15, Dec 2014 - New Hanover, NC Increase in inmates serving sentences at NHC Jail
The 2011 Justice Reinvestment Act in North Carolina has been praised for dropping the state prison population and streamlining the probation system, but as a result the New Hanover County has witnessed an increase in the number of inmates serving sentences at the county detention center.
11, Oct 2014 - NC gay marriage proponents to move to overturn ban
RALEIGH, NC (AP) -- Same-sex marriage advocates in North Carolina say they will ask a federal judge to quickly strike down the state's ban following the US Supreme Court's refusal to hear appeals of the issue . "I believe that whether it's a man or a woman, or a man and a man who fall in love, that's alright,” Angela Colon said. "Marriage is between one man and one woman,” New Hanover County ...
08, Oct 2014 - New Hanover, NC North Carolina murder suspect accused of throwing urine on prison guard
New Hanover County, N.C. – A murder suspect in a New Hanover County jail is now facing an additional charge after officials say he threw urine on a prison guard. That’s according to a report from WGHP via WECT. WECT reported that officers were attempting to put an orange top on 19-year-old Shelby Lentz when […]