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Archive - Mar 2013

Onslow County man to use Cash 5 win to make home repairs

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Dexter Barlow, a retiree from Swansboro, plans to use his $114,957 Cash 5 prize to make repairs to his home. Full story...
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Motions hearings conclude in Army sex charge trial

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More hearings are planned next month for motions before the court martial of a U.S. Army general charged with sexual misconduct. Full story...
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Tata: NC DOT backs deleting 3 toll-road mandates, including Skyway

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Gov. Pat McCrory's administration supports a bill to eliminate a mandate on North Carolina transportation officials to build toll-road projects in Gaston County, the northern Outer Banks and near Wilmington. Full story...
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NC Senate bill seeks to tear up lease for park

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Senate Republican leaders are moving forward with legislation to throw out a lease that lets Raleigh build a large park on the old Dorothea Dix mental hospital campus, although city leaders and residents are fighting the change. Full story...
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NC rallies put local face on gay marriage push

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North Carolina advocates in favor of gay marriage are putting a local face on the issue as the U.S. Supreme Court decides the law of the land. Full story...
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Motions hearings conclude in Army sex charge trial

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More hearings are planned next month for motions before the court martial of a U.S. Army general charged with sexual misconduct. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Naval war hero Johnston Blakely

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videoJohnston Blakely, a war hero whose namesake graces islands, cities and warships today, was a Wilmington resident for a time long ago. Full story...
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Wilmington police searching for three armed robbers

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Police are searching for three suspects in connection to two armed robberies in Wilmington overnight. Police say the robberies are unrelated. Full story...
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Pastor using second chance at life to promote safety in schools

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video A local pastor is taking on violence in schools through a new, children's album. Pastor Yushonda Midgette-Spriggs says she's been given a second chance at life and she wants to make a difference. Midgette-Spriggs has always loved to dance and entertain, but her passion for performing was crippled after a near fatal crash in 1996. Full story...
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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Couple charged after road rage leads to fight, ends with shots fired

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videoA weekend road rage incident in Carteret County led to a fight between the drivers involved and ended with one of the men firing shots, investigators say. It was all caught on camera, and it landed two people behind bars. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - March 25

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videoOn Monday the UNCW men's golf team captured the Seahawk Invitational. Seahawk junior Payne McLeod won the individual title by five strokes. The Ashley Spring Break Baseball Tournament is now underway. Ashley was the only local team to win on Monday. Plus more! Full story...
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Judge rules just 1 jury in Army sex charge trial

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A judge has decided that just one jury will hear all charges against a U.S. Army general charged with sexual misconduct. Full story...
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Father kills 10-year-old son while cleaning gun

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Authorities say a 10-year-old boy has been killed after he was shot by his father while he cleaned his shotgun. Robeson County deputies say 34-year-old Christopher Stanlane was on the couch in his Fairmont home wiping down the gun around 4 p.m. Sunday when it fired. Full story...
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Pender animal shelter passes re-inspection

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video Last week the Pender County animal shelter was the point of allegations. Two weeks ago, inspectors found animals not being properly cared for but those problems seemed to be corrected. The shelter passed a re-inspection Monday. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Onslow County Deputy may not be out of a job

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videoAn Onslow County deputy caught up in a road rage incident in South Carolina may not be out of a job after all. Full story...
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