Pit Bull
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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Rescued pit bulls may return to owner
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 3:12pm.

videoSix pit bulls Wilmington Police found at an empty house a week ago may soon be reunited with their owner.

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Suspect takes off, deputy shoots and kills dog
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/04/2013 - 3:40pm.

Brunswick County deputies are looking for a man who ran after they tried to serve warrants and wound up killing his dog.

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Grandmother sent to prison after pit bulls maul grandson
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 8:55am.

A North Carolina woman will have to spend at least two years in prison after her grandson was mauled by family pit bulls and left in critical condition.

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Pit bull to be euthanized after attacking neighbor, cat
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 11/21/2011 - 11:51pm.

video A Leland woman is on crutches after a neighbor's pit bull attacked her yesterday. The dog's owner says she takes full responsibility for the attack.

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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Dog Court upholds decision to euthanize family's pit bulls
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 11/17/2011 - 2:04pm.

video New Hanover County Dog Court is back in session. Today, the court heard a case we told you about last week. A family's dog was attacked and killed by two pit bulls in its own backyard. Today the Romanos and the Tookers met again in Dog Court to find out what will happen with the Tookers' two pit bulls.

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Family dog killed by pit bull
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 11/09/2011 - 6:52pm.

video A Wilmington family continues to grieve a week after losing their dog. The Romano family says a neighbor's pit bull forced its way into their backyard and killed their Jack Russell. The family says the dog has attacked before and now they want authorities to hold the owner responsible.

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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Family of boy attacked by pit bull files complaint
Submitted by Joe Mauceri on Tue, 04/20/2010 - 9:30am.

video Monday the family filed a formal complaint with New Hanover County Animal Control. If it decides Patron is dangerous, he'll have to be leashed and wear a muzzle.

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NC sheriff's deputy shoots pit bull during attack
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/30/2008 - 11:25am.

An Onslow County sheriff's deputy is on bed rest after an attack in his yard where he shot and killed a pit bull.

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Pit bull bites deputy, dog killed
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 05/15/2008 - 10:54pm.

videoA dramatic twist to to a story WWAY first reported Wednesday night results in a deputy sent to a hospital and a dog shot dead. We showed you John Williams and his wife Sandra in dog court. Their pit bull "Joe" was in trouble for biting a deputy who lived down the street. The dog court committee ruled the Williams had to restrain and muzzle the dog.

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