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CFPUA: 23,000 gallons of treated sewage spills Monday

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority responded to and remedied a treated effluent bypass which occurred on January 3rd at the Northside Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Swollen Cape Fear spills into downtown

Water Street in Downtown Wilmington is known for its proximity to the water. But today it really lived up to its name.

Flooding, high tide float Battleship NC

All that extra water coming into the river and a lunar high tide this morning caused the Battleship North Carolina to float.

Water St. could flood this afternoon

Due to a combination of excessive rain and a high tide, the National Weather Service has advised that flooding of up to two feet is expected today on Water Street.

SE NC gets $22 million from feds for waterway projects

Southeastern North Carolina is getting more than $22 million from the federal government for beaches and inlets, the Intracoastal Waterway and the Wilmington Port.

Tourists spotted body in river, called 911

video A couple vacationing from Raleigh told us they were walking along the Riverwalk in Downtown Wilmington Sunday. They looked into the river about 20 feet from the Hilton, and saw Joanne Dacuno floating face down.

UPDATE: Autopsy results back on woman found in river; friends remember her life

video Friends say 26-year-old Joanne Dacuno was vacationing with friends here in Wilmington. They say she was known as the girl with the big smile and caring soul.

Body found in Cape Fear River identified

videoWilmington Police are investigating the discovery of a woman's body in the Cape Fear River Sunday. The surprising discovery happened several hours before thousands of people packed in to Downtown Wilmington to see the city's 4th of July fireworks show.

If you build it…

videoNothing says spring like the crack of the bat at a baseball game. That sound could soon be heard along the riverfront in downtown Wilmington.

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