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Detecting depression: Phone apps could monitor teen angst

Rising suicide rates and depression in U.S. teens and young adults have prompted researchers to ask a provocative question: Could the same devices that some people blame for contributing to tech-age angst also be used to detect it?

New data show drug overdose deaths, suicides climbed at alarming rates in 2017

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.

Veteran shares message of hope for those considering suicide

Active duty service members and veterans often face a number of barriers when it comes to seeking and receiving the mental health treatment they need.

Suicide raises Florence death toll to 41 in North Carolina

North Carolina's official death toll from Hurricane Florence is now 41, after a man whose home was damaged by two hurricanes in the past three years took his own life.

Lawsuit: Police chief groped officer days before suicide

A former police officer says a North Carolina town's police chief touched him inappropriately days before he died by suicide.

Mom says bullied 9-year-old killed himself after coming out at school

A Denver mom says her 9-year-old son died by suicide in their home on Thursday after experiencing bullying in school.

Historic face transplant gives suicide survivor a ‘second chance’

A groundbreaking face transplant gave a suicide attempt survivor a second chance at life.

Police say Wilmington mom kills child, self in shooting

Wilmington Police say a mother killed her child before turning the gun on herself Tuesday in the Andrews Reach community.

Former Southport Mayor Norman Holden found dead in apparent suicide

When Norman Holden didn't answer his phone Wednesday morning, Southport Police went to his home on Frink Drive to check on him.

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Missing Kentucky man may be in Boiling Spring Lakes area UPDATE

UPDATE: The Bell County Emergency Management in Kentucky confirmed Rufus Wolfe is safely back home. No further details were provided.

Johnny Mercer’s Pier hosts 16th annual dogfishing tournament

Locals gathered at Wrightsville Beach Saturday for the 16th annual dogfishing tournament.

Shooting near Metting Road in Wilmington

The identity and condition of victim are unknown at this time, and there are no suspects at this time.

Prayer for Peace Rally calls for an end to gun violence

Saturday, members of the community gathered and called for an end to Wilmington's gun violence.