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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.

New Hanover County Schools: Title IX Committee discusses sexual assault prevention

In just the past few years, three New Hanover County School faculty members were arrested for the sexual assault of minors. Now, New Hanover County Schools is working to keep their students safe, rolling out plans in a Title IX Committee meeting Thursday.

Your new jeans could help Rape Crisis Center

video A number of shops around town are donating some of their sales to the Rape Crisis Center's Jeans for Justice campaign. Tomorrow they'll donate 50 percent of purchases of denim items toward the campaign.

Sexual and gender violence protest heels its way through Wilmington

Hundreds of men, women and children took a stroll through downtown Wilmington in heels Saturday for the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event.

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CFCC Kicks Off ‘Countdown to College’ Application Nights

In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.

EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The Biden administration is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams.

Woman facing attempted arson charges in incident at Smithfield Foods in Bladen County

A Lumberton woman is facing several charges stemming from an incident at the Smithfield Foods plant in Tar Heel. According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, Latasha Rena Bittle, 26, allegedly threw a plastic jug with accelerants onto a break area canopy on October 12.