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Archive - Dec 14, 2012

Commission passes on county GOP's nominee for open seat; selects Thomas Wolfe

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video With a Republican majority, the New Hanover County Commission thumbed its nose at the county GOP today, passing on the party's nominee to fill an open commission seat. Full story...
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20 children dead in Connecticut school massacre

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video Police aren't say what may have motivated a man to open fire inside two classrooms at a Connecticut elementary school today, but a law enforcement official who has been briefed on the investigation says the gunman was believed to suffer from a personality disorder Full story...
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Student's murder raises questions of downtown safety

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videoJosh Proutey's body was found at 11 p.m. in what is typically considered a safe part of town, but neighboring business owners are not shocked. They do not blame downtown Wilmington. They blame criminals. Full story...
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Explore with George: Artful Living Group

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videoThe Artful Living Group in Carolina Beach offers a forum for the public to find local art or learn how to become an artist themselves. And they're excited to now offer an online marketplace. Our George Elliott stopped by to find out what gift ideas they may have. Full story...
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Kitchen Scoop: BBQ Shrimp

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video Are you hosting a Christmas party this weekend? Do you need that one last snack to make it the most memorable yet? That's where Alicia Ross can help out. She has a recipe for BBQ shrimp that will have everybody talking in our Kitchen Scoop. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Seven people sent to hospital after Christmas light shock

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video Seven people have been taken to the hospital after Christmas decorating turned dangerous. The victims range in age from 13 to 53. Full story...
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WPD: Murder victim in wrong place at wrong time

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The community is in shock after a Cape Fear Community College student was shot and killed leaving work last night in downtown Wilmington. At this point, police say details surrounding the murder are cloudy. Full story...
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City's response to Downtown Wilmington murder

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video While the details of last night's fatal shooting are being investigated, it is important to note the significant efforts that have been, and are being made by public safety personnel to increase safety downtown. Full story...
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Genie grants cancer patient's kids dream day

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video Dreams came true for the family of a cancer fighter in Wilmington today. The patient, who is battling breast, bone, brain, and intestinal cancer could not make it because she was feeling too ill. Full story...
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Youngsters make sure other kids have Christmas presents

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video 'Tis the season for helping out those in need, and today students from the Childcare Network on Flint Drive in Wilmington dropped by our studio to drop off presents for Toys for Tots. Full story...
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UNCW trustees approve tuition hike

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video Tuition is likely going up again at UNC Wilmington. The UNCW Board of Trustees today approved a $283 tuition increase for in-state students for the 2013-14 academic year. The increase, though, is partially offset by a $138.60 overall reduction in fees. Full story...
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Former Shallotte cop pleads guilty to insurance fraud

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video A former Shallotte Police detective has pleaded guilty to insurance fraud. The crime will keep him from working in law enforcement in the state for at least two years. Full story...
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McCrory, Perdue traveling to NC military bases

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Gov. Bev Perdue is introducing successor Pat McCrory to leaders at the state's military bases in a whirlwind one-day trip through eastern North Carolina. Full story...
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NC governor still working on group home solution

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Gov. Bev Perdue won't release a solution to attempt to ensure certain residents in group homes losing Medicaid coverage can keep a roof over their heads until probably next week. Full story...
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Vehicle stop leads to drugs, counterfeit money arrests

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video Brunswick County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man and woman from New Hanover County on charges including drug possession and possession of counterfeit money. Full story...
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