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Swimming advisory issues for part of Banks Channel

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The advisory affects an area in Wrightsville Beach and is located at an access off Waynick Boulevard between Snyder and Seashore Streets in Banks Channel. Full story...
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Berger / Caster debate scheduled for Tuesday

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V.O.C.A.L. will host a debate between New Hanover County Commissioner Candidate Brian Berger and County Commissioner Incumbent Bill Caster. Full story...
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WPD: Two caught trying to rob motorcyle dealership

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A WPD officer discovered that the glass door to the Honda Suzuki dealership had been shattered. Then he spotted two men and chased them toward the adjacent wooded area. Additional officers responding to the area established a perimeter. Full story...
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Robber demands to know, "Where's the weed?!"

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The robber brandished a handgun and demanded to know, “where’s the weed?” (The victim said he didn’t know what his assailant was talking about). Full story...
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Gang of three breaks into 41 storage units in Calabash

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At approximately 4:00 am on June 2nd, three unidentified subjects broke into 41 storage units and two enclosed utility trailers at Coastal Mini Storage, located at 8110 Ocean Highway North. Full story...
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Leland officers OK after 18-wheeler hits cruiser

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The driver of the 18-wheeler did not see the cruiser when he went to make a right turn into a drive-way. He hit the cruiser's driver side door forcing the car into some mailboxes. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington City Council considers creating position during budget crisis

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During Tuesday evening's City Council meeting, council discussed creating a Code Enforcement Officer position to oversee video sweepstakes parlors in the city. So far, very little or no crimes have been committed at any of the sweepstakes parlors in town. Full story...
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Bladen gas leak sends more than 50 people to the hospital

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A gas leak at a blueberry warehouse in Bladen County sent more than 50 people to the hospital overnight. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Streaker at Wrightsville Beach gets tased, caught on camera

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videoA man streaking through Wrightsville Beach over the holiday weekend was stopped in his tracks when he was tased by law enforcement. It was caught on tape and has been posted on YouTube. WARNING: There is nudity and graphic language in the video. Full story...
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City council OK's budget for now

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By a vote of four to two, Wilmington City Council approved the next fiscal year's proposed budget. Full story...
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