70.8 F
Wilmington
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Tags Sexual Abuse

Tag: Sexual Abuse

Ex-Cardinal McCarrick, 91, pleads not guilty to sex assault

DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Former Roman Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the once-powerful American prelate who was expelled from the priesthood for sexual abuse, pleaded...

NC lawmakers consider raising marriage age from 14 to 18

North Carolina is one of two states still allowing children as young as 14 to marry with parental consent (the other is Alaska). But Monday, North Carolina representatives filed a bill that could change that.

Bishop: North Carolina priest kept on leave on abuse claims

The Charlotte diocese’s bishop says a priest in North Carolina will continue to be placed on administrative leave after allegations of sexual abuse against him were revealed last year.

Uber rides, sex abuse are subjects of new North Carolina laws

New North Carolina laws taking effect in October are designed to keep Uber and Lyft passengers safe, protect girls from sexual abuse and help people enter state-regulated trades.

Southern Baptists ready to put spotlight on sex-abuse crisis

The Southern Baptist Convention has been entangled in a sex-abuse crisis for the past two years.

Federal court: Duggar sister privacy lawsuit can proceed

A lawsuit filed by four reality show sisters can proceed against an Arkansas city that released confidential information about their alleged sexual abuse by a brother, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.

Report finds Ohio State doc abused 177, officials were aware

A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades, and university officials knew what was going on and did little to stop him, according to an investigative report released by the school Friday.

‘I’ve been assassinated.’ R. Kelly denies sex abuse claims

The R&B singer gave his first interview to Gayle King of "CBS This Morning" since being charged last month with sexually abusing four females dating back to 1998, including three underage girls. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse.

R. Kelly tells CBS ‘I didn’t do this stuff’ in interview

In his first interview since being charged with sexually abusing four people, including three underage girls, R. Kelly says he "didn't do this stuff" and he's fighting for his life.

Most Read

Clean Eatz hosts its annual national convention in Wrightsville Beach

Today, one Wilmington based business, that has grown to have franchises across the country, wrapped up its annual convention in Wrightsville Beach.

Local church in Wilmington helps feed the homeless population through its lunch bag program

One local church in Wilmington is continuing to serve the homeless population through its lunch bag program, after seeing an increased need during the pandemic

NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington.