Water Quality Swimming Alert lifted for ocean-side site in Brunswick County
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 4:29pm.

The state Division of Environmental Health today lifted a water quality swimming alert at an ocean-side site in Brunswick County. The alert affected waters at the public beach access located at the east end of Holden Beach.

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Jury deadlocked in Thomas sentencing
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 4:26pm.

Jurors in the Danny Thomas case spent Friday deliberating his sentence for killing four people during robberies in Chadbourn in 2005. The jury said they were deadlocked this afternoon, leading the court to decide to continue the sentencing portion of trial on Saturday morning.

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ONLY ON 3: CFCC also looking at legal options against escort site
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 3:11pm.

CFCC, like UNCW earlier this week, has its lawyers looking at stopping the site from using the school's name.

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Porn found in Osama bin Laden evidence trove
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 3:00pm.

A stash of pornography was found among the trove of evidence seized from Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad compound by US Navy SEALs, according to a report confirmed by ABC News.

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Disabled anglers aim for fresh catch
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 2:13pm.

If you were headed out to Kure Beach for some fishing today, you might have found it a bit crowded on the pier. Folks were up bright and early for the 13th Annual Cape Fear Disabled Sportsman Fishing Tournament.

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Police officer's wife heads to court on drug charge
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 2:10pm.

Capt. Dean Foley's wife Teresa was scheduled to make her first court appearance today on charges of embezzling controlled substances from her employer.

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NC legal defenders say cuts threaten basic rights
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 9:11am.

Dozens of attorneys, the NAACP and former Supreme Court justices are among those opposing a funding cut for lawyers who defend poor people accused of crimes.

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Charlotte plane cleared after knife found in bin
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 6:53am.

Authorities say passengers were removed from a US Airways plane in Charlotte and had to go through security screening again after a passenger found a knife in an overhead bin during boarding.

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Northeastern NC warned of smoke from wildfire
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 6:44am.

Air quality officials have issued an air pollution advisory for northeastern North Carolina as smoke from a Dare County wildfire is expected to shift northward.

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Graham funeral home director faces allegations
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 6:40am.

A funeral home director in Graham who left a decomposing body in a hearse last summer will have to answer to the Office of Administrative Hearings in Raleigh next month.

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