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Lawyers: NC Legislature should redo schools budget

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Lawyers for North Carolina school districts challenging the nearly $20 billion state budget approved last week want a judge to order the Legislature to redo the spending plan. Full story...
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Throw Me a 3! And we'll put you on TV

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We want you to THROW US A 3. Send a picture of you and your loved ones showing the number of your favorite TV station. You can send it to us at ThrowMeA3@wwaytv3.com. Include your name and where you're from, and we'll do our best to get you on the air. Full story...

Burn ban means no Carolina Beach fireworks tonight

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With a burn ban issued for the eastern part of the state, the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce has canceled fireworks for tonight in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Vehicle shot near Raleigh-Durham airport

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Police say someone fired on a vehicle traveling along Interstate 540 near the Raleigh-Durham airport, but the shots missed the people inside. Full story...
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Candler man accused of striking elderly driver

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Police say a road-rage incident led to the arrest of a man who witnesses say bragged about punching a 78-year-old driver. Full story...
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Pender wild fire burns more than 18,000 acres, still not contained

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video The wildfire in Pender County is still burning out of control. Crews are plowing multiple fire lines across the holly shelter game land in hopes of keeping the fire from crossing the highways. It seems to be growing by the minute. Just today, the fire grew about 8,000 acres totaling more than 18,000 acres in all. Full story...
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27 eastern counties now under burn ban

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Burn bans are in effect for 27 eastern NC counties, including Bladen, Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties. Full story...
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Owner of alleged puppy mill arrested

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Authorities in Caldwell County have arrested the owner of a kennel and seized 276 dogs, some of them suffering from serious infections and living in dirty cages stacked atop one another. Full story...
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Bladen County wildfire destroys homes; burns 1,300 acres

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videoSome of the attention involving wildfires in our area has now shifted to Bladen County. Work crews for North Carolina Forest Services are trying to contain a fire that is believed to have started because of lightning that struck Monday night. That fire has now burned a large section of land near White Oak and has destroyed at least three homes. Full story...
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Wilmington leaders meet to discuss possible downtown improvements

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videoHow can downtown Wilmington become a benchmark city? That was a question that was kicked around today at a state of downtown panel discussion. Full story...
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