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NBC 12 Richmond
Child critically injured after being found floating in Doswell hotel poolMissing Hanover teen found safe in PetersburgMissing Hanover teen found safe in
Child critically injured after being found floating in Doswell hotel pool
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
Missing Hanover teen found safe in PetersburgMissing Hanover teen found safe in Petersburg Tyquan Montraz Jones (Source: Hanover Sheriff's Office) A missing 17-year-old was found safe Tuesday in Petersburg, the Hanover Sheriff's Office said. A... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
POLICE BLOTTER: Reports filed Aug. 18 through Aug. 24The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Departmen
POLICE BLOTTER: Reports filed Aug. 18 through Aug. 24
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office from Aug. 18 through Aug. 24. The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and the New... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wilmington man sentenced to prison for drug, firearm chargesthe intent to sell heroin and cocaine and for having attained habitual felon st
Wilmington man sentenced to prison for drug, firearm charges
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
the intent to sell heroin and cocaine and for having attained habitual felon status. Pearson was arrested on April 27 when New Hanover County Sheriff's Office narcotics detectives served a search warrant at his residence in the 1200 block of South... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
More alleged child molestation victims come forward against Hanover teacher Leslie E. Deane Jr (Source: Chesterfield Police) A Hanover middle school tea
More alleged child molestation victims come forward against Hanover teacher
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
Leslie E. Deane Jr (Source: Chesterfield Police) A Hanover middle school teacher now faces more... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Deputies: Missing Hanover teen found safe James Donye Simonson (Source: Hanover Sheriff's Office) A 16-year-old, who w
Deputies: Missing Hanover teen found safe
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
James Donye Simonson (Source: Hanover Sheriff's Office) A 16-year-old, who was reported missing, has been found safe, according to the Hanover Sheriff's Office. A... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Hanover SWAT on scene of barricade situation in Mechanicsville Hanover Sheriff's Office and the SWAT team descended on a neighborhood in Mec
Hanover SWAT on scene of barricade situation in Mechanicsville
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
Hanover Sheriff's Office and the SWAT team descended on a neighborhood in Mechanicsville as they address a barricaded... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Teen's impromptu concert lifts spirits amid storm debrisHanover veteran gets new home thanks to 'Homes for Our Troops'Hanover veteran g
Teen's impromptu concert lifts spirits amid storm debris
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
Hanover veteran gets new home thanks to 'Homes for Our Troops'Hanover veteran gets new home thanks to 'Homes for Our Troops' Army Sergeant JP McGuire and his family, received a hero’s welcome Saturday to the celebration kicking off the construction... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Police blotter -- Reports filed Aug. 11 through Aug. 17The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Departmen
Police blotter -- Reports filed Aug. 11 through Aug. 17
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office from Aug. 11 through Aug. 17. The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and the New... Read more
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Daily Herald
Cops & Crime: $60,000 bail for a frosty beer out of stranger's fridge?For many, knowledge of the criminal justice system comes mostly from reruns of
Cops & Crime: $60,000 bail for a frosty beer out of stranger's fridge?
