Crime
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City leaders unsure about releasing info in botched WPD sting
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 03/07/2013 - 11:54pm.

videoThere are still a lot of questions about who did what during a Wilmington Police prostitution sting last year that led to changes in the department yesterday. There could be more answers if Wilmington's top cop would ask a question of city council.

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Deputies: Shooting ends in deadly crash
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/07/2013 - 3:38pm.

The Onslow County Sheriff's Office said the crash resulted in a fatality; however, bullet holes were found on the driver's door and front left fender of the vehicle.

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Man dies after shooting in Columbus County
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/06/2013 - 12:05pm.

videoOne person is dead after a shooting last night in Columbus County. Investigators say it happened at about 6:15 p.m. at the intersection of Golf Course Rd. and Union Valley Rd. located northwest of Whiteville.

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Detectives investigate after woman robbed at gunpoint in own front yard
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 7:40am.

Detectives are investigating after a woman was robbed in her own front yard in a New Hanover County neighborhood early Tuesday.

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Police arrest suspected serial robber
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 9:29pm.

video Wilmington Police say they've caught who they believe is a serial robber. Police arrested Erik Greyson Huggins, 29, early this morning for the robbery of a taxi driver at knifepoint on Eastwood Road.

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Southport police chief apologizes after employee arrested
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 5:22pm.

video Southport's police chief is speaking out after one of his employees was arrested over the weekend. Last week the Brunswick County Sheriffs Office received a complaint about Anthony Buntyn, a clerk for the Southport Police Department. Saturday deputies arrested Buntyn and charged him with disseminating obscenity and impersonating a police officer.

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Death penalty case gets started in Brunswick County
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 4:55pm.

videoA death penalty case is underway for a man accused of raping, killing and setting a mother of two on fire in 2008. A couple hundred potential jurors filed in to the Brunswick County Courthouse today for the trial of Carl Alston.

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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. teacher busted for DWI over weekend
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 4:33pm.

video A teacher at Snipes Academy of Arts & Design was arrested for DWI and speeding Sunday according to police reports. Records show Wilmington Police arrested Olivia Grace Williams, 30, around 2 a.m. Sunday at 1180 Market Street.

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Family looking for help finding teen nearly two years after disappearance
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 3:08pm.

videoA Brunswick County family is looking for help finding a teenage girl missing for nearly two years. Rachel Natacha Owens was last seen on the morning of May 5, 2011, getting off her school bus at school in Boiling Spring Lakes and getting into a small dark color car. Investigators say the car may have had a South Carolina tag.

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Southport Police Department employee arrested
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sun, 03/03/2013 - 8:09pm.

An employee of the Southport Police Department was arrested early Saturday morning for allegedly impersonating an officer.

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