RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A married couple has been indicted on accusations they received illegal cash and gifts from vendors as the husband worked as a purchasing agent at the Fort Bragg military base...
New publisher named for GateHouse newspaper in NC
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The group publisher of four Gatehouse Media newspapers in eastern North Carolina is adding a fifth publication to his responsibilities.
Men sentenced in separate North Carolina drug cases
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two men were sentenced in separate cases to seven years or more in prison for distributing drugs.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The secretary of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs says the government is making changes to improve mental health services, which he called "the last great medical...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a soldier formerly stationed at Fort Bragg with stealing military property.
Bryan Craig Allen of Anacoco, Louisiana, was indicted...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a lawyer with a suspended license has been arrested on charges he threatened to kill county judges.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A 4-year-old girl missing for more than two months from North Carolina has been found in Texas after police say she was left with human traffickers.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A body found in the Cape Fear River is believed to be a missing boater.
The body was found Sunday morning.
Media reports say the man hasn't been seen since he...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The publisher of The Fayetteville Observer says the newspaper has its first female executive editor.
Publisher Bob Gruber announced that Lorry Williams, who has...
North Carolina editorial roundup
Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers:
The Fayetteville Observer on a possible compromise on Medicaid expansion in North Carolina:
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged 31 people with running an operation to smuggle cigarettes from North Carolina and sell them in the New York area to avoid taxes.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies have arrested a North Carolina woman after a 2-year-old girl suffered burns as her hair was being done.
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump is returning to North Carolina for a campaign rally in a likely presidential battleground state that he won in 2016.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Democrat has a big financial lead over his Republican rival in a North Carolina U.S. House special election that was ordered after a ballot-collection scandal in the...
HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — Federal investigators say a plane that crashed into a North Carolina house killing the pilot and the homeowner had experienced problems with its navigation system in the...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A Virginia woman who mounted a horseback protest against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is nearing the end of her journey through three states.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with attempted murder of a police officer after he was arrested in a home-barricade situation in which police say he exchanged fire...
- WRAL-TVHeavy rain, gusty winds possible in the Triangle, with stronger storms eastwardAugust 15, 2019
- WRAL-TVFayetteville police seeking help finding missing girlAugust 2, 2019
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- WRAL-TVPolice: Fayetteville man charged after spitting on Walmart employee, threatening another with gunJuly 11, 2019
Plane crashes into North Carolina home, killing 2
HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — A single-engine plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and someone inside the house, authorities said. Another person in the house was seriously...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina county where the most human trafficking charges are filed is starting a specialized court to deal with the crimes.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A former U.S. Army commando has pleaded not guilty to accusations that he murdered a suspected bomb-maker in Afghanistan in 2010.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina are investigating a fire at a hair salon which occurred after a shooting at the salon owner's home.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A former youth basketball coach in North Carolina has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to child sex offenses.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A former Fayetteville basketball coach accused of over 100 sex offense charges with underage minors over a 13-year span agreed Monday to a plea deal that requires him to...
HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — A winning Powerball ticket worth more than $344 million was sold a grocery store in North Carolina.
Officials say the winning $344.6 million ticket was sold at a...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Department of Social Services in one North Carolina county is opening part of its building to people who need a place to escape the hot weather.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina House budget includes $1.5 million for a 100-foot spire in Fayetteville to honor civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — Many of the 10 Republicans who want to be North Carolina's newest U.S. House member plan to discuss their differences.
2 charged after loaded AK-47 found under toddler’s bed
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have arrested two people after finding marijuana and a loaded AK-47 under the bed of a 2-year-old child.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper has announced that North Carolina will receive a federal grant of more than $12 million to expand crisis counseling services to Hurricane Florence...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say businesses in a Fayetteville shopping center have reopened after they were evacuated because a construction crew struck a gas...
Melania Trump, Karen Pence to tour Fort Bragg
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump and Karen Pence will get an up-close look at the military's special operations capabilities when they visit Fort Bragg next week.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lee Wayne Hunt died a prisoner, officially deemed guilty of a double murder — even though a co-defendant absolved him in a conversation with a lawyer that remained secret for...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Every third Friday of the month, patrons of On After sports bar on Bragg Boulevard can find Chris Munson strumming a guitar, covering songs and singing his own...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a juvenile has been charged in the shooting death of a newborn baby at a home in North Carolina.
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said Sunday...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans are heading for a lively and rapid-fire faceoff to decide who'll represent the GOP in a new North Carolina congressional election mandated after a ballot-rigging...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina private school found guilty of football recruiting violations has been stripped of its 2018 state championship title.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to at least 230 years in prison for coercing women into prostitution.
The Fayetteville Observer reports 42-year-old Robin T....
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Officials at Fort Bragg say a soldier's family is safe after a domestic disturbance resulted in him barricading himself inside the house.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Moments before retired Air Force Lt. Col. Enoch Woodhouse Jr. addressed a group at Fort Bragg, he described an instance when he was kicked off a train in the 1940s because...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Health officials have confirmed a case of tuberculosis at a private Christian school in North Carolina.
WRAL-TV reports that Cumberland County health officials were...
Officials to open office for residents to get REAL IDs
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles says it's opening an office in Fayetteville to allow residents to get their REAL IDs more quickly.
Bragg leaders apologize for housing conditions on Army post
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Fort Bragg leaders are apologizing for issues such as mold, lead paint and leaks found in housing on the sprawling Army post.
Firm to pay penalty, speed up plan to cut chemicals
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Fortune 500 chemical company promises to speed up plans to cut industrial chemicals reaching downstream public water utilities in North Carolina on top of paying $13 million...
Fayetteville State University opens on-campus food pantry
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Fayetteville State University is joining other higher-education campuses by adding a food pantry at the school.
University officials said a grand opening will be held Tuesday for the pantry, which is a partnership with Food Lion. The grocery store chain provided $10,000 in product, shelving and laptops to get the pantry started.
The pantry will be located on the first floor of the Barber Administration Building.
EPA hits chemical maker for not notifying on new compounds
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A chemical maker's North Carolina plant may have broken federal law by failing to notify the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency before it started manufacturing and repurposing new industrial compounds, the agency said this week.
Father, son share jump with 82nd Airborne Division
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A U.S. Army master sergeant has enjoyed what he calls the highlight of his military career by joining his son in a jump with the 82nd Airborne Division.
The Fayetteville Observer reports Master Sgt. Michael Mabry boarded a C-17 Globemaster III in January along with his 18-year-old son, William, and jumped into Sicily Drop Zone at Fort Bragg.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline delayed until 2021, cost up by $3B
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The completion of a natural gas pipeline running through West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina has been delayed and its costs are increasing by up to $3 billion.
Authorities: Officer accused crimes against child kills self
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation says a Fayetteville police officer found dead was accused of crimes against a child.
News outlets report the SBI said Tuesday that 31-year-old Wade Lane Lee Jr. was found dead Sunday on an interstate median from an apparent self-inflected gunshot wound. The Fayetteville Police Department said Monday that it had received a criminal complaint against one of its officers on Friday and said that officer had died Sunday.