ONLY ON 3: Car owners would pay for Wave's beach bus plan
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 5:46pm.

video Years ago the main way to get from Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach was by trolley. If Wave Transit gets its way, the Beach Car may again roll to the ocean, but it would come at a price.

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FIRST ON 3: Two puppies beaten and killed with hammer
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 5:38pm.

Someone killed two puppies by striking them on their heads. The two pups were in a ditch. One already was dead. The other had visible injuries but was still alive.

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NC AG: Office shouldn't defend unenforceable law
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 5:20pm.

Attorney General Roy Cooper says his office shouldn't defend in court a challenge to the health care overhaul approved by North Carolina legislators if it becomes state law because the measure is unenforceable.

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Mexican fraud bust has Wilmington ties
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 5:07pm.

video Eleven states and 19 cities, including Wilmington. That's where multiple federal agencies believe members of a highly sophisticated and violent fraudulent document trafficking organization were working.

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Mellow Mushroom may open on Old Causeway
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 5:06pm.

The owner of a popular pizza franchise will seek approval from the planning board at its March 1 meeting to add outdoor seating to a vacant restaurant near the intersection of Old Causeway and Causeway drives - reports The Lumina News.

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Ex-defense team in Zahra's death took evidence
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 2:08pm.

The former defense team for a North Carolina woman accused of killing her disabled 10-year-old stepdaughter took key evidence from a crime scene early on in the case.

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Burden about deadly force shifts in NC Senate bill
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 2:05pm.

North Carolina residents would be presumed to have properly used deadly force when an intruder breaks into their home, car or business under legislation getting preliminary approval in the Senate.

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Area gas prices surge amid Mideast tensions
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 12:49pm.

video Although the unrest in the Middle East has not decreased the global supply of oil so far, analysts say fear and uncertainty about the region are to blame for a sudden hike in gas prices.

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Duke ends suit with insurer on lacrosse settlement
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 10:43am.

Duke University has ended a lawsuit against an insurance company stemming from the three lacrosse players at the school who were falsely accused of rape.

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Missing Charlotte woman's body found in river
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 8:59am.

The body of a Charlotte woman missing for nearly three months has been found floating in the Catawba River about a mile downstream from where her sports utility vehicle was found.

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