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5-month-old girl recovering after heart transplant
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 04/23/2012 - 2:52pm.

A five-month-old Wilmington girl has the new heart she's been waiting for. Hannah Dombrowski received a heart transplant Friday night after waiting since February, when doctors found an inoperable tumor on her heart.

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Judge: Witness in Edwards case called witnesses
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/23/2012 - 2:38pm.

A judge says a key prosecution witness in the criminal trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards contacted other witnesses in the case to ask about their planned testimony, a possible violation of federal law.

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NC Senate wants merit pay, end teacher tenure
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/23/2012 - 11:32am.

Republicans in the North Carolina Senate are rolling out a package of public school initiatives they say would create performance bonuses for teachers but end their employment tenure so that districts could more easily dismiss ineffective ones.

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Sheriff's son arrested for DWI, will plead guilty
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/23/2012 - 10:32am.

Highway Patrol arrested the son of Brunswick County's Sheriff Saturday for drunk driving. John W. Ingram VI is charged with DWI.

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Some NC lawmakers recommend repealing new tolls
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/23/2012 - 9:36am.

A General Assembly committee has recommended legislation to repeal proposed new and higher tolls on North Carolina ferry routes that have been at the center of a dispute between Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue and Republican legislative leaders.

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Mud Bog Racing Returns to Winnabow
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 04/22/2012 - 11:06pm.

videoMud bog races returned to Winnabow this weekend to an impressive turnout.

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UPDATE: Missing New Hanover County man found dead
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 04/22/2012 - 10:49pm.

New Hanover County Sheriff's detectives have found the body of a man missing from Figure Eight Island.

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Teen dies in crash
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Sun, 04/22/2012 - 10:09pm.

A teenager is dead after crashing his SUV near Varnamtown Saturday afternoon.

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