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Archive - Jul 17, 2013

11-year-old NC girl electrocuted in pool accident

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Authorities in Davidson County are investigating the death of an 11-year-old Lexington girl who was electrocuted in a pool. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - July 17

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videoConnor Barth will have to watch the 2013 NFL season from the sidelines or possibly from the comforts of home. Barth has been placed on the reserve/non-football injury list due to a tear of his right Achilles tendon. The Wilmington Sharks won on Wednesday night. The Sharks return home on Thursday for a doubleheader against Wilson. Plus more! Full story...
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Gun rights resolution approved by NC House

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A North Carolina House debate on a resolution backing constitutional gun rights prompted concerns from Democrats who argued that it criticized national leaders for proposing rules the resolution says would infringe on those rights. Full story...
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Brother of Randy Travis arrested on meth charge

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Authorities in Union County say a brother of country singer Randy Travis has been arrested after sheriff's deputies found a methamphetamine lab inside his home. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Church owns home where Creekwood shooting suspect was arrested

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videoMore than two weeks after clergy called for a cease fire, a Wilmington church has a connection to the latest act of gun violence. Full story...
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CFPUA issues precautionary boil water advisory

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videoCFPUA has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for customers on 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th Streets between Dock and Nun Streets Full story...
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Connor Barth out for season after tearing Achilles in charity basketball game

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videoHoggard alum Connor Barth will miss the entire 2013 NFL season after tearing his Achilles tendon in a charity basketball game last week in Wilmington. Full story...
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Area hoopers dunk the dirt

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video Some of the top high school basketball players in our area came by WWAY this afternoon for some help reaching a goal. Full story...
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Man pleads guilty to murder charge

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videoA man accused of hitting and killing another driver while running from a robbery pleaded guilty to murder Wednesday. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Dad wins appeal in fight for custody of son he's never met

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videoIn April 2011, Greg Johns found out through a mutual friend that he had a six-month-old son his ex-girlfriend had put up for adoption without his consent. Since then, he has fought for custody of the boy. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Complaints filed about dozens of birds at Shallotte service station

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video An automotive service station with exotic birds for sale is ruffling some feathers. Complaints from people range from the birds being kept in hot conditions to too many of the animals in one cage. Full story...
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Anonymous donor makes sure CFCC students have tools to succeed

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videoThanks to an anonymous donor, three graduating students from Cape Fear's Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration program received $4,000 worth of tools today. The students say the gift is an incredible savings as they start their careers. Full story...
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Appeal hearings set for Carolina Beach cops Friday

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video Disciplinary hearings are scheduled for two police officers in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Police: Man tried to jump in cars after stealing socks, t-shirts

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videoWilmington Police arrested a man they say led them on a foot chase, after allegedly trying to get into two cars in a store parking lot, all over a some shirts and socks. Full story...
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Rucho presiding again over NC Senate committee

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A North Carolina state senator who left his duties as leader of the chamber's tax-writing panel is back on the job one month after a falling out with fellow Republicans on taxes. Full story...
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