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Archive - Jun 2013

Memorial for hit and run victim removed

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videoAfter 27-year-old cyclist Zachary Paul Tyler was killed in a hit and run accident near the 7000 block of Wrightsville Avenue earlier this June, a memorial stood in his honor. Now, the spot where Zachary died is bare. "Zachary had only died right here less than a week, and the NCDOT came and removed it," said mother Beverly Tyler. Full story...
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Woman charged with assault after dispute with neighbors turns violent

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videoOne woman is in custody and one man is in the hospital after an argument between neighbors turned violent at the 2300 block of Boardwalk Avenue. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - June 30

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videoThe 39th Annual Cape Fear Sevens Rugby Tournament is just days away. It's annual sports tradition that always occurs the weekend closest to July 4th. On today's sports we'll take an extended look at this year's event. The Wilmington Hammerheads for the second time this month beat the New York Red Bulls reserve team. Former New Hanover & UNCW baseball standout Brack Hardee passed away over the weekend after a long battle with brain cancer. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: The Heat of the Valley

It’s official, Death Valley is the hottest spot on the planet, reaching 134 degrees at Furnace Creek July 10th, 1913.  At one time there was a dispute to that, putting Al Aziz

Pedestrian killed after hit and run, suspect in custody

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videoA pedestrian was killed in a hit and run accident near 15th and Greenfield Streets in Wilmington Saturday afternoon. Police say a red Jeep Cherokee hit the victim. The victim was taken to the hospital after the accident, but later died from his injuries according to Wilmington Police. Full story...
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Belle of Topsail towed from Intracoastal Waterway

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videoThe Belle of Topsail became grounded in the Intracoastal Waterway near Surf City Friday evening after having engine trouble. The Coast Guard and Pender County fire department helped 46 passengers and 4 crew members aboard the dinner cruise boat to a sport fishing boat 'Big Daddy.' They were then taken to shore at the Beach House Marina in Surf City. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - June 28

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videoCody Zeller spent Friday afternoon visiting the facilities for the Charlotte Bobcats. Zeller was the fourth overall selection in Thursday's NBA Draft. The Tour de France begins on Saturday on the island of Corsica. The Wilmington Hammerheads are headed to New York to play soccer in the Big Apple. Plus more! Full story...
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Police searching for driver in hit and run

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Police are searching for the driver who struck a pedestrian and fled the scene. Full story...
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Love Grove community reacts to train derailment that left them stranded

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videoCrews are finally clearing out of the Love Grove neighborhood after a train derailed, leaving an entire neighborhood trapped. Those who live in the Love Grove Community woke up to a strange sight this morning. But they had no idea the rumbling noise they heard would turn into such a massive ordeal. Full story...
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Woman goes to extremes to find missing dog

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videoLosing a pet is painful. Now one woman is going to extreme lengths and getting help finding her missing dog from a Good Samaritan who donated $3,000 for a reward. Full story...
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Work continues to clear derailed train, reopen Love Grove

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videoCrews are working to reopen the only road into Wilmington's Love Grove community after a train derailed this morning. They expect King Street to reopen around 10 p.m. Full story...
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$21K audit finds $6K motor missing from CFCC

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video The Marine Technology program has recently been a source of pride for Cape Fear Community College, but a visit by state auditors may have exposed a leak. Full story...
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Rescued pit bulls may return to owner

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videoSix pit bulls Wilmington Police found at an empty house a week ago may soon be reunited with their owner. Full story...
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NC woman accused of setting fire to her own home

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The sheriff's office in Robeson County is accusing a woman of setting fire to her home in Red Springs in an attempt to collect insurance money. Full story...
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Wilmington drops plans to add Galleria land

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video After the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen voted last night against supporting deannexing the property, the City of Wilmington decided to drop its bid to move the property into its limits. Full story...
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