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Overdoses are an all-too-frequent problem in our region because of opioid abuse. The Wilmington area is no stranger to the opioid epidemic. It was once called the epicenter of the crisis.
A federal prosecutor says five postal workers in North Carolina have been indicted on charges of conspiracy to distribute marijuana and theft of mail.
17 guns, drugs and cash were all seized during a drug bust in Brunswick County.
A federal judge has sentenced a Brunswick County man to 17 years in prison, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
A coroner has ruled rapper Mac Miller's death an accidental overdose due to a combination of drugs and alcohol.
A young driver was inhaling chemical vapors, or huffing, just prior to striking and killing three Girl Scouts and a mother and critically injuring a fourth girl who had been picking up trash along a rural Wisconsin highway, police said Monday.
Two people are behind bars after police say they found more than 150 units of heroin along with a cocktail of other drugs at a Wilmington home.
Drug overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
Police in South Carolina are investigating after a man says a naked woman tried to bite his genitals.