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The Scene: Holidays take center stage at local theaters

The Scene: Holidays take center stage at local theaters

Christmas is right around the corner and several area theater groups are ready to get you in the spirit–and maybe give you a few laughs. From time-honored traditions to fresh spins…

WPD: Multiple ShotSpotter alerts unrelated, ‘no sudden spike in gunfire’

Police responded to eight ShotSpotter alerts in Wilmington on Monday and Tuesday morning. Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 700 block of South Eighth Street at 2:45 a.m.…

Man robbed at gunpoint in Hillcrest

Wilmington police are investigating an armed robbery reported Monday in the Hillcrest public housing community. Officers responded to 11 N. Liberty Court for a report of an armed robbery at…

Schedule in the works for city streets bond projects

Schedule in the works for city streets bond projects

City voters gave Wilmington the go-ahead this month to issue debt for millions of dollars in improvements to streets and sidewalks, but they should not expect those projects to get…

Man sentenced to more than five years in prison for shooting man during drug deal

Man sentenced to more than five years in prison for shooting man during drug deal

A Wilmington man has pleaded guilty in connection with a shooting that injured a man while the victim was attempting to purchase crack cocaine in October 2013. Koran Floyd-Sutton, 24,…

Four arrested on drug charges in Arby’s parking lot

Four people were arrested on various drug charges Sunday morning. Police responded to a report of an assault in the Arby’s parking lot at 5020 Market St. at 12:35 a.m.…

Eight detective positions eyed for city police department

Eight detective positions eyed for city police department

Wilmington City Council gave a tentative OK to eight additions to the city’s police force during a retreat held Monday at Wilmington International Airport. Council responded receptively to a request…

Police: Man attempting to evade arrest captured in bar bathroom

Police: Man attempting to evade arrest captured in bar bathroom

A Wilmington man who allegedly ran from officers in the Greenfield Lake area was later found in a bar bathroom and arrested on Saturday. Police patrolling the 1500 block of…

WPD weeekend report: Delivery driver robbed at gunpoint; medication stolen from College Road pharmacy

WPD weeekend report: Delivery driver robbed at gunpoint; medication stolen from College Road pharmacy

A Chinese food delivery driver was robbed a gunpoint on Princess Street on Sunday night. Officers responded to an armed robbery reported at 1207 Princess St. at 8 p.m. Sunday,…

New outdoor-themed shops move into downtown Wilmington

New outdoor-themed shops move into downtown Wilmington

A local business–with active lifestyles in mind–has expanded to downtown Wilmington. Coastal Urge opened up shop at 117 Grace St. last Saturday, adding to its collection of stores in Mayfaire…

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