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NC Highway Patrol cracking down on speeders

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videoThe North Carolina Highway Patrol is warning drivers that troopers will be out in force over the next week looking for speeders and other dangerous drivers. Full story...
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Driver pulled from burning SUV after crashing into tree

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videoA man is recovering after investigators say he was pulled from his burning car this afternoon. Full story...
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Tree trimming to close part of Market next week

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The NCDOT will shut down a busy stretch of Market St. in Wilmington most of next week. Crews will trim the trees along Market from 17th St. to 23rd St. Monday through Thursday. Market will be closed daily from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. as they work. Full story...
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Hampstead residents speak out about plan for bypass ramp

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videoThey are for the bypass, but against the proposed mid-town ramp. Citizens for the Hampstead Bypass say the ramp would not only get rid of one of Hampstead's most popular restaurants, Saw Mill Grill, it would also eliminate historic Chapel Pond and the habitat both humans and wildlife call home. Full story...
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Wilmington not sure how much money it needs for road projects

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video Wilmington City Council has formed a committee to work on a transportation bond initiative that could help ease traffic congestion here in the Port City. But at what price? Full story...
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Records: Man accused of crash that killed four had prior traffic charges

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videoThe man accused of causing a quadruple-fatal crash in Onslow County over the weekend was supposed to be in court Monday on prior charges, including reckless driving and DWI. Full story...
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Crash involving patrol cars, 18-wheeler shuts down lanes in Leland

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Several cars crashed in Leland earlier this morning, shutting down lanes in the area, after dispatchers say a tractor trailer slammed into two empty patrol cars. Full story...
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Ice causing big problems on area roadways

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videoThe snowy and icy conditions are causing a lot of crashes all around the region. Some usually busy roads have been shut down or seen traffic grind to a halt. Full story...
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DOT ready with salt for icy fight on the roads

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videoThe North Carolina DOT is working to deal with icy roads. They have been using a limited amount of brine on the roads because of the rain, but 335 tons of salt fill the warehouses at the maintenance yard in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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ROAD CLOSING: Your daily commute might change

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videoThe NCDOT expects the area of 3rd street between Greenfield lake and Willard Street to be blocked for about three weeks while crews relocate telephone lines. Full story...
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ICED OVER: Storm gone, but frozen impact still grips region

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videoA day after a potent winter storm passed through southeastern North Carolina, the region is still gripped by the storm's impact. What little thawing of roads was possible yesterday, when temperatures never reached above the freezing point, refroze overnight, leaving anyone who does need to drive today with an icy ride. Full story...
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DOT already busy getting roads ready for storm threat

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videoSoutheastern North Carolina is bracing for what could be a winter weather mess. Meanwhile the Department of Transportation has been busy preparing to keep the roads safe. Full story...
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Crews repair Wilmington gas leak, warn drivers of odor & black ice

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A gas leak in Wilmington is contained and roads are back open this morning after crews say they found a malfunction sparked the leak. Full story...
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All lanes of US 17 back open after dump truck rolls, spills trash

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videoUS 17 is back open after an overturned dump truck closed northbound lanes near Winnabow this afternoon. Troopers say the wet road conditions caused the driver to lose control spilling garbage into the median. Full story...
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Neighbors say unannounced railroad work a big headache

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videoMaintenance work on Brunswick County railroad track is causing some big headaches for neighbors as they try to go about their daily routine. "Today it was like, 'What's going on here?'" said Ronn Pifer, who lives nearby. Full story...
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