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Man killed in Wilmington shooting

A shooting in Wilmington’s Houston Moore public housing community claimed the life of a man.It happened yesterday afternoon.We’re told a male victim suffered gunshot wounds and was taken to the hospital–where he died.His name has not been released.The shooting happened at the same time a back-to-sch

WILM-TV.COM - 2018-08-17 13:51:09

WPD: Validated gang member charged in brother's shooting - WWAY TV

Members of the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force from the Wilmington Police Department arrested Parish McNeil, 28, in Wilmington on Wednesday.

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-08-16 14:27:37

Former UNCW coach charged with child sex crimes - WWAY TV

Nicholas John Walkotten (Photo: VineLink)WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A former UNCW assistant swimming coach has been charged with sex crimes involving a child.Nicholas John Walkotten, 32, faces two counts of indecent liberties with a child and one count statutory sex offense with a child under the age o

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-08-17 15:42:25

UPDATE: Man accused of intentionally ramming his vehicle into another car turns himself in

Adam Garrett Curtis is charged with assault with a deadly weapon, hit-and-run leaving the scene of a crash that resulted in property damage, and driving with a revoked license.

WECT - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

In Pictures: Carolina Beach on a Thursday Night | Port City Daily

CAROLINA BEACH — A summer evening on a Thursday night in Carolina Beach is a spectacle: thousands of tourists holding ice cream cones and balloons along the boardwalk, the bright neon colors of the Ferris wheel and carnival rides flashing down on Canal Street, and beer drinkers on bar patios all ove

PORTCITYDAILY.COM - 2018-08-17 18:12:00

Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue featured on Amazon Prime Video - WWAY TV

Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue in the movie "Making the Squad". (Photo: Amazon Prime)WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue is making their way on the small screen.The department has been featured in a movie onAmazon Prime Video called “Ocean Rescue: Making the Squad”.- Adv

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-08-17 15:55:31

Woman charged in Wilmington shooting

Wilmington Police charged a Southport woman in connection to a shooting last week on Klein Road.25-year-old Brittany Moses is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a deadly weapon and first degree kidnapping.Police say the victim was shot multiple times and is in the hospital.22

WILM-TV.COM - 2018-08-17 13:50:13

Police ID NC married couple accused of shouting racial slurs at family then causing crash

Bryan Seth Parker, left, and Tamara Elizabeth Nelson (Source: Wilmington Police Department)

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-16 10:55:15

North Carolina man found guilty in dismemberment murder

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina jury has found a man guilty of chopping up a man and putting his body in cement-filled tubs in 2013.News outlets report an Onslow County jury returned the verdict Thursday in the murder trial of 38-year-old Carleton Davis, who was on trial in the death of S

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-16 20:15:05

One dead in shooting on Greenfield Street

According to a news release from the Wilmington Police Department, officers responded to a shots fired call around 5:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Greenfield Street near Houston Moore Terrace. Officers located a male victim who was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where he died fro

WECT - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Whatever happened to . . . New Hanover County’s $5.4 million land purchase for jail expansion? | Port City Daily

Ten years ago, New Hanover County spent millions on land to expand the Sheriff’s Office Detention Center — but the land remains untouched. What happened? (Port City Daily photo/Johanna Ferebee)NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender counties have all struggled with jail overcrowding.

PORTCITYDAILY.COM - 2018-08-16 09:00:00

WPD: Warrants issued for hit and run suspects who yelled racial slurs at family - WWAY TV

Bryan Seth Parker, 25, the driver of the suspect vehicle, is charged with hit and run/ leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, simple assault and reckless driving to endanger. His wife, Tamara Elizabeth Nelson, 22, is charged with resist/hinder/delay an investigation and simple assault.


Hampstead American Legion Post 167 to host live comedy event - WWAY TV

LELAND, NC (WWAY) — If you enjoy live comedy acts, American Legion Post 167 will be hosting an event next weekend in Hampstead.

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-08-16 14:41:37

WPD searching for man who intentionally rammed woman's car - WWAY TV

Adam Garrett Curtis is wanted for allegedly hitting a woman's car on purpose. (Photo: WPD)WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are searching for a hit and run suspect who intentionally rammed a South Carolina woman’s car last Friday.Officers have obtained warrants for Adam Garrett Curtis for as

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-08-16 21:17:04

2 arrested, 1 wanted in connection to stolen vehicle in Onslow County

Hayes is described as a black male with black hair, brown eyes and medium complexion, approximately 5’7 and 145 lbs.

WNCT - 2018-08-16 13:10:13

WPD Chief: Heightened gang activity responsible for latest shootings - WWAY TV

The DA took a stand, preventing gang members from communicating. Th city partnered and prosecuted with motels to deter crime. However, when asked how the numbers are doing, Chief Ralph Evangelous tells us these latest crimes involve both.

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-08-16 03:08:43

Gun violence in Wilmington leaves two injured in separate overnight shootings | Port City Daily

According to a WPD statement, “Officers responded to the 1100 block of Campbell Street around11 p.m.in reference to a shots-fired call. Upon arrival, officers located a victim with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim, a 19-year-old Wilmington man, was transported to New Hanover Regiona


Police arrest married couple involved in hit and run

Bryan S. Parker, 25, was charged with hit and run, leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, simple assault, and reckless driving to endanger.


Multiple reports of stingray stings along North Carolina coast - WWAY TV

Onslow County EMS says they have responded to five stingray stings in North Topsail alone. (Photo: Christina Thompson, NewsChannel 12)NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, NC (WCTI) —Stingrays off the coast of North Carolina have been causing a headache for beach-goers.Those stung describe it as one of the most pain


Man accused of leaving victim in cement-filled tubs won't testify in his murder trial

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -A man accused of killing a Jacksonville man and leaving his body in plastic tubs some 800 miles away will not take the stand during his trial.Carleton Davis this morning chose not to testify as the defense had its turn at presenting evidence.Davis is accused of killing She