New Hanover County

School officials say that 12-year-old Alex Newsome was pitching batting practice when he was hit in the head. (Getty Images)

12-Year-Old Baseball Player Killed By Line Drive

School officials say that Alex Newsome, a 12-year-old pitcher, was throwing batting practice when he was hit in the head.


(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

2 NC Men Shot At Checkpoint, 7 Deputies On Leave

LELAND, N.C. (AP) — Something went wrong at a North Carolina traffic checkpoint, leaving two motorists recovering from gunshot wounds and seven deputies on paid leave until investigators get answers. Four sheriff’s deputies from Brunswick […]

CBS Charlotte–06/16/2013

File photo of a police car.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

Explosive Devices At New Hanover Storage Unit

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Law enforcement officers are monitoring a commercial storage facility in New Hanover County after two explosive devices were found there and detonated. Authorities are not saying much about the incident or […]

CBS Charlotte–02/22/2013


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