Robeson County News
Man convicted in death of Michael Jordan's father seeking new trial
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/07/2014 - 2:03pm.

videoOne of the two men convicted in the murder of Michael Jordan's father is again seeking a new trial.

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Pembroke to hold 1st New Year's Eve Pine Cone Drop
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/31/2013 - 1:10pm.

The town of Pembroke will celebrate the end of 2013 with the help of a nearly 400-pound pine cone.

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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

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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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NC woman accused of setting fire to her own home
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 2:46pm.

The sheriff's office in Robeson County is accusing a woman of setting fire to her home in Red Springs in an attempt to collect insurance money.

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Robeson Co. man pleads to trying to hire killer
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/10/2013 - 8:20am.

A Rowland man has pleaded guilty to trying to hire someone to kill a member of Lumberton City Council.

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Pilot tried several times to land before crash in Robeson Co.
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 10:14am.

A report from the National Transportation Safety Board says a pilot made several attempts to land before a fatal crash in Robeson County last year.

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Lumberton teen held in home invasion death
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 10:34am.

A Lumberton teen has been charged in a fatal home invasion robbery in Robeson County last month. Nineteen-year-old Dorean Dsheem Smith is accused of the attack at a home in St. Pauls.

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Fairmont man dies days after gunshot wound
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/27/2012 - 9:06am.

Charges against a Rowland man have been upgraded to murder after a 21-year-old man's death from a gunshot wound.

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Army doctor victim in NC plane crash
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 11:20am.

Authorities say the victim of a weekend plane crash in Robeson County was an Army doctor who was acting chief of surgery at the Fayetteville VA Medical Center.

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