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20-year-old charged in trooper’s murder | Robesonian
Raheem Cole Dashanell Davis, of 2089 Braswell Road, was arrested Wednesday after Trooper Kevin Conner was shot to death on U.S. 701 near Sellers Town Road in Columbus County, according to information from the Highway Patrol. Davis was taken to the Columbus County jail, where he is being held without
NC state trooper shot, killed while conducting traffic stop; suspect in custody
Praying for NCSHP this morning as they try to pick up the pieces and move forward after the loss of one of their own this morning! ?— Zebulon Police Dept (@ZebulonPoliceNC)October 17, 2018
Trooper shot in Columbus County early this morning - WWAY TV
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A trooper was shot in Columbus County early Wednesday morning.According to Larry Guyton with the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office the suspect was caught near Flair Bluff, in a wood area after a manhunt.- Advertisement -He was taken into custody around 4:00 a.m.We’re sendin
Woman charged with murder, assault after domestic dispute | Richmond County Daily Journal
Ashley Ann Podobinski, 25, of Sam Richardson Road allegedly shot Raina Lane Black, Podobinski’s sister-in-law, and another relative of her estranged husband, according to warrants for her arrest. Black died of her injuries Thursday evening. The other victim is still receiving treatment, according to
Child-safety seats available for free Thursday | Robesonian
The Child Passenger Safety “Seat Take-Back Clinic!” will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the mall, which is located at 2800 N. Elm St. in Lumberton. Child passenger safety technicians from across the state will be on hand to provide a new car seat and ensure proper installation.
$35 million biogas plant to locate in Orrum | Robesonian
Channing Jones, commission director, said in the statement that Green Energy Sustainable Solutions would begin construction before the end of the year with plans to have the plant operating in early 2020.
Driver opens fire on North Carolina trooper, killing him
WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A driver opened fire during on a North Carolina state trooper a traffic stop early Wednesday, killing the officer, authorities said. The suspect was arrested after a chase.
Robeson County students, teachers return to classroom after Florence
ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) - Class resumed Tuesday for the Public Schools of Robeson County students after being out for five weeks due to Hurricane Florence.On Monday, administration and staff returned to the schools to clean and inspect their classrooms, as well as prepare lesson plans for the stud
Cooper’s aid package has $14 million to help Lumberton | Robesonian
The money for Lumberton is earmarked for “floodgates,” a bit of a surprise to Lumberton officials who already have money for floodgates for where the CSX railroad tracks go under Interstate 95, a hole through which floodwaters from the Lumber River have flowed twice to swamp South and West Lumberton
Campbell’s widow asks Fairmont board to back her quest for husband’s second term | Robesonian
Fairmont Mayor Charles Townsend, a lifelong friend of Pauline Campbell, said he supports her.
Food Tank Summit explores food waste, disparity :: Out and About at WRAL.com
"Nearly one-third of all food produced for human consumption — approximately 1.3 billion tons — is lost or wasted globally each year," according to theFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. This waste occurs systemically, from farms to homes, and is not often easy to trace or docum
Police searching for men wanted for attempted murder
Dorein Antwon Vereen, 20, Jerron Demar Bellamy, 21, and Rakim Kayshon Robinson, 21 are each wanted for five counts of attempted murder.
NC sheriff: Man shot off-duty officer, tried to ram deputies
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.- Authorities in North Carolina say a man shot an off-duty police officer before trying to ram his car into a group of responding deputies and troopers, who shot him.
Witnesses describe shooting of man suspected of wounding off-duty Fayetteville officer :: WRAL.com
Roseboro, N.C.— Local, state and federal law enforcement officers spent Tuesday trying to piece together a bizarre attack on an off-duty Fayetteville police officer and on the Sampson County deputies who responded to that incident Monday night.
Red Springs commissioners continue to shirk duty | Robesonian
We cling to the notion that elected office should be about service and not compensation, an ideal that is challenged in this county where there is abuse, but nowhere more so than with our county commissioners, who have rewarded themselves like no other commissioners in the state and not had to deal
Accident kills Red Springs man | Robesonian
Trooper J.M. Bullard’s report said that Michael Ray Oxendine, of 164 Bullard Road, was traveling east on Milk Dairy Road near N.C. 71 when his 1994 Ford passenger car went through a curb, exited the road to the left, struck a ditch and came to rest upside down.
Wagram man killed in neighbor dispute | Laurinburg Exchange
Officers arrived on the scene and both victims were med-evaced from the scene, according to Scotland County Sheriff’s Office Detective Jessica Sadovnikov. The two suspects — Jasper David Peeples, 69, and his wife Barbara Ellen Peeples,73 — were taken in for questioning and ultimately arrested and ch
Manhunt is on for inmate who escaped from a North Carolina prison on Sunday
A 44-year-oldinmate escaped Sundayfrom a minimum-security prison near Fayetteville, North Carolina, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.Prison officials said in a press release that Cul Jones was reported missing Sunday at about 7:45 p.m. fromHoke Correctional Institution in
North Carolina mom threw baby on ground after being denied beer, police say
Policetold CBS17that Kyesha Sherell Willis, 29, went to a neighbor's house on Saturday and demanded a beer. When she couldn't get one, she became angry and threw her son to the ground, police say.
Frustration mounts following Lumberton’s loss | Robesonian
Pinecrest (5-2, 2-1 SAC) controlled all three phases on Monday, and took advantage of a penalty-plagued Lumberton squad to win its second straight conference game, both over Robeson County teams, by a combined 84-21.