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Archive - 2012

This Day in NC History: The USS Monitor sank

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On December 31, 1862, the USS Monitor, sank during a storm off the coast of Cape Hatteras. Four officers and twelve crewmen were lost. Full story...
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WPD: Man shoots intruder, realizes it's his brother

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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. Full story...
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UPDATE: WPD traffic operation takes drunk drivers off the roads

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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. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Henry Bacon; Lincoln Memorial architect

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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. Full story...
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Wilmington couple inspires others to achieve New Year's resolutions

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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. Full story...
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Police say 18-month-old shot by accident Friday

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Gaston County Police responded to a shooting Friday night at 310 S. Skyland Dr. in Bessemer City. Full story...
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Three juveniles charged in Durham murder

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Police said Saturday they have charged three young people in the murder of a 35-year-old man. Full story...
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Ashley girls and Hoke boys claim Brogden Championship

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video The Leon Brogden Holiday Basketball Tournament wrapped up on Saturday at UNCW. Ashley High School claimed the first ever girls championship. The Eagles beat Laney 39-37. While it was an in-town team taking home the girls tourney, Hoke County beat Hoggard 60-49 to win the boys championship. Full story...
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Brogden Tournament Update

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video The 2012 Leon Brogden Holiday Tournament is over. Ashley High School is the girls champion. Hoke County captured the boys tittle. Full story...
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Island of Lights New Year's Eve celebration to be held at pier; town apologizes Ocean Front Park not completed

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video The Island of Lights New Year's Eve celebration will be held in Kure Beach this year, but not at a new park as the town had hoped. The town of Kure Beach apologized on its website today that construction of Ocean Front Park is not completed. Full story...
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