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Archive - Jan 3, 2013

NC Supreme Court swears in newest member

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A new justice has taken her place on North Carolina's highest court. Court of Appeals Judge Cheri Beasley was elevated to the Supreme Court when Chief Justice Sarah Parker swore her in Thursday afternoon inside the Supreme Court's courtroom. Full story...
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NC judge voids teacher paycheck law targeting NCAE

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A North Carolina judge says Republican-backed legislation aimed at cutting off the revenue stream of a Democrat-friendly teachers association violates the constitution and can't be enforced. Full story...
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County Commission looks at school security

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video New Hanover County Commissioners held their first public meeting of the New Year. The big topic of conversation law enforcement in elementary schools. The tragic incident in Newtown, CT, has our leaders taking action. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Berger says he wasn't drunk despite 0.08 blood alcohol content

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's blood alcohol content was at the legal limit for drivers following his arrest for DWI according to a report from the Wilmington Police Department's Crime Laboratory obtained by WWAY NewsChannel 3. Full story...
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Child counselor sentenced for fraud and arson

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video A former Chadbourn school counselor will spend three decades behind bars for setting fire to his office to cover up Medicare fraud. Full story...
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Explore with George: New Elements Gallery

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video Though they only recently moved into their current location on Princess Street, New Elements Gallery has been a fixture in Downtown Wilmington for 28 years now. Full story...
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Police investigate shooting and apparent beating death

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video Wilmington Police have their hands full after two violent crimes yesterday. Following two separate incidents one man is dead, and another is recovering from multiple gunshot wounds. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Real-life Grinch? Admitted mail thief just wanted Christmas

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videoA real-life Grinch is accused of stealing Christmas from nearly 70 people in Carolina Beach. Today, the suspect spoke out and said he just wanted Christmas, too. Full story...
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Bullet found in Fit for Fun after New Year's gunfire

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video An employee of Wilmington's Fit for Fun Center on South 10th Street arrived for work yesterday morning and found a bullet on the floor. There was also damage to the Sherriedale Morgan Boxing and Fitness Center next door. Full story...
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State lawmakers meet with local leaders

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video State leaders came down to the local level this morning. In a meeting at Wilmington City Hall, state lawmakers met with area leaders. The meeting comes as Republicans get ready to take greater control of state government. Full story...
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New Congress means moves for McIntyre

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video A new Congress has taken office in Washington, DC. Members of the 113th Congress were sworn in today. The new session of Congress means Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) moves up the ladder of seniority in the US House. Full story...
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Wilmington 10 members to get pardon certificates Saturday

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video An ecumenical service this weekend will celebrate the pardoning of the Wilmington 10. The service is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Gregory Congregational Church on Nun Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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County unemployment rates show big drop in Pender since Nov. '11

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video Pender County has shown the biggest improvement over the last year. The unemployment rate has dropped 2.4 points percent drop over the course of a year to 10.0 percent. That tied with two other counties for the second biggest drop in the entire state since November 2011. Full story...
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NC high court decision on sweepstakes takes effect

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video A North Carolina Supreme Court decision upholding a ban on video sweepstakes machines is going into effect. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Jan. 2 Seahawks drop conference opener at home

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videoOn Wednesday the UNC Wilmington men's basketball team lost their first home game of the season. The Towson Tigers got off to a great start. UNCW made a valiant comeback, but it was too little too late in the CAA opener for the Seahawks. On Wednesday we also had high school hoops on WWAY. The West Brunswick boys knocked off North Brunswick. West Bladen edged South Brunswick. Full story...
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