Archive - 2012
First Iron Man 3 toys hit store shelves
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 1:19pm.

The first official Iron Man 3 merchandise is beginning to appear on store shelves, with 10″ “Arc Strike” action figures based on Iron Man and War Machine/Iron Patriot spotted by Twitter user Armageddon26 and posted by Comic Book Movie.

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Gun control debate reaches Southport
Submitted by Matt Ray on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 10:39am.

video The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School has once again brought the topic of gun control to the forefront. But some local gun owners warn against knee-jerk reactions.

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This Day in NC History: The USS Monitor sank
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 10:32am.

On December 31, 1862, the USS Monitor, sank during a storm off the coast of Cape Hatteras. Four officers and twelve crewmen were lost.

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WPD: Man shoots intruder, realizes it's his brother
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 10:30am.

videoWilmington Police responded to two separate 911 calls in the 5200 block of Hunters Trail Thursday and Friday. The second call turned out to be deadly.

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UPDATE: WPD traffic operation takes drunk drivers off the roads
Submitted by Matt Ray on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 10:29am.

video Several area law enforcement agencies came together last night to "saturate the city." They were on the lookout for unsafe drivers, particularly those driving under the influence of alcohol, prescription medication, and drugs.

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MARKING HISTORY: Henry Bacon; Lincoln Memorial architect
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 9:11am.

videoOne of the most treasured memorials in America was designed by a Wilmington man. We introduce you to Henry Bacon in this week's Marking History.

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Wilmington couple inspires others to achieve New Year's resolutions
Submitted by Matt Ray on Sun, 12/30/2012 - 6:17pm.

video David Silvia began 2011 unhappy with his direction in life, and he set what he thought was an impossible resolution: to reconnect with his one true love, his high school sweetheart, who he had not seen in 39 years.

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Police say 18-month-old shot by accident Friday
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 12/30/2012 - 4:07pm.

Gaston County Police responded to a shooting Friday night at 310 S. Skyland Dr. in Bessemer City.

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