Archive - Feb 8, 2013
NHRMC ends flu-related visitor restrictions
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 3:56pm.

Due to the decrease in the level of influenza in the community, New Hanover Regional Medical Center is removing the visiting restrictions placed on children under the ages 12 and under. This change is effective immediately.

Full Story »
FIRST ON 3: Records show spike in prisoners injured in Bladen Co. jail
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 3:30pm.

videoRecords WWAY requested through the Freedom of Information Act from Bladen County show that eight inmates had to be taken to the hospital after jail fights in 2012. That's compared to six over the previous three years combined.

Full Story »
Ex-Fort Bragg soldier sentenced in fraud scheme
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 3:28pm.

A former Fort Bragg soldier is headed to federal prison for defrauding the government. Natosha June Boyd was sentenced to 30 months in prison to be followed by 3 years of supervised release for her involvement in submitting false claims through the U.S. Department of Defense's travel reimbursement system.

Full Story »
More Marines charged over corpse urination video
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 3:24pm.

videoTwo more Marines face criminal charges over a 2011 YouTube video showing members of a sniper platoon urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.

Full Story »
New magazine coming to Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 2:59pm.

The Pilot’s line of monthly arts and culture magazines will grow later this spring when it launches a new magazine in Wilmington. Like the name implies, Salt magazine will reflect the coastal culture of Wilmington when it debuts in late May.

Full Story »
US education official, fmr. UNCW vice chancellor named as new NCCU chancellor
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 1:10pm.

videoAn Obama administration official is the new chancellor at North Carolina Central University. Debra Saunders-White was named Friday as the 11th leader of the historically black university in Durham.

Full Story »
Power loss affects NC DMV systems for 2nd day
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 1:06pm.

A power outage at the Raleigh headquarters of the NC Division of Motor Vehicles is disrupting the agency's services statewide for a second day.

Full Story »
WPD: Popular waiter dies accidentally on his 45th birthday
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 12:32pm.

videoA popular server at Caprice Bistro died accidentally this morning on his 45th birthday.

Full Story »