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Archive - Jun 30, 2014

Tariq Lane explains reasons for leaving Laney; two local baseball coaches decide to retire

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videoAs mentioned last week on WWAY Laney football & basketball standout Tariq Lane will not be returning to Buctown when school starts back. Lane has decided to move to Charlotte. Lane will also re-classify, which will add another year of high school eligibility to one of the most electrifying athletes in Wilmington. Plus, two local high school baseball coaches have decided to put away their baseball caps for good. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Ex-wife of accused molester speaks out

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videoA man accused of sex crimes involving a 10-year-old girl is out of jail on a $300,000 bond. Nathaniel Malpass is charged with several crimes including 3 counts of first degree sexual offense on a child. Neither he nor his attorney spoke to us on the record, but someone who knows Nathanial Malpass well did speak to us tonight, his ex-wife. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Accused child molester released on bond

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A man accused of sex crimes involving a 10-year old girl made his first appearance in a New Hanover County courtroom Monday. Nathaniel Malpass is charged with multiple crimes, including three counts of first degree sexual offense on a child. Full story...
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NC man captured on video riding on back of car

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Police in North Carolina say a man clung to the back of a moving car as it drove down an interstate highway. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police spokesman Keith Trietley said Monday that the man was trying to stop a woman who drove off after the man assaulted her inside a store. A police report said the man grabbed the woman's arm and pulled her down during an argument. Full story...
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NC House mini-budget returned to sender by Senate

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The North Carolina Senate ditched a House bill designed to accelerate the budget talks with a rare maneuver that could aggravate negotiations instead. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Sculpt your slouching shoulders

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videoMany any of us sit at a desk all day, slouched over and stressed out. That does a number on our happiness, and on our shoulders. Full story...
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KITCHEN SCOOP: Jackie's Cucumber Salad

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videoFresh produce can serve as a cool, refreshing compliment to your summer cookout. Alicia Ross has a delicious cucumber salad recipe that she got from her friend Jackie. She shares it with us in this week's Kitchen Scoop. Full story...
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Police looking for man wanted for stealing puppies

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videoWilmington Police are searching for a man they say stole 10 puppies from a home then tried to sell them on Facebook, but the owners were hot on his trail. Full story...
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UNC: NCAA to reopen probe into academic misconduct

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North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham says NCAA investigators will take another look into academic misconduct at the school. Full story...
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Third case of mosquito-borne virus reported in NC

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A third case of a mosquito-borne virus that can sicken victims for weeks has been confirmed in North Carolina. Full story...
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Documents: Blackwater guards were out of control

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A newly disclosed memo reveals a warning by a State Department investigator that contractors for Blackwater Worldwide saw themselves as above the law and that the contractors, rather than department officials, were in command. Full story...
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NAACP seeks to extend deadline for eugenics claims

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North Carolina's NAACP is sending an open letter to the governor, speaker of the House and state Senate leaders seeking a yearlong deadline extension for victims of the state's eugenics program. Full story...
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GM recalls 7.6 million cars for ignition switches

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General Motors is recalling at least 7.6 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company's safety crisis continues to grow. The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM's total number of recalls this year to over 28 million. Full story...
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Yearlong investigation leads to five suspects arrested

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Wilmington Police say a yearlong drug investigation involving multiple agencies has led to five arrests. Investigators says they arrested the suspects after residents in the neighborhood made numerous complaints about suspicious activity at 2345 Louisiana Ave. Full story...
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Justices: Can't make employers cover contraception

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The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women. Full story...
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