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Former-Panther Rae Carruth's mother speaks out days before son's prison release
Rae Carruth is set to be released Monday morning from a corrections center in Sampson County. He was convicted in 2001 of charges related to the murder of Cherica Adams, who was pregnant.
RAE CARRUTH RELEASED: RAE CARRUTH EXCLUSIVE: "I just truly want to be forgiven"
CHARLOTTE, N.C.- After nearly 19 years in prison, former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth is nearing the end of his sentence. Days ahead of his release, Carruth spoke exclusively to Eyewitness News to reflect on his time behind bars and how he feels about becoming a free man in a matter of days.
Crews battle overnight fire at Fayetteville Wendy's
Fayetteville, N.C. - Crews extinguished a fire at a Wendy's restaurant in Fayetteville early Thursday. Around 1 a.m., firefighters with the Fayetteville Police Department responded to the Wendy's located at 3748 Ramsey Street. Officials said the fire was visible from the roof when crews arrived at t
Laurinburg man wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting minors
SCOTLAND COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – Deputies need your help in tracking down a man wanted for felony warrants related to two-counts of indecent liberties with a minor child, according to an online post from the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies: Man wanted for breaking into Scotland County homes during Hurricane Florence
According to an online post from the sheriff’s office, 24-year-old Brandon Taylor Patterson is wanted for two counts of felony breaking and entering, two counts of felony larceny and two counts of misdemeanor criminal damage to property.
Police investigating after student brings gun to Fayetteville elementary school :: WRAL.com
“We will continue to identify opportunities to review and enhance the safety procedures at our schools in order to provide students with a safe, positive school experience,” a school spokeswoman said.
2 Texas men convicted of trafficking cocaine through Myrtle Beach, facing possible life sentences
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Two Texas men have been convicted of trafficking cocaine through Myrtle Beach and both face possible life sentences. Abraham Arturo Rodriguez, 30, and Ruben Rodriguez, 23, both of Brownsville, Texas, were convicted of conspiring to distribute more than five kilograms of co
Vigil held for Cumberland County domestic violence victims
"A military lady had taken out a restraining order and she was very fearful that this man was going to kill her. And he did, that day, the day of her court, he killed her and he killed himself," said SafeLink Domestic Violence Worker Rebecca Richling.
Inmate who escaped from North Carolina prison still loose
RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) - Prison officials say an inmate is still on the loose three days after breaking out of a North Carolina prison. Prisons officials said Wednesday that 44-year-old inmate Cul P. Jones hasn't been found. He was reported missing from Hoke Correctional Center on Sunday night. State De
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
Hampton Inn coming to Rockingham by Christmas 2019, co-owner says | Richmond County Daily Journal
The project was to have opened earlier, but Hilton — the parent company of Hampton Inns — ordered a change of building design after four months of work had been completed, said Sunil Patel, co-owner of East Coast Hospitality. Now, Patel said Wednesday, the Rockingham Hampton Inn will be the first in
Man wanted on warrants for indecent liberties with a minor by Scotland County Sheriff's Office
According to aposton the Scotland County Detective Division's Facebook page, the Scotland County Sheriff's Office is searching for Sherman Smith, 43, of Laurinburg, North Carolina. Smith is wanted "for two felony warrants pertaining to indecent liberties with a minor child."
3 Civil War era houses getting new location in Fayetteville
Three Civil War era houses are getting a new location in Fayetteville. On Wednesday, crews began the process of moving the houses at Arsenal Park. The houses are being moved because they sit on the land that will soon become the North Carolina Civil War History and Reconstruction Center. The move wi
Man charged in officer’s shooting | Sampson Independent
Joseph Edwards, 63, of Centreville, Miss., was charged Wednesday with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was reportedly booked at the Sampson County Detention Center under $1 million bond, according to a booking log released Thursday. In the mugshot, Edwar
Durham woman desperate for answers after mother found dead in parking lot :: WRAL.com
"I just feel like something happened. Somebody knows something, and they're not saying anything," Hallmon said. "When I saw her, her pants were down a little bit, and her shirt was up some."
Mississippi man charged with shooting off-duty Fayetteville police officer :: WRAL.com
By Janine Bowen, WRAL.com editorRoseboro, N.C.— A man was charged Wednesday in connection with the Monday night shooting of an off-duty Fayetteville police officer in Sampson County.Joseph Edwards, 63, of Mississippi, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflict serio
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
No sign of man who escaped Hoke prison on Sunday
Raeford, N.C. - Prison officials say an inmate is still on the loose five days after breaking out of a North Carolina prison. Prisons officials said Wednesday that 44-year-old inmate Cul P. Jones hasn't been found. He was reported missing from Hoke Correctional Center on Sunday night. State Departme
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
U.S. Army’s Largest Command Gets Its First Female Commander
Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson is the new acting commander of U.S. Army Forces Command, or FORSCOM, headquartered in Fort Bragg.