An ECU student found dead in Falls Lake in August drowned while presumably impaired by marijuana and LSD, according to an autopsy released Monday.
A new crime lab in North Carolina aims to increase efficiency within the state's criminal justice system, particularly in regard to drug and DNA evidence.
New Hanover County Sheriff's Office arrested a man they say was trafficking large quantities of heroin and other drugs into the county from New Jersey.
A man who sped off in his vehicle after authorities noticed suspicious behavior was arrested in Rocky Mount and found to be in possession of a stolen gun and 90 bags of heroin.
A Wilmington man plead guilty after he passed out at the wheel because of an heroin overdose while driving down Carolina Beach Road.
A teacher at Lake Central High School in St. John, Indiana faces drug-related charges after allegedly being caught by students using drugs in her classroom.
An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a prison visit was sentenced to two years behind bars Tuesday on a drug conspiracy charge.
A Shallotte man was arrested on several charges following a drug bust that lead to nearly 475 bindles of heroin, half kilo of cocaine taken off the streets.
A New Hanover County man was shot and killed by his passenger Sunday while headed north on I-95 in Florida after the passenger woke suddenly from a drug-induced stupor and fired without warning, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
Two poison control doctors claim to have documented the first known case of death by marijuana overdose, sparking a medical debate over.