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Police, outside agency offering $6,000 reward for information on murder

The Wilmington Police Department is offering a $1,000 reward to anyone who can provide information that leads to the arrest of Edward Demorris Huckabee, who is wanted for the murder of 50-year-old Shawn Grady on May 18.

Wilmington Police investigating shooting near Target

Police say they are currently investigating a shooting on Hunters Trail near the Hunters Crossing Apartment complex in Wilmington.

Wilmington City Council discusses COVID-19 budget impacts, drones for WPD

Besides discussing the coronavirus' impacts on the City of Wilmington's budget and extending the state of emergency through Friday, Wilmington City Council also heard from Interim Police Chief Donny Williams at a meeting Tuesday night, who requested coronavirus grant funds to purchase drones.

Meet the new Wilmington Police unit hitting the streets to enforce Gov. Cooper’s Stay at Home order

A new Wilmington Police unit is officially on patrol to make sure everyone is following Governor Roy Cooper's order to stay at home.

Rachel Freeman Elementary comes together with WPD for teacher parade

It's another day of home schooling for kids, and another day full of teacher parades across the Cape Fear. This time the school had a little help from local law enforcement. 

Three charged after fatal motorcycle crash in Wilmington

Three motorcyclists were charged after a fatal crash left one person dead.

Victims of crime allowed to decline prosecution if they sign special form

Did you know crime victims in Wilmington can officially opt out of cooperating with an investigation? It happens more than you might think and it is frustrating to police.

Meet Donny Williams: interim police chief for WPD

When Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous retires at the end of the month, a familiar face will head up the department.

Early morning shooting on Chestnut St. leaves one injured

Wilmington police are investigating after a shooting took place during the early morning hours on Saturday.

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CFCC Kicks Off ‘Countdown to College’ Application Nights

In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.

EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The Biden administration is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams.

Woman facing attempted arson charges in incident at Smithfield Foods in Bladen County

A Lumberton woman is facing several charges stemming from an incident at the Smithfield Foods plant in Tar Heel. According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, Latasha Rena Bittle, 26, allegedly threw a plastic jug with accelerants onto a break area canopy on October 12.