Murder
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Bond increased for attempted murder suspect shot after high-speed chase
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 1:36pm.

videoA judge has increased the bond for a man accused of shooting his estranged wife outside a Jacksonville restaurant earlier this year and then leading officers on a high-speed chase in Columbus County. Bond for George Reynolds Evans is now set at $2.5 million.

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Two more suspects plead guilty in Proutey murder
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 6:13pm.

videoThe final two suspects charged with the murder of a Cape Fear Community College student are headed to prison for decades. Jasmine Dottin and Daniel Henry both pleaded guilty today to multiple charges, including second degree murder.

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FIRST ON 3: Murder suspect arrested in Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 5:29pm.

video A man wanted for allegedly killing a woman in Rowan County has been arrested in Wrightsville Beach. A neighbor found the body of Toney Ann Johnson yesterday morning in Spencer. Police there quickly put out an alert for Rodney Roberto Wallace, 47.

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Woman sentenced in teen's 2011 murder
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 3:43pm.

videoA Bladen County woman is headed to prison for the 2011 murder of a teenager. The District Attorney's Office says a judge today sentenced Shakendria Harper for the second-degree murder of Princess Cromartie, 17.

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Family and friends to honor Bladen Co. native murdered last year
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/21/2014 - 12:02pm.

videoFamily and friends will take time tonight to honor a Bladen County native murdered a year ago. Melissa Huggins-Jones's cousins have planned a ceremony in her hometown tonight to honor her.

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STARNEWS Reports: New Hanover jury convicts man of first-degree murder in 2013 slaying
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Fri, 05/16/2014 - 7:48pm.

A New Hanover County man was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder, premeditated murder and felony murder in the April 2013 death of Gilbert Lee McClammy Jr. Shannon Jerome Mitchell.

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FIRST ON 3: Judge finds enough probable cause to proceed in Bradley murder case
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 05/16/2014 - 3:13pm.

videoIt took two days and testimony from several witnesses, but a judge says there is enough probable cause to continue the murder case against James Bradley. He's charged with killing Shannon Rippy Vannewkirk, who disappeared from downtown Wilmington April 5 and hasn't been seen since.

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Bradley probable cause hearing to continue Friday morning
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:35pm.

videoA probable cause hearing for a man accused of killing a woman whose body has not been found and is suspected in the death of a woman whose body was found recently will continue Friday morning.

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Remains of soldier missing two years found, suspect charged
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:26pm.

Fayetteville police say that after a two-year investigation, the remains of missing soldier Kelli Bordeaux have been found and a person has been charged.

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Man confesses to homeless man's 2013 murder
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 05/13/2014 - 2:57pm.

videoMore than a year after police found a homeless man beaten to death in Wilmington, another homeless man has confessed to the crime. Investigators say the suspect contacted them to come clean on his 24th birthday.

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