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Fatal overdoses tied to synthetic opiate hit NC

North Carolina officials say a synthetic drug five times stronger than heroin is being blamed for three deaths last month in Sampson, Person and Transylvania counties.

Couple charged with child abuse after allegedly giving teens synthetic drug

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man and woman for felony child abuse after a deputy says they gave synthetic drugs to two teenaged girls.

Wilmington Police make large ‘spice’ bust

videoThe Wilmington Police Department recently made its biggest "spice" bust in its history. Investigators say they found over 1,400 packages of the substance at the Northern Lights Smoke Shop off Market Street.

Synthetic drugs may be involved in woman’s death at apartment complex

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Department is investigating a death at the Tesla Park apartment complex in Wilmington.

State laws working to keep down synthetic drug use

video First it was "Spice." Then it was bath salts. Now some folks are using what is advertised as a lady bug attractant to get high. But how easy is it to get your hands on the new synthetic drug "Amped" here in the Cape Fear?

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Late inning herorics lifts Hoggard Softball back into the Class 4A State Champioship

The Hoggard softball team is once again on their way to the Class 4A State Championship series. The Vikings scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning on Tuesday night to knock off Fuquay-Varina in the East Finals, 3-2. 

Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse advances to state title game with win over SouthLake Christian

The Cape Fear Academy boys lacrosse team jumped out to the early 3-0 lead against SouthLake Christian Academy on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes were able to use that momentum to pick up the 8-6 win and advance to the NCISAA DII State Championship game.

Holcomb finishes second as Cape Fear golfers compete in the state championship

Laney High School senior Grace Holcomb was one of the many golfers from across the Cape Fear that competed in the state tournament this week. Holcomb wrapped up her prep career for the Buccaneers on Tuesday by finishing Runner-Up in Class 4A. 

Coach, teammates remember West Brunswick football star killed in boating accident

A Brunswick County high school football star and his older brother are dead after an accident on the water in South Carolina over the weekend.