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Video goes viral after lightning almost strikes NC teacher

LILLINGTON, N.C. (WNCN) - A Harnett County middle school teacher was almost struck by lightning Monday, and it was all caught on camera.


Car crashes into Fayetteville Rite Aid, 2 treated for minor injuries

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) --Shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday, Fayetteville police tweeted about a car being driven into a Rite Aid on the corner of Morganton and Bonanza Road.The driver was transported to a hospital for minor injuries and one customer was treated on the scene for minor injuries.A car d

ABC11.COM - 2018-06-16 20:36:00

Storm blows roof off of Johnston Co. home

FOUR OAKS, N.C. --Severe storms blew through Johnston County and blew the roof off of a home on Sedgewood Road.The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for central North Carolina today. Johnston County was included in the warning.Report a Typo

ABC11.COM - 2018-06-17 22:32:27

Man sought in Bunnlevel shooting

BUNNLEVEL — A man is being sought in an attempted armed robbery in Bunnlevel late Thursday in which a woman was shot.Warrants have been issued for Ryan Shamel Elliott, 21, charging him with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill/seriously injure, attempted robbery and felon in possession o


Truck carrying okra overturns on Cumberland County highway :: WRAL.com

According to officials with the State Highway Patrol, around 2 a.m., the truck went off Interstate 95 and into the median, hitting a guardrail before overcorrecting and overturning. The 60-year-old driver, who was wearing a seat belt, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

WRAL - 2018-06-17 12:21:28

Scotty McCreery marries high school sweetheart in 'a little castle in the woods' of NC

The 24-year-old American Idol Season 10 winner married his high school sweetheart and girlfriend of six years, Garner native Gabi Dugal on Saturday in front of 200 friends and family in the North Carolina mountains, according to multiple reports.

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-06-17 12:54:00

Bullets fly into home as man hurt in Cumberland County drive-by shooting

“This is a bullet .... and I have kids, and that bullet could’ve hit anybody,” said the homeowner.


Fayetteville man arrested for exposing himself to woman, 2 children at Walmart

Jose Elias Gonzales Ramirez.FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A Fayetteville man was arrested Wednesday after he was accused of exposing himself to a woman and two children in a Walmart.Records show 27-year-old Jose Elias Gonzalez Ramirez exposed himself to the woman and children on May 18 at the Walmart


Arrests were a product of men making pounds of 'cannabutter,' Garner police say

Two men were arrested Thursday night on charges that they had more than a dozen pounds of marijuana butter in their apartment along with a pound of marijuana and $2,400 in cash.Darnell Antoine Spencer, 23, and Davon Alexander Harley, 25, were arrested after police got a search warrant for their apar


More reflections on King and Kennedy | Sampson Independent

Fifty years ago in 1968, two men were assassinated while about the business of trying to convince the nation “that race has no place in American life and law.” It was in April of this year that the nation paused to honor the enduring legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., while reflecting on the 50t

SAMPSON INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-16 11:45:00

Man accused of exposing himself to adult and 2 children in North Carolina Walmart parking lot

The Fayetteville Observerreportedthat Jose Elias Gonzalez Ramirez, 27, of Fayetteville, was jailed under a $20,000 bond after being charged on Wednesday.


Small plane crashes in Fayetteville; no injuries reported :: WRAL.com

Fayetteville, N.C.— A single-engine aircraft was doing some touch-and-goes at the Fayetteville Regional Airport on Saturday morning when it flipped on its' roof during a landing, according to airport officials.

WRAL - 2018-06-16 17:11:10

Fort Bragg military police looking for truck, driver

Officials took tosocial mediato get the word out. The Facebook post was made around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, but Fort Bragg officials told CBS 17 they had been looking for the truck since the early evening because of an "incident," but didn't elaborate.


Spring Lake's Almonte helping the homeless

Cathelin Almonte remembers her family’s struggles growing up in Brooklyn, New York: living paycheck to paycheck, Christmases without presents under the tree.But, Almonte said, at least they had shelter.Almonte, 25, recently joined the Sanford Salvation Army as case manager for Project CATCH (Communi

SANFORD HERALD - 2018-06-16 04:00:00

Video goes viral after lightning almost strikes Harnett County teacher

ANGIER, N.C. (WNCN) - A Harnett County middle school teacher was almost struck by lightning Monday, and it was all caught on camera.


Four Oaks councilman arrested in drug bust stays on the job

FOUR OAKS, N.C. (WNCN) - A town commissioner arrested during a Johnston County drug round-up is staying on the job for now, but will be forced to resign if convicted.


Sex offender jailed on kidnapping charge

A repeat sex offender with convictions involving sex crimes against both children and adults was arrested Tuesday on an allegation of kidnapping.Charles Junior Morris, 53, of 295 Crest Circle, Spring Lake, is charged with second-degree kidnapping, possession of a firearm by a felon, assault by point


Raleigh man arrested on opiate-trafficking charge at RDU

A Raleigh man was held on $1 million bail Tuesday on charges that he had 250 oxycodone pills at Raleigh-Durham International Airport and was conspiring to traffic in opiates.Wake County sheriff's investigators had obtained arrest warrants for Aaron James Brown, 30, before taking him into custody abo


Gunman robs Laurinburg drive-thru | Laurinburg Exchange

“A black male wearing a black and blue jacket came up between the window and the car, forced the window open, and pointed a gun,” Chavis said. “When he forced the window open and [the clerk] saw him with a gun, she backed up. The drawer was partially open because she was making change, and he reache


3 arrested after elderly couple robbed in car at gunpoint

Aaron Baker, 17, Christopher Barrett, 20, and Ayunna Jackson, 19, have all been charged in connection to the robbery.