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News in Johnston County, North Carolina
9 hurt in Johnston County multi-vehicle crash
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:50:29 -0700
five-vehicle wreck in Johnston County sent nine people to the hospital Tuesday afternoon, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
Police: Man kills, robs victim he met online
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:22:28 -0700
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man who allegedly skipped his September trial on child rape charges has been charged with robbing and killing a suburban Philadelphia man he met on the Internet, then using the victim's bank and credit cards in at least five states before his arrest in North Carolina.
Murder charge dropped in Princeton stabbing
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:35:23 -0700
Authorities in Johnston County dropped a second-degree murder charge against a 27-year-old woman after they said evidence supported her self-defense claim.
One-stop voting underway; find dates, times & locations here
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:29:13 -0700
One-stop voting has begun across North Carolina, allowing residents to cast ballots in the 2014 General Elections. To find out where and when you can vote early ahead of the November 4 election day, click on the links inside this story.
Authorities allege Internet meeting led to murder
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:29:56 -0700
Montgomery County authorities Friday arrested a Williamsport man and accused him of robbing and killing a Norristown man he met over the Internet by slashing his throat.
Police: Woman's sexual assault posted on social media
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:43:16 -0700
Police in North Carolina say an alleged sexual assault was posted on social media.
Original Constitution Signature Page in Fayetteville Nov 1- Dec 14
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:40:45 -0700
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- In 1788 at a convention in Hillsborough, North Carolina delegates declined to ratify the United States Constitution, suggesting amendments and calling for a Bill of Rights. In 1789, ...
Republicans Rouzer, Jones hold massive money advantage
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:00:22 -0700
Congressional candidates David Rouzer and Walter Jones continue to lead the pack in fundraising.
Woman learns of sexual assault on social media
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:06:32 -0700
A woman learned she was assaulted following a party in Smithfield after viewing the crime on a social media website, Smithfield Police said Thursday.
Johnston County landowners get glimpse of natural gas pipeline route
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:03:14 -0700
Dozens of Johnston, Sampson and Wilson county landowners got a first glimpse on Thursday at how a proposed 550-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline may cut through their properties. At a public… Click to Continue »