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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

UPDATE: Evidence indicates murder-suicide in Porters Neck deaths

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video Investigators say right now, evidence reveals that the crime appears to be a murder-suicide. They say further information will be released once the autopsies are completed on today. Full story...
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DEVELOPING: Ogden Papa Johns armed robbery, investigators looking for suspect

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Investigators searching for suspect in armed robbery in Ogden Friday night. Suspect held up employee and demanded money from the cash register and safe of Market Street Papa John's Pizza. Suspect described as a Black Male approximately 5’10” tall. Full story...
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Law enforcement beefing up for Azalea Festival

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videoThe Azalea Festival is in full bloom now, and with that comes thousands of people from out of town, and more law enforcement officers. With more than 200,000 expected to attend the street fair alone, law enforcement has its hands full this weekend. Full story...
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Local school safety concerns rise again after Pennsylvania stabbings

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videoThe recent violence in Murrysville, Pennsylvania is once again raising some questions about local student safety. New Hanover County deputy superintendent Rick Holliday says, "It makes us go back and reexamine what we're doing." Full story...
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UPDATE: Police investigating after man is shot three times

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videoPolice are investigating after they say a man was shot three times near Greenfield Lake last night. When officers got to the scene, they found Gregory Nixon, 25, with three gunshot wounds. Full story...
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Deputies bust man for allegedly selling heroin out of home in Creekwood

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man they say was selling heroin out of a home in Creekwood. Full story...
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Former deputy guilty of tasing utility worker

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videoA former New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy accused of tasing a utility worker took the stand in his own defense in Burgaw this afternoon. It was not enough, though, as a judge found Reed Roberts guilty of simple assault. Full story...
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Man, woman arrested for heroin in Creekwood

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videoA three-month heroin trafficking investigation by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and AFT has landed a man and a woman in jail. Full story...
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New details on PGA Tour event coming to Wilmington in 2017

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videoWhere will everyone park at the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship when it comes to Wilmington? After all, thousands will be doing it at Eagle Point the first week of May in three more years. "I don't think we're going to have a traffic problem during the tournament," Eagle Point Golf Club President Bobby Long said. Full story...
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Law enforcement looking for ways to make up ABC funding cut for downtown task force

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videoAs expected, the New Hanover County ABC Board will pull back its funding to Wilmington's Downtown Task Force. The phasing out will happen gradually over the next few years. So what does this mean for your safety, and what does law enforcement think? Full story...
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Man faces first-degree murder charge in overnight shooting

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videoA judge denied bond for murder suspect during a first court appearance this morning. Demarius Quandreis Kelly, 20, faces a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Harry Dewayne Eason, 19. Full story...
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Bars, Police prepare for St. Patrick’s Day

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video It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend and thousands across southeastern North Carolina are flocking to their favorite watering hole for some green beer, but if you plan on drinking you might want to consider calling a cab. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Deputies search for masked men who robbed area CVS

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Deputies are investigating after dispatchers say two masked men robbed an area CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint early this morning. Full story...
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No charges filed in viral dog photo case

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videoNo charges will be filed against anyone involved in a viral photo that showed a dog hanging from a leash at a New Hanover County dog grooming business. Full story...
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