Archive - Apr 2011
Convicted murderer says he was pressured to plead guilty
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 04/28/2011 - 9:21pm.

A man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder says he did so because of pressure from his attorneys, family members and prosecutors and not because he killed the man.

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Wilmington Health to open office in Walmart
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 04/28/2011 - 4:35pm.

videoFrom groceries to clothing you can get almost anything at Walmart, but soon customers will also be able to see a doctor at the popular store.

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Several tornadoes reported; damage reported in Columbus, Pender
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/28/2011 - 3:32pm.

What damage did you see? If you have photos or video of the storms or the damage, send them along to

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Storm threat has Ammon residents on edge
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 04/28/2011 - 3:17pm.

videoThere were tornado warnings and severe thunderstorms throughout Bladen County again today. In Ammon, where storms a couple weeks ago killed three people, the day was particularly tense.

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Legislature makes new deal on state worker insurance
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/28/2011 - 2:38pm.

The General Assembly has reached a new agreement on how to close a half billion-dollar funding gap for North Carolina's state employee health insurance plan for the next two years. But it's not yet clear whether Gov. Bev Perdue will go along two weeks after she vetoed an earlier package.

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Government to urge food companies to limit ads for kids
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/28/2011 - 10:44am.

Commercials promoting sugary breakfast cereals could be put on a strict diet under government guidelines urging food companies to limit marketing of unhealthy products to children.

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Cheaper eye drug proves as good as pricier one
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/28/2011 - 10:40am.

A new study shows that a cheaper drug for a common eye disease is as effective as a more expensive one approved for the condition.

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New Hanover, Pender schools cancel afternoon activities
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/28/2011 - 10:10am.

Due to expected severe weather conditions this afternoon New Hanover County and Pender County Schools have canceled all afternoon activities.

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