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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

ONLY ON 3: Deputy under investigation after blocking handicapped parking space

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video Add the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office to the list of local law enforcement agencies in the spotlight because of officer's alleged bad behavior. The actions of one deputy may have given the entire department a black eye. A disabled WWAY viewer claims a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy intentionally blocked his handicapped spot in the parking lot of a Wilmington business. Full story...
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Local Law Enforcement Officers Run for Special Olympics

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Law enforcement officers from the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office ran from Wilmington to Hampstead Wednesday to raise awareness and money for the Special Olympics.video Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Longtime secretary talks about leaving New Hanover Co. Sheriff's Office

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video After nearly 30 years of service, today the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office honored one of its own. You might not recognize her name or her face, but coworkers say Sheriann Davis is the heart and soul of the Sheriff's Office. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Road murder investigation continues

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video A man charged with murder in a weekend shooting spent more than five years behind bars on a similar charge. Shannon Mitchell is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Gilbert McClammy Saturday night. Full story...
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Deputies make arrest in weekend murder

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Detectives made an arrest in the overnight shooting that happened at 5120 Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Water searches easier for NHSO thanks to new gadget

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videoThe depths of the sea and the bottom of big bodies of water are no longer a big problem for the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. New technology used to search for a missing man in the Northeast Cape Fear River yesterday makes the job easier. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Crews find body of missing swimmer

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videoSearch crews have found the body of a swimmer who went missing in the Northeast Cape Fear River near Castle Hayne this afternoon. Full story...
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NHSO K-9 takes top honors for second year

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit won first place overall for the 2013 United States Police Canine Association Trials that took place last week in Holly Springs. Full story...
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Wilmington man gets 25 years for 2011 drug bust

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videoA Wilmington man will spend 25 years in prison after admitting to federal drug and weapons charges. Earlier this year Leander Hands, 37, pleaded guilty to distribution of heroin and possession of a firearm among other crimes. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: UNCW settles case with family of 2006 shooting victim

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videoUNCW has reached a settlement with the family of a college student shot and killed by a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy more than six years ago, according to a news release on the school's website. Full story...
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