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Thursday | SFGate

Ft. Bragg soldier accused of Philadelphia robbery

An Army paratrooper at Fort Bragg has been arrested and charged with being involved in a robbery in Philadelphia in 2002.

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Related Topix: Fort Bragg, NC

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bladen Journal

2 charged in death of missing teen

After nearly a month of investigation, the former boyfriend of Danielle Locklear has confessed to choking the 15-year-old to death and dumping her body in the South River, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Autryville, NC, Fayetteville, NC, Hope Mills, NC

Lumina News

Online Update: Group discusses alternative renourishment funding

Future funding of Coastal Storm Damage Reduction projects was the topic of conversation during a joint meeting called by Carolina Beach Mayor Dan Wilcox on Tuesday, April 15. Present at the meeting were representatives from the three beach towns in New Hanover County, New Hanover County, the city of Wilmington, and the Wilmington and Beaches ... (more)

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Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC, New Hanover County, NC, Wilmington, NC, Dare County, NC

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

N.C. high court holds hearings on Racial Justice Act

North Carolina's highest court will determine whether a lower-court judge erred when he ruled that racism was so pervasive in the trials of four convicted murderers that their sentences had to be changed from death to life behind bars without parole.

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Related Topix: Prison, Law, Criminal Justice, Mathematics, Science, Death Penalty

WSOCTV

Capital punishment back before NC Supreme Court

North Carolina's highest court is again looking into the state's capital punishment laws.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

WLOS

4 death cases going to state Supreme Court

The cases of four defendants who had death sentences commuted to life under North Carolina's Racial Justice Act will be reviewed by the state Supreme Court.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

New York Daily News

Ex-boyfriend confesses to killing North Carolina girl, 15

Je'Michael Malloy, 17, allegedly told investigators he killed his 15-year-old girlfriend, Danielle Locklear - whose body was found in a Hope Mills river on April 3. Malloy said he strangled the girl and watched his friend, 18-year-old Dominic Lock, stuff a sock in her throat before they dumped her body in the river, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Hope Mills, NC, Autryville, NC, Fayetteville, NC

Wed Apr 09, 2014

ABC11

Woman sentenced in drunken driving accident that left Fort Bragg soldier a double-leg amputee

For the first time since she saw him through her windshield and holding on for dear life a year and a half ago, Rhonda Sutton Bryant came face-to-face with her old neighbor.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC, Fayetteville, NC

WMBF

Ex-Boyfriend confesses to murdering 15-year-old Danielle Locklear

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NC Police say the ex-boyfriend of a North Carolina teen missing for a month has been charged in her death.

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WSOCTV

5 things to know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Hope Mills, NC

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WSOCTV

POLICE: Boyfriend confesses to killing Hope Mills teen

Police confirmed a body found in a river in Cumberland County is Danielle Locklear.

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Related Topix: Hope Mills, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Linden woman accused in father's stabbing death

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office says someone called 911 at around 10:20 p.m. Sunday to report a stabbing.

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Related Topix: Linden, NC, 10-20

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Governor McCrory Announces Appointments

Bullard is an attorney with her own practice. She is the secretary of the Board of Trustees for Fayetteville Academy.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Cleveland County, NC, Rockingham County, NC, Wake County, NC, Durham County, NC

The Robesonian

The ACA: A mixed bag in Robeson County

Everyone I've ever spoken with wants all Americans to have health insurance. The question debated in the media is whether the Affordable Care Act is a policy that will best accomplish that goal.

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Related Topix: Robeson County, NC, Health Insurance, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

WRAL.com

Linden woman charged with Sunday stabbing death of her father

Deputies were called to the 129 Wild Horse Drive home that Blue shared with her 63-year-old father just before 10:30 p.m. They determined that the pair had an argument the ended in the stabbing, although Blue refused to tell them what the fight was about.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

WRAL.com

Authorities wait on ID of body found in South River

Cumberland County Sheriff Earl "Moose" Butler said Friday than a Cumberland County deputy who lives in Sampson County discovered the body, which was found near Autryville at about 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Hope Mills, NC, Sampson County, NC, Autryville, NC

Thu Apr 03, 2014

PennLive.com

Four accused of stealing more than $10K in medical assistance fraud scheme

Four Harrisburg people were criminally charged Monday after authorities said they defrauded a state medical assistance program.

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WRAL.com

Authorities believe body found in South River is missing Hope Mills teen

The body has been sent to the North Carolina Medical Examiner's Office for a positive identification, and Hope Mills police have spoken to Locklear's family.

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Related Topix: Hope Mills, NC, Autryville, NC

Tue Apr 01, 2014

ABC11

Cape Fear Valley asks state for more hospital beds

Rapid population growth and misuse of the emergency room is behind a request to increase the number of beds at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC, Fort Bragg, NC

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

St. Patrick's "Booze It & Lose It" Campaign Results in 815 DWI Arrests

RALEIGH, N.C. : March 25th, 2014 - Luck ran out for more than 800 drivers in North Carolina who were arrested for driving under the influence during the St. Patrick's Day holiday.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Life, Holidays, St. Patrick's Day, Wake County, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

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