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New Hanover County News

ONLY ON 3: Most of Petrolino's charges dropped; Won't serve jail time

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video The teenager who wrecked her car last year near the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge because investigators say she was high has had most of her charges dropped. Full story...
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WPD officers nab robbery suspect

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The robber started a dispute with the victim and then pulled out a handgun. He pulled off the victim’s gold chains and took cash from his front pocket. Full story...
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Juvenile nabbed for setting fire

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WPD officers responded to assist the Wilmington Fire Department behind P. T.’s Grill. WFD quickly extinguished a small fire in the woods. Officers located a 14–year-old male (juvenile) in the area, and upon questioning, he admitted that he was responsible for the fire. Full story...
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Sheriff gives grant money to SABLE

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Now that they share a helicopter, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office gave Wilmington Police some big bucks to help pay for it. Full story...
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ATMOSPHERE ACADEMY: Spring snow in the Carolinas

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video You don't usually think of snowfall in the spring, but it can happen. Full story...
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Bike ride honors father, son killed

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video It's been more than a week since the accident that took the lives of a father and son who were cycling on River Road in Wilmington. Sunday family and friends of David and Trey Doolittle got together for a memorial bike ride in honor of the two cyclists. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington man reunited with childhood rival John McEnroe

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video There are not many people who can say they've beaten John McEnroe on the tennis court, but one Wilmington man can say he's done it multiple times. Full story...
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WWAY wins five AP Broadcast News Awards

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video WWAY has won five North Carolina Associated Press Broadcast News Awards. Chief Meteorologist Jerry Jackson led the way with two, including BEST WEATHER in North Carolina. Full story...
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McEnroe, Martin serve up support for Althea Gibson Tennis Center

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The real winner was the Althea Gibson Tennis Center at Empie Park, which gets the proceeds from the event, including a donation from tennis great John McEnroe. Full story...
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Blizzard Athletics team wins AAU tourney

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The Flight 22 Blizzard Athletics basketball team is headed home with the championship trophy after capturing first place in the USC Big Shots AAU basketball tournament in Columbia, South Carolina. Full story...
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