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Investigators: Man had toy gun when deputies killed him

Jan. 15, 2021 2:52 PM EST

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was holding a toy gun when sheriff’s deputies shot and killed him last weekend, state investigators said. The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office said deputies believed Matthew Oxendine, 46, of Red Springs was pointing a gun at them when he was killed...

North Carolina man shot, killed in standoff with deputies

Jan. 10, 2021 3:38 PM EST

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man was shot and killed during a standoff with officers from a tactical team after he lit a fire in his vehicle and pointed a weapon at the officers, the sheriff’s office said Sunday. The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that it...

North Carolina girl recovering after attack by multiple dogs

Dec. 22, 2020 1:28 PM EST

MAXTON, N.C. (AP) — A 10-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital after she was attacked by as many as five dogs in her North Carolina neighborhood last week, a sheriff's office said. The girl, whose name hasn’t been released, was taken by helicopter to UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill, where...

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2020, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass against Indiana during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Columbus, Ohio. Fields repeated as offensive player of the year and is joined by three of his teammates on the Associated Press All-Big Ten football team. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

AP All-Big Ten: Ohio State's Fields, Indiana's Allen honored

Dec. 22, 2020 12:01 PM EST

Quarterback Justin Fields repeated as offensive player of the year and is joined by three of his teammates on The Associated Press All-Big Ten football team announced Tuesday. Lineman Daviyon Nixon of Iowa is the defensive player of the year and is among six Hawkeyes players on the first team in voting by 24...