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Arrest made in 1998 murder - Montgomery Herald: News

Almost 20 years after arrest warrants were drawn, a simple traffic stop led to the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a Nov. 21, 1998 murder in Biscoe. The arrest, in Texas last week, was initiated because the vehicle did not have the two license plates that are required by Texas law. When of

MONTGOMERYHERALD.COM - 2018-01-17 11:30:00

19-year-old charged with sex offenses involving 14-year-old girl

A 19-year-old is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl, according to arrest warrants in the Cumberland County Magistrate's Office. Lucas Lee Ford, of Wesel Way on Fort Bragg, was charged Wednesday with statutory rape, statutory sex offense with a child and taking indecent liberties with a mi

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-01-18 02:01:05

Closings and delays in Cumberland County region

Here are the latest schedule changes due to winter weather for Wednesday and beyond. Report closings to webmanager@fayobserver.com Schools Cumberland County Schools are closed today for all students and staff. Primetime is closed. All after-school activities are canceled. Harnett County Schools are

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-01-17 12:45:30

Cumberland sheriff warns residents to be alert for phone scam

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office is warning residents to be alert for an "aggressive and sophisticated" phone scam. Callers claim to be a Sheriff's Office employee, such as Capt. Scott Stewart, but the names and identification are phony, a release said. The callers are telling victims that the

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-01-18 01:21:12

Chapel Hill firefighter taken to hospital after public housing blaze

(Chapel Hill Fire Department) CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) - A Chapel Hill firefighter was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a fire at a public housing complex on Wednesday. The fire happened in the complex at 500 N. Columbia St. just before noon. It started in a vacant unit

WNCN.COM - 2018-01-17 23:44:56

Cary police officer injured by trespassing suspect

Cary, N.C. - A Cary police officer was taken to the hospital after being injured by a trespassing suspect, police said. Authorities said an officer responded to a trespassing call Wednesday at 3505 Kildaire Farm Road, which is at the intersection with Ten-Ten Road. The suspect tried to run away from

WRAL - 2018-01-18 09:09:23

Van driver dies in Fayetteville crash

Police say man may have suffered medical isue moments before crashing. A medical problem may be the cause of a crash in Fayetteville on Wednesday afternoon that killed a man driving a van, the Police Department said. According to a news release, about 1:10 p.m., the man was backing up the van on Bea

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-01-17 19:25:24

Cumberland County leads state in human trafficking cases filed

More than half of all human trafficking cases filed in state court during the last fiscal year occurred in Cumberland County, according to state court data. The county's proximity to Fort Bragg and Interstate 95 as well as the opioid crisis may make the county more vulnerable to this type of crime,

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-01-17 22:06:46

Harrisburg man serving life sentence for murder commits suicide: officials

A former Harrisburg man serving a life sentence after pleading guilty to the 1989 murder of his former girlfriend, committed suicide earlier this week at the State Correctional Institute at Camp Hill, officials said. James Michael Bailey, 70, "jumped from a second-floor tier of a housing unit and su

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 18:59:23

Police seek tips in Harrisburg bank robbery

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - City police are asking for help to identify a suspect in a bank robbery last week. Investigators on Tuesday released surveillance photos from the Belco Community Credit Union in the 200 block of South Front Street. They said the man in the photos demanded money Thursday arou

ABC27.COM - 2018-01-16 21:39:02

Here's how much snow Harrisburg got into Wednesday morning

Most of central Pennsylvania woke up Wednesday morning to a fresh coating of snow. National Weather Service meteorologist Craig Evanego said a total of 3.2 inches of snow was reported at Harrisburg International Airport by Wednesday morning. Other areas may have seen slightly more, as the airport te

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 17:56:56

'I grabbed my gun and I shot him:' Harrisburg gunman claims he killed in self-defense

Mitchell Nazario told a Dauphin County jury Wednesday that he was terrified when he fired two gunshots and killed a man in Harrisburg nearly two years ago. Nazario claimed that man, 49-year-old Freddie J. Williams, was yelling incoherently and was trying to force his way into his car that night. "He

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 21:28:59

Police in Cumberland County looking for armed robbery suspects

Police in Middlesex Township are searching for two suspects accused of robbing a gas station at gunpoint. The robbery occurred at 4:25 a.m. Tuesday at the Gulf Station at 1236 Harrisburg Pike, according to police. Police say two suspects, described as black men wearing black hoodies and jeans, enter

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 12:51:15

Former York Mayor Kim Bracey lands job in Harrisburg

Kim Bracey, a two-term York mayor, is exchanging a city hall view for a state capital one. She began her new role Jan. 13 at the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. The former mayor will be paid $94,600, an increase from her most-recent salary, which 2017 city records list

YDR.COM - 2018-01-17 22:09:56

Help Harrisburg police identify this bank robber

Harrisburg police are asking for help to catch a man who robbed Belco Community Credit Union last week. The man in his mid to late 20s entered the bank at around 11:45 a.m. Jan 11 on the 200 block of South Front Street and demanded money before fleeing onto South Front street. Police said the man is

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 22:30:21

Snow expected to taper off quickly, followed by warmer temperatures this weekend

Snow continue to fall as of 5 a.m. Wednesday, but National Weather Service meteorologist Barry Lambert said the snow is expected to taper off by about 7 a.m. Despite being persistent overnight, the snow is expected to taper off quickly this morning. National Weather Service meteorologist Barry Lamb

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 11:05:28

Missing Lincoln County man found dead in truck near church, deputies say

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. - The body of a missing Lincoln County man was found in a parked truck near Chapel Hill's Church, deputies said. Officials said 57-year-old Michael Todd Hinsey, of Denver, was in the truck parked in a grove of trees behind the church and hidden from view on South NC 16 Business

WSOC-TV - 2018-01-17 22:31:45

Albemarle police investigate woman's body found near creek

ALBEMARLE, N.C. - Albemarle police are investigating after a woman's body was found next to a creek near Stanly Gardens Cemetery. Officers responded to a call on Tuesday morning and found the body of a woman about 30 to 40 feet from the creek bed off Highway 24/27. Police said they are checking miss

WSOC-TV - 2018-01-16 23:21:20

Even Dale Earnhardt Jr. has to watch out for snow. Here's his warning to NC drivers.

Icy roads spare no one from the chance of a crash - not even NASCAR drivers. That's something Dale Earnhardt Jr. learned the hard way during Wednesday's snowstorm. The NASCAR legend and Kannapolis native tweeted in the afternoon he collided with a tree. The collision happened just minutes after Ear

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-01-17 19:51:00

Missing Denver Man Found Dead In Parked Truck

Detectives say 57-year-old Michael Hinsey's body was found Wednesday morning in a parked truck near Hill's Chapel Church. Hinsey's body was found around 11:30am, according to officials, near the Church on South NC 16 Business Highway. Detectives say the truck was parked near a grove of trees, and hi

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-01-17 22:46:41