Jungle Rapids shooting victim

It has been more than three weeks since someone shot and killed a 19-year-old at Jungle Rapids in Wilmington. His funeral is set for tomorrow.
1 month ago
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Murder victim reportedly abducted hours before body found

The young man whose body was found in a wooded area in Castle Hayne was reportedly abducted during an armed robbery just hours before.
1 month ago
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WPD looking for man who pulled gun at Belk in Mayfaire Town Center

Wilmington Police are looking for a man who they say pulled a gun on an employee in a department store over the weekend at Mayfaire Town Center.
1 month ago
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75-year-old woman crashes car into building

A 75-year-old-woman drove her car into the First Fruit Ministries building located on 2750 Vance Street around 8:00 a.m.
1 month ago
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Woman accused of biting and spitting on officers, kicking patrol car window

A woman wanted on outstanding warrants from Wake County is accused of biting two Wilmington police officers and spitting on them during her arrest.
1 month ago
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WPD plans to step up protection following acts of terror

Wilmington Police are rethinking security after the latest terrorist attack in New York.
1 month ago
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WPD cop back on the job after officer-involved shooting

After a shooting in downtown Wilmington earlier this year, Wilmington Police Ofc. Adam Phillips is off administrative leave and at work again.
2 months ago
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Wilmington gang member who pulled gun on officer pleads guilty

A Wilmington gang member will spend at least two years behind bars for a crime that happened just over a year ago near 23rd and Chestnut Streets.
2 months ago
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Church alerts police of overnight theft at pumpkin patch

The box gets cleaned out each morning so it is uncertain how much money was stolen or at what time.