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Judge denies motions to dismiss in New Hanover schools sex abuse civil case

A judge has denied multiple motions to dismiss made by the defendants in the civil action brought against New Hanover County Public Schools by 14 victims of former teacher Michael Kelly.  The same judge has also directed some of the motions related to the SAFE Child Act to be heard by a three-judge panel in Wake County. Continue reading

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Former New Hanover teacher sentenced to 50 to 62 years in prison

Former New Hanover Public Schools teacher Peter Michael Frank has been sentenced to between 50 and 62 years in prison for sex crimes involving three former district students.  Continue reading

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Trial for New Hanover band teacher accused of sex crimes starts May 9

The trial for former New Hanover County Public schools band teacher Peter Frank will begin on May 9.  The trial was supposed to start earlier this year but was pushed back due to a “recent surge in COVID-19 cases.” Continue reading

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No end in sight in New Hanover’s Michael Kelly sex crimes case

Four years after former New Hanover County Public Schools teacher Michael Kelly was arrested on 60 sex crimes charges, the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation and N.C. Department of Justice have no real results, according to a report by WECT. Continue reading

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New Hanover teacher arrested for assault on a female

A New Hanover Public Schools teacher has been arrested and charged with assaulting a female. Continue reading

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New Hanover teaching assistant charged with assault on 12-year-old student

A New Hanover County teaching assistant has been charged with assaulting a 12-year-old student. Continue reading

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