Poison

Doctors report rise in children eating detergent packs
Miniature laundry detergent packets arrived on store shelves in recent months, touted as a solution to bulky bottles and messy spills. But doctors across the country say children are confusing the tiny, brightly colored packets with candy and swallowing them. Thu, 05/24/2012 - 8:23pm
Garner daycare center closes after lead found
A Garner daycare center has closed after county inspectors found hazardous levels of lead paint inside. Tue, 07/12/2011 - 12:13pm
Sister, father of Wolfpack mascot poisoned
Four Tamaskan dogs with ties to North Carolina State Wolfpack mascot Tuffy have become seriously ill after eating fish laced with antifreeze that their owner says was placed on his property intentionally. Tue, 04/26/2011 - 2:34pm
School cafeteria workers accused of poison attempt
Authorities say two North Carolina high school cafeteria employees have been arrested and accused of trying to poison their boss's tea. Wed, 03/02/2011 - 5:04pm