Archive - Jun 5, 2012
Fight over woman gets man stabbed in stomach and hands
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 4:28pm.

A man was stabbed repeatedly after becoming involved in a dispute over a woman.

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Firefighters get help from Firehouse Subs
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 3:57pm.

Firehouse subs is giving back to area fire departments. The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donated more than $30,000 worth of equipment today

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WWII vet gets back lost service medals
Submitted by IE on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 3:49pm.

A 90-year-old veteran finally has back his service medals earned in World War II. Rep. Mike McIntyre worked with the national personnel records center and to replace the lost medals for Leroy Pierson of Bladen County.

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UPDATE: Tourist drowns while helping rescue other swimmers
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 3:33pm.

video Kevin Scott Roberts, 43, of Mt. Lookout, WV, drowned Monday after being caught by a strong current off Bald Head Island. Roberts was among five people that tried to save three swimmers that were struggling off the east end.

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ILM shows off new full-body scanner
Submitted by Asha Dave on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 2:50pm.

video Flying out of Wilmington International Airport may have just gotten a lot safer. Passengers at ILM may have to pass a new test before getting on the plane: a full-body scanner.

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NCDOT awards $4.6 million contract to preserve Snows Cut Bridge
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 2:49pm.

The bridge will be rehabilitated using a new resurfacing technique called hydro-demolition. During this resurfacing process, the deteriorated concrete on the bridge deck will be removed in part using high-pressured water, and the bridge will be resurfaced using high-strength concrete.

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NC Senate panel OKs framework to regulate fracking
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 1:30pm.

A Senate committee has recommended a framework which the state of North Carolina should follow while legalizing a controversial form of natural gas drilling.

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Film starring Oscar-winner Swank coming to Wilmington
Submitted by on Tue, 06/05/2012 - 1:22pm.

A movie starring two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank will shoot in Wilmington this summer, according to the StarNews. Swank stars in HBO's "Mary and Martha."

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