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Fayetteville woman moves into tent in woods after motel suddenly shut down

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - People left homeless after a Fayetteville motel shut down say they're running out of options. City leaders said the Boulevard Motel on Bragg Boulevard is unsafe. The power was shut off this week after electrical and plumbing problems weren't fixed.

CBS17 - 2018-12-14 00:58:00

Police unable to find name for driver who wrecked stolen car in Durham

A woman whom police were unable to identify was seriously hurt early Friday when a stolen Acura she was driving fast hit a tree on Elmira Avenue, police said. The wreck happened about 3:30 a.m. near the intersection of Elmira and Fayetteville Street, police said in a statement to news media.

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-12-14 19:30:00

Cumberland County deputy helps homeless mom and her children find housing

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) -- A homeless domestic violence victim and her family are now safe thanks to a Cumberland County sheriff's deputy. Deputy Triston Strickland got the call for help and found a woman in her car with two small kids.

CBS17 - 2018-12-15 04:37:00

Police: Lumberton woman missing since Oct. found alive and well

LUMBERTON, N.C. (WNCN) - A Lumberton woman last seen Oct. 9 was found alive and well Thursday in Fayetteville, police said. Brittany Nicole Lowery, 28, was last seen walking out of Southeastern Regional Medical Center at 300 W. 27th St. in Lumberton on Oct. 9.

CBS17 - 2018-12-14 12:41:00

Tip leads to arrest of Fayetteville man wanted by ATF

An anonymous tip made through the Fayetteville/Cumberland County Crimestoppers program has led to the arrest of a suspect wanted for weapons violations by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the Fayetteville Police Department.

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-12-13 18:16:00

Arkansas LB Arrested With Over 90 Grams Of Marijuana, 40 Xanax Pills, An Ar-15 And More

Demetrius “Dee” Walker, a sophomore linebacker on the University of Arkansas football team, was arrested in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Tuesday on possession of controlled substance charges and simultaneous possession of drugs and guns, according to Fayetteville Police.

DAILYSNARK.COM - 2018-12-14 19:11:25

Fayetteville forced to cut power to motel residents over safety concerns

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- More than two dozen motel residents in Fayetteville are struggling to find housing after the city was forced to cut power to the Boulevard Motel on Bragg Boulevard.

ABC11.COM - 2018-12-13 22:58:16

Fayetteville man sentenced to 9 years in prison in child sex sting

— Authorities say a North Carolina man has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison after attempting to arrange a sexual encounter with an undercover FBI agent posing as a 15-year-old girl.

WRAL - 2018-12-13 18:23:00

Woman hurt after hitting tree, flipping car into yard of Durham home, police say

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- A woman is in critical condition after Durham police said she flipped her car early Friday morning. Just after 3 a.m., police were called about suspicious activity on Red Oak Avenue.

ABC11.COM - 2018-12-14 10:41:02

Caught on camera: Thieves ransack Fayetteville community

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- Mellissa Jackson hasn't slept since. It's been two days since a group of vandals broke into and ransacked her husband's car. It's something she'd never think could happen in her community.

ABC11.COM - 2018-12-13 04:31:24

Skeletal remains found near railroad tracks in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify skeletal remains that were found Tuesday afternoon on Heritage Drive. The remains were found by a surveying crew on the 1200 block of Heritage Drive near railroad tracks, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-12-12 15:59:00

1 injured, 2 displaced in Italy Street duplex fire

One person was injured and two were displaced after a fire Wednesday in a duplex apartment off Robeson Street, the Fayetteville Fire/Emergency Management Department said. The fire at 715 Italy St., between Ellis and McIver streets, was reported at 3:30 p.m.

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-12-13 02:45:00

Traffic stop leads to murder charge in Cumberland County pregnant woman's death

Fayetteville, N.C. — Among the few vehicles on the road on a wet Sunday in Fayetteville was a white Ford F-150 that matched the description of a truck seen leaving the scene of a shooting last Wednesday on Spur Drive.

WRAL - 2018-12-10 16:18:00

Body found in North Carolina identified as Alabama man, 54

LUMBERTON, N.C. — Authorities say a body found in North Carolina earlier this month is that of an Alabama man. Citing a Robeson County Sheriff's Office release, The Fayetteville Observer reported Wednesday that the body found on a Lumberton road running parallel to Interstate 95 on Dec. 3 is 54-year

WRAL - 2018-12-13 11:23:16

Missed evidence in Robeson rape case prompts investigation, puts spotlight on rape-kit backlogs

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- Wednesday's admission from the Robeson County District Attorney thatoverlooked evidence in a 2016 rape case might have prevented Hania Aguilar's death has spurred action on several fronts in hopes of preventing other such crimes.

ABC11.COM - 2018-12-13 23:48:48

Bomb threats evacuate buildings in Triangle, nationwide

Raleigh, N.C. — Bomb threats were sent to media organizations, government buildings and other locations nationwide Thursday afternoon, including an office building in downtown Raleigh, three sites in Cary and one in Chapel Hill.

WRAL - 2018-12-13 20:41:00

Power cut off to Fayetteville motel because of unsafe conditions, leaving some homeless

The power shut off and everyone was forced to get out of the Boulevard Motel in Fayetteville on Tuesday. The city said it was unsafe, but people who were living there say it's the only place they had.

CBS17 - 2018-12-11 23:37:00

Fayetteville police asking for help identifying dollar store armed robbery suspect

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - Fayetteville police are asking for help identifying a suspect in a Monday night armed robbery. A news release said officers responded to the robbery call at a Family Dollar location on the 5700 block of Yadkin Road around 9:05 p.m. Monday. The preliminary investigation re

CBS17 - 2018-12-11 21:38:00

Residents of Boulevard Motel struggle to find housing

Most of the more than 30 rooms at the Boulevard Motel on Bragg Boulevard were empty Wednesday, one day after the city said it cut power to the property because of code violations.

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-12-13 08:17:00

Visit these spots in Fayetteville for National Cupcake Day | Hoodline

Cupcakes are having a moment, and with good reason. The single-serving treats take well to intricate decorations as well as to unusual, even outlandish, flavor combinations. Bacon and coffee, anyone?

ABC11.COM - 2018-12-12 15:26:47