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May 28, 2022
A California woman who punched a Southwest Airlines flight attendant in the face during a flight, breaking her teeth, has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison.
Scientists are looking for volunteers in Columbia to help them study the differences in heat across short distances in the city.
May 27, 2022
City staff completed a study comparing Wilmington’s parking fees to peer cities and towns and found the city’s fees are significantly below the benchmarks.
As tourists and locals alike get ready to kick back and enjoy the Memorial Day weekend, restaurants around the region are preparing for crowds like no other.
Members of the John E. Jacobs American Legion Post 68 gave out poppies on National Poppy Day to honor fallen soldiers.
It's National Safe Boating Week, and multiple Law Enforcement Agencies and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary are offering tips on how to safely enjoy the boating season ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.
Due to beach erosion and staffic challenges, representatives with Wrightsville Beach say it is not possible for them to have trash barrels on the beach at this time.
The official county canvass of votes following the May 17 primary shows that New Hanover County school board member Nelson Beaulieu has lost his bid for reelection.
Steven McCraw, director of Texas Department of Public Safety, admitted it was the "wrong decision" for officers not to go into the classroom where the suspect was for 35 minutes after a tactical unit arrived.
The suspects in the shootings at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school and a Buffalo, New York, supermarket were both just 18 when authorities say they bought the weapons used in the attacks.
UVALDE, TEXAS (AP) -- The mother of a teenage gunman who shot and killed 21 people at a Texas elementary school is apologizing on behalf…
Drivers headed out of town this Memorial Day weekend will see no relief at the pump.
A memorial day review was put on by the Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy and was held in Elizabethtown Friday morning.
On May 27, 2022, a Brunswick County jury convicted Michael Hill of First-Degree Murder in the shooting death of Keonna Graham after an hour of deliberation.
According to the group, classes begin this Monday and include Yoga, Water Aerobics, Aqua Yoga and Weight Training.
The National Rifle Association Convention is holding its annual convention in Houston, located in the same state as Uvalde, where 19 children and two adults were killed when a gunman opened fire at an elementary school.
The next time you're driving down the road, you may want to keep your eyes peeled for slow-moving obstacles in your path.
The Friends of the Battleship North Carolina will be holding a flag raising event at the Battleship North Carolina on Saturday from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.
Top White House aides have drafted the order for canceling some student loan debt, but they're still waiting for President Joe Biden to make up his mind on whether to go forward with it.
A woman charged earlier this week with animal cruelty charges after two dogs died in her care is now facing more charges, according to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office.
Community members came together in a park downtown on Saturday, to pray and honor the lives of the victims in the Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas mass shootings.
Many people visited Battleship North Carolina on Saturday, recognizing the significance of Memorial Day on the holiday weekend.
In light of the nationwide shortage of baby formula, the City of Wilmington Fit for Fun Center is hosting a Formula Drive & Distribution with the goal of putting formula in the hands of Wilmington families.
Thursday evening the Oak Island Sea Turtle Protection Program say they received a call about a nesting turtle on the beach.
Vincent Trocheck buried a short-handed goal, Teuvo Teravainen had a rare power-play score for Carolina and the Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the second-round playoff series.
A 36-year-old man has died after being hit by a truck in Wilmington Thursday morning.
The Wilmington Police Department responded to the 100 block of Dock Street last Friday, May 20th around 10:20 p.m. to serve a warrant.
May 26, 2022
Students at Chapel Hill High School are part of a nationwide cry against gun violence.
Pat McCrory's political career has taken quite a turn in the past decade. The Republican moderate won the 2012 gubernatorial election by a comfortable margin.
May 25, 2022
Today, Governor Roy Cooper released a video on critical gun safety reforms to protect our communities.
The NC 4th of July Festival Committee is accepting entries for the annual parade held on July 4 in downtown Southport.
Debris from two houses that collapsed into the surf on North Carolina’s Outer Banks are washing onshore, prompting the National Park Service to issue warnings to visitors walking along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
WILMINGTON, NC (AP) -- The families of four people — including three teens — who died in a February plane crash off the North Carolina coast are suing the companies that owned the plane and employed the pilot, who also…
May 24, 2022
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Senate Republicans have unveiled a wide-ranging proposal they say would help parents stay informed about what their children are being taught and how they’re being treated by doctors. The measure also would tread into…
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein says he's recovering from a “minor stroke” that prompted doctors to remove a small blood clot.
Ferry service along the North Carolina coast is experiencing interruptions because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases in crew members and mechanical issues on the vessels themselves.
