WPD

Vince Winkel

Three Wilmington police officers have been fired from the force for violating Department policy concerning inappropriate language.  Chief Donny Williams confirmed the move at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. 

Vince Winkel

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all U.S. and North Carolina flags at state offices lowered to half-staff in honor of the shooting victims in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend. This morning  the Wilmington City Council heard from local law enforcement.

A Wilmington man released from prison, after serving nearly three decades for a 1988 murder, will receive $7 million from the city. The New Hanover County Superior Court convicted Johnny Small in 1989 for the robbery and murder of a local pet shop owner.