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Fort Bragg paratrooper charged with kidnapping, raping 12-year-old girl

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A member of the 82nd Airborne was arrested after investigators said he kidnapped a 12-year-old girl from her Craven County home. The Craven County Sheriff's Office said they received a phone call Sunday morning from a woman who reported her granddaughter was missing. Th

CBS17 - 2018-10-22 18:21:12

Aberdeen Denies Proposed Subdivision on Split Vote

A rezoning request for a 77-lot subdivision on the eastern side of Bethesda Road, near Malcolm Blue Farm, was denied on a 3-1 split decision by the Aberdeen Town Board on Monday.

PILOT.COM - 2018-10-23 03:15:00

Free Concert to Kick Off Sandhills Vet Fest on Saturday

The Sandhills Vet Fest gets into full swing early this year, kicking off with the Sandhills Veterans Concert on Saturday, Oct. 27, featuring local musicians Becca Rae and Whiskey Pines.

PILOT.COM - 2018-10-22 17:50:00

Zebulon man accused of decapitating mom in 2017 found not guilty by reason of insanity

LOUISBURG, N.C. (WNCN) - The Franklin County man charged with decapitating his mother in March 2017 was found not guilty by reason of insanity. Oliver Funes-Machado, 20, is accused of beheading his 35-year-old mother on March 7, 2017, then walking out of their home with her head in one hand and a bu

CBS17 - 2018-10-22 20:30:16

Fire destroys Moore County building with antique cars inside

Vass, N.C. - A fire destroyed a large building with antique cars inside Sunday evening, according to Moore County officials. The incident happened at about 2:30 p.m. at a wooden building at 4995 N.C. Highway 211. An unrestored Model T car and other equipment, including welding and propane tanks were

WRAL - 2018-10-21 23:46:44

Some lanes reopen after 11-car crash on US-1 in Apex, delays remain :: WRAL.com

By Joe Fisher, WRAL reporterApex, N.C.— Three crashes involving multiple cars closed the northbound lanes of U.S. Interstate 1 in Apex on Monday.By 8 a.m., one lane had reopened, but major delays remained.Multiple crashes occurred around 7 a.m. near Exit 93 for N.C. 540, prompting officials to close

WRAL - 2018-10-22 11:27:00

Medical records director finds niche in healthcare field | Laurinburg Exchange

HAMLET – Within two years of earning her associate degree in Healthcare Management Technology from Richmond Community College, Miranda Winburn landed a job as the director of medical records for Sandhills Alternative Academy. In fact, she didn’t seek out the job; the job found her!

LAURINBURG EXCHANGE - 2018-10-22 12:45:00

Vintage Vehicles Destroyed in West End Fire

Frank Staples of the Cypress Pointe Fire Department said an “unrestored” Ford Model T was among the vehicles reported to be inside the building when the fire broke out. The building, Staples said, was a “total loss.”

PILOT.COM - 2018-10-22 03:34:00

Friends of Aberdeen Library Close Deal for Land

Downtown Aberdeen has turned the page on a new chapter in its history. On Thursday, the nonprofit group Friends of the Aberdeen Library purchased a .79 acre site at 105 N. Pine St., where they have big plans to construct a new, modern library building.The newly purchased tract adjoins a slightly sma


Body found, police investigate

Reginald Williams, who was at the scene of the shooting later Friday morning, said that just after 2:30 a.m. he heard around four gunshots. Williams said that with the recent crime in the area, it makes him want to move back to Louisiana where he is from.

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2018-10-21 10:00:00

Inmate who escaped a Florence detention center Sunday apprehended

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Law enforcement officials have apprehended an inmate who escaped from a Florence detention center early Sunday morning. According to a tweet from the South Carolina Department of Corrections posted Layquan Patrick Hanley was arrested again around 2:55 p.m. Sunday. UPDATE

WMBF - 2018-10-21 11:56:26

Free Concert to Kick-Off Vet Fest

The Sandhills Vet Fest gets into full swing early this year, kicking off with the Sandhills Veterans Concert on Saturday, Oct. 27, featuring local musicians Becca Rae and Whiskey Pines.

PILOT.COM - 2018-10-22 17:50:00

Cheraw man killed in Sunday morning wreck

CHERAW, SC (WMBF) - A man was killed Sunday after driving off the side of Highway 52 just outside of Cheraw and striking a ditch. Chesterfield County Coroner has identified the driver as 45-year-old Christopher Lemonte Cue of Cheraw. According to the SCHP, Cue was not wearing his seatbelt at the ti

WMBF - 2018-10-21 14:46:40

2 teens face charges of threatening to 'shoot up' school

Deputies say he sent a text message to another student advising him not to attend school next week because he was going to return and "shoot up" the school. Authorities say the suspect admitted sending it, but told investigators he had no plans of carrying through with any violence. The second stude


After claiming her dad was shot, woman dies in shootout with SC deputies

The scene of the deadly shooting Saturday morning in Darlington. WBTW photo DARLINGTON, S.C.(WBTW) - A woman died after a shootout with Darlington County Sheriff's Deputies Saturday morning, according to Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee. Lt. Robert Kilgo with the Darlington County Sheriff's Of


Body found during search identified as missing man - WWAY TV

Austin Long (Photo: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office)COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Investigators say a body found during a recent search is the missing man crews were trying to find.October 13, the CUE Center for Missing Persons organized a search for Austin Buck Long. The 22-year-old from Nakina was re


Moped driver killed after hit-and-run in Goldsboro

The driver of the Toyota, 40-year-old Lukumon Charles Rasaki, failed to stop and left the scene of the crash.


'I've never won big, I've just won often' - NC lottery winner talks strategy

For the last 45 years, he's had a method to creating his pottery: control what you can - then, take a chance, risk it all.


Couple arrested in fatal Tabor City shooting

TABOR CITY, NC (WECT) - A man and a woman have been arrested in connection to a deadly shooting in Tabor City Friday morning, according to the Tabor City Police Department.Captain Greg Sibbett said that officers were dispatched to the Forest Edge Apartments off N.C. 904 around 8:40 a.m. after receiv


Woman dies after exchange of gunfire with Darlington Deputies

DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) - One woman has died after an exchange of gunfire with Darlington County Sheriff's Deputies according to Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee. Lt. Robert Kilgo with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office tells us the incident happened at around 8:45 Saturday morning on Clyde