Fort Bragg contractor to withdraw, layoffs planned
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 07/08/2011 - 6:37am.

A Virginia company says it is closing its operations at Fort Bragg and will lay off some 450 workers.

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Raleigh officer fired following misconduct probe
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 07/08/2011 - 6:34am.

A Raleigh police sergeant has been fired after being accused of misconduct.

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ONLY ON 3: Three rescued after boat capsizes
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 07/07/2011 - 10:40pm.

video Three boaters are safe this morning after their boat capsized. New Hanover County dispatch says it happened on the ocean side of Rich's Inlet north of Figure Eight Island.

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Big Shots AAU basketball tourney in Myrtle Beach brings out big name college coaches
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 07/07/2011 - 10:36pm.

video July is one of the few months college basketball coaches can watch high school basketball players in person. Loads of college coaches watched the hoops action in Myrtle Beach on Thursday. WWAY was there to see the coaches watch the Flight 22 Blizzard Athletics team that is based out of Wilmington.

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Mother of disabled child learns of son's reported sexual abuse nearly one year later
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 07/07/2011 - 10:07pm.

video After her disabled son was reportedly sexually abused, the boy's mother says she was not informed for nearly a year and now wants justice.

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Operation Firecracker results released
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 07/07/2011 - 8:20pm.

State and local police across North Carolina made nearly 1,200 arrests for drunken driving offenses during the July Fourth holiday period.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: As HP investigation nears end, a look at differing stories
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 07/07/2011 - 3:47pm.

video It's been more than a week since WWAY broke the story involving a Raleigh couple who accused two Highway Patrol troopers of crossing the line. The Highway Patrol says an internal investigation underway since the allegations came to light will soon come to a close.

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Sunken skiff passengers cited for underage drinking
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/07/2011 - 3:43pm.

Five young men face legal consequences for underage drinking after their skiff sank inland near Wrightsville Beach on Tuesday, July 5. One of the young men was hospitalized that day due to his intoxication; a warrant stands for his arrest for boating while impaired.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Gov. Perdue talks about troopers' texts; Investigation results expected Friday
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/07/2011 - 3:18pm.

"I think the messages were totally inappropriate... the content of the messages," Gov. Bev Perdue said. "I don't believe they're criminal, and I don't believe they're offenses to fire over, but I do believe the messages were wrong."

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FIRST ON 3: Almost 1,200 drivers busted for DWI over holiday weekend
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/07/2011 - 3:08pm.

State and local law enforcement officers cited 1,192 motorists for driving while impaired during the “Booze It & Lose It: Operation Firecracker” campaign, which ran June 27-July 4. A total of 42,997 traffic and criminal citations were issued statewide.

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