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Ports Authority puts international terminal on hold

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videoThe State Ports Authority is putting a proposed international terminal in Southport on hold. In a statement, the Ports Authority said it, "has heard and respects the concerns voiced by local communities and our elected officials." Full story...
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Sheriff's detective says former cop was treated differently because of gender

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videoBrunswick County detective Jayne Todd took the stand today. She worked closely with Terri Oxford, who says she was fired from the Holden Beach Police Department because she's a woman. Full story...
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Opening statements in trial of ex-cop accused of crime on duty

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videoProsecutors say former Wilmington Police officer Wotzvely Perez was carrying his badge and gun when he sexually assaulted a woman. The victim says the two became friends while she worked at a convenience store Perez often visited. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Deputies can't find man charged with strangling woman after ADA lets him out of jail

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video Last week, Brunswick County Assistant District Attorney Erin Holden dismissed strangling charges against Gary Ray Jones during a probable cause hearing. A woman told police she met Jones on the beach a few days earlier and that later he tried to strangle her. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Greenfield Lake a little too green

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videoSome people say Wilmington's Greenfield Lake just is not what it used to be. Algae and invasive plants are growing out of control, turning the lake's blue waters green. It's not only a problem for the environment, but for the economy as well. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Pender County Health Director retiring Sept. 30

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video After much controversy over the Pender County Health Department and claims of mismanagement, the health director is calling it quits. Full story...
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Troopers varying checkpoints to catch drunk drivers

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videoThey're not just your typical check points any more. To crack down on drunk driving, state troopers are targeting different areas throughout New Hanover and Brunswick Counties. As the temperature rises, so do the number of Highway Patrol check points in Southeastern North Carolina. Full story...
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Trial begins for ex-cop accused of sexual assault on duty

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Former patrol officer Wotzvely Albert Perez is charged with assault on a female and sexual battery for an alleged on-duty incident that happened in December 2008. Full story...
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Developer says downtown eyesore to give way to hotel

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videoA partially torn down building on the corner of Brunswick and Front Streets seems out place when you consider all the renovations and new additions downtown. So can you believe this land next to the new convention center will be home to a brand new building in the coming years? Full story...
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Downtown eateries getting national attention

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videoHollywood East is not only a town for movies, but foodies. Food Network has expressed interest in several local restaurants. Full story...
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