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New Hanover County News

Police Release Sketch of Downtown Assault Suspect

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The victim of a downtown assault has described her attacker.

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Summer Olympics in full swing

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The Summer Olympics in Bejing kicked off in grand fashion Friday and many in our area were out and about to catch a glimpse of the festivities. Full story...
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North Carolina Visitor Spending Rises

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videoDespite the sluggish economy tourists spent more money in North Carolina than ever before. The North Carolina division of tourism reports that visitors spent a record 17 billion dollars in North Carolina last year. $426 million of that was spent in New Hanover County. That's up almost 10 percent from last year. Full story...
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Scholarship fund set up for murder victim's daughter

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The search for an alleged murderer ended yesterday with the suspect turning a gun on himself. Full story...
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Flavor of the Past: Latimer House

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videoAll this week, we have been featuring historic locations around Wilmington and the restaurants they are paired with on the tour. There may be no better example of Wilmington's prosperous past than the Latimer House. Full story...
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Clergy concerned with disproportionate levels of minorities in prison

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videoCrime is a growing concern in our community but it seems one demographic is disproportionately affected by it. Full story...
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Bar employees recovering after stabbing

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Two Wilmington bar employees are recovering, after a violent dispute with bar patrons. Full story...
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Flavor of the Past: Cape Fear Museum

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videoHistory and food are coming together for the upcoming Flavor of the Past Tour. All this week, we are featuring historic locations around Wilmington, and the restaurants they are paired with on the tour. Full story...
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UNCW ranked one of the best

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For the fifth consecutive year, UNCW is one of the best colleges in the southeast, according to the Princeton Review. Full story...
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Programmable thermostats can lower cooling bills

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It can be hard to find a happy medium. You return home from work to a boiling house, or your energy bill is through the roof because you leave the A.C. on all day. Full story...
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Man wanted for murdering deputy kills himself

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videoWe have breaking news tonight about the search for a man wanted in the murder of a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy. Full story...
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Fire department makes quick work of morning house fire

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It happened around 9 a.m. at a home on South 7th Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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The future of Wilmington's skyline

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videoAt Tuesday's Wilmington City Council meeting, city staff proposed some changes to the city's Vision 2020 plan, which was adopted more than a decade ago. Full story...
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UPDATE: Anthony Bowen: suspect in Detention Officer murder

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's Deputies are following new leads in the murder of one of their own. Tarica Pulliam was shot several times near her aparment this morning. Investigators are looking for Anthony Bowen. Tarica Pulliam took out a restraining order on Bowen 3 months ago. In the documents we learn Bowen was physically abusing Pulliam and even threatened to kill her. Full story...
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Football Practice in 98 Degree Heat

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videoSince 1995, 33 football players nationwide have died from heat stroke. 25 were high school players. That's according to a study out of UNC-Chapel Hill. John Rendleman drove to Leland on Wednesday to see how the North Brunswick Scorpions are dealing with beating the heat. Full story...
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