FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Health officials are worried cases from a salmonella outbreak traced to a Fayetteville hotel may spread nationwide. Officials say 51 people who ate since May 1 at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux's banquet facilities along with its café and sports bar have been sickened. 5 of them have had to be hospitalized.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - The Army is investigating the death of a 23-year-old paratrooper at Fort Bragg. Officials say 1st Lt. Paul Demeo of Derry, N.H., died Tuesday at Womack Army Medical Center on base. Army officials aren't releasing any additional information.
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Investigators say the mother of a 20-month-old girl who drowned last weekend in Jacksonville is on probation after a child she was taking care of drowned in 2010. Police say they are still investigating the death of Mercadiez Reed, who was found unconscious in a swimming pool on May 11.
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. (AP) - State troopers say a man and a 5-year-old girl have died after the tractor they were on was struck by a truck in Wayne County. The Highway Patrol says 48-year-old Terry Lee was driving the tractor around 9:15 p.m. Friday on a rural road near Mount Olive when the truck hit it from behind.
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