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Teens run into burning home to save disabled neighbor
Two teenage boys ran into a burning home in Fayetteville on Wednesday to save their disabled neighbor, authorities said. Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:50am
Fayetteville police looking for couple in toddler's death
Authorities looking for pair in death of 18-month-old
Police in Fayetteville have issued warrants for a woman and her fiance in the death of an 18-month-old girl. Wed, 05/20/2015 - 8:09pm
Fayetteville cuts power, water to home for women veterans
The Jubilee House received national attention four years ago when it was featured on the "Extreme Makeover Home Edition" television show. Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:49pm
Local leaders to Army: Bragg cuts an ‘economic tsunami’
Fayetteville-area leaders say a worst-case scenario for cuts at Fort Bragg will result in an "economic tsunami" for the region. Thu, 02/05/2015 - 7:28pm
Cumberland board rejects hearing on chicken plant incentives
The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners again has said no to pursuing a chicken processing plant that would have brought about 1,000 jobs to the area. Multiple media outlets reported commissioners voted 4-3 Monday against a public hearing necessary to consider a $2.5 million incentive package for Sanderson Farms. The company was considering whether to build a $113 million plant in a county-owned industrial park. Tue, 01/06/2015 - 12:55am
Two suspects charged with killings of elderly men
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. Fri, 11/28/2014 - 4:45am
Fort Bragg soldier pleads to stealing fuel
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. Thu, 09/25/2014 - 1:08am
Man accused of posing as policeman to rape child
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. Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:43am
Fayetteville man accused of beating grandfather over $5
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. Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:29am
McDonald lawyers ask to appeal judge’s order
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. Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:20am