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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

SBI investigation lands two local residents in jail on drug charges

Kinston - An extensive investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation has landed a Kinston man and a Grifton woman behind bars on multiple drug charges. According to warrants, Kinston resident Willie Koonce was arrested Tuesday following that investigation. He was charged with trafficking opium

WITN - 2018-03-21 13:06:00

Denied nightclub may get another chance

A self-proclaimed "serial entrepreneur" who wants to open a nightclub on East Gordon Street is finding its more difficult to open a business than he thought. Donnis Whitfield, owner of CMD Real Estate Co. and CMD Construction and the owner of several properties in East Kinston, said his attempt to

KINSTON FREE PRESS - 2018-03-20 20:38:43

Twenty arrested in prostitution bust in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Twenty men and women have been arrested and charged following an undercover human trafficking operation in Fayetteville. Members of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Human Trafficking Unit, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina State Burea

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 22:37:00

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

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 19:54:16

Bladen County man charged after drugs, weapons found in home

ELIZABETHTOWN - A Bladen County man was arrested on drug and weapons charges after firearms and marijuana were found in his home. The Bladen County Sheriff's Office assisted North Carolina Probation and Parole with the search of a probationer's residence on the 2100 block of Twisted Hickory Road in

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-21 15:31:00

Traffic stop in Hoke County leads to multiple identity-theft charges

RAEFORD - A traffic stop earlier this month resulted in the arrest Monday of one person accused of stealing personal information from 11 people, the Hoke County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. A second person is being sought, a Sheriff's Office release said. On March 10, deputies stopped a vehicle o

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 23:27:46

Lilllington couple charged in bizarre chase, wreck in Harnett County

LILLINGTON - A Lillington couple is accused of firing shots at a Sanford man as they chased him and deliberately blocked a road with their vehicle, causing a crash and handcuffing him, according to the Harnett County Sheriff's Office. Their son is accused of taking part, as well, a Sheriff's Office

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-21 20:39:20

Two in Goldsboro face drug, firearm charges after DWI checkpoint stop

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCT)-Two people were arrested with a large amount of drugs at the DWI Checking Station on US HWY 70E in Wayne County Saturday, according to the Sheriff's Office. Joslyn Moore and Christopher Williams, both from Goldsboro, were arrested after they were stopped at the checkpoint. An


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


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


13-year-old girl from Goldsboro reported missing

A 13-year-old girl from Goldsboro was reported missing Sunday. Carla Renee Guerrero was last seen on Sunday around 11 p.m. on the 500 block of West New Hope Road, Goldsboro police said. Goldsboro police are asking anyone with information about Guerrero's location to call 919-705-6572. A 13-year-old


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


Joint drug investigation leads to arrest of three Bladen County residents

ELIZABETHTOWN -Three Bladen County residents were arrested on heroin, cocaine and other drug charges Friday after search warrants were executed at two residences following a joint investigation involving local, state and federal agencies, a Sheriff's Office news release said. One of those arrested,

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 02:47:57

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


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


Kinston man accused of threatening courthouse officials

GOLDSBORO, NC (WITN) - A Kinston man is accused of threatening officers at an Eastern Carolina courthouse. Wayne County deputies have charged Douglas Barnhill with one count of threats against executive, legislative, or court officers. Deputies say the 39-year-old Barnhill made threats earlier today


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


7 teens who prompted lockdown at West Johnston HS face charges

BENSON, N.C. (WNCN) - West Johnston High School in Benson was put on lockdown after seven "unarmed and unauthorized visitors" entered the school Friday morning, according to Johnston County Schools officials. All seven of the visitors were detained before they could get past the front office, but so


Drunken Driver Blamed In Head-On Crash

The North Carolina Highway Patrol says alcohol was a factor in an accident that seriously injured two people near Erwin Tuesday afternoon. The investigation report of the wreck that occurred on Bunnlevel-Erwin Road in the Riverside community early Tuesday afternoon indicates the driver of one of