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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

Baby wipes blamed for Jacksonville sewage spill

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Baby wipes being flushed down commodes is being blamed for a spill that sent thousands of gallons of untreated sewage into a Jacksonville creek. The spill happened around 10:00 p.m. Monday in the area of Indian Drive and Brookdale Plaza . The city says some 4,000 gallons

WITN - 2018-03-20 18:00:00

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

Onslow woman accused of 'doctor shopping'

An Onslow County woman has been accused of using her daughter's urine to obtain a prescription. Ciara M. Ford, 29, Bicentennial Ave. aboard Camp Lejeune, was arrested March 16 by the Onslow County Sheriff's Office and charged with 13 felonies, including obtaining controlled substances by prescriptio

JDNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 15:34:49

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

Leland man dies in fall at construction site

A 32-year-old Leland man died after falling at the Wilmington construction site where he was working Friday afternoon. Ramero Felipe fell from a six-story scaffold at the Cape Fear Apartments on Chestnut Street at 2:15 p.m., North Carolina Department of Labor spokesman Jason Tyson. The fall appear

BRUNSWICK BEACON - 2018-03-21 01:18:00

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

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

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


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

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

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


Onslow County man facing drug trafficking charges

ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Authorities say a man who tried to run from them during a traffic stop is now behind bars on drug charges. Detectives with the Onslow County Sheriff's Office Drug Enforcement Unit arrested Rogers Ludwig, 31, of Jacksonville on Tuesday. Authorities say he attempted to ru


Man charged with dozens of child sex crimes in two counties

Jason Lee Ramsey is in jail charged with dozens of child sex crimes in two counties. (Photo: PCSO) PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) - A Rocky Point man is in jail charged with dozens of child sex crimes in two counties. According to a news release the Pender County Sheriff's Office and Kure Beach Police Dep


Man dies at Wilmington construction site

WILMINGTON -- A 30-year-old man fell six stories and died Friday while working at a downtown construction site. The man, whose identity has not been released, was working on the Cape Fear Hotel Apartments construction site in the 200 block of North Second Street when he fell from the top level of sc


Pender County man accused of witness intimidation

A man facing trial for various misdemeanor charges has been accused of communicating threats to a person summoned to testify against him. Jeremy Charles Fisher, 33, of Forest Edge Road in Hampstead was arrested by the Onslow County Sheriff's Office on March 11 and charged with three counts each of i


St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival draws large crowds downtown

St. Patrick's Day Parade downtown (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - There was not a lot of getting pinched on Saturday because it was a sea of green along Front Street in downtown Wilmington for the St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival. The parade started at 11 a.m. and went from


Duo identified, charged in lotto ticket theft at Leland gas station

Leland Police say these two people on the photos above for allegedly stealing lottery tickets. (Photo: Leland Police) BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) - Leland Police Department have identified the suspects wanted for stealing lottery tickets from a gas station. A couple is accused of walking into the Ex