Update: Moroccan boy, 5, trapped in well, sadly dies

Rescuers fear for life of Moroccan boy, 5, trapped in well Mosa’ab Elshamy – staff, APA tractor digs through a mountain during the rescue mission of a boy who fell into a hole in the northern village of Ighran in Morocco’s Chefchaouen province, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. Rescuers inched closer Friday to reaching a 5-year-old boy trapped for three days…

Testimony: Waffle House shooter wrote to Winfrey, Swift

A man who shot and killed four people in a Nashville Waffle House in 2018 had written Oprah Winfrey asking for help in determining whether his delusions that Taylor Swift was communicating with him through the Internet were real or not, according to testimony Wednesday.

Columbus County man accused of animal neglect

McNeil Mugshot TABOR CITY, NC (WWAY)– A Columbus County man is facing nearly a dozen charges in connection with the discovery of several malnourished or dead dogs. According to Tabor City police, the arrest stemmed from an emaciated dog being spotted by several people in the Jernigan St. area of Tabor City over several days. An officer followed the dog…

UScellular 8th Annual Black History Month Art Contest underway

Art done by Brigade Boys & Girls Clubs in New Hanover and Onslow counties

Voting is now open in UScellular’s Eighth Annual Black History Month Art Contest with Brigade Boys & Girls Clubs in New Hanover and Onslow counties. Voting is available online, and the local community can go here to vote for their favorite piece of original art.

Tesla recall: ‘Full Self-Driving’ software runs stop signs

Tesla recall: ‘Full Self-Driving’ software runs stop signs David Zalubowski – staff, APFILE – A 2021 Model 3 sedan sits in a near-empty lot at a Tesla dealership in Littleton, Colo. June 27, 2021. Tesla is recalling nearly 54,000 vehicles because their “Full Self-Driving” software lets them roll through stop signs without coming to a complete halt. Documents posted Tuesday,…

Former Chadbourn Police Chief Anthony Spivey in more trouble with the law

Anthony Spivey COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Anthony Spivey has been arrested again. This time, he’s accused of catalytic converter theft. The former Chadbourn police chief was arrested by Tabor City police on Wednesday.  According to Chief Donald Dowless, a body shop where Spivey had been working reported two catalytic converters missing sometime during the Christmas holidays. The converters were…

Celeb-heavy Los Angeles suburb gets tough on water wasters

In a wealthy enclave nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains that is a haven for celebrities, residents now face more aggressive consequences for wasting water — including the threat of having their water flows slowed to a trickle if they repeatedly flout conservation rules.