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New Hanover County News

Body found at Carolina Beach State Park

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office needs your help identifying a body discovered by Carolina Beach State Park employees Thursday. Full story...
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Hampstead man is charged with five counts of 2nd degree sexual exploitation

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A Hampstead man is charged with five counts of 2nd degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Christopher Rouse was the target of a joint investigation by the Pender County Sheriff's Office and the FBI. Full story...
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Truck takes out pole, traffic snarled as a result

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videoAn accident knocked out power in parts of Wilmington Thursday and closed one intersection all together. Full story...
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Putting on a bow for education

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If wrapping presents gives you headaches during the holiday season, a group of women are willing to help. Full story...
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Daughter charged with concealing her mother's death appears in court

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The New Hanover County woman charged with concealing her mother's death for the past seven months appeared in court Thursday. Authorities say Amy Stewart and her family were living in the home where 87 year old Blanche Roth was found decomposing. Full story...
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Convicted murderer to be released from New Hanover Correctional Facility

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A convicted murderer in the New Hanover County Correctional Facility is scheduled to be released Friday. A state appeals court ruled Thursday that... Full story...
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Santa cops spread holiday cheer to needy children

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Children with a police escort took over a Wilmington Wal-Mart today to do their Christmas shopping. The Wilmington police department held its annual Santa cop program this morning. Full story...
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Follow-up on death of Ogden woman

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video New Hanover County deputies yesterday arrested the daughter of a woman found dead in her home months after she died. The discovery of Blanche Roth's body came after a 911 call to dispatch Tuesday. Full story...
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Charities having trouble meeting their goals

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video'Tis the season for giving. Many of us typically donate food, clothes or toys to help out our local charities. But it is a little more difficult this year. Some charities are having trouble meeting their goals. Full story...
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New deputies take an oath and received their badges

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has 17 new deputies. The new officers took an oath and received their badges Wednesday. Full story...
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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office sponsors sixth annual Make a Child Smile Operation

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office played Santa Wednesday night. They sponsored the sixth annual Make a Child Smile Operation at Murrayville Elementary. Full story...
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Wilmington Police need your help locating a missing man

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Wilmington Police need your help locating a missing man. John Michael Blume has been missing from his home on Beasley Road since Sunday. Full story...
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UFO Club dances the day away

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Holiday parties are something we all look forward to this time of year. Some local adults with developmental disabilities danced the day away with D.J. Smooth Wednesday. Full story...
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Wilmington business forced to close due to recession

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The struggling economy means another local business will have to close its doors. Dinner a Go-Go owner Mandy Caulder said she thought the worst of the recession was over, but after comparing December... Full story...
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88 year old woman found dead in home; believed to have died in spring

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videoNew Hanover County deputies are trying to figure out what happened to an 88-year-old woman they found dead in her home Tuesday; months, they say, after she died. Full story...
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