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A drug credited with saving lives is now available free to the public in New Hanover County. But is it doing more harm than good?
A new report by NC child reveals that thousands of children throughout the state were put into the foster care system because of opioids. More than one hundred are in New Hanover County.
North Carolina and five other states are filing new lawsuits accusing a pharmaceutical company of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths.
Crime rates are at a historic low while the opioid epidemic continues to rise, that is how Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous is describing the department's 2017 annual report.
Law enforcement at local, state and federal levels are coming together to fight violent criminals and drug trafficking in North Carolina.
For the first time in several years, the North Carolina Public Transportation Association is holding its conference in Wilmington.
U.S. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions announced new steps to combat the opioid crisis during a speech in Raleigh Tuesday in front of a group of the region’s top law enforcement officials.
Two men set out on a mission to walk from Key West, Florida to Fort Kent, Maine to raise awareness for drug addiction.
All eyes are on Wilmington as the city kicks off a new pilot program for the state. It focuses on the opioid crisis and it encourages users to get treatment.