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AG Josh Stein discusses bill to tackle rape kit backlog

Stein has been behind the Rape Evidence Collection Kit Tracking Act and said is working to tackle the thousands of untested kits.

NC bases had at least 39 kid-on-kid sex assault reports

A decade after the Pentagon began confronting rape in the ranks, the U.S. military frequently fails to provide justice to the children of service members when they are sexually assaulted by other kids on base.

More than 15,000 untested sex assault kits in NC

North Carolina's attorney general says the state has more than 15,000 untested sexual assault kits, a number that one national advocacy group called "significant."

In unusual step, victims told of destroyed rape kits

When Veronica was raped more than 13 years ago, she says neither the police nor the hospital staff believed her story that a longtime friend attacked her while his mother was in the next room.

In unusual step, victims told of destroyed rape kits

When Veronica was raped more than 13 years ago, she says neither the police nor the hospital staff believed her story that a longtime friend attacked her while his mother was in the next room.

New state crime lab could help cut down North Carolina’s rape kit backlog

A new crime lab in North Carolina aims to increase efficiency within the state's criminal justice system, particularly in regard to drug and DNA evidence.

NCGOP and AG at odds over crime lab rape kits

North Carolina Republicans are raising questions about Attorney General Roy Cooper and his leadership of the state crime lab, meanwhile Cooper's team is firing back at some of the claims.

Report: Charlotte police destroy 1,000 rape kits since 2000

Those records show that of about 3,000 sexual assault exams performed, the results of about one third were destroyed.

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New Hanover parents rally against Plan A push back, want kids back in school

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Wilmington Jewish Film Festival streaming ‘Aulcie’ online through Monday evening

The Wilmington Jewish Film Festival is streaming a film online through Monday about  the life of an African-American basketball player recruited to play for the Israel Maccabi team.