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NC man charged in death of pregnant girlfriend
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:48pm.

Robeson County authorities have arrested a man in connection with the death of his pregnant girlfriend. Multiple media outlets report 29-year-old Christopher O'Brian Lennon is charged with first-degree murder and murder of an unborn child. Lennon was arrested on Wednesday after he was indicted by a grand jury.

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McCrory praises eastern NC natural gas pipeline
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 8:12pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory says a proposed natural gas pipeline traveling through eastern North Carolina will serve as a tool to attract more jobs and industries to the state. McCrory visited Pembroke on Tuesday to highlight the announced construction of a 550-mile pipeline from West Virginia through Virginia and North Carolina, ending at current Piedmont Natural Gas facilities in Robeson County.

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Two NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 7:45pm.

A North Carolina judge has overturned the convictions of two men who have served 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl after another man's DNA was recently discovered on evidence in the case.

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Lumberton tops list of poorest cities in US
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/09/2013 - 2:26pm.

videoLumberton tops the list of poorest cities in the country, according to Credit.com.

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Escaped inmate from Robeson Correctional Center caught
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 10:16am.

Corrections officers and Robeson County Sheriff's deputies have captured an inmate who escaped from Robeson Correctional Center this morning.

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City of Lumberton's website hacked
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 09/28/2012 - 7:32am.

The city of Lumberton's website has been hacked for more than two hours by someone who said he was a Turkish Muslim.

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Lumberton man charged with stabbing brother
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 08/14/2012 - 6:46am.

A Lumberton man has been arrested in the stabbing death of his brother.

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Columbus Co. woman says faith helped her hold on until rescued from pond
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/24/2012 - 3:31pm.

A Columbus County woman who mistakenly drove her SUV into a pond near Lumberton last week said Monday that she prayed and sang to pass the time until someone finally heard her cries for help.

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Funeral scheduled for slain Lumberton officer
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 07/24/2012 - 6:38am.

A funeral will be held for the Lumberton police officer who was shot and killed when he tried to serve a warrant on a man.

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Man accused of killing Lumberton police officer had child in car
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/18/2012 - 1:23pm.

video Marques Brown, 27, had a small child in a car seat in his vehicle when Brown shot and killed Master Patrol Officer Jeremiah Goodson, according to Captain Johnny Barnes with the Lumberton Police Department.

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