Archive - 2012
Fayetteville police chief accidentally shoots self
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 12/28/2012 - 10:40pm.

Fayetteville's police chief is back on the job after accidentally shooting herself in the hand. Fayetteville Police Department Interim Chief Katherine Bryant was wounded earlier this week. Details surrounding the incident have not been released, but officials said the accident did not happen with her police issued weapon. No one else was hurt.

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Thieves steal meteorites from NC science institute
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 12/28/2012 - 10:39pm.

North Carolina authorities are searching for thieves who stole more than 100 meteorites from around the globe in a Christmas Eve break-in at a science education center.

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NC Medicaid services remain for dementia patients
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 12/28/2012 - 10:36pm.

People with dementia or Alzheimer's disease living in special facilities in North Carolina can retain current levels of personal care services in the new year while their custodians appeal decisions to scale back Medicaid support.

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Russian adoption law affects local families
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 12/28/2012 - 10:32pm.

video Russia is playing politics with people, little people. The new bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children hurts American families as well as children already in the adoption process. It's a frustrating move that one Wilmington woman has seen before.

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Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 12/28/2012 - 6:58pm.

videoWWAY's George Elliot stopped by the Cape Fear Museum to check out their exhibit "Shopping Around Wilmington," and to see what else they have coming up.

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Wounded soldier returns home to Wilmington with optimistic outlook on future
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 12/28/2012 - 4:22pm.

videoSgt. James Pierce came home to a hero's welcome last weekend. Now, he must work to get his body, mind and spirit healed after surviving the devastating attack that killed another local soldier.

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Strike averted, for now, at East Coast ports
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 12/28/2012 - 12:37pm.

video A deal has been struck that for now averts a strike by 14,500 longshoremen at major ports on the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico.

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