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Law enforcement warns of fentanyl disguised as cannabis

A dangerous and deadly drug is popping up disguised to look like marijuana.

Autopsy shows judge died of fentanyl, heroin overdose

An autopsy report shows a North Carolina judge died of a fentanyl and heroin overdose.

2 charged with involuntary manslaughter in Pender overdose death

Two people are being held on manslaughter charges in the death of a North Carolina man who died from an overdose.

3 charged with providing drugs that killed rapper Mac Miller

Three men arrested during the investigation into rapper Mac Miller’s deadly overdose last year have now been charged with providing the drugs that killed him, U.S. prosecutors said Wednesday.

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling

U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary statistics suggest.

Police: Multi-year investigation disrupts drug pipeline to Wilmington

Law enforcement are wrapping up one of the largest-ever trafficking cases involving those drugs in New Hanover, Brunswick, Bladen, Duplin and Sampson counties.

Ohio doctor’s license suspended amid review of overdoses, deaths

Investigations are underway into allegations that a doctor working for an Ohio hospital system ordered inappropriately high doses of pain medication to dozens of patients, leading to the deaths of at least 28 people at two hospitals.

Hospital: Doc gave near-death patients excessive pain meds

An intensive care doctor ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients in the past few years after families asked that lifesaving measures be stopped.

Fentanyl-related deaths up in Horry County

The CDC says Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in the US and the Horry County coroner says it's becoming the deadliest drug right here at home.

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BALLOT MIX-UP: Brunswick County woman told she ‘already voted’

Imagine going to the polls to cast your ballot, only to be told you've already voted. That's exactly what happened to a Brunswick County woman on Wednesday.

Supreme Court leaves NC absentee ballot deadline at Nov. 12

The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to nine days after Election Day.

Dogs say “I do” for a good cause in Sunset Beach

A pair of dogs in Sunset Beach tied a knot stronger than any leash on Wednesday night at Sunset Beach. 

Counties reach 50% turn out during early voting, expect to surpass 2016 numbers

There are still three full days left of early voting, but we're seeing turnout across the state far surpassing numbers in years past. Counties in the Cape Fear are already reaching the 50% mark of ballots cast.