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Archive - Mar 13, 2013

BREAKING FIRST ON 3: Airman charged with homicide, manslaughter in baby's death

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video The Air Force confirms it is investigating an airman at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base for his involvement in the death of his child. The child's body was found in Columbus County Tuesday afternoon. Full story...
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Troopers find driver from River Road wreck

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video A two-day search is over. A man believed to have been thrown from a violent crash Monday night has been found. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - March 13

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videoOn Wednesday the Wilmington Hammerheads revealed their new uniforms for the 2013 season. Two of the players showed off their new kits on Wednesday. The UNCW baseball team now has a five game winning streak. Plus more! Full story...
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Building History: St Luke AME Zion Church

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video A church is home to many things and this one has been here to serve many in our community. Reverend William Johnson the Third knows the history of this place “St Luke’s church was born April 8, 1865 on the heels of the civil war, and grew from there,” Full story...
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Suspect linked to pipe bombs to remain in custody

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videoA man connected to bombs found in storage units in Wilmington and Pennsylvania will stay in jail. A federal judge in Philadelphia ruled today to keep Istvan Merchenthaler, 42, behind bars. Full story...
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Sen. Goolsby files bill to end 'de facto moratorium' on death penalty

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videoThe process for executing those sentenced to death in North Carolina would be streamlined under legislation presented in the NC General Assembly. Full story...
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BSL mayor not guilty of assault, sexual battery charges

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A judge found Boiling Spring Lakes Mayor Richard White not guilty today of three counts of sexual battery and one count of assaulting a female. Full story...
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Pender County murder suspect turns himself in

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videoThe man accused of a deadly shooting last night in Pender County turned himself in this afternoon. Pender County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 911 call at a home off US 17 in Hampstead just after 9 p.m. Tuesday. When Deputies arrived on the scene, they found the body of Donnie Lee Pridgen. Full story...
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NC House committee hears more about voter ID

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Some elections and voting experts say there are other ways to discourage the potential for fraud while casting ballots that don't necessarily require North Carolina voters to obtain photo identification. Full story...
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Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis

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videoArgentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis. Full story...
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Burr bill extends coverage for Lejeune toxic water

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videoA US senator from North Carolina has filed a bill to make more Marines and their families eligible for health care for illnesses suffered because of toxic drinking water at Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Woman creates 'katchy' invention

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video Inside a Whiteville home, one woman spends her days brainstorming and testing ideas for her latest inventions. Anne Wheeler has been an innovator of baby products and now she's hoping to succeed in other markets. Today, two-year-olds Ellie and Chloe are using Wheeler's invention, the Katchit Tray, designed to cut down on kids' messes. Full story...
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Whiteville woman creates tray to catch all messes

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A Whiteville woman who spends her time coming up with ways to make life easier for the average person has turned her latest idea into a patented invention.video Full story...
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Authorities suspend search for driver along River Road

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The search for the driver who might have been thrown from a van that crashed Monday night along River Road in New Hanover County was called off shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday, N.C. Highway Patrol 1st Sgt. Troy Pope said. Full story...
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