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As the opioid overdose epidemic continues to surge, public health officials and first responders have turned to naloxone, the drug that reverses overdose, to help combat the rising tide.
A Raleigh man is facing multiple charges after attacking police officers and a paramedic following an overdose, according to an arrest warrant.
Police have now released the 911 calls from the arrests of two mothers accused of overdosing with their infants in the back seat of their vehicle.
A mother's quest for justice is over. The woman who sold her son drugs that led to his fatal overdose pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter Wednesday.
Sunset Beach Police arrested a man for involuntary manslaughter after he allegedly delivered and administered a fatal substance.
North Carolina will receive $31 million to address the opioid crisis.
It is a gesture to help fight a growing crisis. The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners accepted a donation Monday afternoon aimed at reducing opioid overdoses across the Cape Fear.
Wilmington Police responded to four overdose calls in the past 24 hours, two they say, were fatal.