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Crime

New Hanover Co. teacher suspended after assault, threat arrest

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video A New Hanover County teacher has been suspended after a neighbor swore out a warrant accusing her of a racial threat. Full story...
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Man accused of choking, robbing Wilmington cab driver

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videoWilmington Police say they arrested a man for choking and robbing a cab driver. 40 year old Alfonso Brooks was arrested and charged with common law robbery Full story...
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Former Marine faces Charlotte murder trial

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A former Marine from Charlotte is scheduled for trial this month in an alcohol related wreck that killed a woman nearly three years ago. The Charlotte Observer reported that 34-year-old Eric Jonathan Cox is charged with second-degree murder for the wreck. Full story...
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Supply man wanted for sex crimes with child arrested

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says a Supply man wanted for multiple sex charges including indecent liberties with a child has been arrested. Full story...
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Man sentenced to 35 years in federal prison after shootout and standoff

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videoDrugs, a stripper, a shooting and then a shootout with Wilmington police sends a man to prison for decades. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Fired Leland cop Blasingame sues town

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videoA former Leland police officer has sued the town claiming it fired him improperly. John Blasingame was fired in 2012. Two years later, he filed a lawsuit against the town first in state court, then in federal court. Full story...
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Supply man wanted for sex crimes involving child

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is searching for a Supply man wanted for multiple sex charges including indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
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UPDATE: Wilmington Police say man trying to buy pot shot in butt

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videoWilmington Police say a man who was shot in the butt last night was trying to buy pot from a dealer when a group of teens robbed him. Full story...
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Man exonerated by DNA after 30 years in prison to live in Bolivia

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videoOne of two men released from prison Wednesday after serving 30 years for a child murder they didn't commit will live with his family in Bolivia. Full story...
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Man shot on Princess Place Drive

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videoA man was shot in Wilmington Wednesday evening. New Hanover County dispatch says a man was shot on Princess Place Drive and Mosley Street around 6:00 p.m. Full story...
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Business owner says scammer targeting small businesses

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video A Wrightsville Beach restaurant owner says he was scammed, and it could happen to other small businesses. The owner of Banks Channel says he thought he was saving money until a sales representative forged his signature and cost him a lot instead. Full story...
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Operation Clean Sweep targets wanted felons

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videoToday several state and federal agencies served 50 warrants and arrested 35 people in New Hanover County for drug-related crimes. The Sheriff's Office says it has been working on Operation Clean Sweep for more than 10 months now. Full story...
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Two NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing

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A North Carolina judge has overturned the convictions of two men who have served 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl after another man's DNA was recently discovered on evidence in the case. Full story...
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Kinston police say death of 1-month-old a homicide

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Police in Kinston say the February death of a 1-month-old boy was homicide. Area media outlets reports the Kinston Department of Public Safety says in a statement that police responded to a residence on Feb. 18 regarding the death of Caden Williams. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brian Berger moved to Central Prison for behavior issues

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is no longer in the New Hanover County jail. He has been moved to Central Prison in Raleigh. Full story...
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