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Archive - Nov 1, 2013

Police shooting victim's alcohol-level was legal

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A toxicology report shows the blood-alcohol level for an unarmed man fatally shot by a Charlotte police officer was below the legal limit. Full story...
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4 pet monkeys escape in NC; man bitten

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One of four monkeys that escaped from a private home in Currituck County has died after being tranquilized. Full story...
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Officials dispose of dynamite in Anson County

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Officials have disposed of what Anson County Sheriff Tommy Allen called "a large quantity" of dynamite discovered in a barn this week. Full story...
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Sheriff defends deputies involved in Smith shooting

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videoAt a news conference today we asked Sheriff Ed McMahon what he would say to those who think the deputies should not have shot Brandon Smith. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Coffee shop wants to sell beer, complaint holding it up

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videoWired on Wrightsville is a coffee shop off Wrightsville Avenue, but the owners want to add beer to the late-night menu. Full story...
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DA: Officers justified in shooting that killed man accused of shooting deputy

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video The District Attorney says a shooting that killed the suspect accused of shooting a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy last month was a reasonable use of deadly force. District Attorney Ben David said the officers were "absolutely justified in taking Brandon Smith's life." Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Cape Fear Fair & Expo

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videoThe Cape Fear Fair and Expo is finally underway! George Elliott stopped by to take it all in and give us the scoop on opening day. Full story...
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Weather worries force changes to high school football schedule

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Concerns about the threat of severe weather tonight has forced changes to tonight's high school football schedule. Several games have moved up kick-off from the originally scheduled 7:30 p.m. or even moved the game to another night. Full story...
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Sneads Ferry man charged with arson

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Deputies have charged a Sneads Ferry man with arson and other charges. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Deputy fired after allegedly firing Taser at utility worker

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy has been fired after allegedly trying to use his Taser on a utility worker. The Sheriff's Office says Reed Roberts was at his home in Pender County yesterday waiting for a technician to restore power to his home. Full story...
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Driver charged in car chase with cops after checkpoint

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video A man who led multiple law enforcement agencies on a car chase during a DWI checkpoint early this morning faces several assault charges after investigators say he intentionally hit a deputy's car twice. They say it started at a roadblock set up at the corner of 15th and Market streets around 1:30 a.m. Full story...
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Businesses call for change to Special Use Permits

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videoNew Hanover County is not a prime target for big manufacturing companies hoping to move businesses or start new business projects, according to the Coalition for Economic Advancement. Full story...
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WPD: Man admits to cutting cop car's tires, says 'he was angry'

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Police arrested a man they say admitted to slashing the tires of a police car while it was parked in the apartment complex where the officer lived. Full story...
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