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Archive - Apr 29, 2013

NBA player's decision to come out sparks discussion nationally, locally

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video“I am a 34 year-old NBA Center. I’m black, and I’m gay,” Jason Collins told Sports Illustrated in its May 6th issue. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - April 29; Nixon to get star on Wilmington Walk of Fame

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videoWWAY 5th Quarter co-host Trot Nixon will be honored in May with a star on the Wilmington Walk of Fame. Celebrate Wilmington will honor Trot Nixon on May 31. Former New Hanover Wildcat Jermaine Jones continues to tear up the track every time he puts his cleets on for St. Augustine's. Plus more! Full story...
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Health care tactic focus of bill going to McCrory

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Gov. Pat McCrory will soon have a bill prohibiting a health care insurance negotiating tactic that rivals of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina argue it uses to discourage competition and inflate health care costs. Full story...
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NC shooting suspect testifies at murder trial

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The suspect in the shooting death of a Pennsylvania football player told a jury that he thought he was going to be shot when he fired at the victim's teammates in a Durham parking. Full story...
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Of light and mystery...

"The rain wept upon the warmth of the Earth, and through the clearing lens I saw a lush and fertile land..."

StarNews: Fuzzy Peach yogurt chain begins national expansion

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The Fuzzy Peach, the Wilmington-based frozen yogurt chain, said Monday it had signed franchise agreements for stores in South Carolina, Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Arkansas and West Virginia. Full story...
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Guilty pleas close two 2011 Pender Co. murder cases

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videoThe district attorney says a pair of Pender County murder cases should be closed this afternoon, when the suspects return to court. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Road murder investigation continues

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video A man charged with murder in a weekend shooting spent more than five years behind bars on a similar charge. Shannon Mitchell is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Gilbert McClammy Saturday night. Full story...
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Defense attorney says issue that led to officer's suspension something he's never seen

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videoWe're learning more tonight about a Sunset Beach Police officer under investigation after prosecutors had to dismiss a court case in which he was a witness. The issue is notes the officer used in two different trials. Full story...
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Thanks to local photographer Joshua McClure

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A big thanks tonight to local photographer Joshua McClure, who helped us with our newscasts by allowing us to use some of his photos as a background in our set. You can find out more about Joshua at http://www.fineartgalleryoncanvas.com/. He has some beautiful local photos there. Check him out! Full story...
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Charlotte Mayor Foxx gets seat on Obama's Cabinet

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A rising star in the North Carolina Democratic Party is heading to Washington for a position in President Obama's Cabinet that may one day help Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx seek higher office back home. Full story...
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Three charged in Brunswick County cocaine bust

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videoThree people are in jail after local, state and federal agents busted a cocaine operation in Brunswick County. Full story...
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New Melissa McCarthy movie starts filming this week

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The newest flick to start filming in Wilmington is "Tammy," starring Melissa McCarthy, according to a film permit request from the City of Wilmington. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Police investigate big fight after party cruise

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video Carolina Beach Police are investigating a fight between as many as 60 people that sent four men to the hospital, one with severe head trauma. Full story...
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Nearly 400 years later, debate continues over NC-SC line

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Nearly 400 years since the Province of Carolina was split into the colonies of North Carolina and South Carolina, the two states are still trying to figure out their boundary. Full story...
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