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Brick thrown off North Carolina overpass, shattering woman’s windshield, ‘I could’ve been killed’

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating two reports of objects being thrown off overpasses onto cars below. WTVD reported that the first report happened Feb. 17 around 4 p.m. Drivers on Highway 87 said three young men were on the Arsenal Street pedestrian bridge hold


Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Charged With Soliciting Prostitution as Part of Florida Sex Trafficking Crackdown

(JUPITER, Fla.) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is being charged with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution after police said Friday he was twice videotaped paying for and receiving sex at an illicit massage parlor.


FSU campus police officer arrested, accused of shooting wife

RAEFORD — A Fayetteville State University campus police officer was arrested Thursday and accused of shooting his wife, said Chief Marc Godwin of the Raeford Police Department.


Court rules that 2 amendments placed on North Carolina ballots were unconstitutional, including requiring ID to vote

WAKE COUNTY, N.C. – The Wake County Superior Court ruled late Friday that two amendments placed on North Carolina ballots were unconstitutional. One of the amendments would have imposed a photo ID requirement to vote and the other would have lowered the state income tax.


Robeson County man charged with rape, stalking

Saint Pauls, N.C. — A St. Pauls man was arrested in connection with multiple assaults in 2017 and 2018, including a rape, the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office said. James Gentry, 19, was charged with second-degree forcible rape, attempted second-degree force sex offense, misdemeanor assault on a fema


Unselfish Patriots Face Scotland Monday

In a season that started with many questions, the Pinecrest boys’ basketball team provided all the right answers. The latest answer came Friday night when the Patriots defeated Hoke County 50-41 in Raeford to claim a second-place finish in the Sandhills Athletic Conference with a 10-4 record (19-5 o


Three arrested after deputies seize drugs, firearm

ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – Three people were arrested Thursday after deputies seized drugs and a firearm following two search warrants, according to a news release from the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.


NC officer strikes his wife’s car — then came gunfire, police say

A North Carolina police officer is accused of shooting his wife after striking her car, according to officials in Raeford, about 40 miles west of Fayetteville. Corey Manning was in custody at about 6 a.m. Thursday after police say they responded to a call at a McDonald’s restaurant, reports ABC11, T


Pair charged with vandalizing dozens of cars in Fayetteville

Fayetteville, N.C. — Police said Friday that two Fayetteville men have been charged in a vandalism spree in the city. Jackie M. Booker Jr., 19, of the 1300 block of Gary Street, and Richard Sumter, 19, of the 3900 block of Brentwood Drive, were each charged with 50 counts of damage to personal prope


North Carolina doctor gets 3 years for trading drugs for sex

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. -- A North Carolina doctor has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for giving female patients drugs such as Percocet and Clonazepam in exchange for sex.


Mass surrender: Hoke Animal Shelter seeks adopters as it prepares to take in 50 animals

RAEFORD, N.C. (WLOS) — The Hoke County Animal Shelter is looking for people willing to adopt as it prepares to take in roughly 50 surrendered animals. So far, the shelter has been given several animals, but it expects to receive up to 30 more.


3 arrested, 3 wanted in large-scale rash of Scotland Co. crimes

LAURINBURG, NC (WBTW) – Authorities have busted up a burglary enterprise, arresting three men and identifying three others. The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office said the multiple arrests are part of an ongoing criminal enterprise involving at least 31 incidents of cases involving breaking and enteri


North Carolina Man Stopped by Maryland Transportation Authority Police Found with Loaded Stolen Handgun

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at approximately 4:55 p.m., Officer Philius of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police Department was in a marked patrol vehicle, on US Route 301 observing traffic, when they observed the driver of a white Hyundai Sonata following the vehicle closer than reasona


Sheriff’s Office arrests suspect in connection to string of crimes

LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office has apprehended another one of the suspects in connection to felony criminal activity. Jakob Shaleef Slade, 17, of Sugar Road was arrested Thursday in the area of Old Wire Road. He was charged in connection with criminal arrest warrants pertaining to


North Carolina police chase ends when off-duty officer, driving with family, gets out to tackle suspect

POLK COUNTY, N.C. — Lt. Michael Capps happened to be in the right place at the right time Wednesday, WLOS reports. He’s a 23-year law enforcement veteran and current lieutenant of the Laurel Park Police Department.


Speed limit reduction set for 'dangerous' Fayetteville Road

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- On Monday, city leaders are expected to approve a speed limit reduction for one of Fayetteville's most dangerous roads, Hoke Loop Road. It comes after several concerns from residents in west Fayetteville. Pastor McLaughlin of New Life Bible Church is one of them. He's re


3 charged after gun, cocaine found during Robeson search

Investigators arrested three people Thursday and recovered a weapon and cocaine during a search of a home, according to a news release from the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.


Man charged with shooting up home

MAXTON — A Maxton man has been arrested and charged with firing shots into an occupied home, an incident that was a result of a previous altercation, according to the Sheriff’s Office.


2 Fayetteville men arrested for 50 counts of vandalism

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- Police arrested two men on Friday who are allegedly responsible for 50 counts of vandalism within the Fayetteville city limits,including vandalism to 40 cars.


North Carolina officials calling for new election in 9th district

The North Carolina officials are calling for a new election in the ninth Congressional district after investigation allegations of ballot fraud. NBC’s Steve Kornacki joins Stephanie Ruhle to talk about how this special election could make history.