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Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 5:45pm.READ MORE:
A Bladenboro man is dead, and his wife is charged with his murder after a morning shooting. Investigators are now trying to piece together what happened. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 4:30pm.READ MORE:
Records WWAY requested through the Freedom of Information Act from Bladen County show that eight inmates had to be taken to the hospital after jail fights in 2012. That's compared to six over the previous three years combined. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 5:41pm.READ MORE:
More than three weeks after a man was severely beaten inside the Bladen County Jail, the sheriff is finally speaking out. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 11:36pm.READ MORE:
Bladen county commissioners met for the first time Monday night since an inmate was beaten in the county jail. Commissioners said the recent case of violence would not be added to the agenda but would be discussed in a private session. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 4:32pm.READ MORE:
A fourth inmate has been charged with the assault of a fellow inmate last month at the Bladen County Jail. David Wilson Gilchrist, 18, of Elizabethtown, is charged with assault inflicting serious bodily injury and second degree kidnapping. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 12:47am.READ MORE:
Last week, WWAY broke the story of Joshua Ward, who was badly beaten in the Bladen county jail. Former jailer Marcus Hubbard told us that kind of violence is nothing new at the Bladen county jail. He said his complaints would often times fall on deaf ears. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 12:59am.READ MORE:
Yesterday, we told you about a Bladen County man severely beaten in the county jail. Today, we spoke with Joshua Ward, 30, who is recovering from gashes to his head and three broken ribs. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 12:59am.READ MORE:
A Bladen County woman says her husband is fighting for his life tonight after being beaten while in jail. And making the whole thing even more upsetting is that Joshua Ward maybe should not have even been behind bars in the first place. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sat, 01/19/2013 - 12:47am.READ MORE:
Police say Elizabethtown is a quiet community that rarely has much crime, but that changed today with two major incidents just minutes apart. Full story...
Submitted by Matt Ray on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 7:17pm.READ MORE:
In Bladen County, one mother says her daughter has been dealing with a bully for months. She says nothing is done because the bully's father is a deputy. Now, the situation has turned violent, and this time, it was all caught on camera. Full story...