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NORTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL TROOPER SHOT KILLED: NC state trooper shot, killed during traffic stop; suspect in custody
COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C.- A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was shot and killed early Wednesday while conducting a traffic stop in the southeastern part of the state, according to the Department of Public Safety.
20-year-old charged in trooper’s murder | Robesonian
Raheem Cole Dashanell Davis, of 2089 Braswell Road, was arrested Wednesday after Trooper Kevin Conner was shot to death on U.S. 701 near Sellers Town Road in Columbus County, according to information from the Highway Patrol. Davis was taken to the Columbus County jail, where he is being held without
Trooper shot in Columbus County early this morning - WWAY TV
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A trooper was shot in Columbus County early Wednesday morning.According to Larry Guyton with the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office the suspect was caught near Flair Bluff, in a wood area after a manhunt.- Advertisement -He was taken into custody around 4:00 a.m.We’re sendin
The Latest: Slain N. Carolina trooper remembered for heroism
The Highway Patrol issued a news release identifying the trooper as Kevin Conner, who was based in Columbus County. The patrol said Conner was shot and killed early Wednesday during a traffic stop in the county, and the suspect was later apprehended.
BB&T announces plans for new $20 million Whiteville facility
WHITEVILLE, NC (WECT) - BB&T officials announced plans to build a new 100,000-square-foot facility in downtown Whiteville that will consolidate the company’s operations in the city.The announcement was made during a Tuesday morning news conference held at the corner of West Columbus and South Lee st
‘He more or less saved my life’: Recovering addict speaks about fallen trooper
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - When David Wright first met Trooper Kevin Conner four years ago, the 11-year veteran of the N.C. Highway Patrol put him in handcuffs and charged him with driving while impaired.
‘They’re dead:’ Authorities release 911 call after two bodies found in burned car in Socastee
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The 911 call made after two bodies were found in a burned car in the Socastee area in July were released this week.In the audio, the caller identifies himself as the general superintendent for a construction site off of Butler Road for the Carolina Bays Parkway.“On the entr
Driver Fatally Shoots North Carolina Trooper
A driver opened fire on a North Carolina state trooper during a traffic stop early Wednesday, killing the officer, authorities said. The suspect was arrested after a chase.
BB&T Corporation Expands Operations in Whiteville, North Carolina - Area Development
BB&T Corporation, one of the largest financial services holding companies, will build an approximately 100,000-square-foot office facility at 301 S. James K. Powell Blvd. in downtown Whiteville,
Local highway patrolman reflects on dangers of law enforcement after trooper killed
As people across the state mourn Kevin Conner, an 11-year veteran of North Carolina Highway Patrol, they are reminded of the dangers behind law enforcement.
BREAKING: State Trooper shot and killed, suspect in custody
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - A North Carolina State Trooper is dead Wednesday morning.According to Larry Guyton with the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office, a shooting took place just south of Whiteville on Highway 701 early Wednesday morning. The suspect was then surrounded in the woods near Fair Bluff
A North Carolina trooper killed in the line of duty Wednesday morning has now been identified
Whiteville, NC (FOX Carolina) - A North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper has died after being shot in the line of duty Wednesday morning.Officials say Trooper Kevin Conner, an 11-year-veteran of the NCSHP, assigned to troop B in Columbus County, was shot and killed on Highway 701 in Whiteville,
Wilmington City Council approves additional $8.5 million for Florence recovery
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The total amount the city of Wilmington has allotted for Hurricane Florence recovery grew to $17.5 million Tuesday night, as the Wilmington City Council approved an additional funding mechanism in response to the storm.
North Carolina trooper shot and killed during a traffic stop early Wednesday
COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. (WOLO) – A North Carolina State Trooper is dead after authorities say he was shot during a traffic stop in Columbus County.According to ABC station WWAY in Wilmington, the shooting happened around 12:15 a.m. on US 701 near Sellers Town Rd in Columbus County.According to the Nor
Police searching for men wanted for attempted murder
Dorein Antwon Vereen, 20, Jerron Demar Bellamy, 21, and Rakim Kayshon Robinson, 21 are each wanted for five counts of attempted murder.
Body found during search for missing person in Columbus County
According to a post on the Columbus County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page, the CUE Center for Missing Persons was conducting a search for a missing person in the area of Thurman Road in Hallsboro on Saturday. During the search, a body was found in a wooded area off of Thurman Road.
You got denied by FEMA. What now?
“FEMA’s disaster recovery program is not set up to make you whole. It’s a hand up and enough money to get you on the road to recovery," said Rebecca Kelly, a FEMA media relations specialist stationed in North Carolina. "It can provide you all kinds of services based on the information that you put o
Searchers looking for missing man find body in Hallsboro - WWAY TV
COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A search for a missing person led to the discovery of a body off of Thurman Road in Hallsboro.The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office says Community United Effort for Missing Persons found the body in a wooded area on Saturday.- Advertisement -The identity and cause of deat
Woman cut after finding razor blade taped to car door handle at Myrtle Beach Tanger Outlets
The victim, a 40-year-old woman from Longs, said she parked her gray 2018 Nissan Armada with a South Carolina license plate in the F parking lot, the report states. When the woman returned to her car, she found a razor blade tapped to her front driver side door handle.
She left a loaded gun out, her child was shot, cops say. Now she’ll face a jury
Holly Dew, faces three counts of unlawful conduct toward a child, appeared before a Judge Steven John Tuesday morning.