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Several states, including NC, refuse to accept Syrian refugees

North Carolina, Ohio, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Alabama, Texas and Arkansas have become the first states in the country to refuse to take in Syrian refugees amid heightened security concerns following Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris.

NC man guilty of conspiring to support terrorists

A North Carolina man faces up to 15 years in federal prison over plans to travel to either Syria or Yemen to join a jihadist group. Akba Jihad Jordan of Raleigh pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists.

Burr concerned about radical Islamic group’s threat to US

videoUS Senator Richard Burr made some stops in the port city today. The two-term senator said 10 years ago, when he was on the House Intelligence Committee, there were about three things we would worry about before he went to bed at night.

McIntyre says constituents overwhelmingly against US action in Syria

video Rep. Mike McIntyre is speaking out on the continuing crisis in Syria. He says he has spent a lot of time talking to his constituents in southeastern North Carolina, and overwhelmingly most people are opposed to any US involvement in Syria.

UNCW hosts forum on Syria

videoUNCW hosted a discussion today on Syria and the possibility of military intervention from the United States.

UNCW Syria expert talks about crisis in war-torn country

videoUNCW's Dr. Dan Masters stopped by WWAY to talk about the crisis in Syria and what options the U.S. has when it comes to stopping the bloodshed in the war-torn country.

Wilmington Peace Group protests US involvement in Syria

videoAs the President prepares to seek approval from congress before taking action in Syria, people around the world are weighing in, and that includes right here in the port city. The Wilmington Peace Group held a rally today in protest of U.S. involvement in Syria.

President Obama to seek approval from Congress before taking action in Syria

President Obama announced today that the US should pursue military intervention against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for use of chemical weapons in that country's civil war, but only after his administration seeks approval from Congress.

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