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Murder

Investigators looking for killer in Creekwood murder

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videoDetectives are investigating the death of a 25-year-old man, whose body was found in the woods behind the Creekwood community in Wilmington. This is the second homicide in the city this year. Full story...
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$10M bond reduced for man in Duke student killing

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A North Carolina judge has reduced the bond amount for a 19-year-old man charged with killing a Duke University graduate student last year. Full story...
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Family and friends remember Emmitt Irving

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A memorial took place Monday night for the first anniversary of the murder of Wilmington resident Emmitt Irving. The 26 year old was gunned down in front of his home on Grace Street. Full story...
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Three suspects arrested in cold case, detectives looking for one more

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A New Hanover County cold case is almost solved, but detectives may need your help. Three men accused of shooting and killing 22-year-old Geoffrey Graham appeared in court Friday. Graham was shot in the head in October of 2007 at his Ogden home. Full story...
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Suspect arrested in Southport murder

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Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove said they have someone in jail, but he isn't releasing any further information. The murder happened on West 11th Street. Full story...
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Southport death now considered murder

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What was being called a suspicious death of a 62-year-old Southport woman is now being ruled a homicide.

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Still no Wilmington murders in 2009

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Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous doesn't want to jinx himself, but he's happy to report there have been no murders in Wilmington so far this year. This time last year, there had already been eight murders and there was a total of 13 in 2008. Full story...
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Eve Carson case murder trial to start in November

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A man charged in the death of the slain student body president at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will go to trial on federal charges in November. Full story...
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Nicholas Brown takes plea deal surrounding murder of Willie Duane Davis

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A man accused of a Christmas Eve shooting in 2006 has pled guilty to the crime. Nicholas Brown was in the car with three other men, when 23-year-old Willie Duane Davis was gunned down on 14th Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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Conyers murder investigation continues after two years

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It has been two years today, since Ronald Conyers was found dead in an alley near 16th and Nun Streets in Wilmington.

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Malpass gets nine years for Holloway murder

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videoA Wilmington woman pleaded guilty to murdering her boyfriend. Betty Malpass will face up to nine years in prison for the second-degree murder of Shane Holloway. Full story...
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Autopsy confirms brutal murder

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WWAY has obtained the autopsy report for 58 year-old Laura Gallagher, who was found dead, along with her husband Jim, in their Ogden home earlier month. Mrs. Gallagher's son, Gerard Altman, is charged with the two murders. Full story...
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Autopsy points to strangulation

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We now know what killed a Columbus County woman, whose husband is charged with her murder. WWAY has obtained the autopsy report for 29-year-old Carol Batten Dowless. It lists "asphyxiation due to strangulation" as her official cause of death. Full story...
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Regional probation director in NC resigns

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A regional manager in the state's probation system has quit, just weeks after Gov. Beverly Perdue said she would change the director of the state agency. Full story...
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Feds add charge in NC student leader's slaying

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A man accused in the slaying of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student body president Eve Carson now faces a federal kidnapping charge. Full story...
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