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Archive - Sep 26, 2012

WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Sept. 26

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video On Wednesday night on WWAY we provided a detailed preview of the upcoming high school football showdown between undefeated New Bern and undefeated New Hanover. It's considered to be the game of the week in North Carolina by many football fans.... On Wednesday we checked out the All Fenway Park Team. It includes Wilmington's Trot Nixon..... Plus more !!! Full story...
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Missing NC girl, sex offender found in South Florida

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video A 12-year-old girl who was reported missing on Monday has been found. FBI officials said that Abigale Lefevers and Timothy Newman were located at a parking lot a block from Interstate 95 near Miami, Florida. Full story...
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Carolina Beach in time crunch to move storage materials off Army-owned land

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video After several decades of using property leased from the federal government, the Town of Carolina Beach must finally comply with its lease. What was only supposed to be used for a water treatment facility, over time the town has used it for storage not approved by the Army. Where to put everything is now the issue. Full story...
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NC state judicial candidates gather for debate

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The eight candidates for four North Carolina appeals court seats up for election this fall talked up fairness and impartiality at a debate and avoided controversy on issues that could come up before their courts in the future. Full story...
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Attorney: NC sheriff won't settle profiling claims

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An attorney for the North Carolina sheriff accused of illegally arresting Latinos without probable cause to boost deportations says the lawman isn't interested in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department. Full story...
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NC man sentenced in NJ sex assaults, murder try

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A North Carolina man who hogtied and sexually assaulted two women inside a northern New Jersey apartment and also tried to murder his nephew there has been sentenced to 60 years in prison. Full story...
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Trot Nixon makes 'All Fenway Park Team'

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WWAY 5th Quarter co-host and Wilmington resident Trot Nixon has been named to the All Fenway Park Team. Essentially this honor puts the former New Hanover Wildcat on the top 40 list for players who suited up for the Boston Red Sox in the last century. Full story...
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Judge's order formalizes his decision in UNC case

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A judge has issued an order for North Carolina to provide media outlets with unredacted documents regarding football players who committed NCAA violations for receiving improper benefits. Full story...
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Attendants tiff causes United flight to return

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An airport official says a squabble between two flight attendants forced a United Airlines flight bound for Chicago to return to Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Full story...
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Fort Bragg general charged with adultery, other sex crimes

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US defense officials say an Army brigadier general has been charged with forcible sodomy, multiple counts of adultery and having inappropriate relationships with several female subordinates. Full story...
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Vice President Joe Biden to return to NC next week

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Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to return to North Carolina next week for another campaign visit. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign said Wednesday that Biden would come to the state next Tuesday. The campaign confirmed later he would travel to Charlotte and Asheville. Full story...
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Ogden neighborhood not happy about cell tower plan

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video A new, nearly 200-foot cell phone tower is on the horizon if New Hanover County approves a special-use permit. But it won't reach the sky if some residents have anything to say about it. Full story...
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'Modern Family' returns tonight! Star Sofia Vergara talks about the new season

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video The hit ABC show and Emmy winner for Best Comedy "Modern Family" returns. Recently we talked with star Sofia Vergara about the new season and her career. Full story...
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Marine charged in cabbie assault released from jail, runs from reporters

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A Marine charged with attacking a Surf City cab driver earlier this month is out of jail. Adam Kinosh appeared in Onslow County Court today for charges related to the September 10 attack. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. deputies pass out fliers as search for missing girl continues

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video Deputies have checked reports of the man and girl in Brunswick County, but they have not led to anything so far. Investigators say to keep an eye out. They are even distributing fliers to hotels in the county. Full story...
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