Archive - Aug 22, 2011
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Wild weather continues in New Hanover County
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 9:28pm.

video The streak of wild weather continued Monday for the Cape Fear region, this time in the form of a funnel cloud.

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Defense lawyers for veteran charged with murder say PTSD was cause of crime
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 9:09pm.

Lawyers for an Iraqi War veteran facing a possible death sentence if convicted of killing his 10-month-old stepdaughter say he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder when he beat her to death in their Raleigh home two years ago.

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Shoplifter struck and killed in Asheville
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 9:01pm.

Authorities say a 21-year-old shoplifter running from police has been struck and killed by a car in Asheville.

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FIRST ON 3: Williams trial underway; Prosecution can't argue "willfull blindness"
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 5:27pm.

Former Alcoholic Beverage Control administrator Billy Williams's trial started this morning. He's charged with making an illegal deal with a contractor who was building him a two-story garage for his home.

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Surfers Healing a swell time for children with Autism
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 4:50pm.

videoGoing to the store or a restaurant for some parents isn't so easy. For those that have children with Autism, a day at the beach can be anything but. However, for the sixth straight year, Surfers Healing came to Wrightsville Beach. Founder and former pro surfer Izzy Paskowitz led the charge today as over 200 children hit the waves.

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Coast Guard recovers man from Wrightsville Beach Channel
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 4:32pm.

A Coast Guard boat crew from Station Wrightsville Beach recovered a body today from the Wrightsville Beach Channel.

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UNCW welcomes freshmen at convocation
Submitted by IE on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 4:20pm.

A sea of nearly 2,000 fresh teal shirts worn by the class of 2015 met at the clock tower on the UNCW campus this morning for convocation. It is the official academic welcome for freshmen.

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Football games rescheduled because of Irene
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/22/2011 - 3:51pm.

The forecast path of Hurricane Irene is already making an impact on southeastern North Carolina, specifically on the gridiron. The vast majority of the high schools in our area have already decided to play one night earlier this week.

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