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Archive - Oct 2012

Snow's Cut Bridge work delayed until Monday

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videoRepairs that will close two lanes of Snow's Cut Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway for months won't start until Monday. Full story...
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Ex-fundraiser repays UNC-Chapel Hill travel costs

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A former billion-dollar fundraiser and star quarterback at North Carolina's flagship public university says he's repaid the school more than $16,000 in questioned travel expenses with a paramour that cost him his job. Full story...
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Passenger charged with murder in Pender crash

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video A passenger involved in a fatal car accident in Pender County earlier this month is now charged with murder. Investigators say Lance Powers grabbed the steering wheel of the car, forcing it into oncoming traffic. The accident killed one woman and injured four other people. Full story...
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One dead in wreck on River Road in Brunswick County

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video One person is dead after a collision on River Road (NC 133) south of Leland. Leland Fire Chief John Grimes says a woman died in the crash between a SUV and a box truck. Full story...
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WPD cracks down on crosswalk violators

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videoWilmington Police are working to raise awareness about marked crosswalks. Traffic units are cracking down on drivers not yielding to pedestrians at the crossings. Full story...
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Gay GOP group hesitantly backs Romney

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A prominent gay Republican group is hesitantly backing Mitt Romney for president, calling it the right decision for the nation even as it slams his opposition to gay marriage and civil unions. Full story...
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Election ahead, NC insurance head defers rate rise

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videoTwo weeks before an election deciding whether he keeps his job, North Carolina's insurance commissioner is telling companies they'll have to prove they should get to increase premiums by an average of nearly 18 percent. Full story...
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Lumbees concerned about rule on eagle feathers

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Members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina are upset over a new federal rule making it illegal for tribe members to carry eagle feathers. Full story...
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E. coli at NC county fair like 2011 State Fair bug

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State health officials say the strain of E. coli bacteria that caused a fatal outbreak at the Cleveland County Fair is similar to the bug that sickened two dozen visitors to last year's state fair. Full story...
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WWAY named top election coverage in the Carolinas

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If you're looking for the best election coverage in the Carolinas, you'll find it at WWAY NewsChannel 3. This weekend, the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas awarded WWAY first place for Best Political-Election coverage among small market stations in North and South Carolina. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' trailer, photos released

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videoAfter months of waiting, we're finally getting the first extended look at "Iron Man 3," which shot in and around Wilmington much of the summer. Full story...
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Police: Man walks into stranger's home and gets naked

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videoWPD Patrol Officers responded to a 911 call from a female victim who reported that she was sitting in her living room when a male she did not know walked into her house from the garage. Full story...
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Fall decoration ideas for your home

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video In a live interview on Good Morning Carolina, Designer Randy Aldridge is showing you some fabulous, but easy fall decor. Full story...
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Calabash restaurant 'a total loss' after fire

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video The Calabash Fire Department was alerted around 10 p.m. Monday about a fully involved fire at Beck's restaurant in Calabash. When crews arrived, they found flames shooting out of the back side of the building. Full story...
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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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