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New Hanover County News

Two new cameras installed on the Wrightsville beach drawbridge

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video The installation of two new cameras is causing some traffic on the Wrightsville Beach Bridge. Full story...
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UNCW bronze seahawk stolen

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videoThe University of North Carolina Wilmington Police Department is currently investigating the theft of the bronze Seahawk statue located at the entrance of the Warwick Center on UNCW’s main campus. Full story...
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Woman riding in car shot in leg

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videoWilmington Police are looking for answers after a woman riding in the back the back seat of a car was shot in the leg Friday night. Police say Jaquelle Parker, 22, was seated behind the driver when she was hit. They say the driver was dropping off a passenger at the Market North Apartments when the car full noticed a crowd in the street watching fireworks, and pulled over to do the same. Full story...
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Police: One hurt, another charged after fight between sisters

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Wilmington Police say a fight between sisters on Saturday landed one in the hospital and the other arrested. Investigators say they were called to Cape Fear Memorial Hospital just after 1:30 a.m. Full story...
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Man robbed before being tied to bed and gagged

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Wilmington Police are investigating after a man says he was robbed at gunpoint, tied to his bed, and then gagged by the suspects. Saturday night, police say the victim was in his bathroom when the suspects approached him and thew him on his bed in the 4100 block of Spirea Drive. Full story...
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Man robbed at gun point after fireworks

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videoWilmington Police say a man was robbed at gun point after the fireworks early Saturday morning. Police say the male victim met a woman during the show and the pair planned to head back to her house just after 2 a.m. While the couple was walking to her home, the victim says they were approached by three mean near S. 5th Avenue and Meares Street. Full story...
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Police search for suspect after Family Dollar robbed

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videoWilmington Police are searching for a man they say robbed Family Dollar on Market Street. Investigators say a Hispanic male, with curly, shoulder length hair, about 5'11" tall and 175 pounds talked with the cashier for 90 minutes before stealing money from the register Thursday night. Full story...
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Ocean Rescue reports low number of saves despite hurricane

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videoOcean Rescue reports an extremely low number of rescues after hurricane Arthur. Thousands of people made plans to head down to the beaches to celebrate this weekend, but many were concerned about the hurricane. Full story...
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Teams from across the globe turn out for rugby tournament

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video Teams from all over the country and all over the globe traveled to Ogden this weekend to compete in the Cape Fear 7’s Rugby Tournament. Full story...
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Cape Fear Museum offers astronomy program for children

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video The Cape Fear Museum offers fun and education program every Saturday in the Learning Center. This month children can learn about astronomy. Full story...
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Wildlife rehab takes animals in after hurricane

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video Coastal Carolina Wildlife Rehab takes in animals after Hurricane Arthur. Full story...
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July 4th celebration runs smoothly in Wilmington

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Wilmington Police say 4th of July celebrations went smoothly in Downtown. In a media release, they say more than 20,000 people showed up to watch fireworks in downtown. Full story...
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National Guard specialist proposes to girlfriend during 440th Army Band performance

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video One couple had a night that they will never forget at the Fourth of July celebration in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Wilmington, New Hanover Co. declare State of Emergency

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New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington have declared a State of Emergency as the effects of Hurricane Arthur reach the area. The State of Emergency went into effect at 10 a.m. as the category 1 storm moves north along the coast of South Carolina and toward North Carolina, where rain bands began reaching shore early this morning. Full story...
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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD: Alan Perry helps us hit home runs

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videoIt was WWAY night at the Wilmington Shark Tank Wednesday night and we decided it was time to send the Surprise Squad out to the ball game! Full story...
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