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Moore County Leaders Convene Discussion on Highway Corridors

The term “inevitable” is usually in the same sentence when future growth is discussed in Moore County. Population projections and historical data both indicate that more people are coming — and with them will be more businesses and more demands for infrastructure.


North Carolina judge overturns mandatory voter ID amendment

A federal judge on Friday afternoon ruled to remove the North Carolina constitutional amendment requiring voter ID, citing rampant gerrymandering in the state's general assembly, reports The Hill.


Moore County to offer antibiotics after whooping cough found in schools

CARTHAGE — Moore County health officials will offer antibiotics to students and staff members affected by an outbreak of whooping cough Thursday and Friday, the county health department said.


Brick thrown off North Carolina overpass, shattering woman’s windshield, ‘I could’ve been killed’

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating two reports of objects being thrown off overpasses onto cars below. WTVD reported that the first report happened Feb. 17 around 4 p.m. Drivers on Highway 87 said three young men were on the Arsenal Street pedestrian bridge hold


Moore County man accused of starving horses

MOORE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Moore County man has been arrested after an investigation into reported cruelty towards animals in the Robbins area. On Feb. 18, deputies with the Moore County Sheriff's Office Animal Services arrested 30-year-old Johnny Baxter McCaskill Jr., of Seagrove, North Carolin


North Carolina Man Sentenced To 40 Years For 2014 killing Of Roommate In St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS — A North Carolina man who confessed to killing his roommate more than four years ago has been handed a 40-year prison sentence with credit for time already served, Department of Justice Public Media Officer announced Friday.


Pinebluff Man Sentenced in Child Pornography Case

A Pinebluff man will spend six years behind bars in connection with a child pornography case investigated by the Moore County Sheriff’s Office. Kevin Scott Smith, 40, was arrested after sheriff’s deputies received a child pornography complaint from a cloud-based internet storage provider. According


Sanford man faces rape, incest charges

CAMERON — A Sanford man is in jail under a $1 million bond after being taken into custody Thursday on sexual assault charges. According to the Moore County Sheriff’s Office, the alleged assault took place in the Cameron area.


Search underway for woman believed to have been kidnapped after shooting, house fire in North Carolina

HICKORY, N.C. — Deputies said they are searching for a 22-year-old woman they believe was kidnapped following a shooting and house fire in Catawba County Friday afternoon. Officials told WSOC that the suspect Derek Moser was last seen in the area of Pinebark Court in Newton. Authorities identified t


Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Charged With Soliciting Prostitution as Part of Florida Sex Trafficking Crackdown

(JUPITER, Fla.) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is being charged with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution after police said Friday he was twice videotaped paying for and receiving sex at an illicit massage parlor.


DOT Schedules Meetings For Feedback

The NC Department of Transportation will conduct several drop-in sessions and open house public meetings in early March to gather public input on proposed road improvement projects.


North Carolina doctor gets 3 years for trading drugs for sex

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. -- A North Carolina doctor has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for giving female patients drugs such as Percocet and Clonazepam in exchange for sex.


Robeson County deputies arrest 3, seize drugs, firearm

RED SPRINGS, S.C. (WPDE) — Deputies with the Robeson County Sheriff's Office have arrested three people and seized various drugs and a firearm following two search warrants Thursday, according to a release.


North Carolina police chase ends when off-duty officer, driving with family, gets out to tackle suspect

POLK COUNTY, N.C. — Lt. Michael Capps happened to be in the right place at the right time Wednesday, WLOS reports. He’s a 23-year law enforcement veteran and current lieutenant of the Laurel Park Police Department.


Rockslide closes I-40 in western North Carolina

A Friday evening rockslide on Interstate 40 in North Carolina has closed the roadway in both directions. The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced the closure on its Twitter page on Friday night.


Salisbury Police investigating shooting in West End

SALISBURY — A man who was shot Monday night in the West End community is not cooperating with the investigation, according to the Salisbury Police Department. The man went to the emergency room at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center after being shot in the stomach, a police report said.


Fort Bragg soldiers and citizens of Nigeria, Ghana face marriage fraud charges

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN/AP) — Two Fort Bragg soldiers were indicted, along with a person each from Nigeria and Ghana, with marriage fraud and harboring an alien to enter the United States, officials said Friday.


North Carolina student dies following complications from the flu

RALEIGH, N.C. — Raleigh student Skyler McCardle died following severe complications from the flu on Friday, according WTVD, citing an online health journal posted by family. McCardle was a student at GRACE Christian School in Raleigh and was diagnosed with the flu last Friday, according to Eric Brad


Voter fraud means new election in North Carolina

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Sheriff’s Office arrests suspect in connection to string of crimes

LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office has apprehended another one of the suspects in connection to felony criminal activity. Jakob Shaleef Slade, 17, of Sugar Road was arrested Thursday in the area of Old Wire Road. He was charged in connection with criminal arrest warrants pertaining to