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Jacksonville woman gets 75 days in jail for toddler's drowning death

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videoA Jacksonville woman has been sentenced to more than two months in jail for the drowning death of her toddler daughter. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission candidates square off in forum

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Candidates for New Hanover County Commission aired their views in a forum tonight. The four candidates are competing for two open seats on the commission. The forum was sponsored by WHQR and WWAY. Full story...
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Fit Minute: Keeping up with the kids

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videoSummer is now over and your kids are back in school. So how do you make a transition back into a lifestyle that will help you keep up with your kids? Full story...
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Drugmaker provides experimental drug for Ebola use

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A North Carolina drugmaker says it is providing an experimental antiviral drug for patients with Ebola, an emergency step authorized by the Food and Drug Administration. Chimerix Inc. says physicians sought federal permission to use company's drug, called brincidofovir, which is in late-stage testing for other types of viruses. The company did not identify the physicians making the request. Full story...
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Groups ask US high court to shelve election rules

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Opponents of a voting law backed by North Carolina's Republican leaders urge the U.S. Supreme Court to block parts they say will discourage minorities from casting ballots. Lawyers for civil rights groups and voters expressed their views in court documents filed with the Supreme Court. State officials turned to the nation's high court last week after an appeals court put two key provisions on hold for next month's elections. Full story...
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SmartMeters to make parking more convenient

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The city of Wilmington wants to implement new parking meters that could save you from a citation. They are called SmartMeters and city officials have been testing them out for almost a year. Full story...
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Study recommends Wilmington, New Hanover fire merger

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videoA consultant's study says the advantages of combining fire services in Wilmington and New Hanover County outweigh the disadvantages. Full story...
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Man pleads guilty to bombs in Carolina Beach Rd. storage unit

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videoA Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty today in federal court to several crimes, including some connected to the discovery of explosives in a New Hanover County storage unit. Full story...
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UPDATE: Troubled Wilmington cemetery gets new leader

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videoA veteran cemetery worker is now handling operations at a troubled Wilmington graveyard. Full story...
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Man accused of killing roommate makes first court appearance

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The man accused of killing his former roommate in a 2009 cold case made his first appearance in New Hanover County this morning. Full story...
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Environmental groups want dam hazard ratings raised at Sutton Lake

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videoEnvironmental groups have asked state regulators to raise the dam hazard ratings for the coal ash dams at Duke Energy's L.V. Sutton Plant in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune Marine faces child rape charge

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videoA Camp Lejeune Marine has been arrested and accused of raping a pre-teen girl. Lt. Col. Cliff W. Gilmore said in a statement Monday that 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Robert J. Myers of Union City, IN, is being held by civilian authorities in Jacksonville. Full story...
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NC gay marriage proponents to move to overturn ban

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videoSame-sex marriage advocates in North Carolina say they will ask a federal judge to quickly strike down the state's ban following the US Supreme Court's refusal to hear appeals of the issue. Full story...
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Police searching for robber who threw victim to the ground

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Police are searching for the man robbing a man of his wallet with a gun. Full story...
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Police: Juveniles steal car, found with stolen gun

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Police arrest two juveniles in connection with a stolen vehicle incident that turned into much more. Full story...
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