Archive - Feb 15, 2012
WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Feb. 15
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 11:46pm.

video Wednesday marked the third night of conference tournament play throughout the region for high school basketball action. Click full story for all of Wednesday's scores. Click play video to see all the action. One thing's for sure. New Hanover will face Hoggard on Friday in the finals of the Mideastern Conference Tournament based on Wednesday's results.

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FIRST ON 3: Mom says five-year-old son raped by classmate at school
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 11:13pm.

video A Tabor City mom says her five-year-old son was raped at school. But it's who she says attacked the boy that you just won't believe. Sherri Loika says her son was sodomized in a restroom at Tabor City Elementary School by a five-year-old classmate. She found out the night it happened after his teacher called.

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Carolina Beach police investigate assault, victim threatened with a knife
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 10:17pm.

Carolina Beach police are investigating an assault Wednesday night in which a man was hit with a two-by-four and threatened with a knife.

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Attorneys asking for racial fairness to be ensured in murder trial and statewide
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 10:08pm.

Attorneys are asking the judge in the Racial Justice Act hearing to ensure fairness in the case of Marcus Robinson as well as in the North Carolina court system.

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NC father, son face sexual exploitation charges
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 8:24pm.

Pitt County authorities say a father and son are free on bond after being charged with sexual exploitation of minors because of images of children found on their computers.

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Greenpeace protesters arrested at NC demonstration
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 8:21pm.

Six Greenpeace demonstrators have been arrested after hanging a banner in front of the Duke Energy building in Charlotte protesting rate increases for the utility's customers.

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NC telecommunications agency to shut down in April
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 8:19pm.

A North Carolina state agency that created videos for state government and got public service announcements on television is closing its doors in April because of cash flow problems.

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Data provider Reed Elsevier to add 350 NC jobs
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 8:17pm.

North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue's office says an educational publisher that owns the LexisNexis information service plans to add 350 jobs over the next five years.

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