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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

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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Sheriff fires CSI deputy for violating policies, procedures

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video A New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is off the job. Sheriff Ed McMahon fired Deputy Victoria McNally Walsh, who was a part of the Crime Scene Investigation Unit. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. stops search for man missing for three days

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has called off its search for a missing man. Deputies say they did an extensive search off Murrayville Road for David Cottle Jr. Full story...
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