Archive - Jan 16, 2013
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Allegiant decision leaves desired route up in the air
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 5:01pm.

videoIf you were planning to fly directly from the Port City to the Magic Kingdom, not so fast. Allegiant Air announced last night it is ending service next week between Wilmington and Orlando, FL. This is the second non-stop flight cut from ILM in the last year. But why?

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Wilmington man guilty of federal drug and gun charges
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 5:00pm.

video A Wilmington man has been convicted of drug and gun charges after a 2011 shooting death in the Port City. A federal jury convicted Willis Sarvis, 34, of distrbution of PCP and using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime. Previously, Sarvis pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm by a felon.

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Shallotte church starts gun control petition drive
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 4:10pm.

video A Shallotte church is getting involved in the gun control debate. St. Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church has begun a campaign to curb the epidemic of gun violence.

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Burr blasts president's gun control plan
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 4:02pm.

video President Obama's plan to increase gun control in the United States is meeting opposition from North Carolina's Republican senator.

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'Teen Mom' Jenelle Evans is pregnant again
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 4:00pm.

Jenelle Evans is pregnant again, Star magazine is exclusively reporting.

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Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 1:49pm.

video President Barack Obama is announcing a $500 million package of executive actions and legislative proposals aimed at reducing gun violence a month after a mass shooting in Connecticut killed 20 elementary school children.

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Small plane crashes near Burlington, pilot dies
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 1:39pm.

Police in Burlington have released the name of the pilot killed in the crash of a single engine plane.

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NC Senate leader wants lower income tax rates
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 1:36pm.

video North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger says he thinks an overhaul of the state tax system will happen this year and he will try to make income tax rates as low as possible - maybe even zero.

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