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Archive - Feb 12, 2014

Power outages send thousands to area hotels

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video In our five county viewing area more than 67,000 people are in the dark and those who don’t have a friend or family member to stay with are heading for the hotels. Full story...
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Icy conditions hurt Valentine's Day flower delivery

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video Power outages and icy roads delay preparation for florists' biggest day of the year. Full story...
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Wilmington residents cope with power outages

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videoDuke Energy Progress says 44 percent of New Hanover County does not have power. Wednesday morning there were a number of isolated power outages, but by 3:00pm a good portion of New Hanover County was in the dark. Full story...
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UPDATE: Former S. Brunswick football standout Terrell Stanley hurt in crash on icy highway

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videoTwo East Carolina football players were involved in a car accident near the Tar River Bridge in Greenville on Wednesday morning. Terrell Stanley is a South Brunswick High graduate. He's a starting defensive end. His injuries are believed to be quite serious. Full story...
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WPD K9 Arko Remembered

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videoWilmington Police honored one of their own Wednesday. Arko was euthanized last month because of a medical condition. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: With almost half of New Hanover Co. without power; city, county, police mute

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We've learned from a source close to the situation that the Wilmington Police Department had no special plan in place today to handle power outages or dark traffic lights. We're told in fact that no officers got any special instructions or scheduling updates from Chief Ralph Evangelous or his management team on how to handle traffic or neighborhoods with no power. Full story...
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Wilmington roads blocked by trees or power lines (2:15 p.m. Wednesday)

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Click to see Wilmington roads blocked by downed limbs or power lines... Full story...
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Prison inmate commits suicide

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Inmate Joseph Hollar #0187972 died this morning after an apparent suicide at New Hanover Correctional Center, a minimum-security state prison for men. Shortly before 10:30 this morning, an inmate notified a correctional officer that Hollar was in distress in a dormitory bathroom. Full story...
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Courthouse open despite weather

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videoNew Hanover County court was on a two hour delay Wednesday. The courthouse opened at 10 a.m. despite the weather. Full story...
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Wreck on Bradley Creek Bridge sends two to the hospital

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videoTwo men are recovering this afternoon after a crash on Bradley Creek Bridge. Wilmington Police say Joseph Sheridan was headed towards Greenville Loop Road when he lost control of his white infinity. Full story...
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