Leonard Cleon Pocknett Jr. (Photo: New Hanover Co. Jail)
5 hours ago
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Father, 16-year-old son charged with assault that sent man to hospital

Wilmington Police say a father and son were arrested this morning and charged with assaulting a man and sending him to the hospital earlier this month.
6 days ago
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Calabash commissioner facing assault charge

Calabash Mayor Pro-temp Joseph "Jody" Nance is accused of assaulting and threatening a neighbor.
6 days ago
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Former Leland police officer charged with assault, responds to allegations

One of the former Leland police officers embroiled in a shakeup of the department that resulted in five officers either quitting or being fired in 2012 faces a new charge.
1 month ago
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Assault charge dropped in punch outside Trump campaign rally

Prosecutors have dropped a misdemeanor assault charge against a 73-year-old man who police say hit a woman outside of a Donald Trump campaign rally in North Carolina last September.
2 months ago
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School bus driver terminated after child abuse accusations

A Columbus County school bus driver no longer has a job after her arrest on child abuse charges.
3 months ago
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Volunteer fire dept. chief arrested on assault charges in Brunswick Co.

The Chief of the Northwest Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department in Brunswick County was arrested on assault and battery charges last week.
4 months ago
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3 NC high school students charged with assaulting homeless man

Police say the three students and at least one other person beat Bloxham as he slept under a bridge.
4 months ago
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Pastor of Wilmington church charged with assault

The pastor of a Wilmington church is out of jail after being charged with assaulting a woman.
Mitzi Hudson
4 months ago
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Woman charged with attempting to castrate husband with bare hands

Authorities in Onslow County say a woman is free on bond after she was charged with felony malicious castration and misdemeanor simple assault.
5 months ago
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Man charged with killing 4-year-old on Christmas Eve

Charlotte police have charged a 26-year-old man with killing his girlfriend's 4-year-old daughter on Christmas Eve.