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FBI report: These are the 10 most dangerous cities in North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. - Data from the FBI's 2016 Crime In The United States Report has revealed North Carolina's most dangerous cities. Road Snacks, a website that uses data to rank states and cities across the country, used the FBI report to name the ten riskiest cities to call home in the Tar Heel state,

WRAL - 2018-03-22 14:48:00

Police: 4-month-old baby found in hotel room with meth lab

Dunn, N.C. - Authorities found a 4-month-old baby in a Dunn hotel room Sunday morning where a person was making meth, police said. Dunn officers were called around 6:30 a.m. that morning to the Seven Day Inn, at 700 E. Cumberland St., and were led to a room due to reports of a woman screaming and a

WRAL - 2018-03-22 14:49:43

Fort Bragg soldier dies in altercation with another soldier

An altercation in Fayetteville between two soldiers on Wednesday evening resulted in the death of one of the soldiers involved, Fort Bragg officials said Thursday. The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as 33-year-old Mark Danial Leshikar, of Fayetteville. The shooting happened

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-22 20:05:12

Sanford Health & Rehab worker charged after patient suffers broken femur

SANFORD - An employee of the Sanford Health and Rehabilitation Facility is facing charges after a patient there was found to have a broken femur, according to a release from the Lee County Sheriff's Office. Aderonke Oloruntoba, 24, of the 400 block of Ryan Avenue in Sanford, was charged Thursday wit

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-23 19:34:56

Sheriff's Office identifies victim of fatal shooting in Fayetteville

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of a fatal shooting Wednesday night off Crystal Springs Road in the Brookshire subdivision. Mark Danial Leshikar, 33, of Fayetteville, was pronounced dead at the scene after deputies responded at 5:37 p.m. to a reported shooting on the

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-22 16:15:27

Southern Pines PD Makes More Arrests in 'Operation Leader'

A yearlong drug trafficking investigation spearheaded by the Southern Pines Police Department has led to a second round of arrests. The arrests were made as part of an undercover probe code-named "Operation Leader," according to a news release issued last week by the Police Department. Curtis Lee St

PILOT.COM - 2018-03-23 18:34:00

Lilllington couple charged in bizarre chase, wreck in Harnett County

LILLINGTON - A Lillington couple is accused of firing shots at a Sanford man as they chased him and deliberately blocked a road with their vehicle, causing a crash and handcuffing him, according to the Harnett County Sheriff's Office. Their son is accused of taking part, as well, a Sheriff's Office


Homicide detectives investigating shooting death at Cumberland County home

Fayetteville, N.C. - The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a person was found dead following a shooting Wednesday night. Authorities said deputies responded to a home in the 1300 block of Anhinga Court in the Brookshire Subdivision at about 5:35 after receiving reports of a s

WRAL - 2018-03-22 00:09:29

No students injured in Garner High School bus crash

Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash involving a Garner High School bus Friday morning. Authorities said the incident happened before 7:30 a.m. on Raynor Road at Business US 70. Officials have yet to release details surrounding the wreck; however, the said no one on the bus was injured. Po

ABC11.COM - 2018-03-23 11:25:09

Seven Lakes collision kills Raeford man

SEVEN LAKES - A Raeford man was killed Thursday morning when his vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer. According to reports from the N.C. Highway Patrol, Michael Andrew Miller Jr., 32, of Raeford, was driving east in a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier on N.C. 211 near McLendon Hills Drive at about 7:45 a.

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 00:02:59

Warrant: Raleigh baby was smoking marijuana on Facebook video

The 20-year-old mother of the baby seen smoking in a viral video on Facebook has been arrested and faces multiple charges. According to the arrest warrant, the child was smoking marijuana in the video. Police have arrested and charged 20-year-old Brianna Ashanti Lofton with two counts of felony chil


Fayetteville man charged with robbery, attempted murder

A Fayetteville man was charged Wednesday with trying to kill a man during a robbery that happened in 2017, according to warrants in the Cumberland County Magistrate's Office. Marcus Alrechio McKnight, 30, of the 1900 block of Ashton Road, is charged with attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapo

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-22 03:13:17

Traffic crash, gunfire incident leads to three arrests

Three Lillington residents were arrested Wednesday in connection with a traffic crash and gunfire incident last week in the Carolina Hills subdivision in the Sanford area of Harnett County. Marc Gettleman Sr., Marc Gettleman Jr. and Darlene Gettleman were arrested and face several felonies, includin


Two injured during party at Sanford residence

SANFORD - Two people were injured, including one who was shot, during a party Saturday off U.S. 421, about a mile south of Sanford, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said. Several people were at the home on the 3100 block of Cox Mill Road and were drinking when a fight started, a Sheriff's Office rele


Police: Naked man who fled from police dies after jumping in Little River

Spring Lake, N.C. - A man died Sunday morning after jumping into the Little River in an attempt to flee from police. Spring Lake police said officers were dispatched to Manchester Road near Bragg Boulevard at about 9 a.m. after receiving reports of a naked man running around. The naked man, who was


Three trapped when Moore County crash causes power lines to fall on car

Carthage, N.C. - U.S. Highway 15-501 was closed Sunday in Moore County following a three-car crash. Authorities said crews responded to the crash near a Speedway gas station in Carthage at about 2:30 p.m. and found two power poles broken in half with power lines across vehicles and the roadway. Auth


Garner woman found dead in Wake County ditch, sheriff says

GARNER, N.C. (WNCN) - A young Garner woman was found dead Sunday morning in Wake County, authorities said. Faith Chere Bevan, 24, of Garner was found dead in a ditch in the 7800 block of Caddy Road, according to Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison. Deputies were contacted about a body in the ditch a


Toys 'R' Us closing: 'It was like going to heaven'

Playtime is nearly over for Toys "R" Us in Fayetteville. With word already out on its impending closure, the store in Fayetteville was a busy place Saturday afternoon. Around 1 p.m., the store's parking lot off Skibo Road was nearly full, and plenty of customers inside were pushing shopping carts a


Fayetteville man wanted in fatal shooting of Hope Mills woman surrenders

A Fayetteville man wanted in connection with a March 3 shooting death has turned himself in, the Fayetteville Police Department said in a news release. Cory Jamaica Ward, 38, of the 1000 block of Wildwood Drive, surrendered to law enforcement Sunday. Ward is accused of shooting into a building and f


Fort Bragg paratrooper, missing more than 70 years, is coming home

The letters have stayed in the family for decades - hand-written accounts of Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz's service in the 82nd Airborne Division amid World War II. They were mailed from Fort Bragg, Italy and England and serve as a window into the life of one of the nation's first paratroopers. But