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Archive - Jul 2007

Edwards criticizes U.S. arms sales to Arab nations

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John Edwards says the Bush administration's plan to sell $20 billion worth of weapons to friendly Arab states amounts to a foreign policy of convenience. Full story...
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Black fined $1 million, 10 months in prison on corruption charges

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Former state House Speaker Jim Black has five months to pay a $1 million fine on state political corruption charges. Full story...
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Water restrictions remain in place

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Despite recent thundershowers, New Hanover County's Stage 1 Water Conservation Alert remains in effect. Customers should remember always to conserve water as a matter of practice. This notice affects all New Hanover County Water and Sewer District Water Customers in the area bordered by the following. Full story...
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Attempted murder suspect under house arrest in Landfall

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videoAn attempted murder suspect turned himself in to authorities after five weeks in hiding. But he's no longer in the custody of sheriff's deputies. Mark Ackerman is actually under electronic house arrest at his parents' home in the gated community of Landfall. Ackerman is charged with attempted first-degree murder. Full story...
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Dog fighting is local problem

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videoVirginia isn't the only area where dog fighting occurs. Local animal control officers say it is a problem in our area. Animal Control Services Manager Jean McNeil said, "We have fighting that does go on inside our county." Full story...
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WPD making presence known in Creekwood

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videoWilmington Police are making their presence known in a local neighborhood prone to violence. Police say they haven't always had the best reputation in Wilmington's Creekwood neighborhood. They're trying to change that. Police officers are patrolling Creekwood on foot. Full story...
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City Council candidates teaming up

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Harper Peterson is collaborating with a former mayoral candidate Jeff Kohl and Kevin Delahunty, running for political office for the first time. The three are hoping to create a majority on the City Council. Full story...
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WPD looking for shooting suspect

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Wilmington Police are looking for a shooting suspect. The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of 30th Street. Tyrone Tyson of Wilmington was shot in the thigh by a man who claimed Tyson took his money. Full story...
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Thousands expected at Prosser funeral

The funeral for Wake Forest basketball coach Skip Prosser is scheduled tonight, five days after he died suddenly of an apparent heart attack. Full story...

Illegal aliens arrested on cocaine trafficking charges

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Pender County deputies have busted two illegal aliens on cocaine trafficking charges. Alejandro Hernandez-Garcia and Luis Escobido Gonzales face a litany of felony counts. Full story...
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Black says he gave former colleague money

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Former House Speaker Jim Black say he gave $10,000 in cash to a former lawmaker who enabled Black to remain as co-speaker. Full story...
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Illegal immigrant faces charges in three rapes in Charlotte

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Authorities in Charlotte have charged an illegal immigrant who was about to be deported with raping three women. Full story...
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Lejeune unit leaving for Middle East

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About 2,200 Marines and sailors began shipping out Tuesday from Camp Lejeune for a six-month deployment to the Middle East. Full story...
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Fort Bragg-based paratrooper killed in Iraq

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Military officials say a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division was killed when his guard position was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade near Baghdad. Full story...
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After 30 years, Edwardses still celebrate at Wendy's

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After renewing their vows following three decades of marriage, the Edwardses enjoyed an anniversary dinner today at Wendy's in Carrboro. The former senator had a cheeseburger and iced tea. His wife ordered chili and a Frosty. Full story...
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