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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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Sen. Harris, Lara Trump to make campaign visits in NC on Monday

On Monday, Wake County will serve as another stop in the campaign trail for two political figureheads: Democratic vice presidential nominee, Sen. Kamala Harris and the president's daughter-in-law, Lara Trump.

As suicides rise, Army brass reassessing outreach

Within the ranks of the storied 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 10 soldiers have taken their own lives so far this year.

Man finds 9-carat diamond at state park

Kevin Kinard was visiting Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park when he discovered a 9.07 carat diamond.

Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap child

The lawyer for the Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back says his client told investigators he thought Blake was trying to abduct one of his own children.