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Opioid overdose deaths drop for first time in 5 years

For the first time in five years, the number of overdose deaths has dropped, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and one local organization is appreciative. 

‘We Are HOW Fest’ aims to help fight opioid abuse

A concert to bring awareness to the opioid crisis and give help to those who need it. That was the mission tonight for heart of Wilmington.

Concert to ‘Get the H out of Wilmington’ planned

Heart of Wilmington (HOW) is teaming up with the City of Wilmington and local organizations in honor of National Overdose Awareness Day.


Wilmington is considered a ground zero of sorts for drug abuse. Local and state leaders call it a crisis. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week knows all about the problem. She herself suffered from addiction.

Recovery Comedy Show to raise money for ‘Heart of Wilmington’

Friday night, a unique group of comedians will take the stage at Morning Glory Coffeehouse to raise money for a non-profit dedicated to helping solve the opioid crisis.

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New Hanover County inspector provides insight into Miami building collapse

A deadly apartment building collapse in Florida has many asking what caused the tragedy, and a local building inspector is offering some perspective.

Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

Wilmington Police and emergency personnel responded to multiple calls of a traffic accident in the area of the Martin Luther King Parkway and the Isabel Holmes Bridge Thursday night.

One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

Officials say that will be a temporary move until a more formal Turkey-led force is in place.