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UPDATE: Body found in Cape Fear River identified

Wilmington Police are looking for answers after a grisly Sunday afternoon discovery. Wilmington Police say they have recovered the body 29-year-old Dennis Lotorie Anderson from the Cape Fear River.

Police charge woman after rescuing her from river

A Wilmington woman has been charged after a police officer rescued her from the Cape Fear River early Saturday morning. The woman gave false names before police could identify her as Lydian Beck, 20.

Body pulled from river is missing Marine

A body found in the Cape Fear River today is a missing Marine. LCpl. John J. Pruitt, 24, of Fontana, CA, was stationed at Camp Lejeune. He went missing late Sunday night.

River search suspended for missing Lejeune Marine

Crews have suspended their search for a Camp Lejeune Marine reported missing in the Cape Fear River. The Public Affair's Office at Camp Lejeune has confirmed he is Lance Cpl. John J. Pruitt of Fontana, CA. He is assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division.

CFPUA crews stop million-gallon sewage spill

videoSewage spills are nothing new in Wilmington, but the latest accident off River Road is especially significant because of its size. The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority estimates there were between one and two million gallons of waste released into the county tidal creek.

Fishermen of all ages catch fun at Striper Tournament

Fishermen and women braved the cold Saturday morning to catch some fun and some Striped Bass at the 4th annual Cape Fear River Watch Striper Tournament.

Cape Fear River gets routine dredging

video Just like the roads in our area, the Cape Fear River needs some regular work to keep traffic flowing. That's what's going on now near downtown. Despite the need for the regular dredging, some people oppose the work.

FIRST ON 3: Crews can’t find source oil leak on Wilmington riverfront

Crews investigated an oil leak this morning along the Wilmington riverfront. The Coast Guard and Wilmington Fire Department were called out around 8 a.m. after someone walking along the Riverwalk spotted the oil in the Cape Fear River.

Diligence closed to tours during maintenance

The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is a draw along downtown Wilmington's Riverwalk, but for the next several months it will not be open to visitors.

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