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Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 9:55pm.READ MORE:
The man severely beaten in the Bladen county jail last week is back in the hospital. Joshua Ward's wife, Amanda, tells us he was showing signs of improvement, but after being released from the hospital Friday, he suffered a chronic headache. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 11:47pm.READ MORE:
Last week, WWAY broke the story of Joshua Ward, who was badly beaten in the Bladen county jail. Former jailer Marcus Hubbard told us that kind of violence is nothing new at the Bladen county jail. He said his complaints would often times fall on deaf ears. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 6:10pm.READ MORE:
Three days after 30-year-old Joshua Ward was beaten by several inmates, a former jailer says he saw similar violence first-hand. "I have seen many cases where inmates will assault another inmate," Marcus Hubbard said. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 11:59pm.READ MORE:
Yesterday, we told you about a Bladen County man severely beaten in the county jail. Today, we spoke with Joshua Ward, 30, who is recovering from gashes to his head and three broken ribs. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 11:59pm.READ MORE:
A Bladen County woman says her husband is fighting for his life tonight after being beaten while in jail. And making the whole thing even more upsetting is that Joshua Ward maybe should not have even been behind bars in the first place. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 11:49pm.READ MORE:
Police are still searching for a man they say robbed a bank in Elizabethtown Friday, and they're wondering if he's connected to a bomb threat at a nearby school around the same time. We now have the 911 call someone at the school from the bomb threat. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 4:58pm.READ MORE:
A Bladen County family can start the healing process after a judge ruled the 2011 death of a nine-day-old girl was an accident. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 10:32pm.READ MORE:
A 12 person jury is set to return to court Wednesday in Bladen County to determine the fate of a 19-year-old accused of involuntary manslaughter after her 9-day-old baby was mauled to death by dogs in 2011. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 11:47pm.READ MORE:
Police say Elizabethtown is a quiet community that rarely has much crime, but that changed today with two major incidents just minutes apart. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 1:21pm.READ MORE:
A Bladen County native will be inducted this spring into the US Astronaut Hall of Fame. Curtis Brown of Elizabethtown is one of three astronauts who will be enshrined during a ceremony at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Full story...