May 23, 2022
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Senate Republicans are strongly considering legislation that would expand Medicaid coverage to hundreds of thousands of additional low-income adults. The idea is contained in a summary of a wide-ranging health care access measure being…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee is investigating allegations that Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn had a conflict of interest in a cryptocurrency he promoted and engaged in an improper relationship with a member of his staff. That's according to…
RICHLANDS, N.C. (WTVD) -- Michelle Watson received a phone call this weekend that she could not believe. Her newly purchased home was suddenly unlivable. Watson's new neighbors called her shortly after 1 p.m. Saturday to tell her that a truck…
A 53-year-old man has died after drowning at a popular waterfall in western North Carolina.
North Carolina Senate Republicans are strongly considering legislation that would expand Medicaid coverage to hundreds of thousands of additional low-income adults.
May 21, 2022
Federal authorities have accused a North Carolina man of operating a $7 million Ponzi scheme that defrauded at least 75 investors and using the money he gained to make mortgage payments and pay for private schools for his children.
Authorities say a North Carolina school bus driver is charged with driving while impaired after an accident in which a construction worker was hit.
May 20, 2022
The North Carolina League of Municipalities (NCLM) is recognizing the Leland Police Department for completing the Law Enforcement Risk Review Process.
May 19, 2022
DELCO, NC (WWAY) -- Men & Women United for Youth & Families of Delco, North Carolina Scholarship Fundraiser will take place Saturday, May 28th, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The…
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Parents of infants in North Carolina are struggling to feed their babies during the current baby formula shortage. But instead of helping parents in this perilous position, scammers are looking to take advantage of this crisis…
ST. JAMES, NC (WWAY) - St James American Legion Post 543 will hold their traditional Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 30th at 11:00 AM. Veterans from Post 543 will conduct the ceremony in front of the Veterans Memorial at…
A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to charges that he stormed the U.S. Capitol last year to disrupt Congress from certifying the Electoral College vote.
A Raleigh home that is worth more than a million dollars was listed for sale for just $17,000. With the market being so hot, scammers are out in full force.
Millions of Americans are ready to kick off the summer travel season with a trip this Memorial Day weekend — at almost any cost.
Texas Department of Public Safety spokesperson Travis Considine said 18-year-old Salvador Ramos entered Robb Elementary School and began his rampage at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday.
Ellen DeGeneres brought her nearly two-decade daytime talk show to an end Thursday with a celebrity lovefest and a forceful assertion of her achievement as a gay woman daring to be herself.
The widower of a Texas elementary school teacher killed in a shooting has died of a heart attack days just days after his wife was killed.
Actor Ray Liotta has died in the Dominican Republic.
Eight of the 10 largest cities in the U.S. lost population during the first year of the pandemic.
The mother of the 18-year-old gunman accused of killing 21 at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, this week told ABC News in an interview that her son was "not a monster," but that he could "be aggressive."
Actor Kevin Spacey has been charged with four counts of sexual assault in the U.K., according to the Crown Prosecution Service.
A jury in Portland has convicted a self-published romance novelist — who once wrote an essay titled “How to Murder Your Husband” — of fatally shooting her husband four years ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to improve accountability in policing. It's a meaningful but limited action on the second anniversary of George Floyd’s death that reflected the challenges in addressing racism, excessive use of…
Rolando Reyes, 72, the gunman's grandfather, told ABC News he had no idea his grandson had purchased two AR-15-style rifles or that they were in his house.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy came to Congress representing Sandy Hook. Now he is begging his colleagues to finally pass legislation that addresses the nation’s continuing gun violence problem. During an impassioned speech on the Senate…
Pandemic-weary U.S. residents are confronting high gas prices as they decide whether to travel this Memorial Day weekend. AAA says the average gas price in the U.S. on Thursday was $4.60 per gallon.
Meghan Markle, the wife of Britain's Prince Harry, on Thursday made an unannounced visit to the Texas town of Uvalde to pay her respects to the victims of a shooting at an elementary school that left 19 children and two teachers dead.
Multiple people are dead, including several children, after an "active shooter" incident at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, law enforcement sources told ABC News.
TOKYO (CNN) -- President Joe Biden said Monday that the United States would intervene militarily if China attempts to take Taiwan by force, a warning that appeared to deviate from the deliberate ambiguity traditionally held by Washington. The White House…
Russia's war in Ukraine has accelerated inflation across Europe, with prices for energy, materials and food surging at rates not seen for decades.
PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden is visiting a South Korean computer chip factory that is the model for a similar plant to be built in Texas. And he says it shows how deeper ties with the Indo…
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Tesla and SpaceX chief executive officer Elon Musk has met with Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro to discuss connectivity and other projects in the Amazon rainforest. The meeting, held in a luxurious resort in Sao Paulo…
LONDON (AP) — Scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks of monkeypox in Africa say they are baffled by the disease’s recent spread in Europe and North America. Cases of the smallpox-related disease haven’t previously been seen among people with no…
May 18, 2022
Authorities in the southwest German town of Walldorf have ordered some cat owners to keep their pets indoors until the end of August, to protect a rare bird during its breeding season.
May 17, 2022
Doctors have prescribed a wheelchair, cane and physical therapy to help heal Pope Francis’ bad knee.
May 16, 2022
Russia’s war in Ukraine is hitting new hurdles on the battleground and internationally. Europe is moving Monday to sharpen and expand its response to Russia’s invasion.
May 12, 2022
North Korea has imposed a nationwide lockdown to control its first acknowledged COVID-19 outbreak of the pandemic.
Finland "must be aware of the responsibility and consequences" of joining NATO, Russia's foreign ministry said in a statement Thursday, adding that Russia "will be forced" to take retaliatory steps if the country joins the alliance.
May 11, 2022
Ukraine's top prosecutor says the country plans to hold its first war crimes trial of a captured Russian soldier.
Balenciaga launched it's new Paris sneaker this week and images of the shoes have people talking.
Whether at home, school or in the workplace, research shows having a dog around can improve people's wellbeing.
May 9, 2022
Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the opening of Parliament on Tuesday amid ongoing mobility issues.
KYIV, UKRAINE (WWAY) -- This bomb-sniffing dog named Patron was awarded a medal for his work finding mines in parts of Ukraine during the war with Russia. Ukrainian…
February 14, 2022
Do Coastal Homes Actually Need Additional Insurance Coverage? Over the course of a lifetime, property ownership, assets and your geographic location are variables that can very likely change. Southeastern North Carolina has become one of the most attractive relocation destinations,…
November 29, 2021
If you are currently pregnant or are thinking about having a baby, vein health should be on your mind. This is especially the case if there is a family history of varicose veins. Dr. Kamran of Scarless Vein Care weighs in.
June 9, 2021
Our last 'Teacher of the Week' for the 2020-2021 school year features one of the zaniest and most positive educators you'll likely ever meet.
June 2, 2021
Students at Heide Trask High School are now home for summer vacation but recently we visited the campus to surprise one of the teachers as our 'Teacher of the Week.'
May 26, 2021
For many children across the Cape Fear, the school year comes to an end in just a few days and summer vacation is about to begin.
May 19, 2021
Students tend to learn at their own pace but one veteran Pender County teacher has a unique way of reaching students at her school.
May 12, 2021
Few things in life are more satisfying than discovering one's true purpose. Sometimes, life takes us down one path until we realize its time to head another direction.
May 5, 2021
During the pandemic, teachers have provided a sense a stability and connectedness for many students, and we found one that really stands out.
April 28, 2021
Teachers have a unique way of helping students experience the world around them in a whole new way.
April 21, 2021
Research shows exposure to a foreign language at an early age can boost a child's analytical abilities because their brains are like sponges wired to absorb and learn new things.
April 14, 2021
With the end of the school year quickly approaching, teachers at Holly Tree Elementary School are covering as much ground as possible to make up for face-to-face instructional time missed earlier in the year due to COVID-19.
April 7, 2021
Third graders in Madeira Billingsley's class at Mary C. Williams Elementary School are learning about poems.
March 31, 2021
When Brandon Puhalski is not surfing or fishing outside, he stays busy with his other passion -- teaching elementary students about math.
March 24, 2021
From Broadway to the Cape Fear, the pandemic dimmed the lights of performing arts venues during the last year including local school productions.
March 17, 2021
Many students and teachers are feeling the weight of the pandemic as it stretches into a second school year.
March 10, 2021
When third-grader students at Bolivia Elementary School arrived in class recently they got quite a surprise.
March 3, 2021
Elementary students enrolled in New Hanover County Schools return to full-time, in-person learning on Monday.
February 24, 2021
The pandemic disrupted schools nearly a year ago and its been a challenging time for students especially younger kids who have had to do remote learning or socially distance themselves while at school with classmates.
February 17, 2021
Some of morals and basic life lessons we remember as adults were instilled by our our elementary school teachers.
February 10, 2021
The ability to flow confidently on a skateboard is no easy task. Like any other skill, it requires lots of patience and dedication.