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Second suspect arrested in human trafficking investigation, DA discusses trafficking trends

A second suspect in a human trafficking case in Pender County has been arrested.

Opioid epidemic fuels human trafficking in Cape Fear region

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. It's a problem that's law enforcement says is getting worse.

More than 500 guests join A Safe Place for fundraising luncheon

Malisa Umstead, the group's founder and executive director, and Nicole Fairfax, the sister of the member being remembered, agree that a safe place has come a long way since its founding.

Emergency shelter for sex traffic victims opens its doors

A Wilmington non-profit organization opened what they are calling the East Coast's first emergency shelter for victims of sex trafficking. Since 2012 A Safe Place has helped 400 local victims and now they will be able to help even more.

Cape Fear Roller Girls team up with ‘A Safe Place’ in final game of the season

The Cape Fear Roller Girls are teaming up with 'A Safe Place' in their last game of the 2017 season.

‘Day in a Life’ luncheon raises money for sex trafficking victims

Local organization "A Safe Place" held its 5th annual "A Day in the Life" luncheon to raise money to help victims of sex trafficking.

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New Hanover County School Board votes unanimously to rename Laney High Stadium

The New Hanover County School Board voted unanimously to remove Dr. Rick Holliday's name from the E.A. Laney High School's football stadium.

NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Local reaction to Johnson and Johnson vaccine hold

The CDC and FDA recommended a pause on the Johnson and Johnson vaccine Tuesday morning. According to both, the vaccine has been connected to six cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.

Lewis Strawberry Nursery & Farm begins strawberry picking season

After months of anticipation, the Lewis Strawberry Nursery now has thousands of ripe red strawberries ready for you to pick and enjoy.