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Murder

FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Local murder suspect commits suicide during stand-off situation in Orlando

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videoUS Marshals and Orange County, FL, deputies say 25-year-old Dwayne Moore died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Friday afternoon. Full story...
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Army judge rejects fourth trial in triple murder

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A military judge has denied a request for a fourth trial from a former Fort Bragg soldier convicted of killing a mother and two of her children. Full story...
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AP Exclusive: Zahra's stepmom was married 7 times

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videoThe stepmother of a 10-year-old girl whose body was dismembered and strewn around western North Carolina has been married at least seven times, including one period when she was married to three men at the same time. Full story...
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The suspect in this week's shooting could be linked to a 2009 murder

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video The ex-boyfriend to the woman who was murdered and left on the side of the road in Pender County in 2009 is keeping his fingers crossed that her case will get some sort of break after a shooting in Wilmington this week. Full story...
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Teen on trial in ex-Robeson County teacher's death

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A Lumberton teenager is going on trial in the death of a retired Robeson County teacher shot and as he dropped off his garbage at a trash bin behind a convenience store. Full story...
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DOWNTOWN VIOLENCE: Neighbors react to Rhino's liquor license suspension

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video The suspension of the Rhino Club's alcohol permits has some neighboring businesses talking about the future of downtown. Full story...
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DOWNTOWN VIOLENCE: Rhino Club patron stabbed to death overnight

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According to witnesses, a large crowd from the club exited at closing time and a fight broke out. Witnesses said 30 – 40 people were involved. Three men were stabbed. All three victims were driven to the New Hanover Regional Medical Center by people at the scene. One of the men, age 20, had been stabbed in the chest. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. The other two victims are being treated for stab wounds that do not appear to be life-threatening. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Murder victim's family speaks exclusively to WWAY

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videoWilmington Police are investigating the first murder of the year after a fight outside a downtown Wilmington bar early this morning. Police say as many as 40 people were involved in the fight outside the Rhino Club that killed one man and sent two more to the hospital. Full story...
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DOWNTOWN VIOLENCE: City leaders react to murder outside Rhino Club

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video Violence tied to bars in downtown Wilmington has been making news for years. It's sparked a lot of debate but little action. Many folks say this proves downtown Wilmington needs a serious logistical makeover, but what exactly needs to be fixed? Full story...
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Three men plead guilty, sentenced in cold case murder

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Three of four co-defendants in a 2007 murder were sentenced in New Hanover County Court today. Full story...
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UPDATE: Warrants issued in store clerk's murder

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Warrants have been issued for three men believed to be responsible for a shooting at a Tabor City convenience store Sunday night. The Tabor City Police Department says the three men will face homicide and armed robbery charges in connection to last night's shooting. Full story...
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Fort Bragg sniper begins appeal of life sentence

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A former Army marksman who shot 18 soldiers and killed an officer at Fort Bragg is appealing the life prison sentence for the 1995 crimes. Full story...
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Hennis attorney files appeal

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A lawyer representing a man recalled to active duty in the Army so he could be tried for three deaths in North Carolina has filed an appeal in civilian federal court. Full story...
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Hennis seeking new court-martial

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Timothy Hennis could return to a Fort Bragg courtroom next month. Lawyers for the 52-year-old Hennis, who was convicted of three murders earlier this year, have asked a military judge to grant a new court-martial. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Investigators release causes of death in murder-suicide

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Investigators say a woman killed in an apparent murder-suicide was stabbed to death. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says Kimberly Ann Williams died from multiple stab wounds. Full story...
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