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Archive - Jun 5, 2013

FIRST ON 3: Murder suspect released after charges dropped

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videoTyron Seabrook is home with his wife after Wilmington Police admitted they no longer have enough evidence to charge him. Police Chief Ralph Evangelous says after the key witness changed his story, he asked prosecutors to drop the charges against Seabrook. Full story...
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Zoning request approved for 300-acre development

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video The City of Wilmington Planning Commission met tonight to discuss a number of issues including the future of nearly 300 acres of land on the north and south sides of Independence Boulevard between South 17th Street and Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - June 5

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videoThe Wilmington Hammerheads haven't won a league game on the road all season. On Wednesday the Harrisburg City Islanders kept that statistic alive with a 2-0 victory over the Hammerheads. We have game highlights. Two athletic programs at UNCW received an outstanding report on academic progress. Plus more! Full story...
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UPDATE: Missing pregnant woman found safe

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Department says Logan Ann McBride has been located and is safe. Logan, who is 38 weeks pregnant, was reported missing after disappearing Monday afternoon near Waterway Drive in Leland. Full story...
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BUILDING HISTORY: Belk/Library Building

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video If you are of a certain age you remember shopping where the downtown Library is now. It’s a place where stores and stories come together. Full story...
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Feds deny push to move Brunswick Co. back to Wilmington MSA

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video The federal Office of Management and Budget has denied a request to move Brunswick County back into the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area. Earlier this year OMB designated the county as part of the Myrtle Beach MSA. Full story...
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16-year-old among alleged peeping victims

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video A warrant for a New Hanover County man is shedding more light into his arrest this week for secret peeping. Duncan Hart Wilkie appeared in court yesterday on two felony charges of secret peeping. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. wants to explore merging fire service with City of Wilmington

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New Hanover County asked the City of Wilmington to jointly participate in a study as the next step in looking at options for the city and county governing boards to consider in providing fire service to the community. Full story...
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Teen charged with killing infant son

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videoA 19-year-old is in jail accused of killing his own baby. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office arrested Randy Lee Richardson early this morning and charged him with first degree murder in the death of four-month-old Colton Richardson. Full story...
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28 sea turtles head back to ocean after treatment

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video It's an annual rite of summer for the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. Volunteers loaded up once-injured sea turtles and headed for the beach, where cheering fans greeted the reptiles to watch them hit the water. Full story...
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TSA drops plan to allow small knives on planes

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videoThe head of the Transportation Security Administration says he's dropping a proposal that would have let airline passengers carry small knives, souvenir bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes. Full story...
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Diligence helps sick man at sea

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videoWilmington's hometown ship was part of a long-distance medical call at sea. The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence helped in the effort to get a man suffering from severe abdominal pain on board a ship 300 miles off shore in the Atlantic Ocean to the medical care he needed. Full story...
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BUCKLEY'S BLOG: Tropical trouble? What to expect with Tropical Storm Andrea

UPDATE 5PM WEDNESDAY: The National Hurricane Center has named the system Tropical Storm Andrea. All other forecast thinking / impacts remain the same.

This week's 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' headlines

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videoAndy Pettigrew from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice' talks about this week's big stories out of Pender County on Good Morning Carolina. Full story...
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