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Thousands of NC sexual assault kits in backlog now tested

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announces that over half of the sexual assault kits that were left backlogged in evidence lockers have been tested or are in the process of being tested.

Police: New technology, laws help solve 1995 Wilmington rape case

After 25 years of work, a Wilmington Police solved a rape case once considered a cold case.

Rape crisis center raising awareness after local teacher arrested for sex crimes against students

A local rape crisis center is trying to educate kids in schools about what is and is not appropriate behavior after a Roland Grise Middle School band teacher was arrested on 12 sex crime charges, including some involving students.

New state laws close loopholes in sexual assault cases

It's a new year with new laws for North Carolina. Several new laws regarding sexual assault are now in effect.

First all female half marathon held in Wilmington

Southeastern North Carolina held their first, and only all female half marathon and 5-K this weekend in Wilmington.

UNCW students host Walk in Her Shoes event

If you were on Chancellor's Walk Wednesday at UNCW, you may have noticed some gentlemen wearing high heels. It was all for a good cause.

Wearing heels to help victims of sexual violence

A rally in Downtown Wilmington to support victims of sexual assault but it wasn't just about victims it was about giving everyone a voice.Dozens came out for the event called, “Heroes in Heels.”

Men walk in heels to raise awareness and money

They could wear them or hold them, but participants of "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" had to have a pair on women's shoes on them.

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‘Peer Fishin’ Festival’ returns to Ocean Crest Pier, raising the spirits of disabled veterans

After being cancelled for the past two years due to a hurricane and the pandemic, the Operation North State annual 'Peer Fishin' Festival' is back at the Ocean Crest Pier in Oak Island. 

New findings by North Carolina State University raise more concerns around PFAS’s in the Cape Fear

Four years ago, one of those chemicals (GenX) was found in our drinking water in the Cape Fear River. A recent study has given rise to more concern surrounding the 'forever chemicals'. 

Colorado school district investigating claims that teachers taped masks to students’ faces

School officials are investigating allegations that some students were made to tape their masks to their faces.

Sunset Beach councilwoman resigns during meeting over ‘lack of transparency’ and ‘skewed ethics’

Sunset Beach Town Councilwoman Jan Harris dramatically announced her resignation from the council Tuesday morning effective immediately.