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New Hanover County News

Silvagni wins longboard gold at World Surfing Games

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Kure Beach native Tony Silvagni captured a world title on Saturday in longboard surfing. Silvagni calls it the best win of his career. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Locals involved in fatal Nevada train crash

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videoA local family has returned home after what was supposed to be a vacation to a toy train convention turned fatal. A Brunswick County boy and his grandfather were on the Amtrak train that was hit by a semi-truck near Reno, Nevada last Friday. Full story...
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Hammerheads beat the Blues in 4-2 win

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The Wilmington Hammerheads struck early. Then they struck late. It added up to a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Blues on Saturday night at Legion Stadium. Full story...
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Car flips over in Carolina Beach Road accident

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A Saturday evening accident left one car flipped over at the intersection of Carolina Beach Road and Myrtle Grove Road. Full story...
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Travelers fly nonstop to Chicago from ILM

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Wilmington International Airport now offers daily nonstop flights to Chicago. Saturday was the first day this new flight flew in and out of ILM. Full story...
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Hit and run leaves pedestrian in serious condition

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A pedestrian is in serious condition, and Wilmington Police are searching for a suspect. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Couple's story doesn't match trooper's report, video

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videoWe're learning more tonight about the Raleigh couple that wrote a letter to the governor accusing a trooper of intimidation. It's a story WWAY broke Tuesday. There are several discrepancies between what Gina and Hoyt Tessener say happened and the DWI report written by Tpr. Edward Wyrick. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Attorney who accused trooper has court date for assault

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The Raleigh attorney who accused a North Carolina Highway Patrol officer of intimidating him and his wife has his own legal troubles. WWAY has learned Hoyt Tessener is due in Wake County Court Thursday on a simple assault charge. Full story...
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Murder victim's cousin says violence must stop

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videoA Wilmington teen is dead, and police are still searching for suspects after a shooting last night near downtown. Neighbors and family members are mourning the loss of Tony Harris Jr., who was affectionately known as T.J. He was shot near the corner of 5th and Harnett. Full story...
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Wilmington bakery among business targeted in TTY scam

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A Wilmington bakery was targeted in a statewide phone scam. Hot Pink Cake Stand on Front Street reported receiving several phone calls Wednesday from a TTY operator. TTY is a service used to aid hearing impaired people when using the phone. Full story...
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