Update: Wilmington chief, New Hanover County sheriff say filming police is legal after Uber incident

Can you shoot video of your interactions with police in North Carolina? Both a Wilmington Police officer and New Hanover County Sheriff's Department deputy told Uber driver Jesse Bright it was illegal recently. Their respective departments later said it was not. (Courtesy of Jesse Bright)

WILMINGTON, North Carolina — Leaders of both the Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office have issued statements regarding a video of a late February traffic stop in Wilmington. The video, shot by a local Uber driver who is also an attorney, shows a traffic stop in during which the attorney claims authorities lied […]

Police release names of two gang members charged in Wednesday shooting

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WILMINGTON — Police have released the names of two gang members arrested following two shooting incidents, one involving a Wilmington police detective who reportedly fired his weapon during a traffic stop after one of the suspects allegedly pulled out a gun. Deshaun Montell Clarida, 21, and Deshon Katkai Rucker, 19, are each facing charges in […]