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Archive - Jan 2011

FIRST ON 3: Woman faces fine for posting pictures of mutilated cat on Facebook; Updated with info from Sheriff's Dept.

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A New Hanover County woman posted pictures of herself with a mutilated animal on her Facebook page, and it's causing quite the stir on the Internet. Full story...
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Most NC texting charges come from drivers over 25

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Teenagers aren't the only ones to blame for erratic driving tied to cell phones. Most of the motorists ticketed under North Carolina's new texting ban are actually over the age of 25, and some are over the age of 60. Full story...
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Read all about it! 41st annual antique sale benefits literacy

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Antique lovers, this is the weekend for you. North Carolina Junior Sorosis and North Carolina Sorosis are hosting their 41st Annual Antique Show and Sale at the Coastline Convention Center in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame announces 2011 class

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This is the sixth class of inductees. The induction ceremony is scheduled for May 1. Full story...
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Career win #100 for Cynthia Cooper-Dyke & 7th CAA win for UNCW women

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video The first half for UNCW was sluggish, flat and ugly to be perfectly honest. Cynthia Cooper Dyke's team turned it around in the second half against Hofstra to give "Coop" a milestone coaching victory. Full story...
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Deputies use bomb robot to help save man's life

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is in the business of serving and protecting our community, and yesterday they did just that. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: What is the ii street gang?

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videoFrom California to New Jersey to Wilmington, the notorious Bloods gang has made it to our neck of the woods. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Commissioner Barfield threatens to remove Mayor Futch from Transportation Advisory Committee

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"Walter, the games have got to stop, if you cannot control yourself, I request that the Leland Town Council appoint another member to take your place and then you can follow up all of your unfounded accusations as a citizen seeking answers." Full story...
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Who are the BIGGEST STEELERS AND PACKERS FANS in the Cape Fear?

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Now that we know who will face whom in the Super Bowl, we want to know who their biggest fans are in the Cape Fear. If you know a HUGE Pittsburgh Steelers fan, or a GIANT Green Bay Packers fan (and we're talking dedicated, hard-core fan here, not fair-weather), email us their information at newsroom@wwaytv3.com. Full story...
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Another stabbing in Wilmington Thursday

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WPD officers responded to 6th and Swann Streets for a fight about 10:25 this morning. A man who lives in that neighborhood apparently had been fighting with another man and was stabbed in the abdomen. Full story...
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Two years after worker's death, Oak Island bridge officially open

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videoThe new Oak Island Bridge is officially open and now has a new name. Today's ribbon cutting was a long time coming after lengthy delays, including the investigation into the death of worker. Full story...
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McIntyre to meet with constituents in Pender County

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Rep. Mike McIntyre is back in the area tomorrow to talk with constituents in Pender County. Full story...
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Columbus County superintendent heading south of the border

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Columbus County's top educator is making a move. Superintendent Dan Strickland is moving across the state line to take the same job in Marion County, SC, starting in July. Full story...
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Cold Streak Snapped! Is the worst of winter over?

Well pat yourselves on the back everybody, we finally did it! Our latest streak of cold days came to a screeching halt on Wednesday with temperatures above normal for the first time in weeks.

Sluggish Seahawks lose at home to Northeastern

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video UNC Wilmington lost to Norteastern on Wednesday night to drop to 4-6 in the CAA and 10-11 overall. UNCW has now dropped four of their last 5 games. Full story...
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