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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Man accused of killing dog, posting it on Facebook
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:00pm.

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.

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Lucky puppy up for adoption
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Fri, 10/03/2014 - 6:51am.

'Clover', the sole survivor of an animal abuse case last month is available for adoption at the Onslow County Animal Services.

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Woman accused of killing dogs by locking them in bathroom
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:40pm.

videoAn Onslow County woman is accused of killing two dogs by leaving them locked in a bathroom without food for a month.

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Duplin County K-9 deputy left in squad vehicle dies
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Wed, 09/10/2014 - 6:14pm.

A Duplin County K-9 deputy left in a squad vehicle was found dead the next day

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WPD: Would-be armed robbers scared off by pit bull
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:40am.

Police say two would-be robbers caught following another car to a Wilmington home were scared off by the homeowner's pit bull.

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Greenville police say dog shot over parking space
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:09pm.

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.

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No charges filed in viral dog photo case
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 2:32pm.

videoNo 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.

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Why did stories on dog picture, child sex abuse elicit much different reactions?
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 03/07/2014 - 5:29pm.

videoThe 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?

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Owner 'can't fault police' after dog shot and killed
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 1:30pm.

videoWilmington Police shot and killed a dog after it attacked two people including its owner last night. Stephen Bowen says police and EMS were outside waiting for him and his hospice nurse to take him to the hospital for treatment before the attack.

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