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WWAY is moving to Leland, but when?

New WWAY building under construction (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY) LELAND, NC (WWAY) - A big question we have been asked recently is when is WWAY officially moving to Leland? Well now we can finally give you an answer. The answer is soon, construction at the new building began this week. Work crew

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2017-10-18 00:19:19

Women accused of stealing pre-paid Visa cards from Leland Wal-Mart

Leland Police need your help identifying the suspects who they say used a scam to get thousands of dollars worth of pre-paid Visa cards. (Photo: Leland Police) LELAND, NC (WWAY) - Leland Police need your help identifying the suspects who they say used a scam to get thousands of dollars worth of pre-

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2017-10-16 19:51:31

Leland police searching for four women accused of credit card scam

The Leland Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying four women accused of a recent credit card scam. According to a Monday afternoon news release, four female suspects entered Walmart on 1112 New Pointe Boulevard in Leland on Sunday at approximately 8 p.m., and using a

WECT - 2017-10-16 19:29:44

Large drug ring dismantled in Wilmington, officials say

The six men were arrested on several charges including the manufacture of crack cocaine and the illegal possession of weapons. WILMINGTON -- Six local men -- including one man described as a suspect in two area homicides -- were jailed in August at the end of an 18-month long federal investigation i

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-10-17 15:42:00

Raleigh woman was stabbed 123 times in cough syrup murder case, autopsy says

A 29-year-old Raleigh woman was stabbed more than 120 times in a September incident that saw her husband charged with murder. Matthew James Phelps, 28, is charged with first-degree murder in the Sept. 1 death of his wife, Lauren Hugelmaier Phelps, 29, police said. In a 911 call made by Matthew Phelp

WECT - 2017-10-17 20:07:34

Police identify man killed in shooting

10/17/17- Wilmington Police identified a man killed in a Saturday shooting. They say 40-year-old Percy Woods was sitting in his vehicle on South Sixth Street when someone shot and killed him. So far-police have not commented on a motive. 10/17/17- Wilmington Police identified a man killed in a Satur

WILM-TV.COM - 2017-10-17 08:40:10

'Tree Hill' convention raises $3,000 for injured superfan injured in Vegas shooting

More than $3,000 was raised at this weekend's "One Tree Hill" convention for Luca Iclodean, a superfan who was injured during the Las Vegas shooting. LAS VEGAS -- The only name spoken more frequently than those of the "One Tree Hill" cast members at this past weekend's convention in Wilmington was L

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-10-17 20:39:20

'Patently false', controversial campaign flier called out by county government, candidate reacts

Courtesy: Brunswick Co Government LELAND, NC (WWAY) - H2GO board commissioners met to hear updates on the reverse osmosis plant. The reverse osmosis plant is the commission's more than twenty five million dollar endeavor to break off of using water from the Brunswick Public Utility and another party

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2017-10-18 03:21:32

Detectives seek man on kidnapping, assault charges

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Unit is looking for a Leland man accused of causing a woman to lose an eye after he assaulted her. Jemar Lee Bell, 37, of Bell Way Drive faces first-degree kidnapping, assault inflicting serious bodily injury, assault by strangulation an

BRUNSWICK BEACON - 2017-10-18 03:41:00

Official: Serial killer suspect's call to cops led to arrest

(East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office via AP). This undated booking photo provided by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office shows Ryan Sharpe. Authorities in Louisiana have arrested Sharpe in connection with multiple shootings since July in the same area,... By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press BATON

WECT - 2017-10-17 15:40:40

Court rules school board, coach not liable for fatal hijinks

Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A former football player in North Carolina who watched his high school buddy crushed to death can't sue the coach and school district for negligence that caused him severe emotional pain. The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday agreed to throw out Nicholas Riddle'

WECT - 2017-10-17 15:23:23

The Latest: Amnesty says Myanmar killed 100s of Rohingya

(AP Photo/Dar Yasin). Newly arrived Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, rest on embankments after spending a night in the open as they have been prevented from moving ahead towards refugee camps by Bangladesh border guard s... (AP Photo/Dar Yasin). Newly arrived Rohingya

WECT - 2017-10-18 00:30:47

Teresa Holler brings functional medicine to Victory Health

Family medicine practice gets to the root of a patient's problem. A job deciphering peer-reviewed literature was a catalyst for Teresa Holler, a physician assistant and owner of Victory Health in Wilmington. For three years, Holler, who was working from home for a doctor who practiced functional med

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-10-18 15:00:00

WPD looking for suspects in thefts from Ivy Cottage

The Wilmington Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying two men who allegedly stole items from The Ivy Cottage last month. Two surveillance photos of the suspects were tweeted out by the WPD on Wednesday. According to the WPD, the two men are suspected of stealing hundreds of

WECT - 2017-10-18 14:21:43

Speakers discuss to drill or not to drill

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - To drill or not to drill? That was the question at the center of a discussion Tuesday night at the Wilson Center in downtown Wilmington. Two speakers, former Shell Oil President John Hofmeister and explorer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau, gave their perspectives on

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2017-10-18 01:40:25

Two arrested in Chadbourn home invasion

Two people have been charged in connection to a home invasion last week in Chadbourn. Chauncey Askew, 17, and Julius Stephens, 21, were arrested Monday and charged with armed robbery and kidnapping, according to Chadbourn Police Chief Harry White. The two men are accused in a robbery at a residence

WECT - 2017-10-18 13:13:37

Good time and good cause: MDA Toast of Life Gala

MDA Toast to Life Gala 2016 WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - We are just days away from your chance to get dressed up, have a good time and support a good cause. MDA is hosting its 3rd Annual Toast to Life Gala Friday night. Doctor Alyson Hommel, a neurologist at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, spoke wi

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2017-10-17 21:17:49

Historic houses to feature Halloween horror stories

Pineapple-Shaped Lamps is staging cult-themed horror experiences in the Bellamy Mansion and Burgwin-Wright House for Halloween. WILMINGTON - A different type of horror is taking over two historic Wilmington homes this Halloween. Local comedy troupe Pineapple-Shaped Lamps is turning their talents fro

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-10-17 20:22:12

Judge's dispute with town pushes fight over records to court

Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina judge's long-running fight with the police department that detained his adult son could force municipalities to provide more of their internal records to the public. The state Court of Appeals on Wednesday hears from attorneys for Superior Court

WECT - 2017-10-18 05:52:08

Finally! Demolition day comes for Water Street deck

The 1966 structure is coming down to make way for mixed-use development River Place. WILMINGTON -- Water Street Parking Deck: 1966 - 2017. After 51 years of frustrating public officials and developers, downtown Wilmington's Water Street deck started to come down Tuesday. Using a bulldozer afixed wit

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2017-10-17 17:10:52