| October 24 2014 - Hearing Delayed For Driver In Fatal DE Bus Crash|
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A court commissioner has rescheduled a preliminary hearing for the driver of a tour bus that crashed in Delaware, killing two passengers and injuring dozens of others.
| October 12 2014 - 'It Can Wait" campaign launched at CCFC|
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Cape Fear Community College and AT&T have teamed up to bring a driving simulator to Union Station to launch the "It Can Wait" campaign. The simulator helps you see how difficult it is to text while driving. You must sit, try to drive and text quickly while staying on course. Texting while driving is illegal in North Carolina. School bus drivers and drivers under the age ...
| October 23 2014 - Bus co. in Del. crash had safety violations|
WILMINGTON, Del. — The New York-based tour bus company involved in Sunday's crash that killed two women and injured 48 east of Red Lion had been cited in July for working a driver too many hours, and collected 18 safety violations since August 2012, federal records show, The News Journal reported.
| October 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 […]
| October 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 ...