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New Hanover County News

Wilmington couple charged with lying about being hit by car

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videoA Wilmington man and woman have been arrested for insurance fraud after allegedly lying about their involvement in a traffic crash, the NC Department of Insurance says. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Surveillance pictures released in store armed robbery

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videoWilmington Police need the community's help in identifying the suspects in a store armed robbery last month. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission candidates square off in forum

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Candidates for New Hanover County Commission aired their views in a forum tonight. The four candidates are competing for two open seats on the commission. The forum was sponsored by WHQR and WWAY. Full story...
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Fit Minute: Keeping up with the kids

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videoSummer is now over and your kids are back in school. So how do you make a transition back into a lifestyle that will help you keep up with your kids? Full story...
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SmartMeters to make parking more convenient

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The city of Wilmington wants to implement new parking meters that could save you from a citation. They are called SmartMeters and city officials have been testing them out for almost a year. Full story...
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Study recommends Wilmington, New Hanover fire merger

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videoA consultant's study says the advantages of combining fire services in Wilmington and New Hanover County outweigh the disadvantages. Full story...
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Man pleads guilty to bombs in Carolina Beach Rd. storage unit

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videoA Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty today in federal court to several crimes, including some connected to the discovery of explosives in a New Hanover County storage unit. Full story...
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UPDATE: Troubled Wilmington cemetery gets new leader

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videoA veteran cemetery worker is now handling operations at a troubled Wilmington graveyard. Full story...
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Man accused of killing roommate makes first court appearance

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The man accused of killing his former roommate in a 2009 cold case made his first appearance in New Hanover County this morning. Full story...
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Environmental groups want dam hazard ratings raised at Sutton Lake

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videoEnvironmental groups have asked state regulators to raise the dam hazard ratings for the coal ash dams at Duke Energy's L.V. Sutton Plant in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Police searching for robber who threw victim to the ground

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Police are searching for the man robbing a man of his wallet with a gun. Full story...
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Police: Juveniles steal car, found with stolen gun

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Police arrest two juveniles in connection with a stolen vehicle incident that turned into much more. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: No injuries reported in Wilmington shooting

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videoPolice say there was another shooting in Wilmington tonight, but no one was hurt. Full story...
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Bigger and better than ever: Riverfest 2014

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videoThis year's Riverfest filled up the riverfront on Water Street and was expanded to Chandler's Warf. Fireworks, two stages of entertainment and about 200 craft and food vendors are just a few of the things this weekend's festival offered. Full story...
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Operation Spartan Shield deploys 200 soliders

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videoTwo-hundred soldiers are deploying from Wilmington in the upcoming weeks. This weekend hundreds gathered to say goodbye. For many it's not their first deployment, but this mission is different. Full story...
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