Archive - Apr 15, 2013
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Local runners react to Boston Marathon bombings
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 10:47pm.

videoLocal runners said they woke up Monday morning ready to go. Ready for the 26.2 miles ahead of them, filled with excitement and nerves.

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WWAY's Monday night sports - April 15
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 10:42pm.

videoOn Monday the UNCW baseball team moved into the top 25 poll published by Baseball America. It's the first national ranking for UNCW in baseball since 2009. Laney knocked off New Hanover in high school baseball on Monday. WWAY was there for all the action. Plus more!

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UNC system president seeking smaller required cuts
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 9:03pm.

The head of North Carolina's public university system says he's worried another year of deep cuts from the General Assembly would hurt the University of North Carolina's ability to provide quality education.

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Security stepped up at Elizabeth City State
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 9:01pm.

Heightened security measures are in effect for Elizabeth City State University after a student was shot and wounded over the weekend.

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Grants to attend NC private schools filed in House
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 9:00pm.

Backers of a bill to give taxpayer dollars to parents of North Carolina children to attend private schools say the measure will ensure more families have access to a sound education in keeping with the state constitution.

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Death toll rises to 3 after Boston Marathon bombings
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 8:44pm.

The death toll in the Boston Marathon bombings has increased to three people, according to the Boston Police commissioner. "This cowardly act will not be taken within stride," Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis told reporters this evening. "We will turn every rock over to find the people who are responsible for this."

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Boy, 8, among the dead in Boston Marathon Explosions
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 7:44pm.

An 8-year-old boy was one of two casualties when bombs tore into the Boston Marathon today, a law enforcement source told ABC News. At least 115 people were injured, including several children with severe trauma, when bombs exploded almost simultaneously at the crowded Boston Marathon on a day that was supposed to be one of celebration.

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Wrightsville Beach works on plan to enforce smoking ban on beach
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 4:29pm.

video Last fall Wrightsville Beach became the first non-smoking beach in North Carolina. Now town leaders are deciding how to enforce the ban.

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