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Teen dies in crash after fleeing from police :: WRAL.com

Whispering Pines, N.C.— A Moore County 19-year-old died Saturday evening after being ejected from a car in Whispering Pines, police said.

WRAL - 2018-06-17 01:01:00

Moore County teen dead after being thrown from Jeep

WHISPERING PINES, N.C. (WTVD) --19-year-old Justin Casillas passed away at a hospital Saturday after crashing and being thrown from a Jeep.The Aberdeen Timesreported the crash happened shortly after 5 p.m. on Lakeview Drive in Whispering Pines.The crash is under investigation.

ABC11.COM - 2018-06-17 02:42:43

Video goes viral after lightning almost strikes NC teacher

LILLINGTON, N.C. (WNCN) - A Harnett County middle school teacher was almost struck by lightning Monday, and it was all caught on camera.


Server accused of taking $10K in tips at NC restaurant

CARY, N.C. — A bartender is facing a charge after police said she stole $10,000 in tips at a Cary restaurant,WTVD reported.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-06-16 14:55:15

Family Promise receives $23K in grants

Local nonprofit Family Promise of Lee County has received $23,000 in grants over the last couple of months, Executive Director Tamara Brogan said Thursday.The nonprofit helps homeless families in Lee County.“I’m just very ecstatic and happy that we’ve gotten this financial support,” Brogan said. “As

SANFORD HERALD - 2018-06-16 04:25:00

Moore County 19-year-old dies after being ejected from car :: WRAL.com

Whispering Pines, N.C.— A Moore County 19-year-old man died Saturday evening after being ejected from a car in Whispering Pines, police said.

WRAL - 2018-06-17 01:01:00

Police Beat: June 15

SANFORD POLICE DEPARTMENTCandace Marie Whitt, 26, of 120 Fernridge Drive, Sanford, was arrested at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday on a charge of larceny and two counts of obtaining property by false pretense.Desiree Denise Johnson, 26, of 1524 Winslow Drive, Sanford, was arrested at 10:44 p.m. Wednesday in the


Man sought in Bunnlevel shooting

BUNNLEVEL — A man is being sought in an attempted armed robbery in Bunnlevel late Thursday in which a woman was shot.Warrants have been issued for Ryan Shamel Elliott, 21, charging him with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill/seriously injure, attempted robbery and felon in possession o


Lost Dog, Black Lab in Sanford (Southern Chatham County, Asbury Area)

Collar I.D. Tag(s): Brass ID tag with name, address, and phone number imbedded in collar


Deputies: Employee at assisted living facility charged over $2K to patient's credit card :: WRAL.com

Surveillance video showed employee Kelly Stella Maranje Odima, 30, of 401 N.C. Highway 50 in Carrboro, racking up nearly $2,800 in charges at multiple Walmart locations.


Moore County home invasions may be connected

A $1,000 reward is being offered for information in three Moore County home invasions in which gunmen confronted two elderly homeowners - one of whom was targeted twice.The incidents happened in Carthage on Dec. 24, Jan. 2 and Jan. 12, according to the Moore County Sheriff’s Office.The Christmas Eve


Warrant: Server took $10K in tips from customers' cards at Cary restaurant

According to arrest warrants, she changed the food amount with the tip amount, resulting in a bigger tip she could pocket.


Spring Lake's Almonte helping the homeless

Cathelin Almonte remembers her family’s struggles growing up in Brooklyn, New York: living paycheck to paycheck, Christmases without presents under the tree.But, Almonte said, at least they had shelter.Almonte, 25, recently joined the Sanford Salvation Army as case manager for Project CATCH (Communi

SANFORD HERALD - 2018-06-16 04:00:00

Boy critical after being pulled from water in Carolina Lakes

A Cameron boy remained in critical condition Tuesday after being found unresponsive Saturday in the water in the Carolina Lakes subdivision, according to a release from the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office.The 7-year-old child was playing in the water at the beach in the 900 block of Carolina Way whe


Video goes viral after lightning almost strikes Harnett County teacher

ANGIER, N.C. (WNCN) - A Harnett County middle school teacher was almost struck by lightning Monday, and it was all caught on camera.


Sex offender jailed on kidnapping charge

A repeat sex offender with convictions involving sex crimes against both children and adults was arrested Tuesday on an allegation of kidnapping.Charles Junior Morris, 53, of 295 Crest Circle, Spring Lake, is charged with second-degree kidnapping, possession of a firearm by a felon, assault by point


An at-capacity Harnett County Animal Shelter asks for help

LILLINGTON, N.C. (WNCN) - Are you looking for a new companion? The Harnett County Animal Shelter says it is at capacity and needs your help.


Police Beat: June 14

SANFORD POLICE DEPARTMENTCommercial burglary in which someone broke a glass window at Smithfield Chicken, 2642 S. Horner Blvd. sometime between 1:08 a.m. and 7:55 a.m. Tuesday and made off with more than $3,400 cash.Ashley Kristian Simmons, 31, of 2716 S. 17th St., Wilmington, was arrested at 3 a.m.


Deputies: Men stole beer, pork skins at gunpoint from Chapel Hill Walmart :: WRAL.com

The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office said two men entered the store on May 16 and filled a shopping cart with meat, toilet paper, beer and pork skins before attempting to leave the store without paying.


Javier leads Buies Creek to 2-1 win over Carolina

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) -- Cristian Javier hurled six scoreless innings, leading the Buies Creek Astros over the Carolina Mudcats in a 2-1 win on Wednesday.