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Archive - Nov 19, 2012

Coast Guard searching for missing man

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video The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man who was last seen going underwater and not resurfacing. The 57-year-old was surf fishing on the south end of Portsmouth Island near Morehead City on Monday. Full story...
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Store robbed in Rocky Point

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video The Pender County Sheriff’s office says the man pictured walked into La Tienda Esmeralda store on Highway 117 south in Rocky Point, around 5 pm Monday, pulled out a handgun and robbed the store. He is described as a Hispanic male, 5’ 8" , muscular build, wearing a white jacket and a hat with ear flaps. Full story...
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Woman dies falling from NC nursing home window

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Authorities say an 88-year-old woman who had been in a Gastonia nursing home for a few days and wanted to get out has died after falling from a second-story window. Police said employees at Morningside of Gastonia were looking for Nellie Holland around 10:15 p.m. Sunday night when they found her outside the building. Paramedics say she died at the scene. Full story...
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Troopers: 2-year-old dies in racing death on I-77

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Authorities say a 2-year-old boy has been killed in a wreck between two cars that were racing on Interstate 77 in Charlotte. State troopers say two Mitsubishi Eclipses were speeding on I-77 north around 1 a.m. Saturday when they collided. Full story...
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Cameron police chief knocked out in attack

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Investigators say a 31-year-old man has been charged in an assault that knocked out the Cameron police chief. Moore County deputies say Chief Gary McDonald was attacked Thursday when he stopped to help out a vehicle in a ditch. Full story...
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Stores getting ready for Black Friday madness

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video It's Thanksgiving week, and that means Black Friday is right around the corner. With Christmas on everyone's mind, shoppers are looking for good deals. Black Friday, of course, is one of the biggest days for stores all year. So many are getting ready to make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible. Full story...
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Residents worried about growing sinkhole in Castle Hayne neighborhood

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video All the rain yesterday is making a New Hanover County neighborhood's problem even bigger. Residents say a large sink hole is being ignored, and they're worried things will only get worse before they get better. Full story...
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Police investigate fight at Hoggard High

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video Wilmington Police are investigating a fight at Hoggard High School Friday. Investigators say one student was allegedly held while another student hit him repeatedly. Full story...
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Thanksgiving 'Click it or Ticket' underway

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video Through Sunday, law enforcement across the state will crack down on motorists who are not wearing their seat belts. It's part of the Thanksgiving "Click it or Ticket" campaign. Full story...
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North Brunswick Chamber loads up donations for Sandy victims

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video The North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce is known for the work it does in the Cape Fear, but it's the work it's doing in the northeast, in New York and New Jersey, that is sure to give many a reason to give thanks this Thanksgiving. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Rouzer to make statement on recount tomorrow

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video Three days after finding out the final vote count shows he lost his run for Congress, Republican David Rouzer is yet to say whether he will request a recount. That should change tomorrow. Full story...
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Whiteville High student charged with gun at East Bladen High

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video A Columbus County teen was in court today after Bladen County Sheriff's deputies say they arrested him with a gun at a high school football game. Full story...
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Coleman gives up vote challenge in lt. gov. race

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video The Democratic Party candidate for lieutenant governor says she won't seek a statewide recount in hopes the new tally would make up the nearly 7,000 votes by which she trails. Full story...
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Robot helps WFD deal with Hazmat situations

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video Wilmington Fire and Hazmat crews demonstrated how their department's robot works today. Its nickname is Wall-E, and it's used to detect and monitor chemicals in the air. Full story...
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Maryland to announce move to Big Ten

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Maryland is set to announce it is joining the Big Ten. The Big Ten Network tweeted that it will cover the school's news conference Monday afternoon to announce Maryland's decision to leave the Atlantic Coast Conference. Full story...
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