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First Alert Weather: slow-moving storm system to impact area much of Easter weekend


A slow-moving low pressure system will bring a period of wet and unsettled weather for much of Easter weekend.

Wilmington runner to race in first Boston Marathon Video included


Officials in Boston are preparing for runners from across the world to pour into their city just one year after two bombs exploded near the finish line of the annual marathon. More>>

WPD reaching out to Wilmington teens, hosting free youth basketball nights


The Wilmington Police Department is doing its part to reach out to the teen community in Wilmington by hosting basketball and fun nights Saturday and Sunday nights. More>>

NHCSO installs steel fence in jail to prevent jumpers Video included


The jail is prioritizing a new project to cut down on attempted suicides and injuries with a steel shield. More>>

LOOK BACK: Miss USA 2009 homecoming Video included


On April 19, 2009, Wilmington native Kristen Dalton was crowned Miss USA, and WECT was there as Wilmington welcomed her home. More>>

UPDATE: House fire likely caused by electrical issue Video included


Multiple fire crews responded to calls Thursday afternoon about a mobile home fire in northern New Hanover County off of Middle Sound Loop Road. More>>

UPDATE: Garage considered total loss in fire Video included


Wilmington Fire crews responded to a garage fire in Wilmington around 9:30 Thursday night. More>>

Vigil for missing Wilmington woman draws crowd Video included


Dozens of people gathered at the steps of Wilmington City Hall Thursday night to hold a candlelight vigil for a missing woman. More>>

Officers investigate shots fired call at Crosswinds Apartments


Officers are investigating an incident involving a shots fired call that turned into a reported stabbing at Crosswinds Apartment off St. Andrews Drive in Wilmington around midnight Friday. More>>

WNBA player comes back to Wilmington to coach kids clinic


WNBA player Tamera Young from the Chicago Sky was in the Port City Thursday to host a skills clinic for kids. More>>

School security system credited for arrest of registered sex offender


A registered sex offender was arrested Monday for trying to attend an awards ceremony at Supply Elementary. Officials with Brunswick County schools are crediting their security system for alerting them. More>>

Rims On the River rained out


Due to a high chance of rain this weekend the Rim On The River show is being postponed and rescheduled. More>>

MISSING: Detectives searching for missing teenage girl


Wilmington Police are searching for a missing teenage girl from Wilmington. More>>

MISSING: Foul play suspected in Shannon Rippy Vannewkirk's disappearance


Investigators with the Wilmington Police Department now believe there may be foul play surrounding Shannon Rippy Vannewkirk's disappearance. More>>

Traffic Alert: Both Port City Bridges to go up Friday


The Isabel Holmes Bridge is expected to go up around 8:50 a.m. and the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will follow shortly after around 9:15 a.m. More>>


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