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FIRST ON 3: Berger still struggling with removal from boards
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 11:41pm.

video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is still having a hard time getting over the fact that he was not reappointed to various community boards this year.

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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Jan. 18
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 10:53pm.

video Buzz Peterson was not allowed to coach the UNCW Seahawks on Wednesday night due to a one game suspension. With associate coach Jamie Kachmarik calling the shots the Seahawks were not able to mount a successful comeback against James Madison. The Dukes beat UNCW 69-61. It's the third loss in a row for the UNCW men's basketball team.

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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Unexpected insurance hike threatens elderly woman's home
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 6:00pm.

video If your property taxes and insurance are held in escrow, you may want to keep a close eye on it. A Hampstead woman contacted us on behalf of her elderly mother, who was in danger of losing her home because her homeowner's insurance doubled, and she never knew it.

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D.A.R.E. comes to Wilmington for state conference
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 4:28pm.

Dozens of officers and D.A.R.E. representatives are in Wilmington this week for a statewide conference.

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Thieves shoot Bladen Co. woman when she arrives home
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 4:13pm.

A homeowner arrived home this morning to find a gray older model car in the driveway. Two black males exited the residence and the victim was shot by the suspects.

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Victim's daughter speaks out after cold case murder arrest
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 3:25pm.

video A man accused in a New Bern cold case murder and rape has a criminal history that spans decades, and includes four charges of first degree rape in New Bern.

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Public meeting on downtown window signs Thursday
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 1:40pm.

You are invited to attend a public meeting to provide input and review the results of the recent online survey regarding windown signs downtown. The meeting will be held Thursday, January 19, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm in City Hall.

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Wilmington finance company manager accused of insurance fraud
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 1:12pm.

Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin today announced the arrest of Gregory Steven Gurney, 49, of 5418 ½ Park Ave., Wilmington. He is charged with six counts each of insurance fraud, obtaining property by false pretense and corporate malfeasance. He is charged with three counts of altering or forging certificates of title or applications, and one count each of possession of a stolen motor vehicle and transferring a stolen motor vehicle.

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