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58 dead in Las Vegas shooting at the Route 91 Highway Festival

Kristen Burgess, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock opened fire from a hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada late Sunday night Oct. 1 during the Route 91 Highway Festival, a country music event. The death...

UNCW crime report Nov. 19-22

Jillian Langston | Staff Writer

November 27, 2012

Here is a list of crimes reported by the UNC-Wilmington Police Department for Nov. 19-22.Nov. 22Traffic Violation: An equipment violation occurred at the intersection of Hurst Drive and Wagoner Drive at 12:31 a.m. Nov. 22.Nov. 20Traffic...

UNCW Crime Report Oct. 29- Nov. 4

Jillian Langston | Staff Writer

November 6, 2012

Here is a list of crimes reported by the UNC-Wilmington Police Department for Oct. 29- Nov. 4, 2012.Nov. 4Traffic violation: A stop law violation occurred at the intersection of Walton Drive and Cahill Drive at 12:41 p.m. on Nov. 4.Traf...

BREAKING NEWS: Shooting scare prompts UNCW safety alert overnight

Angela Hunt | Editor-in-Chief

July 7, 2012

 At 12:03a.m., UNCW police issued an email alert to students of an armed suspect on campus near Hurst Drive. The alert was based on reports of an attempted shooting and property theft at Campus Edge apartments, UNCW officials said.The alert warned students to "Avoid this area if possible and use caution while traveling on campus. Take shelter in a secure location and stay away from windows and secure doors if concerned."Students reported receiving the warning by email, text, Twitter and phone call.  At 1:20a.m., UNCW issued an "all clear" message and lifted the warning based on information gathered during the investigation.The email to students read: "Law enforcement officers have cleared the scene. The previous warning has been lifted."The suspects had reportedly fled onto UNCW's main campus.According to a UNCW statement, one suspect was apprehended and taken into custody on campus. The suspect was not carrying a weapon. The stolen property, a scooter, was found at the Seahawk Square Apartment Complex, close to campus.Further investigation by the Wilmington Police Department revealed that no shots were fired and no weapons displayed during the event, UNCW officials said.There is an ongoing investigation by the Wilmington Police Department.The university plans to proceed with the scheduled UNCW Alert test for noon today, Monday July 9. 

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