Archive - Feb 14, 2014
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WWAY's Full Court Press - Feb. 14
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 11:59pm.

videoFriday's Full Court Press featured a victory by Hoggard against West Brunswick in a battle for second place in the Mideastern Conference. We had basketball coverage from Ashley-Laney. Both games in Buctown came down to the wire. We checked out New Hanover-South Brunswick, Trask-Clinton & Pender-Wallace-Rose Hill. We even sneaked in college action too! We showcased UNCW-JMU in women's hoops and UNCW-VMI in college baseball.

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4.1 Magnitude earthquake reported in South Carolina
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 11:15pm.

The United States Geological Survey is reporting a 4.1 magnitude earthquake happened 7 miles northwest of Edgefield Friday night around 10:23 p.m.

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Storm clean up continues in New Hanover County
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 6:06pm.

As we enjoyed gorgeous weather Friday, it is hard to believe we were battling ice just a couple of days ago. But thousands of people are still off the grid for the third day.

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Bond reduced for Kure Beach man accused of hit & run deaths
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 4:15pm.

video The charges and bond have been reduced for a Kure Beach man accused of a hit and run on I-40 last night that killed two Good Samaritans.

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Marines and sailors help seniors celebrate Valentine's Day
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 2:20pm.

This Valentine's Day Marines and Sailors helped spread love to seniors at the Davis Community in Wilmington. Forty-five young men and women from the 2nd Marine Division COMREL/COMSERV visited with residents.

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Admitted rapist sentenced to prison, deportation
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 1:07pm.

videoInvestigators in Pender County say an admitted rapist is heading to prison and then back to his home country. Pender County Sheriff's Det. John Leathearwood says Nazario Rojas Bautista pleaded guilty today to second degree rape and second degree sexual offense.

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Wilmington traffic and road conditions (Friday @ 10:30 a.m.)
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 10:21am.

Motorists are advised to please approach these intersections with caution. We will keep you updated throughout the day. Drive safely.

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Wilmington leaders satisfied with city's response to ice storm
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 10:20am.

video"We don't fix outages," Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said. "We implemented our hurricane plan that we do every year, that we have every year. We do the exact same thing every year. I mean I don't know what you want us to do. Cut trees down and fix power lines?"

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