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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...

New Hanover County Schools considers finger printing system for employees

An education advocate is working with New Hanover County Schools to pass staff-wide finger printing.

Simone Biles sparks mental health conversations among local gymnasts and coaches

Simone Biles pulling out of gymnastic competitions to focus on her mental health has ignited conversations across the country. Cape Fear coaches say mental health is a big, and often overlooked factor within the sport.

Uber driver charged with sexually assaulting a customer

A sheriff's office in North Carolina charged an Uber driver with sexually assaulting a customer.

Lawsuit against Liberty alleges mishandling of sex assaults

The lawsuit alleges that Liberty’s strict honor code makes it “difficult or impossible” for students to report sexual violence, and it says the university retaliated against women who did make such reports.

Local district attorney, domestic violence shelter respond to Cosby release

"You know, no one is saying, other than the defendant and his legal team that Mr. Cosby is innocent," said David. "The Supreme Court said he was guilty, but he should not have been tried based on the fundamental fairness that was involved."

Bill Cosby to be released from prison after conviction vacated

Bill Cosby is to be released from prison Wednesday after his conviction was overturned.

Sampson Co. Sheriff: Man shot by police chief sexually abused woman, held her against her will

The North Carolina State Bureau of investigation on Thursday identified the suspect who was shot by the Newton Grove police chief on Tuesday.

NC Teacher accused of assaulting at-risk teen at school

Law enforcement in North Carolina says an assistant instructor at a military-style school for at-risk teens is accused of sexually assaulting a student in her dorm room.

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South Columbus volleyball stays perfect against Whiteville

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Hornets create scholarships for journalism students in honor of late team beat writer

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Wilmington City Council approves purchase of 3-D crime scene scanner, ‘aquatic mower’

Wilmington City Council approving the purchase of new tools to assist with various things in the city at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night.

8 potential jurors advance in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

A judge found eight potential jurors qualified to advance Tuesday following intense questioning aimed at finding an impartial jury for the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery, whose slaying last year sparked a national outcry.