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Brunswick County News

Attorney: Shot teen was trying to stab police officer

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videoThe attorney representing a Southport Police officer who reportedly shot and killed a schizophrenic teen Sunday now says his client fired to protect another officer. But that story conflicts with what the officer himself said minutes after the shooting. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Police called to slain teen's home 32 times since 2006

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says Dep. Samantha Lewis went to the hospital for ear discomfort after the gun shot that killed Keith Vidal Sunday in boiling spring lakes was fired close to her ear. Plus, we're learning more about how often law enforcement had to go to Vidal’s home Full story...
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Police identify man wanted for shooting last night

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videoNavassa Police have identified a man wanted for a shooting late last night. Anthony Anderson is wanted for the shooting of Tyson McMillan. Full story...
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South Brunswick HS student in custody after allegedly making threat of mass violence at school

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video A high school student is in custody after allegedly making threats about an act of mass violence at a Brunswick County School. Court documents show Tevin Devon Lee, 18, is charged with one count of false report of mass violence on educational property. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. couple charged with robbing developer

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video A Brunswick County couple is charged with allegedly stealing $36,000 worth of items from the home of a real estate developer, including historical artifacts and an ATV. Full story...
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No bond for Leland murder suspect

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video A murder suspect will be held without bond, a judge ruled during a first court appearance this morning. James Ketchum, 44, is charged in the shooting death early Monday of Jason Anderson, 33, in Leland. Full story...
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Shooting sends man to the hospital

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videoPolice are looking for a suspect in a shooting in Navassa that sent one man to the hospital Wednesday night. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Troopers question man for carrying gun

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video A Brunswick County man says two state troopers bullied him while he was trying to pick up lunch Tuesday afternoon. The reason: he was wearing a holstered gun. Full story...
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Police Benevolent Assoc. says officers followed law during BSL shooting

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videoThe Police Benevolent Association says officers followed the law when they responded to a call Sunday that ended with a Boiling Spring Lakes teen being shot and killed. Full story...
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BSL officer, deputy cleared in incident that ended in teen's death; 911, radio traffic provide more detail

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videoBoiling Spring Lakes Police and the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office say internal reviews have cleared their officers of any wrongdoing in Sunday's incident that ended with a teen dead. Meanwhile new information reveals the police officer who reportedly pulled the trigger was only on the scene for 70 seconds before shooting and killing Keith Vidal, 18. Full story...
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Search continues for man wanted for Leland murder

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video The search continues for a man wanted for a murder in Leland. James Ketchum, 44, is wanted for the shooting death of Jason Anderson, 33. Full story...
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EDITORIAL: Savvy companies can use NC charter school laws to pocket millions

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Brunswick County Public Schools' Jessica Swencki published an editorial in this morning’s Raleigh’s News & Observer in which she explains what’s really driving a large and growing segment of the charter school movement: private, for-profit companies out to milk the public coffers. Full story...
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Family of teen shot and killed by cop want justice, answers

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video The family of a Boiling Spring Lakes teen shot and killed by a police officer at his home yesterday is demanding answers and justice. Full story...
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Leland Police search for murder suspect

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video Leland Police are searching for a man they say shot and killed another man early this morning. James Ketchum, 44, is wanted for the murder of Jason Anderson, 33. Full story...
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Bridge replacement to shut stretch of Brunswick Co. road till late May

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videoConstruction to replace a 62-year-old Brunswick County bridge in bad shape begins today. That means road closures that some people say are quite an inconvenience. The project to replace the bridge between Bolivia and Oak Island closes Midway Road between Gilbert and Lewis Loop roads until late May leaves some nearby businesses wondering how they will survive. Full story...
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