New Hanover County News
Police: Man admits to hiding heroin in underwear during search
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 12/04/2014 - 9:35am.

videoWilmington Police say a stop for revoked tags turned into a drug arrest after a passenger in the car they pulled over admitted to hiding heroin in his underwear.

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FIRST ON 3: Two officers cleared in use of force investigations leave WPD
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 11:00pm.

videoTwo Wilmington Police officers cleared in use of force investigations in the last year are no longer with the department.

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Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 9:36pm.

video Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can affect anyone. In the military, the Department of Veterans Affairs reports upwards of 20% of Veterans suffer from it. A local band wrote a song about a soldier who lives that life. In part two of a special Extraordinary Person of the Week, the Song of a Soldier and how that music is helping those in need.

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New Hanover Sheriff's Office welcomes a furry new face to the force
Submitted by Taylor Yakowenko on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 9:16pm.

With passport in paw, Bane, the Hanoverian Mountain Hound, made the long trek from Europe to New Hanover County to join one of the top canine units in the United States.

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Murder trial underway for Rhino Club stabbing
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 4:12pm.

video The murder trial is underway for the man accused of killing a teen gang leader.

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Convention Center hotel land deal finally closed
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:29pm.

videoAfter about a decade of planning, agreements, disagreements and lawsuits, the City of Wilmington has finally closed the land sale for a hotel next to the Convention Center.

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Wilmington company gets state innovation grant
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:23pm.

A Wilmington company is one of 13 across North Carolina to win a state innovation grant.

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PPD founder makes largest ever donation to UNC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:16pm.

PPD founder Fred Eshelman plans to donate $100 million to the pharmacy school at UNC Chapel Hill, which already bears his name.

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Island of Lights Flotilla cancelled
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 1:46pm.

videoA holiday tradition in southeastern North Carolina will not hit the water this year. Organizers have cancelled the annual Island of Lights Christmas Flotilla scheduled for Saturday night.

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Teacher of the Week: Riley Woods
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 7:45am.

videoRiley Woods proves that art matters at Castle Hayne Elementary School and that's why she is our Teacher of the Week. Nominated for the way she teaches students that their effort is as important as the outcome of their projects, Ms. Woods says she realizes what art can do for kids.

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