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Police make arrest after mother shot, killed in Lumberton home

LUMBERTON, N.C. (WMBF) – Lumberton police arrested a man in connection to a woman’s death early Sunday morning. Jermaine Johnson, 35, is charged with first-degree murder in connection to 45-year-old Barbara Baxley’s shooting death. Officers were called around 4:45 a.m. to Rozier Homes public housing complex, located...
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'I did that, I did it.': 911 calls released after fatal domestic dispute in Fayetteville

Panic and confusion defined the last moments of Marshall Eugene Parks Jr.'s life, according to 911 call recordings released in the case this week. Parks, 32, was shot in his home in the 800 block of Danish Drive on June 19, according to a news release from the Fayetteville Police Department. Police said a domestic disturbance preceded the Father's Day shooting. He was pronounced dead at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.  ...
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Lumberton man held on $1.1M bond after arrest on drug, gun charges

LUMBERTON, N.C. (WBTW) — A 62-year-old Lumberton man remained in jail Saturday afternoon on a $1.1 million bond after his arrest on multiple drug and gun charges, authorities said. Jerry L. Hunt was arrested Thursday and charged with trafficking in opium or heroin; possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver methamphetamine; maintaining a dwelling […]
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Vehicle crashes into Hope Mills apartment building

HOPE MILLS, N.C. (WTVD) -- Hope Mills police are investigating after a vehicle crashed into an apartment building early Sunday morning. It happened just after 3 a.m. at the Golfview Apartments on Golfview Road. The vehicle appeared to have been involved in a rollover crash before striking the apartment unit...
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NC police fatally shoot armed woman

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina fatally shot a woman after an unsuccessful de-escalation attempt and struggle over a weapon. The incident began when Fayetteville police officers were called Friday night to a home for a reported attempted break-in. The Fayetteville Observer reports responding officers found no evidence of a break-in but encountered […]
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Woman dead after officer-involved shooting in North Carolina

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — A woman died Friday after she was shot by a Fayetteville police officer after a lengthy standoff that ended when she struggled with officers over her gun, police said. Neither the woman nor the officers involved have been identified according to Assistant Fayetteville Police Chief James Nolette. The officers were placed […]
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Fayetteville foodies saddened by announcement that popular food truck is moving on

Late last month, the owner of a popular Fayetteville food truck usually stationed along Skibo Road announced that he would be leaving the city. Fayetteville native Anthony McBride bought his food truck seven years ago, but it wasn't until 2019 that his business, Blasian Asian Grill, really started to take off. Some popular items from the food truck include turkey legs, bourbon chicken, and bulgogi, a Korean marinated beef dish.
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Man charged in fatal shooting of Fayetteville teen

A man has been arrested in South Carolina and charged in the May 13 shooting death of a Fayetteville teenager on Yadkin Road, the Fayetteville Police Department said. Lamon Isaiah Townsend, 21, has been charged with first-degree murder, the department said in a release. His address was not immediately available. Townsend was arrested Wednesday, June 29, in Bennettsville, South Carolina, by members of the U.S.Marshals Service Task Force.
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Police in North Carolina fatally shoot armed woman

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina fatally shot a woman after an unsuccessful de-escalation attempt and struggle over a weapon. The incident began when Fayetteville police officers were called Friday night to a home for a reported attempted break-in. The Fayetteville Observer reports responding officers found no...
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