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Archive - Oct 28, 2013

Mom: Robbery, shoot-out suspects 'made bad decisions'

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video The only survivor of a Friday night police shoot made his first court appearance this afternoon. Jalani Smith, 20, made a video appearance as his family watched in the courtroom. He faces multiple armed robbery charges and four counts of first degree kidnapping. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - October 28

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videoWilmington's Kadeem Allen made a verbal commitment to play basketball at the University of Arizona. Allen graduated from New Hanover. He also played hoops at Laney. WWAY Full Court Press co-host Kevin Schneider analyzed the move on our sports segment. Boston beat St. Louis in game 5 of the World Series. Plus more! Full story...
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Conservation groups buys 250 acres in western NC

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A conservation group has bought about 250 acres of land in western North Carolina to block any development of the site. Full story...
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New curfew rules coming to WHA properties

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video Teens in Wilmington Housing Authority properties have a new set of rules to follow. At a Monday night board meeting the board voted to impose a curfew on everyone under the age of 17. Full story...
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Activists want NC Medicaid expansion reconsidered

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Democratic lawmakers and liberal-leaning advocacy groups want Gov. Pat McCrory to reconsider his decision this year not to expand Medicaid to more low-income individuals using the federal health care overhaul. Full story...
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NC state parks director retiring at year's end

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North Carolina's state parks director for the past 10 years is leaving state government to become the head of a national association for similar state leaders. Full story...
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Fit Minute - Cancer survivors exercise together for support

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videoDoctors say working out helps cancer survivors reduce their risk of a relapse. There is a program that helps them come together to support each other while they exercise. It's called Livestrong at the YMCA. Full story...
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Wilmington could get national recognition for World War II efforts

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videoWilmington might be the first to get the American World War II City designation. Full story...
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Candidate profile: Kevin O'Grady

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videoFour years ago Kevin O'Grady ran for City Council promising to clean up the downtown Wilmington's nightlife. He says after helping do that, he's refocused his attention on downtown. Full story...
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Local groups want to quash segregation, gang violence

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videoLocal churches are teaming up with the group "Boots on the Ground" to try to squash segregation in the Port City. The group wants to bring the community together by remembering the race riot of 1898. Full story...
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Candidate profile: Derek Bickel

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videoWilmington City Council candidate Derek Bickel says he does not think of himself as a politician. "I'm someone who cares deeply about Wilmington," he said. Full story...
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Ride operator appears in court on NC fair injuries

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A ride operator facing criminal charges over injuries at the North Carolina State Fair has made his first court appearance. Timothy Dwayne Tutterrow of Quitman, GA, faces three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, inflicting serious injury. Full story...
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Pender woman charged with animal cruelty after 170 animals seized

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videoA Pender County woman faces charges weeks after more than 150 animals were taken from her home. Marilyn Medina, 72, was arrested today and charged with 13 counts of animal cruelty. Full story...
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Dentists offer cash for Halloween candy

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videoLooking to get rid of some of halloween loot? A couple area dentists will help. Full story...
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Adams sentenced to life after admitting killing young mother

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video A Wilmington man will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty today to murdering a young mother early last year. Andrew Bernard Adams, 56, admitted to killing Latricia Scott. Full story...
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