The legal and social ramifications of teen sexting

Among the many difficult challenges North Carolina parents of teenagers face is the problem of sexting — the sharing of nude photos of themselves or others. New research says that sexting is widespread: more than two-thirds of teen girls say they have been asked...

North Carolina teacher accused of taking indecent liberties

If you drive out west of Raleigh for about three hours — out past Chapel Hill, High Point, Winston-Salem, and Hickory — you will arrive in Lenoir, North Carolina. The town of about 18,000 residents was recently the site of an arrest of a middle-school...

5 arrested on charges involving statutory sex offenses

Four North Carolina men and a woman have been arrested and are now facing charges of sex crimes. The investigation was launched in September after the state’s Department of Social Services says it became aware of statutory sex offenses involving two girls who...