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18 hrs ago | WLOS

NC police find murder suspect hiding in church

Police in Spring Lake say a man wanted in a fatal shooting has been taken into custody after he was found hiding in a church.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Spring Lake, NC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Fox News

North Carolina man accused of beating handicapped grandfather over $5; charged with assault

The Cumberland County sheriff's office says in a news release that 18-year-old Michael Allen Jackson was angered when his grandfather refused to give him the money.

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Burlington Times News

Man accused of beating grandfather over $5

The sheriff's office says 18-year-old Michael Allen Jackson was angered when his grandfather refused to give him the money.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WLOS

Spring Lake man convicted in toddler's death

A jury has convicted a Cumberland County man of first-degree murder in the beating death of his 16-month old son two years ago.

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Related Topix: Spring Lake, NC, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WRAL.com

Yes, it's that time of (school) year again

"A lot of pats on the back," he said when asked about what the district is doing to keep teachers.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WBTV

Homeless man shot to death in Fayetteville

Detectives with the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office say a homeless man was shot to death during a home invasion.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC

WRAL.com

Robber killed in Cumberland County home invasion

Deputies responded to the home, which is in the 300 block of Brooklyn Circle in Hope Mills, at about 1:45 a.m. No other information about the home invasion has been released, but a sheriff's office spokeswoman said no residents were injured.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC, Hope Mills, NC

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WRAL.com

Mother worries about missing Bragg soldier

Pvt. Juliet Striped Wolf is a military intelligence soldier in the 92nd Civil Affairs Battalion at Fort Bragg.

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

WRAL.com

Suspect arrested in Cumberland meth lab bust

Joseph Allen Timpe, 32, is charged with manufacturing meth, possession of precursor chemicals and maintaining a dwelling to sell and deliver meth.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC, Stedman, NC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

News Observer

Ex-employee sues medical examiner's office over missing-bullet case

May 10, 2011 : Dr. Clay Nichols, a state pathologist, performed an autopsy on Boykin.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Healthcare Law, Fayetteville, NC

WRAL.com

Fayetteville man arrested for forging grandfather's checks

Daniel is accused of stealing at least six of his grandfather's checks and cashing them for a total of $445, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WRAL.com

Fayetteville teacher charged with assaulting two students

Delays are expected to last until about 9:30 p.m. - Cumberland County sheriff's deputies on Friday arrested a teacher accused of physically assaulting two students at Glendale Acres Elementary School who have autism.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC

WRAL.com

Cumberland man robbed at gunpoint in front yard

Carlton Seymour Bogle, 57, told deputies that he was outside his house on the 2200 block of Yale Street at about 4:30 p.m. when two men approached to inquire about a car for sale.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC, Home Listing, Home

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WRAL.com

School bus cameras poised to catch drivers who don't stop

Two school buses in each of North Carolina's 115 school districts will have cameras mounted on the outside to catch stop-arm violators, under a pilot program this year.

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Related Topix: Sampson County, NC

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Marine Reservist killed in single-car wreck

Neither speed nor alcohol are believed to be factors in a single-vehicle wreck Monday that killed an Individual Ready Reserve Marine.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC

WRAL.com

Troopers searching for clues in deadly hit-and-run near Fayetteville

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is asking for the public's help in finding the driver responsible for a hit-and-run that killed a pedestrian in Cumberland County.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC, Parkton, NC

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Spate of fatal shootings has many concerned about perception that Fayetteville is dangerous

At least six Cumberland County residents died in a week's span of violence that erupted from domestic problems.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC, US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Fri Aug 08, 2014

WLOS

NC deputy shot with armor-piercing bullets

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office says the deputy wounded in a shoot-out with a murder suspect was hit by an armor-piercing bullet.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WMBF

18 murders this year, Robeson County has state's 6th highest crime rate

Of the 98 counties in the state, Robeson County has the sixth-highest rate of violent crime with 9,117 criminal acts during the year of 2012.

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Related Topix: Robeson County, NC, Parkton, NC, New Hanover County, NC, Durham County, NC

Burlington Times News

Cops identify three killed, one wounded in Cumberland shootings

Authorities have identified the victims and alleged shooter they say were involved in a murder-suicide at a home north of Fayetteville.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC, Spring Lake, NC

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