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Bladen sheriff’s office says inmate recently overdosed on drugs smuggled into jail

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office conducted a routine search on Thursday of the inmates and cells at the Bladen County Detention Center.

Wilmington man who brought young kids to drug deal at Burger King sentenced to prison

A New Hanover County man was sentenced on Wednesday to at least six and a half years in prison for drug charges.

Woman sentenced in federal court for trafficking meth in Bladen County

An Ocean Isle Beach woman was sentenced to six year in prison for trafficking meth between April and June of last year.

19-year-old Wilmington man arrested on numerous gun, drug charges

A man was airlifted to the hospital after being recently shot at a home in Burgaw. The investigation into that shooting lead to another man being arrested on gun and drug charges.

Man pleads guilty to selling hundreds of doses of crack in Bolivia neighborhood

A Brunswick County man pleaded guilty in federal court on Wednesday to drug charges. 

UNC suspends 3 fraternities that feds linked to drug ring

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has suspended three fraternities linked to a drug trafficking ring that federal prosecutors say funneled large amounts of drugs into three college campuses.

South Carolina city passes out Narcan in holiday gift bags

A holiday event of sorts for those in need of a helping hand. While food and supplies were passed out in the town of Lancaster, something else was in the gift bags – Narcan.

Police: 27 pounds of fentanyl found in North Carolina home

Authorities in North Carolina say they've completed one of the largest narcotic seizures in the county, confiscating 27 pounds of the opioid painkiller fentanyl.

Shallotte man gets 14 years on multiple drug charges

Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison on multiple drug charges for which he pleaded guilty in May.

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After child death, US says to stop using Peloton treadmill

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3 protesters arrested after Asheville disbands homeless camp

Asheville is shutting down numerous homeless camps in the city where it has received reports of fighting and drug use. The city said it is working to provide alternate shelter.

Panel signs off on Duke Energy orders on rates, coal ash

The final rate increases haven't been finalized.