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Winston-Salem teacher charged with sexual misconduct involving student

A North Carolina middle school teacher has been charged with sexual misconduct involving a student.

New Hanover County School Board searching for new superintendent

On Tuesday, The New Hanover County Board of Education held a special meeting, taking the first steps today to hire a replacement for now-former superintendent Tim Markley.

Weinstein trial turns to accusers, starting with Sciorra

Actress Annabella Sciorra is set to confront Harvey Weinstein at his New York City rape trial, more than a quarter-century after she says he pinned her to a bed and raped her.

Weinstein reaches tentative $25M deal with accusers

A tentative $25 million settlement revealed Wednesday to end nearly every sexual misconduct lawsuit brought against Harvey Weinstein and his former film studio’s board was praised by a plaintiff and some lawyers but criticized by others who say those who opt out are punished.

Cuba Gooding Jr. pleads not guilty to sex misconduct claims

Cuba Gooding Jr. has pleaded not guilty to an indictment alleging two instances of sexual misconduct.

Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey

Prosecutors have dropped a case accusing Kevin Spacey of groping a young man at a Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016. The Cape and Islands district attorney said Wednesday that they dropped the indecent assault and battery case brought against the actor last year.

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge

Celebrity chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid several sexual misconduct accusations, pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.

Pope requires sex abuse to be reported to church, not police

Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold the Catholic hierarchy accountable for failing to protect their flocks.

Regulators fine Wynn Resorts $20M over sex allegations

Nevada gambling regulators have fined casino mogul Steve Wynn's former company a record $20 million for failing to investigate claims of sexual misconduct made against him before he resigned a year ago.

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Police investigating social media posts involving serial rapist near UNCW

Wilmington police are actively investigating social media posts regarding a serial rapist in the area of UNCW. 

Pender County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting in Burgaw

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Burgaw Thursday afternoon.

US traffic deaths fell 2% in 2019; 3rd straight yearly drop

The government's road safety agency says U.S. traffic deaths fell for the third straight year in 2019.

Parrots forced to separate at zoo for excessive swearing

A British wildlife sanctuary has been forced to separate five parrots who wouldn't stop swearing at visitors.