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Archive for October, 2012

Dalton, McCrory in Charlotte with 2 weeks to go

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – There are two weeks before Election Day and the major-party candidates for North Carolina governor want to reach those people ready to vote in the state's largest city.

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Police: Man walks into stranger’s home and gets naked

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (NEWS RELEASE) — WPD Patrol Officers responded to a 911 call from a female victim who reported that she was sitting in her living room when a male she did not know walked into her house from the garage.

The victim said she screamed and ran outside to a neighbor’s house and called 911. When she looked into her house from a safe distance she told responding officers the unknown male had taken off all his clothes.

Responding officers found 26 year old Jerry Crawford in the back yard, naked, with his clothes located inside the house.

He was subsequently arrested, cleared from the NHRMC, and charged without incident.

He was booked into the NHCJ under a $2200.00 secure bond and charged with Misdemeanor Breaking and Entering, Injury to Personal Property, and Indecent Exposure.

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‘Iron Man 3’ trailer released

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — After months of waiting, we’re finally getting the first extended look at “Iron Man 3,” which shot in and around Wilmington much of the summer.

Today, Marvel released the first official trailer for the super hero sequel starring Robert Downey Jr. The trailer includes shots from New Hanover Regional Medical Center and stunt sequences shot along the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington and at Oak Island. A shot of what looks like the Oval Office at the White House was reportedly shot at the Cape Fear Club in Wilmington.

Even though the trailer is available, shooting for “Iron Man 3” continues. Members of the cast have been spotted around Wilmington in recent days, including reports of Don Cheadle at Port City Chop House and Sir Ben Kingsley touring the Battleship North Carolina.

“Iron Man 3” is scheduled to hit theaters May 3, 2013.

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Possible Wilmington appearances in new ‘Iron Man 3′ trailer

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Marvel Comics released its new trailer for Iron Man 3 Tuesday morning and in the two minute trailer, you can pick out several scenes that match what we've seen being filmed around the Port City.

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Calabash restaurant ‘a total loss’ after fire

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

CALABASH, NC (WWAY) — A major fire in Brunswick County Monday night had crews working for hours to put out the flames.

The Calabash Fire Department was alerted around 10 p.m. Monday about a fully involved fire at Beck’s restaurant in Calabash. When crews arrived, they found flames shooting out of the back side of the building. Several departments responded and worked for more than two hours to contain the fire and extinguish all hot spots. There were no injuries and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. The building is believed to be a total loss. Parts of River Road were shut down.

Spokeswoman for the Calabash Fire Department, Honey Shore, says once crews can get inside the building, a cause can be determined.

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