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RAE CARRUTH RELEASED: RAE CARRUTH EXCLUSIVE: "I just truly want to be forgiven"

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- After nearly 19 years in prison, former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth is nearing the end of his sentence. Days ahead of his release, Carruth spoke exclusively to Eyewitness News to reflect on his time behind bars and how he feels about becoming a free man in a matter of days.

WSOC-TV - 2018-10-19 10:20:21

Clinton blanks Spring Creek | Sampson Independent

After picking up a huge conference in on Friday against conference-leading East Duplin, the Lady Dark Horses continued to dominate the court on Monday night, easily blowing past the Gators of Spring Creek as Clinton celebrated senior night. The contest was never close as it was an all Horses affair,


Former-Panther Rae Carruth's mother speaks out days before son's prison release

Rae Carruth is set to be released Monday morning from a corrections center in Sampson County. He was convicted in 2001 of charges related to the murder of Cherica Adams, who was pregnant.

CBS17 - 2018-10-19 10:47:50

10 Fun Things to Do for a Weekend in Goldsboro NC

Goldsboro isn’t your average EasternNorth Carolinatown. It’s got a small-town feel but this place packs a punch in the arts, history, and food. And honestly, these are just the start of what you’ll find here. Sprinkle in annual events and some awesome outdoor fun you can discover here and around Way

NCTRIPPING.COM - 2018-10-18 13:14:04

Girl was chased down street, Goldsboro man faces rape, kidnapping charges, deputies say

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) - A Goldsboro man kidnapped a girl under 15 from her foster home and had sex with her, Wayne County deputies said Friday.

CBS17 - 2018-10-19 19:05:15

Death investigation underway in Goldsboro after body found

GOLDSBORO, NC (WITN) - Police in one Eastern Carolina city have a death investigation on their hands. Goldsboro police say around 7:30 a.m. officers were called to the 900 block of Evergreen Avenue for an unresponsive person. That person was described only as an African American man and police were

WITN - 2018-10-19 17:24:00

Man's body discovered in Goldsboro

A body was discovered this morning on Evergreen Avenue.Goldsboro police said that at 7:30 this morning officers responded to a report of an unresponsive man. Emergency medical personnel arrived and confirmed there were no signs of life, a statement from the city said this morning.The victim is ident

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2018-10-19 15:51:00

Mississippi man charged with shooting off-duty Fayetteville police officer :: WRAL.com

By Janine Bowen, WRAL.com editorRoseboro, N.C.— A man was charged Wednesday in connection with the Monday night shooting of an off-duty Fayetteville police officer in Sampson County.Joseph Edwards, 63, of Mississippi, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflict serio


Clinton thwarts rally, wins | Sampson Independent

The Dark Horses found their fourth straight win this past Friday night on the road against Goldsboro. Facing a team Clinton’s coach called probably the most athletic the Horses have seen all year, Clinton managed to fight off a second half comeback to best the Cougars, 37-28.


Man charged in officer’s shooting | Sampson Independent

Joseph Edwards, 63, of Centreville, Miss., was charged Wednesday with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was reportedly booked at the Sampson County Detention Center under $1 million bond, according to a booking log released Thursday. In the mugshot, Edwar

SAMPSON INDEPENDENT - 2018-10-18 18:43:00

Autopsy: Sampson woman found dead was stabbed more than 30 times :: WRAL.com

Garland, N.C.— A Sampson County woman who was reported missing in March and then was found dead days later had been stabbed more than 30 times, according to an autopsy report.


Police investigating after student brings gun to Fayetteville elementary school :: WRAL.com

“We will continue to identify opportunities to review and enhance the safety procedures at our schools in order to provide students with a safe, positive school experience,” a school spokeswoman said.

WRAL - 2018-10-18 20:42:25

Crews battle overnight fire at Fayetteville Wendy's

Fayetteville, N.C. - Crews extinguished a fire at a Wendy's restaurant in Fayetteville early Thursday. Around 1 a.m., firefighters with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the Wendy's located at 3748 Ramsey Street. Officials said the fire was visible from the roof when crews arrived at t


Drugs found at used car dealership; owner charged

CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - The owner of a used car dealership is behind bars following a drug raid at the business. Alton Green, who owns O & G's Auto Sales just south of Vanceboro on US 17, was arrested Wednesday. Craven County Sheriff Jerry Monette told the New Bern Sun Journal that the dealers


Off-duty Fayetteville police officer was shot in the face, sheriff's office says

AUTRYVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - The Fayetteville police officer shot in Sampson County Monday night was shot in the face following a crash and altercation near his home, according to a police report from the Sampson County Sheriff's Office.


NC state trooper shot, killed while conducting traffic stop; suspect in custody

Praying for NCSHP this morning as they try to pick up the pieces and move forward after the loss of one of their own this morning! ?— Zebulon Police Dept (@ZebulonPoliceNC)October 17, 2018


Trooper shot in Columbus County early this morning - WWAY TV

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A trooper was shot in Columbus County early Wednesday morning.According to Larry Guyton with the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office the suspect was caught near Flair Bluff, in a wood area after a manhunt.- Advertisement -He was taken into custody around 4:00 a.m.We’re sendin


Missing teen found in Saulston area

Kayla Walton, 13, was found this afternoon after being reported missing since Monday.Photos contributed


Witnesses describe shooting of man suspected of wounding off-duty Fayetteville officer :: WRAL.com

Roseboro, N.C.— Local, state and federal law enforcement officers spent Tuesday trying to piece together a bizarre attack on an off-duty Fayetteville police officer and on the Sampson County deputies who responded to that incident Monday night.


Authorities Seek EZ Bait & Tackle Theft Suspect - Goldsboro Daily News

30-year-old David A. Ruffin of Bailey was identified as the second suspect reportedly seen walking out of EZ Bait and Tackle with the concealed fishing reels. Felony Larceny and Felony Conspiracy to Commit Larceny charges were taken out on Ruffin who also currently has eleven outstanding warrants f