Archive - Dec 6, 2012
8-year-old NC boy walks away after car hits him
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:39pm.

Police in Graham say an 8-year-old boy walked away without serious injury after he was sent flying by a car as he crossed a road to board a school bus.

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Fayetteville announces task force on gun violence
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:37pm.

Fayetteville police have formed a task force in an attempt to curb the recent increase in local gun violence. Officials held a news conference Thursday to address concerns about the shootings, including three incidents at the same convenience store. A 67-year-old man was robbed and shot to death, and two suspects have been arrested in the case.

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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Dec. 6
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:35pm.

videoWilmington's Jonathan Cooper did not win the Outland Trophy on Thursday, but the former Hoggard standout sure came close. The UNC senior offensive lineman was a finalist for the award. On Thursday we checked out Ashley & West Brunswick on the basketball court. Plus more!

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Wallace Leinwand dies at 88
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:28pm.

videoA Bladen County legend is no longer with us. Wallace Leinwand died Thursday afternoon after a lengthy illness. He was 88.

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Surf City Police warn residents of scam
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 10:39pm.

video Surf City Police are warning residents about a new scam being reported.

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Police investigating armed robbery at Russell's Quick Stop
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 10:38pm.

video Wilmington Police are investigating after an armed robbery tonight. Police say five male suspects, wearing hoodies and sunglasses robbed the Russell's Quick Stop store on Wrightsville Avenue.

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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Pastry chef makes sweet works of art
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 9:03pm.

video A young pastry chef is quickly making her way up the culinary ranks in the Port City. At age 25, Rebeca Alvarado Paredes is already baking up quite the reputation in the kitchen.

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Transportation crews working to restore NC Highway 12 by Christmas
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 8:39pm.

The N.C. Department of Transportation is continuing its work to restore N.C. Highway 12 north of Rodanthe. Road crews temporarily closed the four-wheel drive route Thursday to remove damaged pavement and level the area in hopes to reopen the road to all traffic by Christmas. The emergency ferry route between Stumpy Point and Rodanthe remained open.

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