4 charged in plot to kill prosecutor, agent

4 charged in plot to kill prosecutor, agent

LUMBERTON — Four people are being held at undisclosed jails after being charged with conspiring to kill a Robeson County prosecutor and a federa...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Crime report

Maurice Blackmon, of East 10th Street in Lumberton, reported Monday that he was robbed at gunpoint. The police incident report did not list what was s...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Tribal court denies petitioner election rolls

Tribal court denies petitioner election rolls

PEMBROKE — A petition arguing that the Lumbee Tribe’s Board of Elections should be ordered to release voter information, including enrollm...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Senate overrides Cooper veto

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Senate Republicans have quickly completed their part in overriding Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a me...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Duke gets $20M for minority scholarships

DURHAM (AP) — Duke University has received $20 million for a scholarship program for first-generation, minority students.The school announced Mo...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Man, wife, mother face sex-trafficking charges

Man, wife, mother face sex-trafficking charges

CHARLOTTE (AP) — A man conspired with his wife and mother to traffic three minors for sex in South Carolina to help him make bail, federal prose...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Compromise bill would eliminate forced teacher cuts

RALEIGH — Republicans late Monday unveiled compromise legislation to prevent North Carolina school districts from potentially having to cut supp...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Openly gay just picked for appeals court

Openly gay just picked for appeals court

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s Democratic governor needed just 15 minutes Monday to replace a resigning Republican judge with an openly gay re...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Very wet, but no Matthew

Very wet, but no Matthew

LUMBERTON — Robeson County residents skittish with Hurricane Matthew memories still fresh in their minds could exhale this morning as they awake...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


Two charged with trying to cash forged check

Two charged with trying to cash forged check

RED SPRINGS — Two men have been arrested for trying to cash a forged check in the amount of $4,100, according to the police chief.Michael John H...

April 24th, 2017 |