make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Archive - Apr 2011

Obama releases birth form, decries 'silliness'

READ MORE:
President Barack Obama says he's releasing his long-form birth certificate because the country doesn't have time for the "distraction" and "silliness" of questions being persistently raised about where he was born. Full story...
»

Apple denies iPhones store user location

READ MORE:
Apple says the idea that iPhones store their users' locations is based on a misunderstanding of how the phones help determine where they are. Full story...
»

First meeting set on NC sterilization compensation

READ MORE:
A new panel created by Gov. Beverly Perdue is charged with figuring out the best ways to recompense people who were sterilized through a state program that ended in the 1970s. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: "Teen Mom" Jenelle has to give up court appointed attorney

READ MORE:
video A judge ruled that she's making too much money milking her celebrity to qualify for a court-ordered attorney. So now she'll have to start paying her attorney to represent her. Full story...
»

Ocean Isle Beach Goats 1, State 0

READ MORE:
video Gordon Myers at NC Wildlife says the plan to get rid of the goats has been put on hold indefinitely to gather additional information and seek public input. Full story...
»

Certain railroad grants could be blocked if legislation passes

READ MORE:
The General Assembly could block certain future federal railroad grants offered to North Carolina in a bill given initial House approval. Full story...
»

Cab driver hits legal speed bump in Wrightsville Beach

READ MORE:
video He was trying to pick up a woman who needed a ride but instead he got a ticket for stopping on the side of the street. Cab driver Gary Nolt said he was just doing his job early Saturday morning when he was picking up customers in Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
»

Driver's Ed fees may go up

READ MORE:
North Carolina residents could pay for their teenager's driver education and more for foreclosure proceedings as part of $100 million in new or higher fees proposed in the House budget. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: NFL lockout lifted, area players discuss implications

READ MORE:
video It looks like right now, the NFL lockout may be over. A federal judge ordered an end to the lockout today, claiming it was causing irreversible harm to players' careers. But, the lockout might not be lifted for long. The NFL has said they plan to appeal the order. Full story...
»

"Piranhas" in Wilmington!

READ MORE:
Don't go in the water! That is, unless you're brave enough to face off with even more piranha in the sequel to last summer's surprise hit, Piranha 3D. Dimension Films announced today that principal photography has begun in Wilmington, N.C., on Piranha 3DD (yes, that's the real title) and that audiences should know that "there's something in the water . . . again." Full story...
»

Two "little old ladies" from OIB busted for trafficking opium

READ MORE:
video On Monday, April 25th, the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit arrested two subjects from an Ocean Isle Beach residence. As a result of this investigation, agents seized $215.00 and various medications including hydrocodone and alprazolam tablets. Full story...
»

WANTED: Rodney Wayne Suggs

READ MORE:
Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are searching for Rodney Wayne Suggs, of 335 Mt. Pisgah Road, for a burglary at a house on Lesa Drive. Full story...
»

Judge rules mistrial in Strickland trial

READ MORE:
video A judge has ruled for a mistrial in the trial of Allen "Frog" Strickland. The offical ruling was due to the misconduct of a Tabor City Police Officer. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Tabor City Cop who forgot about Frog interview has own legal issues

READ MORE:
The Tabor City Police Detective who discovered an interview with Allen "Frog" Strickland Sunday night and caused the mistrial today has legal issues of his own. Det. Greg Sibbett is on administrative leave from the Tabor City Police Department. He's charged with assault by pointing a gun and two counts of illegally arresting two men. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: WWAY video shows insurance agent at Frog's house day after fire

READ MORE:
The district attorney's office subpoenaed video from us today they claim shows an insurance agent at Allen "Frog" Strickland's house the day after it caught on fire. Strickland was charged with burning his own house down in order to collect insurance money. Former senator R.C. Soles bought him the house. Strickland's attorney last week claimed Frog never knew he had insurance on his house. Full story...
»