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Rocky Point man faces several sex offense charges involving teen

PENDER COUNTY --- Detectives with the Pender County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Rocky Point man charged with several sex offenses involving a teenage...

Woman killed in shooting at Independence Mall parking lot

WILMINGTON --- Detectives with the Wilmington Police Department are investigating after a woman was shot and killed near Independence Mall on Saturday. The shooting took...
First Lady Nancy Reagan speaking at a "Just Say No" Rally in Los Angeles, 1987. (Courtesy the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

Beyond a ‘war on drugs’ – law enforcement’s modern options in the opioid crisis

Author’s note: This series has explored questions about the opioid epidemic. It has focused on the basics: what are opioids, who are the people using...

Man accused of trafficking heroin out of his Murrayville area home

NEW HANOVER COUNTY --- A recent heroin bust in New Hanover County resulted in the seizure of raw heroin and several hundred bindles ready...

Police say man was shot twice Sunday night after being flagged down on Henry...

WILMINGTON --- A 29-year-old man was shot twice Sunday night after he pulled over on Henry Street for a man who flagged him down. According...

‘Senators’ sons’ – Now that opioid victims look more like lawmakers, what will they...

Author’s note: This series has explored questions about the opioid epidemic in Wilmington. It has focused on the basics: what are opioids, who are the...

Three people recently charged with trafficking opiate-based pills

BRUNSWICK COUNTY --- Three people were charged with trafficking opiate-based pills in Brunswick County this week. On Thursday, Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office...

Detectives charge 69-year-old Hampstead man with another child sex offense

PENDER COUNTY --- More charges have been filed in the case of a Hampstead man charged with sex acts involving several child victims dating...

Prosecutors say victim was shot, stabbed eight times in altercation over accused killer’s wife

NEW HANOVER COUNTY --- The bond has been set at $1 million for a Hells Angels gang member charged with killing 39-year-old Terry Greenwood early...

Deputies charge man with second-degree murder in Monkey Junction shooting, ID victim

NEW HANOVER COUNTY --- Detectives have identified 39-year-old Terry Dale Greenwood as the man killed in the Monkey Junction area following a shooting early Wednesday...