Publication: WWAY NewsChannel 3

First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Ice bucket challenge goes viral, but what is ALS?

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - The ice bucket challenge is soaking the nation, but what exactly is ALS?"Today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the Earth,” Lou Gehrig said back in 1939.You probably have heard Gehrig’s famous career-ending speech. ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 12 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Private school vouchers ruled unconstitutional

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A North Carolina judge is ordering a stop to the use of taxpayer money to pay for tuition at private or religious schools.A Wake County judge ruled the private school voucher program unconstitutional.Wake county Superior Court ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 8 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

New initiatives designed to keep kids safe at school and home

Submitted by on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:32pm. READ MORE:WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- The school year is fast approaching, and for some has already arrived.In a news conference today New Hanover County officials presented two new initiatives targeted toward child ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 15 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Car crashes into building

Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:38pm. READ MORE:WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Emergency crews responded to a car crash Thursday night.A car crash off of Eastwood Road and Racine Drive caused some damage to a Wilmington strip mall.Around 8:00 p.m., ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD: Picks up some lunch tabs

Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:37pm. READ MORE:WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- The Surprise Squad made the rounds today!Most schools haven't even started yet, but the K&W Cafeteria was a busy spot and we were able to create some smiles and pick up ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 13 hours ago]
Entities: K&W Cafeteria
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Environmentalists don't want to lose special use permits to New Hanover development

Submitted by on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:10pm. READ MORE:WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Environmentalists say New Hanover County should be able to improve economically without jeopardizing quality of life.The recent Garner Report recommended the county should get ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Pender Co. woman still jailed on DWI charges, case continued

Submitted by on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:51pm. READ MORE:BURGAW, NC (WWAY) -- The Pender County woman police say hit and killed a two-year-old boy last month is still in jail on unrelated DWI charges.Stevie Wallace, 28, is also charged with reckless driving ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 15 hours ago]
Entities: Jail, Police
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Irving out as coach of Hammerheads

Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:54am. READ MORE:WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- David Irving is out as head coach of the Wilmington Hammerheads.The team today announced that, by mutual agreement, Irving is leaving his role and will no longer be involved ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

WPD: Man trying to sell cell phone robbed during meeting with potential buyer

Submitted by on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:50am. READ MORE:WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Police are investigating after they say a man trying to sell a cell phone on the internet was robbed in a parking lot during a meeting with a potential buyer.Wilmington Police ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

UPDATE: WPD searching for masked men they say stole car, ransacked home

Submitted by on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:49am. READ MORE:WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Police are searching for three masked men they say used guns to force their way inside a Wilmington home before ransacking the place and stealing a car from the driveway.It happened ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Officer, Police, Crime
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

UFO over Ocean Isle?

Submitted by on Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:30pm. READ MORE:WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- What was in the sky over ocean isle beach this weekend?“I thought that’s a strange light, maybe it's a helicopter light and I was watching them go, and they sorta did like a ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Presidential Detail

****SEE BRAD'S VIDEO STORY TONIGHT ON WWAY NEWSCHANNEL THREE AT 11****BOILING SPRING LAKES, NC (WWAY) -- It's time to get extraordinary, my friends. You're about to meet a Brunswick County man who went to California to attend a special detailing school ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 21 2014]

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...Dr. William J Barber, II, president of the North Carolina NAACP. "This is a wonderful victory for all schoolchildren in North Carolina. The NAACP, which filed an amicus brief in support of the plaintiffs, is grateful to our partners-the North Carolina Association of Educators, the NC Justice Center, the many school boards and the legal team-that worked so diligently to stop this bad law."
"Today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the Earth,” Lou Gehrig said back in 1939."
"As the space we have becomes less and less, it becomes worth more and more" Burdette said
"We have a responsibility to make things better for children" Chief District Court Judge Jay Corpening said. "Especially children that have been exposed to trauma."

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Car crashes into building [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 8 hours ago]
Private school vouchers ruled unconstitutional [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 8 hours ago]
Ice bucket challenge goes viral, but what is ALS? [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 12 hours ago]
WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD: Picks up some lunch tabs [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 13 hours ago]
Environmentalists don't want to lose special us... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 14 hours ago]
New initiatives designed to keep kids safe at s... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 15 hours ago]
Pender Co. woman still jailed on DWI charges, c... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 15 hours ago]
Irving out as coach of Hammerheads [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 19 hours ago]
WPD: Man trying to sell cell phone robbed durin... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 21 hours ago]
UPDATE: WPD searching for masked men they say s... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 22 hours ago]
Police: Three men with guns steal keys from ins... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 21 2014]
UFO over Ocean Isle? [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 21 2014]
EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Presidential Detail [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 21 2014]
Man pleads guilty to murder [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 21 2014]
Has David Irving coached his last game for the ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 21 2014]
Brunswick County dealing with 'mass exodus' of ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 20 2014]
Development chief: Project Diamond still in the... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 20 2014]
Lee takes Senate oath from judge appointed to N... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 20 2014]
FIRST ON 3: Former Northwest cop convicted of p... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 20 2014]
Video released of UNCW seahawk statue theft [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 20 2014]
WPD says it took appropriate disciplinary actio... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 20 2014]
Police find pistol stolen from Pender Co. durin... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 20 2014]
Wilmington City Council delay means city could ... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 20 2014]
WDI wants to study municipal service district [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 20 2014]
UPDATE: City council votes to support bike, ped... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 20 2014]
DFI to begin soliciting developers for Water St... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 20 2014]
Downtown Wilmington Hash House Harriers 2nd Ann... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 20 2014]
ONLY ON 3: Teen prostitution victim says man wh... [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 20 2014]
Wilmington needs more bike and pedestrian paths [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 19 2014]
Mom charged with baby's 2013 death [Published WWAY NewsChannel 3 - Aug 19 2014]
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