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Two suspects charged with killings of elderly men
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 11/27/2014 - 11:45pm.

Authorities say two men have been arrested after two elderly men living about 15 miles from each other were robbed and killed earlier this week in their homes near Fayetteville. Investigators said in a news release that 22-year-old Brandon Stewart and 20-year-old Brandon Avery are each charged with two counts of murder.

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Fort Bragg soldier pleads to stealing fuel
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 09/24/2014 - 8:08pm.

A Fort Bragg soldier will be sentenced in December after pleading guilty to stealing more than a million gallons of fuel from an American base in Afghanistan. The Fayetteville Observer reports that 32-year-old Sgt. Christopher Ciampa of Lillington pleaded guilty Tuesday to bribery and conspiracy to defraud the government.

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Man accused of posing as policeman to rape child
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:43pm.

Police in the town of Spring Lake northwest of Fayetteville are searching for man charged with posing as a policeman who then sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. Area media outlets report that 28-year-old Nathan Lynn Cooley of Spring Lake is charged with first degree kidnapping and taking indecent liberties with a child.

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Fayetteville man accused of beating grandfather over $5
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:29pm.

Authorities in Cumberland County are accusing a Fayetteville man of beating his handicapped grandfather after an argument 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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McDonald lawyers ask to appeal judge's order
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:20pm.

Lawyers for Jeffrey MacDonald, convicted more than four decades ago in the stabbing deaths of his wife and two daughters, want to appeal a federal judge's order and get their client a new trial. The Fayetteville Observer reports that attorneys for the former Army captain have filed a motion arguing they should be allowed to appeal a ruling made last month.

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Three dead in Fayetteville shooting that wounded deputies
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:14am.

Cumberland County Sheriff's Office says two deputies were hurt Wednesday morning in a shootout that left the suspect and two others dead, including a child.

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Remains of soldier missing two years found, suspect charged
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:26pm.

Fayetteville police say that after a two-year investigation, the remains of missing soldier Kelli Bordeaux have been found and a person has been charged.

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Teen dies after being shot by Fayetteville police
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 7:30am.

A teen has died after he was shot during a confrontation with Fayetteville police. Police were called around 6 p.m. Sunday by a woman who said she had been assaulted by her child's father. Lt. Todd Joyce says an officer confronted a suspect and took him into custody.

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Fayetteville woman killed in Washington Navy Yard attack
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 7:37pm.

videoA North Carolina family has gotten the worst news imaginable. Their loved one is a victim of the shootings at the Navy Yard in Washington Monday morning. Mary DeLorenzo Knight was an information technology contractor for the military and was at work in the Navy Yard building where the shootings occurred.

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Trial scheduled for mother of slain NC girl
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:36pm.

videoA trial date has been set for the mother of a slain 5-year-old Fayetteville girl.

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