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
For many, knowledge of the criminal justice system comes mostly from reruns of "Law & Order" and "CSI." Police officers, victims, witnesses, defendants, lawyers and the journalists who cover them know better. Cops don't drive vintage Dodge Chargers... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Detectives can't confirm woman's claim that a man broke into her Ogden home, stabbed herNew Hanover County detectives said they are unable to confirm a woman's claim t
Detectives can't confirm woman's claim that a man broke into her Ogden home, stabbed her
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
New Hanover County detectives said they are unable to confirm a woman's claim that a man broke into her mobile home in Ogden Wednesday afternoon and stabbed her in the stomach. Deputies responded to the 7300 block of Dunbar Road near Middle Sound... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Body of missing kayaker from western NY found in Lake ErieHANOVER, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say they've found the body of a western New Yo
Body of missing kayaker from western NY found in Lake Erie
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 11 days ago
HANOVER, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say they've found the body of a western New York man who disappeared when his kayak capsized where a creek empties into Lake Erie. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office says state police divers found the body of... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Woman stabbed in stomach after suspect breaks-inThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman was stab
Woman stabbed in stomach after suspect breaks-in
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman was stabbed in the Ogden area Wednesday afternoon. According to officials, the incident happened around 2 p.m. at a mobile home park in the 7300 block of Dunbar Road near Middle... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Wilmington man gets 16 years in statutory rape-- a maximum of just over 24 years -- after pleading guilty Wednesday to raping
Wilmington man gets 16 years in statutory rape
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 days ago
-- a maximum of just over 24 years -- after pleading guilty Wednesday to raping the child late last year. According to a news release from New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David's office, Bursell was 20 at the time of the crime. Bursell... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Supporters, protesters traded verbal jabs outside Trump rallypeople could pinpoint where they were. WILMINGTON -- Two female protesters wer
Supporters, protesters traded verbal jabs outside Trump rally
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
people could pinpoint where they were. WILMINGTON -- Two female protesters were removed Tuesday from Trask Coliseum by New Hanover County Sheriff's Office deputies after yelling in opposition Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Supporters, protesters traded verbal jabs outsidepeople could pinpoint where they were. WILMINGTON -- Two female protesters wer
Supporters, protesters traded verbal jabs outside
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 20 days ago
people could pinpoint where they were. WILMINGTON -- Two female protesters were removed Tuesday from Trask Coliseum by New Hanover County Sheriff's Office deputies after yelling in opposition Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
2 protesters removed from coliseum while Trump spoke at UNCWpeople could pinpoint where they were. WILMINGTON -- Two female protesters wer
2 protesters removed from coliseum while Trump spoke at UNCW
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 20 days ago
people could pinpoint where they were. WILMINGTON -- Two female protesters were removed Tuesday from Trask Coliseum by New Hanover County Sheriff's Office deputies after yelling in opposition Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Trump rally in Wilmington: Expect a big crowdof Riegel Road and Price Drive. Event security will be provided by university
Trump rally in Wilmington: Expect a big crowd
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
of Riegel Road and Price Drive. Event security will be provided by university police, the Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. The U.S. Secret Service provides security for the campaign. According to the event... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Busy season keeps New Hanover County animal shelter on its pawsAnimals are held for three to five days, depending on their condition. NEW HAN
Busy season keeps New Hanover County animal shelter on its paws
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
Animals are held for three to five days, depending on their condition. NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- Precious needs a good home. The 2-year-old all-black Great Dane -- save for sprinkles of white on her paws -- was handed over by her owner to New Hanover... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
18 charged in 1-day heroin distribution task force bustfrom the Charlotte Division of the FBI. Two weeks ago, the FBI's Wilmington Re
18 charged in 1-day heroin distribution task force bust
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 25 days ago
from the Charlotte Division of the FBI. Two weeks ago, the FBI's Wilmington Resident Agency, the Brunswick County and New Hanover County sheriff's offices and the NC State Bureau of Investigation announced they were forming a joint task force... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Area Police Reportsadministration and resisting arrest. On July 22, at 7:25 p.m., police responded
Area Police Reports
The Post-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
administration and resisting arrest. On July 22, at 7:25 p.m., police responded to a report of a trespass at 102 Hall Ave. Officers arrived on scene and located two females who alleged that they were moving into the house and just starting to rent... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Anti-gang efforts expand in New Hanover County schoolsThis year, the sheriff's office will add two school-based gang detectives and t
Anti-gang efforts expand in New Hanover County schools
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 29 days ago
This year, the sheriff's office will add two school-based gang detectives and two civilian "intervention specialists" to its fight against youth violence. NEW HANOVER COUNTY -- As a teacher writes on a classroom whiteboard, a student scribbles gang... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Police blotter -- Reports filed July 21 through July 27The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Departmen
Police blotter -- Reports filed July 21 through July 27
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 30 days ago
The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office from July 21 through July 27. The following is a sampling of reports taken by the Wilmington Police Department and the New... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
SUCCESS: More than 100 pets adopted during 'Clear the Shelters'animals, more than 20,000 were adopted during the Clear the Shelters event on S
SUCCESS: More than 100 pets adopted during 'Clear the Shelters'
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 1 months ago
animals, more than 20,000 were adopted during the Clear the Shelters event on Saturday, July 23. The animal shelters in New Hanover, Columbus and Pender counties waived adoption fees during the campaign. Nearly 100 animals were adopted at those... Read more

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