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ONLY ON 3: Robbery suspect speaks out from behind bars
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 10:25pm.

video A 17-year-old boy is still behind bars after allegedly trying to rob a Wilmington convenience store Wednesday morning. This story sparked a flurry of comments on our website; the most interesting ones coming from the suspect's own mother who said she raised her son right, but he is making bad decisions. We spoke exclusively with Jaquan Martin and his mom in a story you’ll see “ONLY ON 3.”

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ONLY ON 3: Despite state ban, Pender Co. to consider zoning for sweepstakes parlors
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 10:22pm.

video Pender County commissioners may roll the dice on a gray area at their meeting Monday night. A business is trying to get approval to open a sweepstakes parlor, even though the state banned the video games last year.

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Efird receives prestigious honor as SBI investigation continues
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 10:20pm.

video This morning Carolina Beach Town Councilwoman and Mayor Pro-Tem Pat Efird received a very special honor. In fact, it's the highest honor the governor can bestow on a citizen. But the Order of the Long Leaf Pine comes as Efird is also under state investigation.

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Victims of impaired drivers honored in lights
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 8:25pm.

video The Tree of Life was bright this year with about 2,000 Christmas lights strung on it’s branches. Each light represents someone who has died because of a traffic accident in North Carolina in 2010. The white lights are strung for the 1,327 people who died in accidents and the 437 red lights represent the lives lost to impaired drivers.

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Police identify gunman in Virginia Tech shooting
Submitted by Laura Seel on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 6:37pm.

Police have identified the gunman who is responsible for shooting and killing a Virginia Tech police officer on Thursday afternoon.

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Bladen Co. man gets life in prison for 2009 murder
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 4:39pm.

A Bladen County jury ruled Kevin Christopher Rogers killed Sean Maurice Lesane in 2009 and sent him to prison for life.

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City committee recommends bar's liquor license request
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 4:13pm.

The city's ABC Review Committee today gave a positive recommendation for Edward Peabody's ABC permit application. Peabody wants to open a bar called the Brikhouse at the site of the old Rox nightclub at 208 Market Street.

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Official count rejects Monkey Junction annexation
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 2:18pm.

As expected, property owners in Monkey Junction have said a resounding no to annexation by the City of Wilmington.

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