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Fort Bragg paratrooper charged with kidnapping, raping 12-year-old girl
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A member of the 82nd Airborne was arrested after investigators said he kidnapped a 12-year-old girl from her Craven County home. The Craven County Sheriff's Office said they received a phone call Sunday morning from a woman who reported her granddaughter was missing. Th
Grandmother charged after boy takes gun to Fayetteville elementary school, deputies say
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A grandmother is now facing charges after a boy took her gun to his elementary school in Cumberland County last week, officials say.
Health Aid and Technician Job in Fort Bragg, North Carolina - Department of Defense - LemonWire
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NC TROOPER KILLED: Prosecutors: 2nd person arrested in trooper's death
Conner, an 11-year veteran of the patrol, stopped a pickup truck last week on suspicion of speeding on a highway in rural Columbus County southwest of Whiteville. Patrol First Sgt. Michael Baker said the driver shot Conner as he approached.
Grandmother arrested after Cumberland student found with gun on campus
A Cumberland County grandmother was arrested Tuesday and is facing charges in connection with a handgun that was found on the campus of Long Hill Elementary School last week and taken there by her grandson, authorities said. Terran Hepburn, 57, of Fayetteville, was taken to the Cumberland County Det
Ex-soldier sentenced in wife's 2017 Cumberland County death
LINDEN, N.C. (WNCN) - A former Army soldier from Cumberland County was sentenced this week in a plea deal in his wife's 2017 death, officials say.
2 men charged in attack, home invasion of retired Orange County couple
Authorities said Jason O'Neal Brown, 36, and Jodeci Mustaffa Gaddy, 25, were arrested and charged after being suspected of committing multiples crimes in Orange, Person, and Durham counties. On Friday, officials said David Laudicina woke up in the middle of the night after hearing his wife, Rebecca,
Fort Bragg’s Golden Knights earn gold again
Fort Bragg’s Golden Knights have added more gold to their trophy cases after earning a world championship in 8-way formation skydiving earlier this month.The U.S. Army Parachute Team claimed first place in the 2018 World Parachuting Championships in Gold Coast, Australia, according to the U.S. Parac
Rape victim has to endure attacker's second trial because of problem traced to cuts in state budget
Fayetteville, N.C. - A rape victim now has to endure her attacker's second trial because of a problem that can be traced to cuts in the state budget. A Cumberland County jury convicted William Yates of breaking into a woman's home, threatening her with a knife and sexually assaulting her in 2014. He
Fort Bragg suffers $55 million in damages from Florence
As he has previously mentioned, Reed said that military personnel on Fort Bragg will grow by about 2,500 over the next two to three years. The post already is seeing some of that population growth.
Former Panthers receiver Rae Carruth released from prison after 17-year term
CLINTON, N.C. (WBTV) - After 17 years in prison, former Carolina Panthers wide-receiver Rae Carruth was released Monday around 8 a.m. from the Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton. Carruth was convicted in 2001 of charges related to the murder of Cherica Adams, who was eight months pregnant w
Zebulon man accused of decapitating mom in 2017 found not guilty by reason of insanity
LOUISBURG, N.C. (WNCN) - The Franklin County man charged with decapitating his mother in March 2017 was found not guilty by reason of insanity. Oliver Funes-Machado, 20, is accused of beheading his 35-year-old mother on March 7, 2017, then walking out of their home with her head in one hand and a bu
Wanted Cumberland County man leads police on chase | Laurinburg Exchange
On Saturday, police offers tried to make a traffic stop on South Caledonia Road on a Nissan Altima that the registration came back as fictitious. The officers activated the blue lights and the vehicle pulled to the curb — however, the driver then exited the vehicle, according to Laurinburg Police Ca
Fayetteville's Bicycle Man needs community's help after Florence
Mathis is hoping to collect 1,500 before then. In order for a child to receive a bike, he or she must be registered with their child's school through DSS. Families must bring their certificate from the school in order to receive the bike.
Public Schools of Robeson Co. to hold bus driver, CDL class
ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – The Public Schools of Robeson County will hold a bus driver/CDL class this week, according to an online post from the school district.
Some lanes reopen after 11-car crash on US-1 in Apex, delays remain :: WRAL.com
By Joe Fisher, WRAL reporterApex, N.C.— Three crashes involving multiple cars closed the northbound lanes of U.S. Interstate 1 in Apex on Monday.By 8 a.m., one lane had reopened, but major delays remained.Multiple crashes occurred around 7 a.m. near Exit 93 for N.C. 540, prompting officials to close
Cheraw man killed in Sunday morning wreck
CHERAW, SC (WMBF) - A man was killed Sunday after driving off the side of Highway 52 just outside of Cheraw and striking a ditch. Chesterfield County Coroner has identified the driver as 45-year-old Christopher Lemonte Cue of Cheraw. According to the SCHP, Cue was not wearing his seatbelt at the ti
April the Giraffe's baby no longer coming to North Carolina
Animal Adventure Park, which was looking for a place to move April the Giraffe's baby, announced it would send Tajiri to that facility.
Body found, police investigate
Reginald Williams, who was at the scene of the shooting later Friday morning, said that just after 2:30 a.m. he heard around four gunshots. Williams said that with the recent crime in the area, it makes him want to move back to Louisiana where he is from.
Fire destroys Moore County building with antique cars inside
Vass, N.C. - A fire destroyed a large building with antique cars inside Sunday evening, according to Moore County officials. The incident happened at about 2:30 p.m. at a wooden building at 4995 N.C. Highway 211. An unrestored Model T car and other equipment, including welding and propane tanks were