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Court: NC domestic violence order rule harms LGBT people

A North Carolina appeals court says domestic violence protection orders issued by judges must be granted to someone trying to stay apart from a same-sex dating partner, just like in opposite-sex relationships.

Domestic violence shelter: Calls more than double, shelter stays up almost 300%

Domestic violence numbers in the Cape Fear continue to go up as the pandemic continues, and shelters struggle to keep up with the need.

Domestic violence on the rise during Stay-at-Home order

One lesser known side effect of the ongoing stay-at-home restrictions is domestic violence, and there's a way you can help victims.

Domestic Violence Shelter & Services sees 116% jump in calls in last month from 2019

In the past month, the Domestic Violence Shelter and Services in Wilmington has gotten more than twice as many calls as it did this time last year.

Concerns of domestic violence rise during pandemic crisis

With so many people staying home right now, that raises concerns over what's going on behind closed doors. During times of crisis, the concern for domestic violence goes up.

New SC bill would require domestic abusers to wear GPS monitors

Domestic violence suspects could soon be monitored while awaiting trial if a proposed bill becomes law.

North Carolina police investigate audio detailing abuse

An investigation is underway following the release of an audio recording in which the assistant police chief in Winston-Salem apparently admits to physically assaulting his wife.

Florida woman charged after giving husband’s guns to police

A Florida woman's effort to protect herself from domestic violence has become a flashpoint in the debate over gun rights and victims' safety.

Report: Lawmaker punched wife in face over sex

A south Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn't undress quickly enough when the lawmaker wanted to have sex, according to a police report in the case.

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Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

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One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

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