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NEW DETAILS: Student dies after batting practice accident

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A Roland-Grise Middle School student died after an accident during batting practice Friday. A Laney High School coach confirms the 6th grader was throwing at batting practice when he was hit by a line drive. The student was protected by a cage but apparently his head wasn't covered. Full story...
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UPDATE: Evidence indicates murder-suicide in Porters Neck deaths

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video Investigators say right now, evidence reveals that the crime appears to be a murder-suicide. They say further information will be released once the autopsies are completed on today. Full story...
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NC Highway Patrol cracking down on speeders

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videoThe North Carolina Highway Patrol is warning drivers that troopers will be out in force over the next week looking for speeders and other dangerous drivers. Full story...
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StarNews: Fire destroys two homes in Windsor Park neighborhood

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videoWhat caused a fire to ignite and destroy side-by-side homes in Leland on Sunday is the center of an ongoing investigation. The fire, which started between 1190 and 1188 Amber Pines Drive in the Windsor Park neighborhood, was reported about 3:20 p.m. Full story...
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WPD looking for a man who stole car at gunpoint

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Wilmington Police say they are investigating after a man stole a car from the Costco parking lot Sunday morning. Investigators say the victim was in his car with the door slightly ajar, when the suspect threatened to shoot him, then told him to get out. Full story...
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Look out for road closures this week (April 14th-17th)

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you can expect delays on the Thomas Rhodes bridge, and a detour for Market Street. Full story...
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Disney Channel star comes to the Port City

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A long line of folks came out to Bailey Park downtown to meet a Disney star! Plus, we ask some folks about their favorite part of the Azalea Festival. Full story...
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Cape Fear Crop Mob lends a hand

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The volunteer group usually lends a hand to local farmers, but today they dug into one woman's backyard tomato garden. Sarah Daughtridge is famous for her heirloom tomatoes and peppers. But after facing a string of health setbacks, she says she was overwhelmed and unable to keep up her plants this year. Full story...
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Hammerheads win road opener; UNCW soccer shuts out NC State

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It may prove to be the most exciting match of the season. Even if it's not the Wilmington Hammerheads edged Pittsburgh on Saturday night in a game that featured a controversial finish. In exhibition soccer play the UNCW men's soccer team shutout NC State on Saturday. Full story...
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"One Cup of Tea" provides healthcare to more than 50,000 Hondurans

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The first annual "One Cup of Tea" fills the cup of many in need, A fundraiser in support of Saludhondu. Full story...
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Supply man charged with two counts of attempted murder

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36 year-old William Calvin Steward fired a weapon in to a car seriously injuring two people outside a party Friday night. Full story...
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DEVELOPING: Ogden Papa Johns armed robbery, investigators looking for suspect

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Investigators searching for suspect in armed robbery in Ogden Friday night. Suspect held up employee and demanded money from the cash register and safe of Market Street Papa John's Pizza. Suspect described as a Black Male approximately 5’10” tall. Full story...
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See the end of the Azalea Festival Parade

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videoDue to the parade starting late and WWAY only having three hours of air time for the Azalea Festival Parade, the live coverage was cut short. So, here's video of the end complete with Queen Azalea Kirsten Haglund. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - April 11; UNCW rolls in baseball, Betts gets RBI off Rodon & more

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videoFormer New Hanover slugger Jordan Betts knocked in one of Duke's two runs on Friday night off NC State ace Carlos Rodon. Duke edged NC State 2-0. UNCW beat Hofstra 9-2 in college baseball action. We had highlights from both of those games along with high school baseball action involving New Hanover-Ashley and North Brunswick-SW Onslow. Plus UNCW golf & tennis video/news. Full story...
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Widespread Panic packs the fans in during first concert

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Widespread Panic did not disappoint during the first show at the Azalea Festival. Full story...
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