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Coats for Kids drive kicks off today

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The Columbus County Kiwanis Club is kicking off a Coats for Kids drive Friday. It is accepting gently used or new coats in children and junior sizes. Full story...
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Shelters pushing capacity as temperatures dip

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videoArea homeless shelters were at capacity Thursday night. The cold weather kept shelter organizers busy and has those staying there thankful to have a roof over their heads. Full story...
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The impact of the Flight 1549 crash hit home

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videoA US Airways flight headed to Charlotte crash landed in New York's Hudson River Thursday afternoon. The impact of Flight 1549 could be felt all the way back here in Wilmington. Full story...
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A look at The Journeys of the Italians in America

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videoNews Channel 3’s News Director, Paul Paolicelli, author of two books on the Italian American experience, talks with Vincenza Scarpaci in this special edition of The Book Corner. Full story...
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In vitro fertilization success may be dependent on age

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For couples having trouble conceiving a child, In vitro fertilization methods can prove highly successful new research finds. Full story...
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Man wanted for alleged kidnapping, sexual assault

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The Pender County Sheriff's Office needs help finding a man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman last night at gunpoint. Full story...
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Boy, home alone, helps police nab burglar

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videoA 12-year-old boy is credited with helping put a burglar behind bars. Quick thinking, and a cool head helped the boy lead detectives to the burglar. Full story...
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New study shows social-networking sites safer than we think

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Results of a study suggest that social-networking sites like Myspace and Facebook are safer for our kids to surf than some of us may think. That being said, it should be pointed out that the report was compiled by a team of executives from those same social sites, plus AOL, and Yahoo. Full story...
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Family starts petition to bring justice to drug dealer

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A few months ago, a Wilmington woman lost her brother to drugs. Now, she wants the person responsible for supplying him with the illegal narcotics to pay. Full story...
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Keep the heat pumping

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videoAccording to licensed heating contractor Marty Kalnen, the strain on Doris Waff's heat pump played a role in causing it to fail. Something he's seen happen often during this cold snap. Full story...
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Local shelters are preparing for people looking to escape the cold

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The Good Shepherd Center and Salvation Army are busy preparing for an influx of people in the cold weather. Full story...
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Local fire departments to receive funds

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U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre announced more federal funding today for the Sunset Beach and New Hanover County fire departments. Full story...
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Plane headed to Charlotte crashes in Hudson River

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A passenger plane crashed into the icy waters of the Hudson River this afternoon, but what could have been a great tragedy is apparently a survival story. Full story...
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Police looking for accused gang rapists in Sunset Beach

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Sunset Beach police are looking for some construction workers accused of gang raping a twenty-one year old woman. It happened last week at the Continental Motel in Sunset Beach. So far three men have been arrested. Full story...
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Whats Happening: January 16-19

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videoAll across the area, events are taking place this weekend in honor of Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. But that's not all you can experience if you decide to brave the cold and head out. Full story...
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