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Fayetteville police seek 'person of interest' in September homicide

Fayetteville police are looking for a person of interest in a fatal shooting that happened in September in the Lafayette Plantation mobile home park off Raeford Road. Ky T. Locklear, 18, is wanted for questioning in the death of Jaquan McBryde, 19, who was shot Sept. 25 in the area of Knotty Elm Loo

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-17 02:08:50

Bridge closure frustrates Fayetteville residents in Hollywood Heights community

Hollywood Heights residents are demanding answers after the bridge on Louise Street in west Fayetteville abruptly closed. Many of them have cited inconvenience as their main frustration. Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News AppDemetris Williams has spent all 54 years of her life

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-17 01:04:57

Fayetteville woman pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

A Fayetteville woman pleaded guilty today in Cumberland County Superior Court to falsifying time sheets and collecting more than $37,000 in Medicaid funds while working for a nonprofit group, according to the office of N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein. Barbara Jean McDuffie, 59, of the 6500 block of

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-16 22:13:22

Fort Bragg paratrooper, missing more than 70 years, is coming home

The letters have stayed in the family for decades - hand-written accounts of Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz's service in the 82nd Airborne Division amid World War II. They were mailed from Fort Bragg, Italy and England and serve as a window into the life of one of the nation's first paratroopers. But

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-18 01:11:43

Toys 'R' Us closing: 'It was like going to heaven'

Playtime is nearly over for Toys "R" Us in Fayetteville. With word already out on its impending closure, the store in Fayetteville was a busy place Saturday afternoon. Around 1 p.m., the store's parking lot off Skibo Road was nearly full, and plenty of customers inside were pushing shopping carts a

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-18 02:00:54

Man shot in chest following argument in Fayetteville

Fayetteville, N.C. - A Fayetteville man is facing charges after a verbal disagreement led to a shooting Wednesday afternoon. Fayetteville police said Shawn Quinones, 23, and Nealando Maxwell Gordon, 34, were at the Ace Cash Express at 3308 Bragg Boulevard at about 3:45 p.m. when they began having an


NC National Guard's Best Warriors come from Fayetteville unit

North Carolina National Guard soldiers competed over four grueling days to be named the state's Best Warriors earlier this month. Officials said the top soldiers both hail from a Fayetteville-based unit. Sgt. Travis Millard of Wilmington was named top noncommissioned officer and Spc. Steven McMahan

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-17 19:15:00

Warrants issued for suspect in fatal shooting on Stevens Street earlier this month

A warrant for first-degree murder has been issued for a Fayetteville man accused of shooting into a building and fatally wounding a woman earlier this month. Cory Jamaica Ward, 38, of the 1000 block of Vesper Lane, is accused in the March 3 shooting that killed Quincetta Daniels, 26, of the 3400 blo


Fayetteville VA names new director

A 32-year veteran of the Army has been named the new director of the Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center. James Laterza, who retired from the Army last summer, has been appointed to the job at the VA. As director, he will oversee delivery of health care to nearly 74,000 veterans. Laterza re

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-16 22:41:35

Homeless man charged with assaulting medical assistant at Fayetteville hospital

A homeless man is accused of assaulting a medical assistant at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center on Thursday, according to an arrest warrant in the Cumberland County Magistrate's Office. David Brian Everett, 36, is charged with assault on emergency personnel. The woman, identified as Joyce Bridges, wa


Bill Kirby Jr.: Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra receives 14th endowment

Joseph Vonnegut and his siblings announced a new endowment for the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra at the organization's March 10 concert at Methodist University. The endowment is in memory of their parents, Marion Cusack Vonnegut and Norbert Josef Vonnegut. The endowment is for the second trumpet c

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-17 07:01:00

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


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


Man nabbed after 500 lbs of pot and a kilo of cocaine seized, Fayetteville police say

Bernard H. Ferguson III (left) and some of the drugs seized by police. FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A Fayetteville man was busted after 500 pounds of marijuana and a kilo of cocaine was found during a raid with federal law enforcement, police said in a news release Tuesday. On Monday, Fayetteville


Fayetteville man shot after altercation at Ace Cash Express; suspect arrested

A Fayetteville man has been arrested following a shooting at Ace Cash Express. Police said 34-year-old Nealando Gordon and 23-year-old Shawn Quinones were at the location on Bragg Boulevard Wednesday when they became involved in a verbal disagreement. Reports show the disagreement quickly turned phy


Bragg Boulevard shopping center shooting injures one

Fayetteville police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon at the Sycamore Square shopping center at 3308 Bragg Blvd. It happened about 3:45 p.m., said Sgt. Shawn Strepay, a police spokesman. One man was shot and another has been been detained. The man injured was reported to


Heavy police presence at Harnett County school, students being evacuated

Students are being evacuated from Triton High School after heavy police presence on campus. Officers were called to the school Thursday morning after receiving reports of a possible threat. A parent told ABC11 students are being transferred to Genry Primary, located at 114 Porter Drive, where parent