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Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 10:19pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington and New Hanover County leaders announced what they called an "enforcement partnership" between Wilmington Police and the Sheriff's Office in the wake of recent violence, including the shooting of a deputy and the shooting death of his alleged assailant. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 1:18pm.READ MORE:
The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a chase that ended with the shooting death of a wanted man started when detectives saw the suspect not far from where they say he shot a deputy Thursday. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 11:11am.READ MORE:
A man accused of driving the car involved in a police chase Sunday that ended with the death of the suspect wanted for shooting a deputy is due in court today. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Sun, 10/13/2013 - 10:59pm.READ MORE:
The search for a man wanted for allegedly shooting a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy came to a fatal end Sunday. "Brandon Smith is dead," District Attorney Ben David said during an early evening news conference near the scene where the 30-year-old suspect was shot and killed. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 10/11/2013 - 4:24pm.READ MORE:
As the gun and gang violence continues in the Port City some people want to step up and make a difference. Law enforcement, clergy and now some in the plagued areas of the city agree community involvement is crucial for change. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/11/2013 - 1:34pm.READ MORE:
A Wilmington Police detective is on paid administrative leave as the department reviews his involvement in a shooting that injured a New Hanover County Sheriff's detective yesterday in Creekwood. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/11/2013 - 12:44pm.READ MORE:
Investigators have released the name of the man wanted for shooting a deputy yesterday in Creekwood. Brandon Devone Smith is wanted for two counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/10/2013 - 10:37pm.READ MORE:
A New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is recovering after what the Sheriff's Office called "successful surgery" after he was shot today in Creekwood. Meanwhile, the search continues for the man who shot him. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 10/10/2013 - 10:24pm.READ MORE:
For the first time in nearly a decade a New Hanover County Sheriff’s deputy was shot in the line of duty, and now Sheriff Ed McMahon is vowing to bring an end to the crime wave sweeping through the area. Full story...
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 10/10/2013 - 5:09pm.READ MORE:
Creekwood residents have not been strangers to the story of violence in their neighborhood. Today, many said they saw a much greater law enforcement response than usual. Full story...