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Archive - Oct 22, 2012

WWAY's Monday night sports - Oct. 22

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video On Monday the Ashley boys soccer team won the Mideastern Conference regular season title with a 1-0 shutout win over New Hanover.... On Monday we checked out practice at UNC Asheville. The Bulldogs will be the first opponent for the UNCW men's basketball team in early November.... It's the Giants and Tigers in the World Series.... Plus more ! Full story...
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Where is the water? Porters Neck residents worried about dried up ponds

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video Porters Neck residents have mowed back the weeds and tall grass but it's not to make their neighborhood look pretty. It's in anticipation of getting back the water in their dried out ponds. Full story...
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NC school district accused in sex abuse lawsuit

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A North Carolina school district is being sued by the family of an elementary school girl who was sexually molested by a teacher. Full story...
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NC woman accused of starving, beating children

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Authorities say a North Carolina woman starved, beat and regularly locked three adopted her children in a room over more than a year while her ex-husband worked overseas. Full story...
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NC court candidate backed by outside group, too

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The North Carolina Supreme Court candidate criticizing how independent committees are spending money to back his rival with commercials and billboards is being supported by an outside group too. Full story...
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Goat prank keeps NC field closed another week

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The football field at a Cleveland County high school will be off limits for at least another week after goats caused a mess Friday in a prank that raised sanitation concerns. Full story...
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Police: Costumed girl in Pennsylvania mistaken for skunk, shot

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Police say a costumed 9-year-old girl was accidentally shot outside a western Pennsylvania home during a Halloween party by a relative who thought she was a skunk. Full story...
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Different paths to Election Day in ballpark bond battle

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video Election Day is inching closer, and so is the deciding vote in whether the City of Wilmington will build a ballpark. You've probably seen the yard signs, bumper stickers, social media messages and even commercials, but how are the campaigns continuing to get the word out? Full story...
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McIntyre focuses on veterans, staying positive during Wilmington visit

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video Rep. Mike McIntyre is rallying support from veterans in the region. McIntyre says being elected to another term in the Congress would mean continued growth for veteran services in the district and the county. Full story...
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N&O: With McCrory ahead, RGA pulls all remaining broadcast TV ads in NC

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The Republican Governors Association pulled nearly all its remaining TV advertising in North Carolina, signaling its confidence that Pat McCrory is a lock in the governor's race, the News & Observer of Raleigh reports. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: DA not sure if he'll retry Chadbourn manager

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video A trial 18 months in the making came to a head Friday. Now both the prosecution and defense are left wondering what's next. Chadbourn Town Manager Stevie Cox finally had his day in court last week, but Cox said his life is still on hold after a mistrial left a cloud hanging over his head. Full story...
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Obama wins by a landslide in kids' online election

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It's a landslide for President Barack Obama - at least among people too young to vote. Nickelodeon's Linda Ellerbee said Monday that the president captured 65 percent of the vote to beat Republican Mitt Romney in the network's "Kids Pick the President" vote. Full story...
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Snow's Cut Bridge down to two lanes Wednesday till February

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Traffic on Snow's Cut Bridge on Carolina Beach Road over the Intracoastal Waterway in New Hanover County will be reduced from four to two lanes beginning Wednesday. Full story...
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Onslow man, Wilmington woman busted for pot grow house

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A Sneads Ferry man and a Wilmington woman are charged with running a marijuana grow house in Sneads Ferry. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. again among worst in traffic safety

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video Wilmington once again is receiving bad marks for traffic safety. Of the five worst counties in the Tar Heel State, New Hanover comes in second for accidents in a new AAA report. AAA says there were nearly 4,500 accidents in New Hanover County in 2011. Full story...
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