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FIRST ON 3: Murder suspect charged with throwing urine on jail guard

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videoA Wilmington teen in jail on a murder charge is in more trouble after allegedly throwing urine on a jail guard. Shelby Lentz is charged with second-degree murder in the January death of Martin Yakimovich. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brian Berger moved to Central Prison for behavior issues

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is no longer in the New Hanover County jail. He has been moved to Central Prison in Raleigh. Full story...
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Commissioners discuss school bond, Scotts Hill helipad

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video Some New Hanover County residents sounded off on some big issues. Among the items that were on the New Hanover County Commission's agenda, public hearings on a proposed $160 million bond for schools and a plan to build a medical helicopter landing pad near the Pender County line. Full story...
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DA: No officers charged in Hewett jail death

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videoAfter a full review of security video and a SBI investigation, New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David has decided not to charge any officers in the jailhouse death of former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Sheriff: Internal investigation into Hewett death complete

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's office has wrapped up its internal investigation into the death of former Brunswick County Sheriff Ronald Hewett. Full story...
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Sheriff candidate says Hewett's death from lack of experience, procedure in jail

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videoRepublican Jason Vaughn says Ron Hewett did not receive correct treatment according to standard protocol, and that circumstances like those surrounding his death are caused by the inexperience of the deputies assigned to the jail. Full story...
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More questions than answers in Hewett's jailhouse death

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video Officials are keeping a tight grasp on information as the investigation into the death of former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett continues. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Ron Hewett was tased before death in jail

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WWAY has learned former Brunswick County Sheriff Ronald Hewett was tased before he died yesterday, according to a source close to the situation. Full story...
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Former Brunswick Co. Sheriff Ron Hewett dies in jail

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US Marshals confirm that former Brunswick County Sheriff Ronald Hewett has died in jail at the New Hanover County Jail. It happened around 2 p.m. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: The alleged Gibbs family crime connection

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video While investigating Dominque Olivia Gibbs, WWAY learned the teen was possibly exposed to the gang life early by her mother. Full story...
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