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Cape Fear River

Coast Guard looks at options to fix buckling Wilmington bulkhead

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video Wilmington has long been designated as a Coast Guard City, but the Coast Guard says some major work needs to be done along the section of the riverfront the Cutter Diligence calls home. Full story...
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Timeline for new Cape Fear crossing pushed back

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The timeline for another crossing of the Cape Fear River has been pushed back again. At a meeting Monday of the Cape Fear Crossing Work Group, consultants from URS Corp. said a draft of the environmental impact study will be completed in spring 2016, and a final study will be approved in the summer of 2017. Full story...
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StarNews: Henrietta sent to Norfolk for facelift

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A lovely lady has left town for a $100,000 facelift. And she's not afraid to admit it. The Henrietta III, a riverboat normally docked on the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington, has been moved to a dry dock in Norfolk, Va., to undergo some general maintenance and repair work. Full story...
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Tunnel will be considered for new Cape Fear crossing

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video A meeting meant to kickstart the building of another crossing of the Cape Fear River between Brunswick County and Wilmington put the option of a tunnel on the table while showcasing local officials’ wariness of the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Full story...
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Man runs from police, jumps into Cape Fear River

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video An assault investigation downtown led to a search after a police say a man ran from them and jumped into the Cape Fear River. It happened Friday morning around 1:15 a.m. Full story...
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Old logs in river a sunken treasure for one company

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video There's much more to the Cape Fear River than meets the eye. Beneath the surface, there's hundreds of years of history that one local company is turning into a flourishing business. Underneath the murky Cape Fear River water, there's a hidden treasure. Full story...
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Police identify suspect who threatened to jump in river

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Wilmington Police have released the name of a man they say threatened to jump into the Cape Fear River yesterday after a chase. Jaqun Orlando Copeland, 20, is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, resisting arrest and three felony counts of probation violations. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Police arrest man who threatened to jump into river following chase

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Police have a man in custody after they say he threatened to jump into the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington after a foot chase. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' flying over Cape Fear River; other productions along for the ride

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video Hollywood East is alive and well. At least Four productions are actively filming in the Cape Fear, and one more with big names is on the way. Full story...
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UPDATE: Case closed on body found in Cape Fear River

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Police have concluded their investigation into the body found in the Cape Fear River on Sunday. Full story...
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