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New Hanover County News

NEW DETAILS: Victim found in the backseat of car after shooting

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video There are new details on a deadly shooting on 9th and Orange Streets in Wilmington Tuesday afternoon. Full story...
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Police: More than $20,000 of equipment stolen from construction site

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Wilmington Police said more than $20,000 of equipment was stolen from a construction site Tuesday. Full story...
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Wilmington police investigate shooting after multiple homes hit

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video ShotSpotter technology alerted Wilmington Police to shots fired in the 700 block of Nun Street around 8 p.m. Tuesday night. Officers found 30 shell casings on scene. Several homes were hit and damaged. Full story...
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Pass It On Cape Fear consignment sale this weekend

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videoAs the seasons change, so do your kids' wardrobes. We know sometimes children's clothes can get expensive when you pay department store prices. But we have a great alternative that will have you saving cash! Full story...
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UPDATE: Police investigating another shooting in Wilmington

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Wilmington Police responded to more shots fired in the 700 block of Nun Street Tuesday night, according to dispatchers. Full story...
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Wilmington man convicted of 2012 robbery of Papa John's delivery driver

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videoA Wilmington man with an extensive criminal history is going to prison, and he could face up to twenty years behind bars after a conviction in federal court Tuesday. Full story...
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Carolina Beach residents voice opinions on upcoming projects

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videoCarolina Beach residents got to voice their opinions on some upcoming improvements to the area at an open house meeting Tuesday night. Full story...
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Black drivers searched more than white drivers according to WPD Internal Affairs Report

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videoIf you're a black male in Wilmington, you're more likely to get pulled over and searched at traffic stops. That's according to a 2013 Wilmington police Internal Affairs Report. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Carla Bromstead

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videoThis week's Teacher of the Week started working in the classroom as a volunteer in her 20s. "As soon as I started volunteering in the classroom, I knew it was for me," said Mary C. Williams Elementary teacher Carla Bromstead. Full story...
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UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal shooting

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videoPolice have identified the victim in a shooting on 9th and Orange Streets in Wilmington. Police say 26 year old Martineze Vaughn died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds. Full story...
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Flu shots available in New Hanover County

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The New Hanover County Health Department starts offering flu shots today. The clinic is at the department, which is located at 2029 S. 17th Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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Catlin, Jordan square off in first debate

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videoThe fall campaign season is upon us. Tonight, candidates for NC House District 20 met for a debate sponsored by WWAY and WHQR. Rick Catlin and Betsy Jordan squared off in a candidate's forum, and both candidates started off talking film incentives. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Get fit on your lunch break

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videoMany people don't believe it's possible to work out their whole body in less time. Many think you just can't get the same effect as if you were exercising for hours. But, according to WWAY's Helen Holt, it is possible. She shows us in the Fit Minute. Full story...
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AT&T launches U-verse in New Hanover County

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AT&T launched u-verse to portions of the county, including Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. AT&T says one of the advantages to u-verse is that they have internet, tv, and phone services working together. Full story...
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WPD explains use of force tactics

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videoIt seems encounters with law enforcement are becoming more violent across the country. Even here, we've been following a story about a Wilmington police officer accused of choking and threatening a handcuffed teen in his patrol car. So, what are the approved use of force tactics? Full story...
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