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FBI report: These are the 10 most dangerous cities in North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. - Data from the FBI's 2016 Crime In The United States Report has revealed North Carolina's most dangerous cities. Road Snacks, a website that uses data to rank states and cities across the country, used the FBI report to name the ten riskiest cities to call home in the Tar Heel state,

WRAL - 2018-03-22 14:48:00

No students injured in Garner High School bus crash

Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash involving a Garner High School bus Friday morning. Authorities said the incident happened before 7:30 a.m. on Raynor Road at Business US 70. Officials have yet to release details surrounding the wreck; however, the said no one on the bus was injured. Po

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-23 11:25:09

Daughter will miss Wake County mom who was found dead, child's father says

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) - Jordan Clark's five-year-old daughter Mylah has been having nightmares since the death of her mother, Faith Bevan. "She definitely understands that her mom's never coming back," says Clark. Bevan's body was found Sunday in a ditch along Caddy Road in Wake County. The Wake Count

CBS17.COM - 2018-03-23 03:29:31

1 dead, 1 seriously wounded in French siege

PARIS (AP) - A police union official says a suspect has shot dead one person and seriously wounded another inside a supermarket in the southern French town of Trebes. Yves Lefebvre, secretary general of the SGP Police-FO union, says the suspect earlier fired six shots at police officers who were on

WJTV.COM - 2018-03-23 11:47:31

Warrant: Raleigh baby was smoking marijuana on Facebook video

The 20-year-old mother of the baby seen smoking in a viral video on Facebook has been arrested and faces multiple charges. According to the arrest warrant, the child was smoking marijuana in the video. Police have arrested and charged 20-year-old Brianna Ashanti Lofton with two counts of felony chil

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-21 20:14:31

Police: 4-month-old baby found in hotel room with meth lab

Dunn, N.C. - Authorities found a 4-month-old baby in a Dunn hotel room Sunday morning where a person was making meth, police said. Dunn officers were called around 6:30 a.m. that morning to the Seven Day Inn, at 700 E. Cumberland St., and were led to a room due to reports of a woman screaming and a

WRAL - 2018-03-22 14:49:43

Raleigh mom accused of making baby smoke pot appears in court

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - A Raleigh mom's bond remains at $100,000 after police said she had her baby smoke "a marijuana blunt" in a video posted to Facebook. Brianna Ashanti Lofton, 20, of the 4700 block of Caldera Lane was arrested after Raleigh police said a video of a child smoking was posted to F

CBS17.COM - 2018-03-22 18:32:18

Mom arrested after video of smoking baby goes viral: cops

RALEIGH, N.C. - A video of an infant smoking a small cigar set off outrage on social media that helped North Carolina authorities identify and arrest the mother. A version of the video that's received 1.5 million views was posted by a user who urged the mother's arrest. The 10-second clip shows the

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-21 21:52:17

New details in case of woman found dead in ditch in Garner

GARNER, N.C. -- A search warrant reveals there's a person of interest in the case involving a Garner woman found dead in a ditch over the weekend. Sheriff's deputies say that the body of 24-year-old Faith Bevan was found late Sunday morning. The search warrant says the person confirmed they did spen

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 23:34:00

Sheriff's Office identifies victim of fatal shooting in Fayetteville

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of a fatal shooting Wednesday night off Crystal Springs Road in the Brookshire subdivision. Mark Danial Leshikar, 33, of Fayetteville, was pronounced dead at the scene after deputies responded at 5:37 p.m. to a reported shooting on the

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-22 16:15:27

23-year-old man dead, another person injured in Henderson shooting

A 23-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Henderson Monday night. It happened around 11 p.m. in the 400 block of Merriman Street. Officers responding to the area found a vehicle that had been shot. Two people were injured in the shooting. Darrion Richardson, 23, died from his injuries. The secon

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-21 16:41:05

Woman reported missing in Texas arrested at WakeMed

Raleigh, N.C. - A woman reported missing from San Antonio, Texas, in 2016 was picked up by police Monday afternoon at WakeMed. Michele Roode Boyd was 41 years old when she disappeared on Thanksgiving Day 2016. WakeMed police arrested her on a charge of abandonment of a child out of Bexar County, Tex


Person dies after officer-involved shooting in Timberlake

A person shot during an officer-involved shooting in Timberlake has died from the injuries he/she sustained, authorities said Wednesday. Officials have yet to release the identity of the deceased. Authorities at the Person County Sheriff's Office told ABC11 that the incident began when officers resp


High-ranking Bragg NCO charged with beating girlfriend

Fort Bragg, N.C. - A top non-commissioned officer at Fort Bragg faces domestic abuse charges following a fight with his girlfriend. Command SGM Linwood Barrett was charged Tuesday with assault on a female and assault by strangulation. He was released on an unsecured bond. The Harnett County Sheriff'


Family Dollar armed robbery suspect nabbed by Durham police, officials say

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Durham police say they have found the gunman who robbed a Family Dollar store on Sunday afternoon. The incident happened just after 3:30 p.m. at the store at 900 Bacon Street, according to a news release from Durham police on Monday. The man first came in the store, grabbed a d


Friends, family 'shocked' by death of 24-year-old Wake County mom

Raleigh, N.C. - Friends and family of a 24-year-old mother who was found dead along a Wake County road over the weekend remain stunned by the news. Authorities said the body of Faith Chere Bevan, 24, of 1002 Buckhorn Road in Garner, was found in a ditch in the 7800 block of Caddy Road at about 7:30


78-year-old woman injured when shots fired into her home in Savoy Heights

A 78-year-old woman was injured Monday when someone fired shots into her home in the Savoy Heights neighborhood off Robeson Street, Fayetteville police said. Yvonne Dalton, who lives on the 900 block of Rochester Drive, was not believed to be the intended target, said Sgt. Shawn Strepay, police spok


20 arrested in Fayetteville prostitution sting

Click image below to view larger mugshots and all charges against the suspects. FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - An undercover prostitution sting involving state, federal and military authorities at a Fayetteville hotel on Friday led to the arrest of 20 people, Fayetteville police said. Three women and 1


Garner woman found dead in Wake County ditch, sheriff says

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) - A young Garner woman was found dead Sunday morning in Wake County, authorities said. Faith Chere Bevan, 24, of Garner was found dead in a ditch in the 7800 block of Caddy Road, according to Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison. Deputies were contacted about a body in the ditch a


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