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New Hanover County News

ONLY ON 3 Update: Jailhouse interview with chase suspect bitten by dog, now facing attempted murder charges in SC

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video A man accused of leading a police chase last fall that ended with a police dog's bite is back in jail and waiting to face attempted murder charges in South Carolina. Full story...
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Duke Energy seeks right plan for coal ash clean-up

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videoSince the spill in the Dan River coal ash has been a hot topic. This has folks asking a few questions about the coal ash in our own backyard. Duke Energy Progress is trying to answer some questions. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Stand proud with a strong chest

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videoDo you want better posture? You can start to get that by working out your chest. Full story...
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Car catches fire after crash at corner near Wilmington fire station

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Police and fire crews are investigating a morning crash after officers say one of the cars caught flames near a Wilmington fire station. Full story...
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UNCW senior is Miss NC

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A senior at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington is the new Miss North Carolina. Full story...
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Fire leaves family of 6 homeless as crews look for cause

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videoThe New Hanover County Fire Department is still investigating a fire that started Saturday night at a house on the 4600 block of Barnards Landing Road. Full story...
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Stormfest prepares new residents for weather

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videoStormfest prepared new residents for weather on Saturday. More than 600 people attended this year's event. This annual event at the Cape Fear Museum is used to raise awareness and increase preparedness on the science of weather. Full story...
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Life rolls on to raise awareness for spinal cord injuries at Carolina Beach

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videoWhat happened on Carolina Beach this weekend would once be considered impossible. Forty participants got to hit the waves in a very different way. Full story...
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Alice Walker will speak in Wilmington

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videoThe author of The Color Purple is coming to Wilmington. The co-chair of the Civil and Human Rights Award Luncheon, Stanley Moses, says the Pulitzer Prize winners visit stems from a controversy in our area over one of her books. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

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videoWilmington’s 5th signature summertime concert series returned to the Riverfront Park in Downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Lawyers, locals react to WPD's surveillance device

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videoYou might want to think twice about having your cell phone on you at all times. The Wilmington Police Department has surveillance equipment called Stingray. It turns your phone into a tracking device, giving law enforcement crucial information on where you are. But it might violate your rights. Full story...
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Area McDonald's locations donate more than $29,000 to Battleship

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videoThe USS North Carolina got a more than $4,000 donation from the Big Macs for the Battleship promotion Friday morning. The promotion is a combined effort of 32 area McDonald's. Full story...
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Police: Man's body found on ground outside Wilmington complex

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videoPolice are investigating after they say a man's body was found on the ground outside of a Wilmington apartment complex early this morning. Full story...
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Police surveillance equipment raises eyebrows

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videoHarpoon, StingRay and Kingfish are all surveillance items purchased by the Wilmington Police Department. What they do, though, and how long they've been around, might surprise you. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Stormfest 2014 at the Cape Fear Museum

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videoThe Cape Fear Museum is all set for another Stormfest. The whole family can learn all they can about the weather from the professionals, including our very own Stormtrack 3 Team this Saturday. Full story...
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