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Crime

Suspect in shooting turns himself in to Brunswick Co. sheriff's office

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Sheriff's deputies have one man in custody believed to be connected to a shooting last week. Police say Dwight Powell Jr. turned himself in this afternoon. Full story...
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Nurse arrested for allegedly stealing from patient

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Deputies in Brunswick County have arrested a nurse for allegedly ripping off an elderly patient in her care. Full story...
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WFD investigates arson at Market Street car lot

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Wilmington firefighters are investigating a suspected arson at a used car lot on Market Street. It happened last night just after 11:30 p.m. Full story...
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Man shot and killed in Creekwood four years to day since another murder

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video A man was found dead inside his home this morning after a shooting at a Wilmington housing project. Wilmington Police say an officer found Brian Grant, 32, inside his Creekwood apartment four years to the day since another murder in the area. Full story...
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Man found guilty of misdemeanor death by vehicle in friends' deaths

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A Brunswick County jury Friday found Joseph Moreno not guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 vehicle deaths of Caleb Diaz Hawkins and Jacob Moseley. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Boiling Spring Lakes police chief suspended

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Boiling Spring Lakes has suspended its police chief as it launches an investigation of allegations against him. City Manager Jeff Repp says Chief Emmett Ballree was suspended this morning. Full story...
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Men charged with sex offense against mentally handicapped boy

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video Investigators are looking into two men accused of sexual offense against a mentally handicapped boy in Pender County. Sheriff's investigators say the 16-year-old boy visiting Hampstead for Easter was the victim of second-degree sexual offense. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Despite precedent, SHP won't release texts from trooper accused of rape

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video We have more information about the investigation into rape allegations against a state trooper. Last night the alleged rape victim showed us several text messages she says she exchanged with Trpr. Bryan Phillips, many of them explicit, leading up to the alleged attack, which she says happened Monday night. Full story...

As habitual drunk driver goes to prison, DWI court goes away

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video A Brunswick County man may spend more than a decade behind bars for driving drunk again and again. District Attorney Jon David says the county's DWI court is to thank for Wilbur Brown's sentence, but the program faces the chopping block. Full story...
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Workers at Wilmington restaurant donate time, tips to Colorado shooting victims

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video Workers at a Wilmington restaurant are donating their time and money to support victims of the Colorado movie theater shooting, and you can help. Red Robin lost one of its own in the shooting. The restaurant's store here Wilmington is doing its part to help victims and their families. Full story...
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