Archive - Jan 14, 2013
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Katy's crash suspect tells court he's crazy
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 5:24pm.

video A man accused of driving into a Wilmington restaurant Friday night made his first appearance in court today and told a judge he is crazy.

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ONLY ON 3: Quitting habit, saving money may be fueling e-cigarette boom
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 4:58pm.

videoTwo weeks into the New Year, and some people are still trying to kick a few bad habits. Smokers in Wilmington are no exception, which might explain the boom in electronic cigarette stores in the area.

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Search for foreign investors could delay convention center hotel even longer
Submitted by Matt Ray on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 4:55pm.

videoAnother delay seems likely for Wilmington's Convention Center hotel. At a briefing with city leaders this morning, the developer said it needs another extension.

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Husband pleads guilty, heads to prison for killing wife
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 4:44pm.

video On his seventh wedding anniversary he brutally beat his wife before killing her. But would William Keith Waters spend the rest of his life in prison for committing this crime? He learned his fate today after pleading guilty in New Hanover County Court.

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'Bring it! Downtown' showing signs of success
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 3:50pm.

video Members of Wilmington's "Bring it! Downtown" campaign say the last six months were a success. The group told City Council this morning it surpassed benchmarks from council while increasing membership from 42 to 71.

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Police caught burglary suspect in the act
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 3:23pm.

video Wilmington Police say they caught a burglar red-handed early Saturday morning before he could get away. Investigators say just after midnight Saturday they got a call for a burglary in progress at 3827 Mayfield Court after a neighbor heard strange noises coming from the home next door.

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Man charged with attacking brother with machete
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 3:14pm.

video A man is in jail after Wilmington Police say he attacked his brother with a machete over the weekend. Police say around 12:45 a.m. Saturday they responded to Antonio Andre Fullwood, 37, bleeding on Dawson Street. He told officers his brother Berman Rakim Davis Jr., 39, had attacked him.

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Link between pot smoking and IQ drop challenged
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 3:11pm.

A study last year suggested that regular marijuana smoking during the teen years can lead to a long-term drop in IQ. Now a new analysis is challenging that conclusion.

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