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Archive for January, 2012

Navy officer, Vietnamese crew member reunite

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

After 40 years, men find they have a lot in common

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: WPD identifies body found buried in yard as missing woman

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A medical examiner has confirmed the grisly discovery made by Wilmington Police of a dead body buried in the yard at 1115 Cowan Street was Latricia Ana Scott, 24, a woman reported missing by her family on Wednesday night.

Scott’s body was recovered by Wilmington Police when they were searching for clues about her disappearance.

The medical examiner has confirmed that cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head.

Andrew Bernard Adams, 55, of 1115 Cowan Street, was arrested Friday night after a standoff with Wilmington Police and charged with first degree murder in the death of Latricia Ana Scott.

He is being held without bond at the New Hanover County detention facility.

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Milestones ahead for region’s major road projects

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

Long-term improvements will progress in 2012

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Identity confirmed for woman’s body found Friday

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

Wilmington police found the body of 24-year-old Patricia Ann Scott buried in a shallow grave near a Cowan Street home.

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Fishermen of all ages catch fun at Striper Tournament

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Fishermen and women braved the cold Saturday morning to catch some fun and some Stripe Bass at the 4th annual Cape Fear River Watch Striper Tournament.

It’s a tag-and-release competition that will benefit our river, our environment and our economy. The tagged fish will be monitored for the next several years.

“From putting the tags in these fish, we are going to track their movements for the next three years as well as use that data for stock assessment and to make sure that they are able to swim over lock and dam number one since we inserted the new rock weir system,” Cape Fear River Watch Communication Coordinator Jen Cole said.

A rock weir is also called a fish ladder and helps fish swim around dams, something necessary for Stripe Bass because they live in the ocean but come to spawn in the river. Cape Fear River Watch hopes the Striper population will grow and in turn, that our economy will grow.

The event also includes free educational activities for kids of all ages Saturday until 3 p.m. at the Coastline Convention Center.

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