One man hospitalized after shooting in Wilmington

Police say one man was sent to the hospital after a shooting on Glenn St. in Wilmington early Thursday morning.

  Officer accused of handcuffing son, leaving him in Ind. jail as ‘scare tactic’

The officer turned himself in on charges of neglect and confinement. He has been on administrative leave since January.
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  Crews rescue trapped paraglider hanging from power lines in California

Crews were able to rescue the man, who was uninjured, three hours after he got stuck.

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  Celebration of life held for Kim Bland

WECT to air Battle of Forks Road documentary

  State shuts downs Shallotte Assisted Living, citing ‘evidence of neglect’

  Students reduce lunch waste with “Waste Free Wednesday”

  Finding parking in Carolina Beach could get easier, but more expensive

Carolina Beach town council is considering increasing town managed parking lots double the hourly rate, to match private lots.
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  Off-duty deputy shoots axe-wielding home intruder in Florida

The suspect was treated and released from the hospital before he was booked on several charges, including aggravated assault and armed burglary.

  UNCW cancels Italy study abroad program amid coronavirus concerns

  ’Search inconclusive’ after crews look in N.C. pond for missing Tenn. toddler Evelyn Boswell

  WPD holds annual awards & promotions ceremony

  River Place expected to bring major change to the downtown experience

  3 Wilmington runners score chance to make 2020 Olympics

  Rep. Grange upbeat ahead of GOP gubernatorial primary

Arrests made in 2019 Columbus County triple murders

  Lone survivor in triple murder case: ‘I had to play dead if I didn’t want to be dead’

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  Trump urges calm even as US reports worrisome new virus case

The session comes a day after he sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the U.S.

SPORTS

  Ashley’s Mia Seemadray named WECT Athlete of the week

Hoggard High School host signing day event

  Former East Bladen Eagles teammates again at UNCW

Coastal Christian boys basketball coach Craig Wheeler steps down

Coastal Christian High School basketball coach Craig Wheeler is stepping down.

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Suspended Brunswick County Schools cafeteria worker resigns

  Autopsy reveals heartbreaking details of 6-year-old Faye Marie Swetlik’s death

TRAFFIC UPDATE: River Road expected to reopen in late April

Planned water service disruption in Pender community will require boil advisory

CFPUA: Section of S. Front St. to close to traffic Thursday

A section of South Front Street in downtown Wilmington will be closed to traffic Thursday while CFPUA crews perform water and sewer system upgrades.
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  Pope observes usual Ash Wednesday customs in time of virus

At the Vatican, Francis held his general audience as usual in St. Peter’s Square and sent his prayers to victims of the virus and the medical personnel treating them.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Cape Fear Memorial, Isabel Holmes bridges opening for ship this afternoon

  First Alert Forecast: from wet and mild to cold and dry

Presidential hopefuls return to North Carolina as primary nears

  Whiteville leaders encourage residents to sign up for Alert Whiteville