Crime
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Leland man charged with raping pregnant woman during break-in
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/02/2013 - 1:19pm.

A Leland man is in jail without bond accused of breaking into a home and raping a pregnant woman.

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WPD charges five after month-long drug operation
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/02/2013 - 12:39pm.

Five men are in jail on drug charges after the Wilmington Police Department's Special Operations Division wrapped up a month-long operation in the area of 11th and Orange Streets yesterday.

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Pickey to take driving class, case deferred until summer
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/02/2013 - 12:09pm.

Prosecutors today agreed to defer charges against WWAY News Director Scott Pickey until July. In the meantime Pickey will complete a driving class.

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Jacksonville day care under investigation after sex offender uses its address
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 05/01/2013 - 10:41pm.

videoLittle Footsteps Child Care, a Jacksonville day care, is under the radar after a homeless sex offender used his brother’s address as his own mailing address.

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ONLY ON 3: Duplin Co. teacher quits amid sex with student allegations
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Wed, 05/01/2013 - 10:30pm.

video Parents think school is one of the safest places for their children to be, but they don't always know what happens behind closed doors.

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Store manager wrestles alleged shoplifter to ground
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 05/01/2013 - 7:41pm.

video What would you do if you thought you saw someone shoplifting? A Shallotte store manager was faced with that situation and sprung into action, and it was all caught on camera.

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WPD officer shoots dog that attacked K-9
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/01/2013 - 7:25pm.

A Wilmington Police officer shot and killed a dog last night while searching for a suspect. Police say it started when a driver police stopped at about 9:43 p.m. in the 400 block of Evans Street jumped and ran.

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Man sentenced to at least 12 years in fatal crash
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Wed, 05/01/2013 - 2:55pm.

An Atkinson man pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder in a fatal October rollover accident police say happened when he grabbed the steering wheel during a domestic dispute as his girlfriend was driving.

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Sex crime charge against fired Wilmington firefighter heading to grand jury
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/30/2013 - 10:13am.

A sex crime charge against a former Wilmington firefighter is heading to a grand jury in Virginia. The grand jury in Fairfax County will consider a charge of inanimate object sexual penetration against Robert Thomas Hester of Elizabethtown.

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Guilty pleas close two 2011 Pender Co. murder cases
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 7:13pm.

videoThe district attorney says a pair of Pender County murder cases should be closed this afternoon, when the suspects return to court.

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