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UPDATE: Suspect now in critical condition following officer-involved shooting

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The man who led authorities on a high-speed car chase that ended in an officer-involved shooting Sunday is now in critical condition, according to hospital staff. Investigators say multiple officers from both the State Highway Patrol and the Columbus County Sheriff's Office shot at Evans. Full story...
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Area's largest, oldest garden event this weekend at Poplar Grove Plantation

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videoPoplar Grove Plantation hosted the areas largest and longest running garden event this weekend. Folks came out to see the historic sites with their wagons in hand. Vendors and exhibits lined the walkway offering fresh displays and demonstrations. Full story...
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Former Laney swimmer earns honorable mention All-American status

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The 2014 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship concluded on Saturday night. Laney graduate Stephen Coetzer earned honorable mention All-American status for his performance in the 200 backstroke. Coetzer is a junior at NC State. As a team NC State finished in 15th at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship. That was the highest finish among the ACC schools. Full story...
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Nano Days at Cape Fear Museum

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video A nation-wide education exhibit comes to the Port City teaching kids about nanoscale science and engineering. Full story...
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StreetSafe Driving program puts young drivers in real life situations

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video Texting while driving has passed drunk driving as the leading cause of teen deaths. That's one reason Brunswick County is taking a hands-on approach to drivers education, keeping everyone "StreetSafe." Young drivers get the opportunity to experience how easy it is to lose control of a car in a program one calls "Drivers ed on steroids." Full story...
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Golden Tornadoes cool off Stallions

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videoThe South Columbus Stallions entered Friday's baseball action perfect in league play, as did their opponent. We made the trip to Columbus County to check out the Three Rivers Conference matchup between South Columbus and Fairmont. Plus more! Full story...
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UNCW baseball team loses lead in CAA opener, ECU sweeps UMBC

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videoThe UNCW baseball team had a comfortable lead against James Madison in the CAA opener for both teams. Unfortunately the Seahawks didn't keep their 5 run cushion. In Greenville the East Carolina Pirates had positive results. The Pirates sport a 6 game winning streak after sweeping UMBC in a doubleheader. We have game highlights from Harrisonburg and Greenville. Full story...
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New brewery and tap room coming to Downtown Wilmington

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videoDo you like beer, and Venus flytraps? Well this new brewery may be just for you. A new brewery called Flytrap Brewing is moving in to the Brooklyn Arts District of downtown Wilmington, with hopes of providing the Port City with a new choice in craft beers. But that's not all; the owner says he eventually would like to help conserve Wilmington’s native plant, the Venus flytrap. Full story...
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Senior stars walk the red carpet at Brightmore of Wilmington

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videoIn Wilmington today, seniors at the Brightmore community got fancied up and put on their Sunday best, for their second annual Academy Awards. The competition was fierce here at the Brightmore of Wilmington as senior stars walked the red carpet with hopes of winning a coveted mini Oscar. Full story...
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Britt's Donuts season opening sweeter than ever

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videoThe 75th annual season opening had folks lined down the boardwalk at Carolina Beach. This year was celebrated with the publishing of a book, Britt's Donuts: Forever Sweet. WWAY's Sara Hopkins reports live at the spring opening. Full story...
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Four sent to the hospital after school bus crash

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videoOne woman is recovering tonight after Highway Patrol says she rear-ended a school bus Friday morning. Investigators say a woman driving a van on Highway 701 hit the bus when it stopped near Dogwood Lane in Whiteville. Full story...
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Son of former BSL police chief charged with heroin possession

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The son of a former Boiling Spring Lakes police chief was arrested Thursday in Wilmington with several bags of heroin, according to police. Full story...
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Consignment sale kicks off in Wilmington

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videoAs the seasons change, so do your kids' wardrobes. If you're searching for a deal, Pass It On Cape Fear is one way to make your hunt for a bargain a little easier. Full story...
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Louisville assistant Kevin Keatts to be next UNCW hoops coach

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videoUNC Wilmington has found its new men's basketball coach. University of Louisville Associate Head Coach Kevin Keatts is the next coach for the Seahawks. He replaces Buzz Peterson, who was fired March 11 after four seasons. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Church group building handicap bathroom for amputee has materials, trailer stolen

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videoOne minute it was there, and the next it was gone. Members of the Haw Bluff Baptist Church in Bladen County say someone stole a trailer full of materials being used to build a handicap accessible bathroom for a double amputee. Full story...
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