Brunswick Co. Animal Shelter ends Saturday hours
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/15/2011 - 3:26pm.

If you want to adopt a pet from the Brunswick County Animal Shelter, you'll have to do it on a weekday. Starting next weekend the shelter will no longer be open on Saturdays.

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Administrative mistakes delay court dates for Strickland, Wright
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Fri, 07/15/2011 - 3:06pm.

video Two men with connections to former state Sen. R.C. Soles were scheduled to be in court today in Tabor City, but administrative errors led to both having their court dates pushed back.

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Ricky Meeks joins crowded City Council field as municipal filing ends
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/15/2011 - 12:46pm.

Meeks joins a crowded field for Wilmington City Council that includes incumbents Laura Padgett and Ronald Sparks and former City Council member Margaret Haynes. Frank Christopher Meares, Joshua Fulton, Matt Hinson, Napier Fuller and Neil Anderson have also filed to put their name on this fall's ballot.

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FIRST ON 3: Plane makes safe emergency landing at ILM
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/15/2011 - 11:20am.

Airport director Jon Rosborough says the pilot could not get the landing gear of his Cessna 182 to go down during a flight from Harnett County to Jacksonville.

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Poll: Perdue trails McCrory by eight points as Democratic base erodes
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/15/2011 - 10:51am.

Raleigh-based Public Policy Polling found McCrory leads the incumbent Democrat 47 percent to 39 percent. McCrory gets 83 percent of the Republican vote, while only 67 percent of Democrats will commit to voting for Perdue. And she trails by a 57/28 margin with independents as well.

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Officials seek suspect in NC-based soldier's death
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 07/15/2011 - 6:46am.

Law enforcement in Cumberland County is continuing its search for a suspect in connection with a two-year-old murder case.

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5 NC men plead guilty to bypassing emissions test
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 07/15/2011 - 6:42am.

Five men have pleaded guilty to violating federal clean air rules by offering North Carolina drivers willing to pay an extra fee the ability to pass emissions tests even if their vehicles polluted too much.

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Federal officials apologize for Cary office search
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 07/15/2011 - 6:41am.

A federal official told leaders in Cary that the recent search for a site for a new immigration office was badly handled.

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Raleigh Dad charged after child wanders roadway
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 07/15/2011 - 6:39am.

Raleigh police say a 3-year-old girl is OK after she wandered out of her house and walked across four lanes of traffic while her father was home asleep.

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Grandson charged with theft from NASCAR's Ingram
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 07/15/2011 - 6:36am.

The grandson of NASCAR driver Jack Ingram has been charged with stealing his championship rings and other mementos, then asking Ingram to pay for their return.

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