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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

WPD and NHCSO searching woods following chase

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Several Wilmington officers and New Hanover deputies are searching a wooded area in Wilmington for evidence. Full story...
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Chief says WPD made a mistake handing over 2013 deputy shooting investigation to Sheriff's dept.

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video In a convention today between local religious leaders and the Wilmington Police Department, Chief Ralph Evangelous said there were many lessons learned, one of those involving future practices for incidents like last year's deputy shooting. Full story...
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Voter scam beware, or not?

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video Voter scam beware, or not? Yesterday we told you the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office was looking into a possible fraud with voter registrations. It may actually be legitimate. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Murder suspect charged with throwing urine on jail guard

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videoA Wilmington teen in jail on a murder charge is in more trouble after allegedly throwing urine on a jail guard. Shelby Lentz is charged with second-degree murder in the January death of Martin Yakimovich. Full story...
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NHSO: Scammer trying to take advantage of voter ID law

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a possible fraud tied to voter information and the state's voter identification law. Full story...
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Dismembered cats left on lawns; human or animal attack?

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videoA story we reported has folks wondering if the dismembered cats left on lawns along Amber Drive near Pine Valley is the result of an animal attack or from a human. You asked, could this possibly be the result of a coyote or a disturbing display of animal cruelty. Full story...
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Cats killed, dismembered bodies left on lawns

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videoSomething disturbing is happening to people's cats in one Wilmington neighborhood. Police say someone is to blame for apparently killing cats in a brutal way. Randy Leonard found something disturbing in his front yard Monday morning, half a cat. It was cut almost surgically, and then placed there. Full story...
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DOG COURT: Dog bite causes $8,000 in damage

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videoOne man took his neighbor to Dangerous Dog Court after he says his Boston Terrier bit him causing around $8,000 worth of medical damage. Full story...
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WFD honors lives lost on 9/11

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department hosted a ceremony this morning to honor the lives lost 13 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001. Firefighters along with the Wilmington Police Department, New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and members of the community came together to pledge never to forget. Full story...
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Operation Clean Sweep targets wanted felons

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videoToday several state and federal agencies served 50 warrants and arrested 35 people in New Hanover County for drug-related crimes. The Sheriff's Office says it has been working on Operation Clean Sweep for more than 10 months now. Full story...
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