Akilah Davis, ABC11 EyewitnessNews

Akilah Davis

ABC11 EyewitnessNews

Fayetteville, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Akilah:

'Unimaginable:' Family grieves for Fayetteville man found dead in ravine crash

Darryl Spencer Jr. was remembered by loved ones as a man who cared for family and loved being a dad. → Read More

Upset Fayetteville family says Alaska Airlines lost 13-year-old daughter

A flight from RDU took a chaotic turn for a 13-year-old girl. Her father said he got a call from a stranger who said his daughter was left alone crying in San Francisco. → Read More

Missing Fayetteville man identified as victim of SUV crash along NC 87

Police said Darryl Spencer Jr. died after his vehicle ran off the roadway and down a ravine. His SUV wasn't found for 10 days. → Read More

'Take a chance on children': Fayetteville school for children with autism in need of funding

The school was built in honor of the owner's son Jarred who had autism. The school receives some state funding, but mostly operates off of donations. → Read More

Fayetteville mom of slain teen finds purpose through giving back

A Fayetteville mother who lost her son last year is giving back, helping raise funds for the high school marching band he was in and helping others as she finds new purpose. → Read More

Cumberland County eyes Raleigh-to-Fayetteville passenger rail study

Imagine traveling from Raleigh to Fayetteville without getting on I-95. There's a new proposal to study adding rail service between the two cities. → Read More

Friends of slain Hoke County store manager hold vigil

Friends of Malan Adhim Morshed gathered Tuesday night outside the Dollar City where he was gunned down a day earlier. Meanwhile, one person has been charged in Morshed's killing. → Read More

Fayetteville babysitter charged after 3-year-old slips out at 1 a.m., walks to nightclub

It's a call no mom ever wants to get: the babysitter telling her that her child is missing. → Read More

'He would never leave his boys:' Family fears for life of missing Fayetteville man

The family of 28-year-old Darryl Spencer Jr. is making a plea for help in finding the missing man and father of two boys. → Read More

Fayetteville event sends low-income kids back to school with fresh haircuts

More than 200 barbers are set to provide haircuts to kids going back to school. Additionally, there will be health screenings and swag bags filled with school supplies. → Read More

Harnett County residents told to pay up despite sky-high water bills

One Harnett County community is voicing its concerns over recent sky-high water bills. → Read More

12 cats, 7 dogs, 20 birds found in unsanitary conditions at Cumberland County home

A Cumberland County couple is facing child-abuse charges after police said they were hoarding dozens of animals inside the home. → Read More

Changing Lanes helps Fort Bragg soldiers transition to civilian work

The program called Changing Lanes is a partnership between Fayetteville Technical Community College and Caliber Collision and gives soldiers skills in auto-body and collision repair. → Read More

Spring Lake Florence victims uneasy as they prepare to move back into home

"It just breaks my heart. I'm worried and scared all at the same time because it could happen again." → Read More

'Evil world out here': Man robbed, attacked overnight at Fayetteville gas station

A 52-year-old handyman was attacked and robbed after asking for change at a Fayetteville gas station. Now, he's in the hospital with a broken leg. → Read More

Hoke County car crash victim leaves behind 5-year-old son

HOKE COUNTY, N. C. (WTVD) - The grieving mother of 24-year-old Melishia McNeill spoke to ABC11 a week after her daughter was killed in a car wreck along highway 401 in Hoke county. → Read More

Heatwave causes delayed trash pickup throughout Fayetteville

Fayetteville officials are asking residents to be patient as workers scramble to collect trash routes amid heat-related difficulties. → Read More

2 women sought after Fayetteville toddler suffers serious burns during hair braiding

An attempt to braid a 2-year-old girl's hair ended with the toddler suffering serious burns. → Read More

Hoke County Gold Star family gifted with car donation

Dody Callahan was gifted a newly restored car in front of Woodpeckers fans at Segra Stadium on Thursday night. → Read More

Raeford Gold Star family gifted with car donation

Dody Callahan was gifted a newly restored car in front of Woodpeckers fans at Segra Stadium on Thursday night. → Read More