Archive - Apr 29, 2013
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NBA player's decision to come out sparks discussion nationally, locally
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 10:44pm.

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.

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WWAY's Monday night sports - April 29; Nixon to get star on Wilmington Walk of Fame
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 10:41pm.

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!

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Health care tactic focus of bill going to McCrory
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 9:51pm.

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.

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NC shooting suspect testifies at murder trial
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 9:50pm.

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.

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StarNews: Fuzzy Peach yogurt chain begins national expansion
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 7:38pm.

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.

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Guilty pleas close two 2011 Pender Co. murder cases
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 7:13pm.

videoThe district attorney says a pair of Pender County murder cases should be closed this afternoon, when the suspects return to court.

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Carolina Beach Road murder investigation continues
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 4:57pm.

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.

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