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Lumberton police officer fatally struck while investigating crash
LUMBERTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Lumberton police officer has died after being struck by a car while investigating a crash on I-95 early Saturday morning. Just after 6 a.m., Officer Jason Quick was dispatched to a traffic accident on I-95 Northbound near Exit 22.
Raeford man -- a Retired Army Golden Knight -- remembers skydiving with Former President George H.W. Bush
As the national honors and remembers President George H.W. Bush, it's hard to forget the images of him skydiving for a few special occasions, including the rededication of the Bush library in College Station and his 85th and 90th birthdays.
2 indicted, 34 cleared in Hoke County payroll fraud investigation
HOKE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- After months of investigations, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation found that there was not widespread payroll fraud in Wake County. However, two former government employees were indicted for fraud.
Officers: About 40 video gaming machines seized in NC raid
MAXTON, N.C. (AP) - Law enforcement officers have raided a property that the Tuscarora Indian Nation of North Carolina claims as sovereign territory in eastern North Carolina after they received complaints that an illegal casino was being operated there.
East Forsyth rallies in fourth quarter to beat Scotland in 4A final
Durham, N.C. — East Forsyth came back from behind in the fourth quarter to beat Scotland County 35-28 and win the 4A state championship game. Scotland took a 28-21 lead with 10:03 left in the game on a Joseph McKoy one yard touchdown run.
Deputies raid Buffalo Ranch again in Robeson County, several people arrested
ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WPDE) — The site of an alleged illegal gambling operation is being raided again. Robeson County Sheriff’s deputies, along with state and federal authorities, were back at the Buffalo Ranch of the Tuscarora Nation Friday afternoon on Modest Road near Maxton, according to Robeson
Hot offense guides North Carolina past No. 4 Gonzaga
CHAPEL HILL — After an 0-for-5 start from behind the arc on Saturday at home, the North Carolina basketball team looked like it was going to revert to the team that struggled shooting the ball.
The year’s brightest comet streaks by North Carolina this weekend
The night sky will come alive this weekend when a green comet streaks by Earth on the heels of the Geminid meteor shower‘s display of green fireballs. Comet 46P/Wirtanen began brightening in November, but it will make its closest approach to Earth on Sunday and be visible with the naked eye. The com
North Carolina city prepping for possible marijuana sales
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city's alcohol regulators say they're preparing to sell marijuana should it become legal in the state. The Asheville Alcoholic Beverage Control board chairman told the City Council Tuesday that there's a national trend of marijuana legalization, and it's the b
Man wanted on multiple counts of child rape in North Carolina
The Union County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for 31-year-old Daran Marte Wingo. Deputies report several arrest warrants have been issued against Wingo, charging him with multiple counts of statutory rape of a child by an adult and multiple counts of indecent liberties with a child.
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.
Dental records may determine if remains belong to former Robeson County deputy's missing daughter
Robeson County, N.C. — Authorities are looking to dental records to determine if skeletal remains found Tuesday in Robeson County belong to a former deputy’s missing daughter.
Pinehurst Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges
A Pinehurst man was arrested on Thursday after officers executed a search warrant at a home on Van Buren Lane in Pinehurst. James Christopher Davis, 33, has been charged with 14 counts of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor, and 14 counts of third degree sexual exploitation of a minor. He w
Man charged in connection to woman's assault in Maxton, deputies say
MAXTON, NC - The Robeson County Sheriff's Office arrested a man, who deputies claim, assaulted a woman early Friday morning. Deputies were asked to check on a woman in the 2800-block of Oxendine School Road just after 4:30 a.m. When they arrived, they say they found blood on the porch and doorknob t
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.
Huge fire erupts on North Carolina highway after tractor-trailer hauling 8,500 gallons of gas crashes
A large tractor-trailer hauling 8,500 gallons of gasoline reportedly hit an icy part of the road on I-73 in Greensboro, North Carolina, which sent the vehicle flying. The tractor-trailer flipped onto its side, igniting a massive fire that forced officials to close portions of the highway Thursday mo
Inmate who escaped Hoke County prison may be hiding in Maryland
An inmate who escaped from the Hoke Correctional Institution in October and allegedly stole a truck in Virginia may now be hiding out in Maryland. Cul Priest Lamont Jones, 44, escaped on Oct. 14. Serving time for first-degree burglary, he started his sentence Sept. 30, 2014 and was scheduled for rel
Slain North Carolina teen ‘might be alive’ if authorities hadn’t overlooked evidence from 2016 case, prosecutor says
LUMBERTON, N.C. — The kidnapping and killing of 13-year-old Hania Aguilar may have been prevented if authorities had properly handled DNA evidence from a separate case last year, a North Carolina prosecutor said.
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 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.