Archive - May 17, 2013
FIRST ON 3: New details emerge as prostitution suspects appear in court
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 10:45pm.

video The five suspects connected to a prostitution investigation in Boiling Spring Lakes appeared before a judge today. Meanwhile, we're learning more about the crimes they're accused of committing.

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NC Senate to direct DHHS to craft Medicaid reform
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 10:39pm.

North Carolina General Assembly leaders want to direct state agencies to tame the growth of Medicaid in their upcoming budget proposal.

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ECSU head resigns amid probes of campus crimes
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 10:37pm.

Elizabeth City State University's top administrator is resigning as investigators look into the school's failure to report campus crimes as federal law requires and alleged witness intimidation by the university's police department.

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WWAY's Friday night sports - May 17
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 10:34pm.

videoOn Friday West Brunswick, Topsail and North Brunswick advanced in the baseball state playoffs. Trask and West Bladen advanced in the softball state playoffs. The UNCW baseball team clinched first place in the CAA regular season despite dropping a doubleheader. Plus more!

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PA trooper critically injured when deer hits motorcycle in OIB
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 10:33pm.

videoA Pennsylvania state trooper is in critical condition at a Wilmington hospital after he was hit by a deer while riding a motorcycle in Brunswick County, police say.

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Stars McCarthy, Sarandon take 'Tammy' to streets of Wilmington
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 4:57pm.

videoIt was a star-studded shoot on the streets of Hollywood East today. Oscar-nominee Melissa McCarthy and Oscar-winner Susan Sarandon were filming a car scene for their upcoming movie "Tammy" on N. 4th St.

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Quick-acting witnesses save victims of fiery car crash
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 4:37pm.

videoSkid marks and glass still line a ditch near the 7000 block of NC 50 near Maple Hill after an accident yesterday afternoon. Two cars collided head-on at high speeds trapping four people in a burning car. Luckily neighbors came to the rescue.

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Educators, leaders speak out about public school funding in NC
Submitted by IE on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 3:52pm.

videoThis morning education leaders, educators and parents met at Robert Strange Pool in Wilmington to speak their minds about the state's public education system.

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