Dog

Police accuse man of shooting, killing barking dog
Police in Burlington have accused a man of killing a dog while it was inside a parked car at his home because it wouldn't stop barking. Area media outlets report 56-year-old Timothy Enoch surrendered to authorities at the Burlington Police Department after the incident Sunday night. Tue, 01/27/2015 - 1:58am
New Hanover Sheriff’s Office welcomes a furry new face to the force
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. Thu, 12/04/2014 - 2:16am
Man accused of killing dog, posting it on Facebook
Authorities have charged a Snow Camp man with felony animal cruelty after he shot and killed a family's dog, then bragged about it on a social media site. The Times-News of Burlington reports 20-year-old Trevor Lee White is accused of shooting the dog in the face while hunting on land near Robbie and Allie Dixon's property. Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:00am
Lucky puppy up for adoption
'Clover', the sole survivor of an animal abuse case last month is available for adoption at the Onslow County Animal Services. Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:51am
Woman accused of killing dogs by locking them in bathroom
An Onslow County woman is accused of killing two dogs by leaving them locked in a bathroom without food for a month. Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:40pm
Duplin County K-9 deputy left in squad vehicle dies
A Duplin County K-9 deputy left in a squad vehicle was found dead the next day Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:14pm
WPD: Would-be armed robbers scared off by pit bull
Police say two would-be robbers caught following another car to a Wilmington home were scared off by the homeowner's pit bull. Mon, 08/18/2014 - 3:40pm
Greenville police say dog shot over parking space
Greenville police have arrested a man on an animal cruelty charge after they say he shot a dog he said would not leave a parking space. Twenty-seven-year-old Devon Smith of Greenville is accused of shooting a dog twice with a pistol after he tried to park in a space at a town house complex Sunday afternoon. Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:09pm
No charges filed in viral dog photo case
No charges will be filed against anyone involved in a viral photo that showed a dog hanging from a leash at a New Hanover County dog grooming business. Mon, 03/10/2014 - 7:32pm
Why did stories on dog picture, child sex abuse elicit much different reactions?
The photo of a dog hanging has gotten a lot of attention over the past few days. The story on our website got 132 comments and nearly 40,000 reads in just 48 hours. But why did a story about a couple facing more than 100 sex crimes with a child got far less reaction? And why are some comments even more violent than the alleged offenses? Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:29pm