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Archive - Oct 29, 2012

HMS Bounty captain missing at sea, one rescued crewmember has died

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videoThe captain of the HMS Bounty is still missing after 16-crew members abandoned ship Sunday night. 14 survivors were rescued and one other has died according the Bounty's website. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Oct. 29

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Monday marks the eve of the start of the 2012-2013 NBA regular season. Former Whiteville High standout Chris Wilcox is wearing green once again for the Boston Celtics despite the fact Wilcox underwent heart bypass surgery seven months ago.... Former Hoggard standout Jonathan Cooper once again is the ACC offensive lineman of the week.... Plus more ! Full story...
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UNC student died after late-night fall

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Carrboro police investigating the death of a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill say the young man fell while scaling machinery at a concrete plant. Full story...
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Technology speeds rescue at sea

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videoIt's a big ocean so how do ships like the Bounty put out emergency calls and how can rescuers find them in the vast sea? Full story...
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Police arrest man for CFCC parking deck robbery

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videoOne man was arrested after allegedly stealing a video camera from three men. Full story...
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Applications now accepted at Trader Joe's

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The new Trader Joe's grocery store on Oleander and College in Wilmington is accepting applications for workers when the store opens next month. Job seekers lined up outside the store today for a chance to apply for the available positions. Most said they decided to apply because they like the culture the store creates. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: CFCC students weather Sandy during trip home

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videoCape Fear Community College Marine Technology students faced some rough seas on their research trip, but thanks to some careful planning, the Research Vessel Dan Moore made it home safe and sound through Hurricane Sandy. Full story...
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Driver charged with DWI after car hits house, sparks fire

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videoCrews are on the scene of a house fire in Wilmington that was apparently sparked when a car hit the home. New Hanover County Dispatch says it happened in the 200 block of Kenwood Avenue. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Watch the Wilmington ballpark debate

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video Thursday night WWAY NewsChannel 3 and WHQR-fm hosted the only live debate focused on the ballpark bond referendum. Mayor Bill Saffo and Councilman Kevin O'Grady represented the city and Vote Yes Ballpark. Businessmen Scott Harry and Jim Rafferty spoke on behalf of Vote No Ballpark Tax. Full story...
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Sandy impacts flights at ILM

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video Air travelers in Wilmington are feeling the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Airlines are delaying and canceling flights, including between Wilmington and Philadelphia and New York's LaGuardia Airport. Full story...
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Jury selection underway in trial for 2009 murder

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videoA Whiteville family will have to wait one more day for answers in the trial of a man accused of killing their loved one. There was no testimony was today as jury selection began in the murder trial of Danny Ray Nobles, though the defense provided some insight into its strategy. Full story...
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Police: UNC student died after late-night fall

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Carrboro police investigating the death of a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill say the young man fell while scaling machinery at a concrete plant. Full story...
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Deputies respond to early morning stabbing

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies responded to a fight that sent two men to the hospital with stab wounds. Full story...
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Bad weather greets some early voters at polls

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First there were long lines. Now state election officials are warning about another problem at North Carolina's early voting stations: bad weather. Full story...
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Wilmington zeroing in on ballpark site

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The City of Wilmington apparently knows which site it wants to build a ballpark if voters approve a bond referendum. WWAY has obtained the latest draft copy of an option agreement for the city to purchase land from Sawmill Point Investors, LLC, of Charlotte. Full story...
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