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New guidelines address rise in opioid use during pregnancy

The American Academy of Pediatrics says pregnant women with opioid addiction should have access to medication in new guidelines released Monday aimed at improving care for women and newborns affected by drug use.

Southport man gets five years in prison for selling crack cocaine

A Southport man was sentenced in court on Tuesday to five years in prison on several drug charges.

Authorities: 37 pounds of meth found in driver’s spare tire

Law enforcement officers who pulled a driver over for a traffic violation in Mississippi say they discovered about 37 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside a spare tire stashed in the vehicle.

Shallotte man sentenced to 10 years in prison on drug, gun charges

A Shallotte man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison for dealing crack and using guns to facilitate his drug dealing, according to the US attorney's office for the eastern NC district.

Traffic stop in Tabor City leads to three arrests

Three people were arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop by the Columbus County Sheriff's Office on Joe Brown Highway South in Tabor City on Friday. 

Wilmington man sentenced to 11 years for drug charges

A Wilmington man was sentenced in federal court on Thursday for drug charges.

More than 600 bags of heroin seized in New Hanover drug bust

A man is behind bars for allegedly trafficking heroin in the Wilmington area. 

Trio busted in Clarkton drug investigation

Three people have been arrested following a drug investigation in Clarkton.

CCSO: Mother, daughter busted after deputies find drugs at home

A mother and daughter are facing multiple charges after drugs were found inside their Riegelwood home earlier this month, according to the Columbus County Sheriff's Office.

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Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots offer more than $600 million in prizes this weekend

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Kidder Street Shooting: Multiple people fired 20+ shots as partygoers celebrated birthday

The Wilmington Police Department has released more details on a shooting that left three people dead and four others hurt in early April.

Gov. Cooper lifts capacity & social distancing rules, and most mask mandates

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday announced that the state is completely lifting all mandatory capacity, gathering limits and social distancing requirements, effective immediately.