Latest Lumberton News

Stolen church trailer quickly recovered after Facebook post

Dec. 27, 2019 10:08 AM EST

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A church pastor in North Carolina says it only took an hour to locate a stolen trailer after putting out word on social media. The Fayetteville Observer reported Thursday that Vertical Church in Lumberton uses the trailer to help families move and for outreach events. He said church...

Troopers release IDs in I-95 collision that killed 3

Dec. 23, 2019 4:08 PM EST

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina State Highway Patrol has identified the three people who were killed in a weekend, head-on crash on Interstate 95 near the South Carolina border. According to the patrol, Thomas Holland, 44, of Grafton, Massachusetts, was driving the southbound 2018 Toyota which...

Trooper says head-on, wrong-way crash kills 3 on I-95

Dec. 22, 2019 6:29 PM EST

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — Three people were killed in a head-on, wrong-way collision on Interstate 95 in North Carolina on Sunday, according to the State Highway Patrol. Trooper Robbie Perry told TV station WRAL the crash happened around 4 p.m. near Lumberton. It led to lane closures and heavy delays,...

Police: suspects threw guns and drugs from fleeing car

Dec. 8, 2019 4:28 PM EST

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say two people threw firearms, heroin and cocaine from a vehicle as they fled authorities. Robeson County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that Antreal M. Henderson and Corionta Cooper, both 24, had been arrested and were facing multiple charges after fleeing a...

North Carolina teen charged in death of mother’s boyfriend

Nov. 26, 2019 10:53 AM EST

PEMBROKE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they’ve arrested a 16-year-old on charges that he fatally shot his mother's boyfriend. WRAL-TV reported Tuesday that Gabriel Dixon was charged with first-degree murder and discharging a weapon within an enclosure to incite fear. The shooting...