Law Enforcement
Former deputy gets 34 years in jail; threatens prosecutors, spits
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/14/2008 - 4:40pm.

A former Robeson County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to 34 years in prison for posing as an on-duty officer and robbing drug dealers.

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Proposal would put more law enforcement in schools
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/24/2007 - 5:08pm.

Wilmington Police officers and New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies may join forces to patrol local schools.

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Fans disappointed by Lil Wayne no-show
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/22/2007 - 8:02am.

videoNew Hanover High School's Brogden Hall was supposed to be filled with the sounds of rap artist Lil Wayne performing Sunday night. Instead, it was filled with the cries of angry fans. Fans waited for Lil Wayne to take the stage, but the performer was a no-show, leaving fans demanding answers.

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New Hanover, Brunswick Counties have highest state DWI rate
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/19/2007 - 5:07pm.

Here's a sobering notion: Brunswick and New Hanover Counties have the highest number of DWI arrests in the entire state. The Highway Patrol says something needs to be done to stop the drunken driving, and one UNCW student may have the solution.

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Law enforcement: Lil Wayne concert not a threat
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/19/2007 - 5:06pm.

Local law enforcement officials say a controversial concert scheduled at New Hanover High School this weekend is not a threat to public safety -- but some parents aren't convinced.

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More police to patrol New Hanover High School after lock-down
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/05/2007 - 8:36am.

videoMore police officers will patrol around New Hanover High School Friday after a report of a gunman and threats of violence put the school on lock-down Thursday afternoon. It's the second time this week the school has been locked down. Now some students say they don't feel safe on campus.

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Students, parents feel unsafe after school lock-down
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/04/2007 - 5:05pm.

NewsChannel 3 had a chance to talk to parents and students who were in school while the lock-down was going on today. All of the students we talked to said they don't feel safe at New Hanover High School.

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Trooper accused of mistreating dog is fired
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/10/2007 - 10:07am.

A Highway Patrol trooper accused of mistreating his police dog has been fired.

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More Pender County parents to get Computer Cop software
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/09/2007 - 1:28pm.

More Pender County parents will soon get computer software that can help protect their kids from online predators.

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Charges dropped against former police officer
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/27/2007 - 2:48pm.

Ashley Freeman was working as an officer for the Wrightsville Beach Police Department in April when he was accused of being in a fistfight at the Dubliner, a bar off Carolina Beach Road.

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