Archive - Jan 2012
Man surrenders after 13-hour standoff in Wilson
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 8:14am.

Wilson County sheriff's deputies say an armed man has surrendered after a 13-hour standoff at his home.

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Man stabbed in downtown Wilmington
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 5:18am.

Wilmington Police say a man has been stabbed downtown. Officers say it happened early this morning at Dock and Water streets after a robbery gone wrong.

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ONLY ON 3: Where's D.A.R.E.? Donors to defunct Leland program look for answers
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 11:52pm.

video More than a dozen local D.A.R.E. programs have been set up in North Carolina, but one in our area has closed-up shop. The D.A.R.E. program in Leland is no longer around, but what has some supporters angry is what was done with the dollars raised.

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ONLY ON 3: Family says Progress Energy work led to $10,000 worth of damage, bills
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 11:45pm.

video A Wrightsville Beach couple says Progress Energy owes them thousands of dollars after a project to put in new lines went wrong. The couple claims the drilling hit a water line, and they were forced to pay to have it fixed. A waterline leak and thousands of dollars later, Brooke and Jeff Richardson want Progress Energy to own up to its mistake.

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FIRST ON 3: Berger still struggling with removal from boards
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 11:41pm.

video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is still having a hard time getting over the fact that he was not reappointed to various community boards this year.

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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Jan. 18
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 10:53pm.

video Buzz Peterson was not allowed to coach the UNCW Seahawks on Wednesday night due to a one game suspension. With associate coach Jamie Kachmarik calling the shots the Seahawks were not able to mount a successful comeback against James Madison. The Dukes beat UNCW 69-61. It's the third loss in a row for the UNCW men's basketball team.

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Two community college campuses secure after report of gunman
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 9:38pm.

Both campuses of a western North Carolina community college are secure after a staff member reported seeing a man walking through a parking lot with a handgun.

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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Unexpected insurance hike threatens elderly woman's home
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 6:00pm.

video If your property taxes and insurance are held in escrow, you may want to keep a close eye on it. A Hampstead woman contacted us on behalf of her elderly mother, who was in danger of losing her home because her homeowner's insurance doubled, and she never knew it.

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