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Wilmington police: Girlfriend of assailant lied in fatal assault investigation

Alessia Symone Davis, 26, is charged with felony accessory after the fact and obstructing justice in the death last week of Edward Alan Pearson, 58, of Wilmington. WILMINGTON -- The girlfriend of a man charged with murder in a deadly assault March 12 was arrested Monday after allegedly lying to poli

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2018-03-20 21:57:32

Man killed in wreck Friday on Greenville Loop Road

Stan Johnson, 77, lost control and struck a tree. WILMINGTON -- A Wilmington man was killed Friday in an early morning wreck on Greenville Loop Road, according to the Wilmington Police Department. At about 6:15 a.m. Friday, Stan Johnson, 77, of Country Club Road, was driving east at an "excessive sp

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2018-03-20 16:20:13

Woman Good Samaritan tried to help now charged in crime

Alessia Davis (Photo: Wilmington Police Dept.) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - The woman a Good Samaritan attempted to help before he was allegedly hit by her partner, is now charged in the crime. Wilmington Police say Allesia Davis, 26, is now charged with obstruction of justice and accessory after the fac

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-03-20 20:42:28

BREAKING: Oak Island bridge to close for 8 months

The Barbee Bridge, closest to Southport, will close from approximately Labor Day in early September until Memorial Day in late May 2019 OAK ISLAND -- The Oak Island G.V. Barbee Bridge connecting Southport to Oak Island will close for about eight months starting in September as part of scheduled repa

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2018-03-20 20:30:40

Arrested for stealing a salad, Wilmington mother is now detained in Atlanta facing deportation

Irma Carranza Cruz was arrested after the owner of Famous Toastery of Wrightsville Avenue accused her of stealing a salad. (Port City Daily photo/COURTESY PHOTO) WILMINGTON - A former employee of the Famous Toastery has been in an Atlanta detention facility for around one month after being accused o

PORTCITYDAILY.COM - 2018-03-19 17:06:00

WPD views demonstration on new DNA forensics tool

It's a story we have been bringing you now for over a decade, and a mystery the family hopes a new forensics tool could perhaps help solve. In 2008, the remains of two women were found deep in the woods off Carolina Beach Road. Those bodies were later identified as 34-year-old Allison Foy and 42-ye

WECT - 2018-03-20 18:58:46

Murderer sentenced to prison for Hardee's kidnapping and robbery

David Ashely Bates, Sr (Photo: Brunswick County Jail) BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) - A Wilmington man who was on parole for murder when he robbed a fast food restaurant is going back to prison for up to 20 years. According to the district attorney's office, David Ashley Bates pleaded guilty to two co

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-03-19 14:13:13

Mysterious cross found nailed to tree at site where Allison Foy died

Every year in the hot days of July, Lisa Valentino trudges through the woods, dodging trees, sticks and branches to pay her respects to her sister Allison Foy. "She and another woman, Angela Rothen, were dumped here or found left for dead in 2008," said Valentino. "I would much rather have my sister

WECT - 2018-03-19 19:36:38

2018 NC Azalea Festival Queen has been announced!

Beth Troutman (Photo: NC Azalea Festival) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - As spring gets underway Tuesday that means we are closer to the 2018 NC Azalea Festival. The festival announced Monday that this year's Queen Azalea is Beth Troutman. Other invited guests include Adrian Wood, Miss North Carolina 2017

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-03-19 23:59:51

Construction worker who died after falling several stories identified

WFD responds to man falling several stories at construction site in downtown Wilmington on March 16, 2018. (Photo: WFD/Twitter) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - Wilmington Police say the construction worker who fell several stories to his death has been identified as Ramiro Felipe, 32, of Leland. The NC Depa

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-03-19 17:15:04

Future plans of Independence Mall reveal big changes

The Collection at Independence (Photo: Contributed) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - Demolishing Sears, removing a portion of the mall's interior, adding new homes, a hotel, and more green space are just few of the renovation plans in the works for Independence Mall. According to a news release, The Collecti

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-03-19 15:07:35

Carolina Beach town council looks to buy Freeman Park land

CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. -- Much of Carolina Beach's Freeman Park may soon become part of the town. Right now, most of the non-public land is owned by private corporations and the county. The town council is looking to change that, with hopes of buying more than 300 acres adjacent to the camping beach

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 23:12:00

Woman sentenced for fatal shooting at mall

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- A North Carolina woman who shot and killed her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend in broad daylight in a mall parking lot was sentenced to between 31 years and 40 years in prison. It is reported that 20-year-old Traneta Campbell pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and discharging


Family of man in parking lot hit-and-run asks Wilmington: Why no charges?

The parking lot at Might as Well Bar and Grill in Wilmington where Vince Iventosch was run over last month (Port City Daily photo/MICHAEL PRAATS) Warning: Contains an explicit photo of an injury. WILMINGTON - What started out as a typical Saturday night out would soon become a nightmare for Wilmingt

PORTCITYDAILY.COM - 2018-03-19 19:00:00

Construction worker who died Friday identified

A construction worker who died Friday after falling several stories while working outside a downtown apartment complex has been identified. WILMINGTON -- A construction worker who died Friday after falling about 50 feet from scaffolding outside a downtown apartment complex has been identified as Ram

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2018-03-19 18:18:45

Man charged with rape, indecent liberties after multi-agency operation

James Ramsey, Pender County Sheriff KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) - A multi-agency operation results in a man from Rocky Point being charged with indecent liberties with a child. The Pender County Sheriff's Office tells us that following a criminal investigation, officials with the Kure Beach Police Departm


'One Tree Hill' celebrity convention unforgettable for fans

The sixth local fan convention devoted to the locally filmed series "One Tree Hill" drew nearly 1,000 superfans to Wilmington this weekend. WILMINGTON -- The Port City reprised one of its greatest roles this weekend as nearly a thousand "One Tree Hill" fans arrived for the seventh convention devoted


Man dies in fall at North Carolina construction site

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - A man has died in a fall at a construction site in southeastern North Carolina. Local media outlets reported the worker fell about 2:30 p.m. Friday from scaffolding outside an apartment complex in downtown Wilmington. Investigators say the man fell about 50 feet (15 meters) w

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-19 14:11:09

WPD looking for missing teen - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

The Wilmington Police Department is asking for public's help to find Malik Nixon. The 14-year-old was last seen Friday around 8 a.m. on Wellington Avenue. According to the department's Facebook post, he is 5'3", 145 lbs and has a small scar in the center of his forehead. He was last seen wearing a b


Pender County fire crews battle early morning blaze

East Creekview Drive in Hampstead house fire (Photo: Ryan Johnston/Facebook) PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) - According to a Pender County Fire Marshal a home in Hampstead caught fire Saturday morning. Fire Marshal Tommy Batson said the two people and their pets are safe. Batson said the call came in arou