make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Crime

Audit: NC loses millions in uncollected fines

READ MORE:
An audit says North Carolina loses millions of dollars every year because it doesn't have adequate resources or policies to collect fines from traffic cases and criminal offenses. Full story...
»

Raleigh teen suspended for soliciting nude photos

READ MORE:
A Raleigh middle school student has been suspended after officials and the state Bureau of Investigation found evidence he had solicited pornographic photos from fellow students. Full story...
»

Conviction reversed in NC in slaying of Marine

READ MORE:
An appeals court has overturned the conviction of a small-town North Carolina police chief convicted of first-degree murder in the 1972 shooting death of a Marine. Full story...
»

NC Secretary of State to lead Learn to Spot and Avoid Fraud event in Wilmington

READ MORE:
Learn to Spot and Avoid Fraud will help Wilmington residents fight back against the crooks and swindlers who are taking advantage of tough economic times to target investors, especially the elderly. Full story...
»

Supreme Court: Career criminal won't get less prison time

READ MORE:
The Supreme Court says a career criminal cannot get his sentence reduced because of a change in drug-crime penalties in North Carolina. Full story...
»

Former ABC administrator's trial to move out of Wilmington

READ MORE:
Former New Hanover County Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator Billy Williams will not go on trial in New Hanover County. Instead, his trial is moving to Onslow County, as long as some administrative hurdles can be cleared. Full story...
»

Wilmington woman who worked on Edwards's campaigns reacts to indictments

READ MORE:
video A Wilmington woman who worked closely with John Edwards and his family is speaking out about the former North Carolina senator's indictment. Full story...
»

East Columbus student charged with bringing drugs to school

READ MORE:
video An East Columbus High School student took his chances on campus with drugs and now has to pay. Police reports say the student was found with marijuana at school. Full story...
»

Edwards says he did wrong, did not break law; Actual indictments included

READ MORE:
Former North Carolina senator and two-time presidential candidate John Edwards says he has done wrong but did not break the law. He is charged with soliciting and spending more than $925,000 to hide his mistress and their baby from the public at the height of his 2008 White House campaign. Full story...
»

Wilmington auto finance company manager arrested

READ MORE:
The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office along with the North Carolina Department of Insurance and Department of Motor Vehicles began investigating into a Wilmington company nearly two years ago that led to a recent arrest last week. Full story...
»

Assisted suicide advocate Kevorkian dies at age 83

READ MORE:
A lawyer and friend of Jack Kevorkian says the assisted suicide advocate has died at a Detroit-area hospital at the age of 83. Full story...
»

WWAY talks with neighbor of Laney asst. principal accused of inappropriate behavior with student

READ MORE:
video Even though lights were on inside of Robin Lamberty's home, no one would come to the door. Neighbors seemed curious of our presence so we took our cameras across the street. There we found Lamberty's friend and neighbor, John Swift. Full story...

FIRST ON 3: Laney assistant principal accused of inappropriate relations with student

READ MORE:
A Laney High School assistant principal is off the job after an allegations surfaced about an inappropriate relationship with a student. School district spokeswoman Valita Quattlebaum says Stephanie Robin Lamberty is suspended with pay as the district and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office investigate. Full story...

Suspect in Gastonia shocked after sausage theft attempt

READ MORE:
Gastonia police used a Taser to subdue a man accused of resisting arrest and trying to steal sausage and other items from stores. Full story...
»

Foresters warn NC hikers to watch for marijuana

READ MORE:
As summer approaches and more people trek into the woods, the US Forest Service warns hikers and others to be careful if they find someone growing marijuana on federal land. Full story...
»