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Surf City Chief: Suspicious device a Halloween prop, not bomb

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videoSurf City Police Chief Mike Halstead said in a news release Wednesday that the suspicious device found inside a rental home was actually a Halloween prop, not a bomb. Full story...
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New Hanover High 'sheltered in place' following robbery nearby

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Deputies with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office confirm a high school has ordered a "Shelter in Place" due to a crime reported near the school. Full story...
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Schizophrenic patient accused of murdering mother captured in Duplin Co.

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The Duplin County Sheriff's Office says a schizophrenic patient who escaped from a Staten Island, NY psychiatric center in July 2014 was captured near Warsaw, NC by Duplin County Sheriff’s Office deputies. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: School district employee charged with child porn suspended with pay

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videoA Wilmington man who works for the county school system is now suspended with pay after charges of child porn. Full story...
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Happening This Weekend: 2014 Landfall Tradition

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videoThe 2014 Landfall Tradition tees off on Friday. Some of the best collegiate women in the nation will show off their golf skills to help raise scholarships for UNCW. Full story...
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Detectives searching for masked man after armed robbery

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Brunswick County detectives are searching for an armed man they say robbed an Ocean Isle Beach gas station Wednesday night. Full story...
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Chief justice debate missing a candidate

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videoCandidates for state Supreme Court Chief Justice were scheduled to debate Tuesday in Brunswick County, but only one showed. Brunswick County Resident Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis and newly-appointed Chief Justice Mark Martin were slated to debate this evening, but Martin decided not to show up and send a surrogate instead. Full story...
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SmartMeters coming to Wilmington, red-light cameras staying

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videoYou no longer have to feed the meter ... with change, that is. Wilmington City Council decided to pay $300,000 for 460 SmartMeters to be installed after testing them out for almost a year. Full story...
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School district employee charged with child porn

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videoA Wilmington man who works for the county school system has been charged after investigators say they found an image of a naked child on his computer. Full story...
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State Superintendent Dr. June Atkinson tours schools, speaks about lottery and taxes

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videoState Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Dr. June Atkinson visited Bladen County schools Tuesday. Bladen County is one of three counties in the area asking voters to help pay for school improvements in the upcoming election. Full story...
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