Carolina Beach woman charged with running an adoption scam involving an unborn child

Search warrants indicate detectives searched Wendy George's condo in the Sand Pebbles condos in Carolina Beach.

CAROLINA BEACH — A woman faces multiple felony charges in an adoption scam involving several victims in various parts of the country, including Ohio and Nebraska. Wendy Mae George, 37, of 1101 S. Lake Park Blvd. in Carolina Beach, was recently charged with four counts of obtaining property by false pretense, according to arrest warrants […]

Wilmington man charged with murders of Lillington woman, unborn child, at Best Western hotel

Wilmington police on scene at the Best Western on Market Street investigating the suspicious death of a young woman. Photo by Christina Haley.

WILMINGTON — Detectives have charged a Wilmington man with the murder of a pregnant Lillington woman at the Best Western hotel last week. Tevin Demetrius Vann, 24, was arrested and booked at the New Hanover County jail without bond Tuesday night. He faces two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths 21-year-old Ashley […]