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Archive - Oct 3, 2013

WWAY's Thursday night sports - October 4

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videoOn Thursday we checked out basketball practice at East Carolina, soccer action from Legion Stadium and we provided a week 7 high school football preview. Former East Bladen football standout Desmond Bryant left Thursday's NFL game early due to shortness of breath. Plus more. Full story...
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Chief: Suspect is 'cold-blooded murderer'

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videoWilmington Police have arrested a 20-year-old man for the murder of Angelo Freeman, 51, Tuesday night on Lilac Court. Nicholas Terrell Bannerman is charged with first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon, burglary, arson, kidnapping and conspiracy. Full story...
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Creekwood residents, WPD search for ways to stop violence

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video After responding to numerous calls of shots fired in Creekwood over the weekend WPD is turning to the community for answers on how to stop the violence. Full story...
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Wilmington man sentenced for robbery and firearm charges

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In federal court, a Wilmington man was sentenced to 27 years in prison Thursday. Full story...
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Armed robbery on Carolina Beach Road

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video There was an armed robbery at 5002 Carolina Beach Road. The business at the address is Silver Lake Market. Full story...
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Take Back the Night rally steps out downtown

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video Organizers held the 24th annual Take Back the Night march and rally in downtown Wilmington. This event kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness month. Full story...
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Baby dies after being left in car in Greensboro

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Police say a 3-month-old boy has died after being left in a car alone outside an international market in Greensboro. Full story...
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Man charged with killing girlfriend in Burlington

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A 42-year-old man already in jail on a domestic violence charge has been charged with murder in the death of a Burlington woman whose skeletal remains were found a year ago. Full story...
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Gov. McCrory visits New Hanover Co. for Manufacturing Day Proclamation

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videoGov. Pat McCrory will visit the Wilmington area Friday. He will be at the Cape Fear Community College's North Campus to make a proclamation in honor of Manufacturing Day. Full story...
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UPDATE: WWAY and DISH reach agreement

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videoAn agreement between Morris Network, Inc., which owns and operates television stations in six Southern television markets, including WWAY NewsChannel 3, and Dish Network, has been reached. Full story...

Despite new law, some businesses post signs to keep guns out

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videoWalking the streets of downtown Wilmington, you may have noticed a few new signs in the windows of some of your favorite restaurants and bars. That's because starting Tuesday, concealed carry permit holders are now allowed to bring their weapons into places that serve alcohol unless business post a sign forbidding it. Full story...
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The Greeks to open second location near Monkey Junction

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videoA downtown Wilmington restaurant will expand near Monkey Junction. The owners of The Greeks say they will add a second location by the Harris Teeter on Carolina Beach Road in Beau Rivage Marketplace. Full story...
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Wave to continue all routes through fiscal year

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video Wave Transit will not cut any of its routes... for now. County Commissioners, City Council and members of the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority Board met today to discuss funding. Full story...
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CFCC hosts electric car show

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videoCape Fear Community College students held an electric car show this afternoon at the downtown campus. The show featured "green" cars from Wilmington residents and also some new rides from area businesses. Full story...
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Advance tickets for Cape Fear Fair & Expo on sale now at area Scotchman stores

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videoAdvanced tickets for the Cape Fear Fair and Expo are on sale now at area Scotchman stores. They are $15 each. Full story...
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