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North Carolina man convicted in 2017 heroin death

A North Carolina man has been convicted of providing heroin in 2017 to a man who died of an overdose.

Texas baby with injection marks, positive heroin test, dies

Police say a 2-month-old girl who tested positive for heroin after being found unresponsive with injection marks at a West Texas home over the weekend has died.

Oregon could become 1st US state to decriminalize hard drugs

In what would be a first in the U.S., possession of small amounts of heroin, cocaine, LSD and other hard drugs could be decriminalized in Oregon under a ballot measure that voters are deciding on in Tuesday’s election.

Wilmington PD sees spike in heroin overdoses in last two weeks

The Wilmington Police Department and Coastal Horizons Center are warning Wilmington residents and visitors that heroin overdoses have spiked within the last two weeks.

Man charged after Wilmington traffic stop yields 22,500 units of heroin

A man wanted as a fugitive from New Jersey is being held under a $2 million bond after a traffic stop in Wilmington.

Man charged following multi-car wreck in Wilmington

A man was arrested over the weekend following a multi-car wreck in Wilmington, police say.

NHSO: Two busted after 7-month long drug investigation

Two people are behind bars after a 7-month long drug investigation in New Hanover County.

Father accused of abuse after 1-year-old overdoses on heroin

The father of a 1-year-old boy has been accused of negligent child abuse after authorities say the boy overdosed on heroin.

DOJ: United Blood Nation gang members sentenced in heroin investigation

Two Wilmington gang members are heading to prison after pleading guilty to distributing heroin.

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Government wildlife officials say they have released two more critically endangered red wolves into the wild in North Carolina.

Former Marine gets prison time for smuggling guns to Haiti

A former U.S. Marine found guilty of conspiracy to illegally export and smuggle firearms and controlled equipment from the U.S. to Haiti has been sentenced to more than five years in prison.

Remaining frontline workers in Group 3 can get vaccine starting Wednesday

There's more good news coming for more North Carolinians eagerly awaiting their spot for the shot.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: First responders save woman falling off Wrightsville Beach parking deck

A body camera video shows the moments first responders rescued a woman from falling more than 40 feet off a parking deck.