Archive - 2012
NC woman hospitalized after pit bull attack
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 8:59pm.

A Charlotte woman has been hospitalized for severe injuries from a pit bull bite. WCNC-TV reports Thursday that the woman was taken to a hospital to be treated for a bite to her leg.

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NC ferry runs aground in rough seas
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 8:47pm.

A state-run ferry route connecting islands along North Carolina's Outer Banks is back in service after a vessel ran aground in rough seas. The N.C. Department of Transportation says the Motor Vessel Frisco ran aground in Hatteras Inlet about 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday with 35 passengers, six crew members and 19 vehicles on board. No injuries were reported.

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NC Sen. Mansfield to run for Democratic chairman
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 8:44pm.

An outgoing state senator now wants to become the next chairman of the North Carolina Democratic Party. Eric Mansfield of Fayetteville told party members of his entry into the race in an e-mail last week.

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Flu season already peaking, experts suggest vaccination
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 6:51pm.

videoIt's that time of year to get your flu shot. The experts say this year, the flu is already peaking.

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Record year revives Hollywood East
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 5:00pm.

video A record-breaking year for the film industry in North Carolina put Wilmington back on the map for everyone from comic book fans to Nicholas Sparks fans searching for a good old-fashion love story.

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Several people hurt in string of afternoon crashes
Submitted by Matt Ray on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 4:54pm.

video It was a busy afternoon for law enforcement in Wilmington and New Hanover County dealing with several injury accidents. One near downtown Wilmington sent two children to the hospital.

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Looming strike would impact Port of Wilmington
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 4:29pm.

video It's a big employer in the Cape Fear region, but this weekend some workers could hit the picket lines and impact how things move through the State Port of Wilmington. It would be the first longshoremen work stoppage since 1977.

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WPD investigates early-morning break-in
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 1:56pm.

video Wilmington Police are looking for a man who broke into a home early this morning and robbed a man who was sleeping. It happened before 6 a.m. at 2239 Wrightsville Ave.

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