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Archive - Jul 12, 2012

WWAY's Thursday night sports - July 12

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video On Thursday we found out the Garrity family is leaving UNCW in order to move to Clemson, SC. This opens a head coaching vacancy at UNC Wilmington.... On Thursday the Wilmington Hammerheads had a hard time scoring goals... The Wilmington Sharks had a similar situation until the ninth inning. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine receives Silver Star for valor

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A Camp Lejeune Marine who received the Silver Star for his actions during a patrol that was supposed to photograph an Afghan town says he's accepting the award on behalf of the troops that don't come home. Full story...
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Company says Time Warner can't use PA station

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The company that owns the Pennsylvania NBC affiliate that's replacing one of its network counterparts in North Carolina says Time Warner Cable may have misappropriated its signal. Full story...
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Ballpark supporters: Where have they been?

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video We've heard a lot from those against building a tax-funded ballpark in the Port City, but not much from those who support it. Today we asked them why they have been MIA. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: WPD investigating 8th Street shooting

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Matthew Dale Lewis of Hampstead was shot on 8th Street between Wooster and Dawson Streets around noon Wednesday. Full story...
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Crime in NC lowest since 1977; Wilmington also sees drop

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video The North Carolina Department of Justice says crime is down across the state. According to its annual report, violent crimes fell by more than five percent last year, making the crime rate the lowest since 1977. There has also been a decrease in those numbers here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Some want changes after latest Masonboro mess

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video Is the party over for Masonboro? Some people say they hope so after this year's 4th of July celebrations. Full story...
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Voters pick favorites in NC, legislative runoffs

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The surge of Republican candidates in North Carolina this year has led to more runoffs next week for statewide and legislative races. Full story...
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Federal grant to help law enforcement in Columbus County

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A federal grant will help law enforcement in Columbus County get on the same page. The county has received a Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) of $14,683 to increase communications and information sharing among law enforcement agencies in the county. Full story...
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Report: Penn St. officials concealed sex abuse to avoid bad publicity

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video An internal investigation into the child sex abuse scandal that rocked Penn State concludes that top school officials, including longtime football coach Joe Paterno, hushed up allegations against Jerry Sandusky for fear of bad publicity. READ THE FULL REPORT INSIDE Full story...
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