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Police: Naked man who fled from police dies after jumping in Little River

Spring Lake, N.C. - A man died Sunday morning after jumping into the Little River in an attempt to flee from police. Spring Lake police said officers were dispatched to Manchester Road near Bragg Boulevard at about 9 a.m. after receiving reports of a naked man running around. The naked man, who was

WRAL - 2018-03-18 20:34:08

Three trapped when Moore County crash causes power lines to fall on car

Carthage, N.C. - U.S. Highway 15-501 was closed Sunday in Moore County following a three-car crash. Authorities said crews responded to the crash near a Speedway gas station in Carthage at about 2:30 p.m. and found two power poles broken in half with power lines across vehicles and the roadway. Auth

WRAL - 2018-03-18 22:45:00

Found Dog, Tan and Black Shih Tzu in Aberdeen

Submission ID 1121 Date Found: March 18, 2018 Area Found (Please include city/town): 306 John McQueen Rd Aberdeen Finder's Name: Jackie Bettini Finder's email: Zealous_for_life@yahoo.com Zip: 28315 Primary Phone: (910) 528-0554 Alternate phone: (910) 528-1077 Additional Comments: He walked up in our

PILOT.COM - 2018-03-19 14:15:00

Work Begins Monday on N.C. 5 in Aberdeen

Starting Monday, March 19, drivers will encounter occasional lane restrictions and delays as contract crews begin improving N.C. 5 in Moore County. The N.C. Department of Transportation is widening the two-lane highway to include a center turn lane for about 1.2 miles between Sandpit Road and Dawkin

PILOT.COM - 2018-03-19 14:01:00

Fayetteville wanted for fatally shooting woman turns himself in

The suspect wanted in connection with the homicide of a Hope Mills woman has turned himself in. Police said 38-year-old Cory Ward surrendered to law enforcement Sunday after being wanted for killing 26-year-old Quincetta Daniels and injuring 50-year-old Gwendolyn Womack on March 3. Ward has been cha

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-19 13:24:19

Four arrested, drugs and guns seized after search of Aberdeen residence

CARTHAGE - Four people were arrested Thursday after the Moore County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at an Aberdeen residence and seized drugs with an estimated street value of $10,500. The search was done on the 900 block of Pinebluff Lake Road, about a half-mile off U.S. 15-501 south of


5 Arrested on Drug Charges at Aberdeen Home

Five people were arrested Thursday after authorities seized more than $10,000 worth of drugs from a home in Aberdeen, according to information provided by the Moore County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's deputies found the drugs while carrying out a search warrant at a home in the 900 block of Pinebluff


65-acre fire reported in Hoke County

A large woods fire in Hoke County Friday afternoon grew to 65 acres in size before being contained by multiple ground and air units. Emergency responders were dispatched just after 2 p.m. to the 6000 block of Aberdeen Road/N.C. Highway 211 in the McCain area for the fire. The first arriving fire uni

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-17 23:20:34

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Fayetteville woman pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

A Fayetteville woman pleaded guilty today in Cumberland County Superior Court to falsifying time sheets and collecting more than $37,000 in Medicaid funds while working for a nonprofit group, according to the office of N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein. Barbara Jean McDuffie, 59, of the 6500 block of


Warrants issued for suspect in fatal shooting on Stevens Street earlier this month

A warrant for first-degree murder has been issued for a Fayetteville man accused of shooting into a building and fatally wounding a woman earlier this month. Cory Jamaica Ward, 38, of the 1000 block of Vesper Lane, is accused in the March 3 shooting that killed Quincetta Daniels, 26, of the 3400 blo


Carthage man arrested as part of 8-state sex offender roundup

CARTHAGE - A Pinebluff man was among 176 people arrested during a two-day roundup of sex offenders and others who are sexually exploiting children and dealing in child pornography in eight states in the Southeast, according to a news release from the Moore County Sheriff's Office. Kevin Scott Smith,


Walmart Loses Power After Birthday Balloons Drift Into Power Line

Runaway balloons are being blamed for a power outage that forced Walmart to temporarily close its doors on Friday. A Duke Energy technician said the outage happened after a pair of birthday balloons drifted into an overhead power line near Turner Street in Aberdeen. The aluminum-coated balloons are


Homeless man charged with assaulting medical assistant at Fayetteville hospital

A homeless man is accused of assaulting a medical assistant at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center on Thursday, according to an arrest warrant in the Cumberland County Magistrate's Office. David Brian Everett, 36, is charged with assault on emergency personnel. The woman, identified as Joyce Bridges, wa


Heavy police presence at Harnett County school, students being evacuated

Students are being evacuated from Triton High School after heavy police presence on campus. Officers were called to the school Thursday morning after receiving reports of a possible threat. A parent told ABC11 students are being transferred to Genry Primary, located at 114 Porter Drive, where parent


Garner Magnet High School student charged after bringing handgun, drugs to school

A 17-year-old was charged Wednesday after he was found with a gun at Garner Magnet High School. Garner police said James Tyrone Davis Jr. was charged with possession of a weapon on a school campus and possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana after he was found with a Ruger handgun at the


Man nabbed after 500 lbs of pot and a kilo of cocaine seized, Fayetteville police say

Bernard H. Ferguson III (left) and some of the drugs seized by police. FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A Fayetteville man was busted after 500 pounds of marijuana and a kilo of cocaine was found during a raid with federal law enforcement, police said in a news release Tuesday. On Monday, Fayetteville


Man shot in chest following argument in Fayetteville

Fayetteville, N.C. - A Fayetteville man is facing charges after a verbal disagreement led to a shooting Wednesday afternoon. Fayetteville police said Shawn Quinones, 23, and Nealando Maxwell Gordon, 34, were at the Ace Cash Express at 3308 Bragg Boulevard at about 3:45 p.m. when they began having an


Bragg Boulevard shopping center shooting injures one

Fayetteville police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon at the Sycamore Square shopping center at 3308 Bragg Blvd. It happened about 3:45 p.m., said Sgt. Shawn Strepay, a police spokesman. One man was shot and another has been been detained. The man injured was reported to


2011 Fayetteville rape pinned on man jailed in another sex assault case

Fayetteville, N.C. - A Fayetteville man already in jail in a 2016 rape case has been charged in a 2011 sex assault, police said Tuesday. A woman was walking near the intersection of South C and Person streets on Aug. 8, 2011, when a man grabbed her, forced her behind a nearby business and raped her,