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Work begins to widen highway between Wilmington, Leland

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videoBig changes are coming on the roads in Brunswick County. It might not look like much right now, but by the end of next year US 17/74/76 will go from four lanes to six between Wilmington and Leland. Full story...
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Market St. going to 2 lanes?

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If you've ever driven down that narrow part of Market Street in Wilmington you know it may be a four lane road but it sure doesn’t feel like one. That may be changing though thanks in part to a group of concerned neighbors. Full story...
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UPDATE: 10 taken to hospital after school bus crash in Brunswick County

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videoA traffic accident involving a Brunswick County school bus has sent 10 people to the hospital. Brunswick County Schools spokeswoman Jessica Swencki says the bus from South Brunswick High School and South Brunswick Middle School was involved in the accident this afternoon at NC 211 and Midway Road. Full story...
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Police: Speeding driver led officer on car, foot chase

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videoPolice arrested a man they say led them on a car chase after an officer caught him speeding through a Wilmington neighborhood. When an officer got to the area, police say a black car flew past the officer's marked car within minutes of parking. Full story...
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Accident involving motorcycle shuts down lane on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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videoAn accident involving a motorcycle has shut down at least one lane of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. Full story...
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Woman charged after car goes into Jacksonville creek with infant in car

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State troopers say a woman distracted while arguing with a passenger drove off a road in Onslow County and into a creek with her 9-month-old baby in the car. Full story...
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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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