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New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office seeking suspect for overnight armed robbery

WILMINGTON --- The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is seeking a black male suspect in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at the...

UPDATE: One dead, one injured in Monkey Junction shooting

UPDATED at 8:23 P.M. WILMINGTON --- The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is investigating a domestic situation that left one person dead Tuesday afternoon in Monkey...

Victim from Tuesday afternoon shooting dies; Wilmington Police ID victim

WILMINGTON --- The victim in the Tuesday afternoon shooting in the 100-block of Gores Row has died, according to Wilmington Police Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay. Wilmington...

Man injured as two Wilmington shootings occur within one hour of each other

WILMINGTON --- A man has been hospitalized following two shootings early Tuesday afternoon. Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay has reported multiple shootings. The first...
Eva Jo Jones and, her daughter, Tiffany Renee Cartwright, were found dead in a burnt building in Columbus County. (Photos courtesy of the Wilmington Police Department.

Case closed: Police say estranged husband solely responsible for murder of in-laws

WILMINGTON --- The multi-agency investigation into the disappearance and death of two Wilmington women has come to a close. The Wilmington Police began their missing...

Heroin, guns seized from Sixth Street home

NEW HANOVER COUNTY --- Five people were arrested after detectives seized drugs and firearms from a home on Sixth Street. The New Hanover County Sheriff’s...

Living the opioid epidemic through the eyes of a Wilmington vice detective

The untrained eye may not see all the signs of the opioid epidemic that has plagued the region, but overdoses, drug deals and a...

Pender County man sentenced to life in prison for Ogden area murder

NEW HANOVER COUNTY --- A Pender County man will serve life in prison for a fatal shooting inside an Ogden area home that killed...

Man, teenage girl charged in fatal shooting at Independence Mall parking lot

WILMINGTON --- A man and teenage girl have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting that killed 24-year-old Catherine Ruth Ballard in front...

Teen wanted for murder in Independence Mall shooting, killing woman

UPDATE: Tuesday, April 4 Wilmington police have announced that 19-year-old Traneta Cambell was arrested by U.S. Marshals on Monday night. She was taken into custody...