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Robeson County deputies announce arrest of 16-year-old and another suspect for man's murder

MAXTON, NC (WBTW) - Robeson County deputies announced two arrests, including a 16-year-old suspect arrested Friday, for the murder of a man whose body was found in the woods in Maxton. Deputies found Braxton Chavis' body off Alma Road in December after his son told 911 dispatchers he believed his f

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-23 20:55:34

Skeletal remains identified as missing Whiteville man

Arthur Heyward (Photo: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office) WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) - A logging crew found skeletal remains last month in a wooden area in Whiteville and now we know the identity of that person. The North Carolina Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identity of the skeletal remains,

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-03-23 19:28:17

Here's where police say they found a 21-year-old man wanted for aggravated assault

Myrtle Beach police arrested a man wanted for aggravated assault in an airbrush stand at Broadway at the Beach on Thursday, according to a police report. Zachary Barry Thomas, 21, was served with a fugitive from justice warrant, police said. Thomas was wanted for an aggravated assault offense that

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-03-23 14:39:00

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

Horry County police chase ends with Hwy 544 crash

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - Horry County police say what started as a routine traffic stop, ended with a crash on Highway 544 in Myrtle Beach. A Facebook post from the department says an officer attempted to make a "routine traffic stop" when the driver refused to pull over and led officers on a short

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-22 17:25:27

Report of shots fired puts Sherwood Park Elementary on lockdown

Sherwood Park Elementary School was put on lockdown this afternoon after a man walking on Wingate Road reported that someone was shooting at him. It happened about 1:30 p.m. An unidentified man flagged down a school resource office and said someone had fired shots at him, said Lt. Sean Swain, spokes

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-22 19:22:24

One arrested in connection to Lumberton shooting

LUMBERTON -- Authorities arrested a man yesterday in connection to the March 16 shooting at 21st and Walnut Street in Lumberton. Jacob Hill, 19, was arrested after the Lumberton Police Department, investigators for the Robeson County District Attorney's office Erich Hackney and the State Bureau of I

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-03-22 14:27:51

Lumberton police make arrest in Walnut St. shooting

LUMBERTON, NC (WBTW) - The Lumberton Police Department made an arrest in a shooting from last week after executing a search warrant with multiple law enforcement agencies. Captain Terry Parking with the department says officers partnered with an investigator for the Robeson County District Attorney'


Death penalty sought against Conway CresCom double murder suspect

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty against Brandon Council, the man who admitted to gunning down two innocent women during a Conway bank robbery in August, according to recently filed court documents. Brandon Michael Council, 32, of Wilson, North Carolina, is charged


Toddler cried 'mama' as Conway mom staggered under the influence nearby, police say

A woman - who police say appeared under the influence of pills - could barely stand in a Dollar General store while her 3-year-old pleaded for attention, according to an arrest report. Police charged 30-year-old Jamie Lynn Winans, of Conway, with unlawful neglect of a child, public intoxication, po


Police investigating after man stabbed near Walmart

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A 38-year-old man was reportedly stabbed after being approached by two men near Walmart Monday afternoon. According to a Myrtle Beach Police Department incident report, officers responded to the Seaboard Street Walmart after receiving a report of an assault. A witness told


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


Bladen County man charged after drugs, weapons found in home

ELIZABETHTOWN - A Bladen County man was arrested on drug and weapons charges after firearms and marijuana were found in his home. The Bladen County Sheriff's Office assisted North Carolina Probation and Parole with the search of a probationer's residence on the 2100 block of Twisted Hickory Road in


FIRST ALERT: Weekend forecast takes a turn for the worse

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) A renewed round of unseasonably cold weather returns this weekend along with increasing rain chances. The persistent pattern of repeated cold shots this month will continue this weekend. At the same time, a storm system will deliver periods of rain. Clouds will thicken duri


Traffic stop in Hoke County leads to multiple identity-theft charges

RAEFORD - A traffic stop earlier this month resulted in the arrest Monday of one person accused of stealing personal information from 11 people, the Hoke County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. A second person is being sought, a Sheriff's Office release said. On March 10, deputies stopped a vehicle o


Horry County police plan to cut 24 patrol officer jobs after losing school officer contract

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) - While Horry County continues to grow, the proposed county budget cuts 24 patrol officer jobs from the police department. County council will talk about the budget and give direction to staff at its retreat on Thursday and Friday. The next budget calls for 107 patrol officer posi


Pedestrian hit, killed in Robeson County

LUMBERTON - A Lumberton woman was killed Monday when she was hit by a vehicle while walking on N.C. 72 in Robeson County, the Highway Patrol said. Lizzie Ann Locklear, 36, of the 200 block of Halsey Street, was walking east on the highway near Oak Grove Church Road, 1.2 miles west of Lumberton, abou


Did someone say free ice cream?

Today is the first day of spring (finally!), and Dairy Queen is celebrating by giving away free ice cream all day. The chain is offering a free small vanilla cone at participating Dairy Queens not located in a mall, according to the chain's website. Participating Dairy Queens in the Fayetteville are


Report: North Myrtle Beach resort lazy river suction line traps boy underwater

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) - The police report detailing the events of a possible drowning call at a North Myrtle Beach resort has been released. North Myrtle Beach Public Information Officer Pat Dowling released the report Wednesday morning in regards to a 12-year-old boy being stuck in an intak


One killed in crash on US 17 in Brunswick Co.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) - One person is dead after a Tuesday morning crash on US 17 just west of Shallotte. According to Sgt. Matthew King with Highway Patrol, around 9:45 a.m., a trooper responded to a two-vehicle crash near Smith Ave. - Advertisement - Sgt. King said an investigation revealed