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A new law recently took effect in North Carolina that officials say will work to curb drug dealing.
Accidental overdoses cause 90% of all U.S. opioid-related deaths while suicides account for far fewer of these fatalities than previously thought, a new analysis published Tuesday suggests.
The opioid epidemic continues to destroy the lives of people across the Cape Fear, but Coastal Horizons Center has put their team to work to combat it.
Last week, Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo and city attorney John Joye along with County Commissioner Woody White, traveled to Cleveland, Ohio to discuss an ongoing lawsuit focused on the opioid epidemic in our community.
An autopsy report shows a North Carolina judge died of a fentanyl and heroin overdose.
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.
The coroner of Ohio's most populous county reported 10 deaths from drug overdoses in a 26-hour period that ended at 10 a.m. Sunday morning.
An alleged drug dealer is charged with involuntary manslaughter after a deadly heroin overdose.
Overdoses are an all-too-frequent problem in our region because of opioid abuse. The Wilmington area is no stranger to the opioid epidemic. It was once called the epicenter of the crisis.