Crime
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ONLY ON 3: Questions remain about why accused killer was not in jail
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 02/26/2013 - 5:43pm.

video There are still questions tonight why a man accused of hitting and killing a woman in a suspected drunk driving crash Friday was not in jail for previous crimes. Pierre Walker had twice been convicted of DWI this month alone and was on probation in at least three counties.

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Suspect in restaurant robbery got out of prison two weeks prior
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/26/2013 - 1:56pm.

videoMore than a week after a customer was robbed while standing in line at a Wilmington fast food restaurant, a suspect is in custody.

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Driver charged with murder, 4th DWI in Friday crash
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 11:59pm.

video We are learning more about a Leland man charged with murder after a car crash friday that killed a 61-year-old woman. The district attorney says Pierre Walker should never have been behind the wheel in the first place based on his checkered past.

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UPDATE: Man charged with DWI after fatal crash
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 5:34pm.

videoA man involved in a fatal crash in Wilmington Sunday night on Carolina Beach Road that killed a man on a motorcycle is charged with DWI.

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Two convicted of armed robbery in Columbus County
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 5:29pm.

video Two armed robbers are heading to prison after trials last week in Columbus County. One of the men robbed a Vietnam veteran confined to a wheelchair outside a Lake Waccamaw assisted living facility.

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Wilmington teen charged with sexual assault in Pender Co.
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 5:16pm.

videoA Wilmington teen is facing several sexual assault charges including attempted rape. The Pender County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested 17-year-old Tyler Koenig last week.

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Two arrested after car stolen outside Soles's home, crashed
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 4:24pm.

videoTabor City Police arrested two people over the weekend in connection with a chase that ended in a crash Saturday night, and the crime apparently started at a well-known address in town. Investigators say the vehicle was stolen from outside former Sen. R.C. Soles's home.

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One in custody as bomb investigation continues
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/22/2013 - 11:58pm.

video One person is in custody as state and federal agents continue an investigation of bombs found at a storage unit on Carolina Beach Road yesterday.

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Sweepstakes owner cited, machines seized
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 02/22/2013 - 4:46pm.

New Hanover County is cracking down on sweepstakes parlors still running despite a law against them. The owner of 777 Sweepstakes faces a citation of running an illegal gambling operation on Gordon Road.

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WPD looking for suspect in afternoon armed robbery downtown
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 02/22/2013 - 3:58pm.

Wilmington Police say around 2:30 p.m. a young black male dressed in a black hoodie and black jeans robbed a downtown business at gunpoint.

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