Mother of convicted rapist says he’s innocent

videoThe mother of a man just convicted of rape is speaking out. Antonio McAllister's mother gives us another perspective on the guilty verdict.

Fireworks sellers gearing up, stress safety

Fourth of July is right around the corner. Many people celebrate our country's freedom with fireworks. The Fourth of July just wouldn't be the same without fireworks, but playing with these colorful pyrotechnics could get dangerous.

Port could get biodiesel plant

North Carolina is making headway toward more biofuel production. The Port of Wilmington could soon be home to a new biodiesel plant. The new plant would put out 30 million gallons of biodiesel every year.

Former New York contractor facing charges commits suicide in N.C.

Authorities say a New York man facing grand larceny charges in the Syracuse area has committed suicide while fleeing police in North Carolina.

Cape Fear Community College suspends new president search

Cape Fear Community College trustees have halted their hunt for a new president. The college says timing and competition were key factors in the decision.

Cape Fear Skyway Bridge to cost $1 billion

The Cape Fear Skyway Bridge will cost close to $1 billion if construction is ever approved. To get a "go" on the plan the North Carolina Board of Transportation is meeting right now to find a way to pay for the bridge.

Wednesday is National HIV Awareness Day

An HIV test is quick and painless. Currently there are over 50,000 people in North Carolina living with HIV and AIDS.

Man found guilty of raping elderly woman

The verdict has come down in the McAlliaster rape trial. The jurors took about three hours to find Antonio McAllister guilty on all four charges, including first-degree rape, for a crime that happened two years ago. McAllister still proclaims his innocence and tells his attorney he has never been inside of the victim's house.

Rising milk prices affecting businesses

Milk prices are going up and it's costing more than ever for dairy products. Prices are not only affecting consumers, they're also affecting businesses that have to feed hundreds of people to make a profit.

Latest news