| 28 2014 - NC man charged with DWI after crashing into school bus with children|
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – A North Carolina man was charged with driving while impaired after authorities said he hit a school bus with children head-on. WECT-TV reported that Robert Philip Carroll, 38, of Wilmington, has been charged with DWI and careless and reckless driving. Officials said the crash happened around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday near […]
| 27 2014 - Pedestrian killed in Wilmington, Delaware|
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a pedestrian was struck and killed trying to cross Concord Pike in Wilmington. Troopers say 29-year-old Princess Ibekaku of Wilmington had just gotten off a DART bus when she tried to cross the street.
| June 30 2014 - Bus service connecting Wilmington with Fayetteville, Charlotte starts|
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A new bus service linking Wilmington with Fayetteville and Charlotte is expected to start service tomorrow, according to the NC Department of Transportation. The Queen City-Coastal Connector intercity bus, operated by Horizon Coach Lines, will add service to Wilmington, Whiteville and Lumberton to its existing route to Fayetteville, Laurinburg, Rockingham, Wadesboro ...
| June 16 2014 - "Getting Schooled in Infrastructure" Tour Begins; Highlights America's Failing Roads |
WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Getting Schooled in Infrastructure" school bus tour kicked off today at the now-closed I-495 bridge in Wilmington, with a real school bus which has been crushed and carries a prop resembling a large piece of a fallen bridge. The prop is part of a campaign by LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – to press Congress to ...
| May 03 2014 - YouthWorks supporter and owner of Ritter's Frozen Custard speaks on his experience with his emp|
Don Heyne, owner of the Ritter's Frozen Custard at 2226 Wilmington Pike and YouthWorks supporter, began his Ritter's franchise after his 27 year career with Reynolds & Reynolds came to an end. Heyne says of the work leading up to opening his franchise, "Did the business plan, secured financing, found a lot to build on, and was up and running for our first day of business at Ritter's in June of ...
| March 17 2014 - Boy hit by car as he walked to school bus|
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A 10-year-old boy is recovering after he was hit by a car Monday morning. The Holly Tree Elementary student was walking across Brittain Dr. to get on a school bus. Police say Michael Burnette illegally passed the stopped school bus hitting the boy with his right rearview mirror. The child was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Burnette made his first appearance ...
| March 17 2014 - Stopping 'chameleon' bus lines no easy task|
At the end of 2011, federal regulators slapped a shutdown order on Double Happyness, a private, super-low-cost bus line running from Wilmington to New York's Chinatown, for what they called 'a management philosophy indifferent to motor carrier safety.'
| March 07 2014 - DVTA proposes new building again|
WILMINGTON -- Administrators for Deerfield Valley Transit Association hope they have come before the Development Review Board for the last time.
| January 18 2014 - Suspect steals purse, threatens to shoot|
According to the police report, a woman got off the RTA bus, along with a man and another woman, at the corner of Wilmington Avenue and Shroyer Road. The victim said the other woman walked into an apartment. The victim said she continued walking and the man followed her. The victim told police the man then ran up behind her, grabbed her purse off her shoulder, and threatened to shoot her. The ...
| November 18 2013 - Cornerstone plans reviewed|
Tonight we could learn more about the highly anticipated Cornerstone development at the busy corner of Feedwire Road and Wilmington Pike, just off of 675.
| November 17 2013 - OUI suspect allegedly gave police his brother's name after crash|
BOSTON -- A man who crashed his car into an MBTA bus tunnel early Friday morning and arraigned on repeat drunken-driving charges now faces additional charges after police say he gave them the name of his estranged brother, a Wilmington resident.
| November 08 2013 - EPA busts buses|
WILMINGTON—North Reading Transportation, which is utilized by Wilmington Public Schools, received a $33,000 fine from the EPA last week for excessive idling. According to a press release issued by the
| October 29 2013 - Police: Drunken driver gave cops his brother's name|
BOSTON -- A man who crashed his car into an MBTA bus tunnel early Friday morning and arraigned on repeat drunken driving charges now faces additional charges after police discovered he gave them the name of his estranged brother, a Wilmington