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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.
Fort Bragg soldier reunites with daughter in emotional video
FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Eric Morski has been deployed in Nepal for six months. "Some days I felt like I just want to give him a hug but I realize he's all the way across the world and I can't," said Iliana, Eric’s 10-year-old daughter.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
North Carolina elementary teacher dies at school during a fire drill
An elementary teacher died Thursday after falling ill during a fire drill at school. Kim Hunter Daugherty, a fifth-grade teacher, died from an undisclosed medical emergency about 10:30 a.m. with a school nurse in attendance, said James Bunch, assistant superintendent of Perquimans County Schools. Sh
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.
Man charged with murder after pregnant woman shot to death in Cumberland County
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A man wanted in a double-shooting that left a pregnant woman dead earlier this month was arrested Sunday night in Fayetteville, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said.
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.
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.
Therapy gives PTSD patients relief without reliving trauma
Fort Bragg, N.C. — There are at least 200 treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder. But a relatively new one is starting to get a lot of attention. Those who treat soldiers for PTSD were in Spring Lake Friday to learn about accelerated resolution therapy.
Cumberland County wrestler inspires all around him
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Earl "Early Bird" Horan is something of a local celebrity in Hope Mills. He's had newspaper articles written about his athletic exploits and was Gray's Creek High School's Homecoming King this fall so it's not unusual for him to get recognized while out and about.
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.
Mourning the loss of more local heroes
killed last month in Afghanistan when a roadside explosive device destroyed their vehicle. Capt. Andrew Patrick Ross, 29, of Lexington, Virginia, and Sgt. 1st Class Eric Michael Emond, 39, of Brush Prairie, Washington, were members of Fort Bragg’s 3rd Special Forces Group.