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Man Faced With Murder Charges After Girlfriend Found Dead In Home

Authorities say a Walhalla man faces a murder charge in the strangulation death of his girlfriend.


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Police: Man Shoots, Kills Friend While Shooting At Others Over Stolen Drugs

Deputies say a 20-year-old man trying to shoot two people in a fight over stolen drugs in Orangeburg ended up shooting and killing a friend of his instead.


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7 Heroin Overdoses In 24 Hours In NC

Authorities in High Point and Guilford County say there were seven heroin overdoses in a 24-hour period, and they point to a dangerous strain of the drug coming through the county.


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Study: Drugs That Can Help People Quit Drinking Rarely Being Prescribed

According to a new study, drugs that can help people stop drinking are not being prescribed.


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North Carolina Report Tackles Prescription Drug Abuse

General Assembly researchers say North Carolina could do a better job training health care providers and watching how prescription drugs are consumed to help reduce the growing number of unintentional overdoses.


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DEA Rounding Up Unwanted Meds

Law enforcement agencies around South Carolina are planning to round up expired, unused prescription drugs.


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Heroin Use In North Carolina

Heroin use on the rise in NC.


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Heroin Use In South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Some states are reporting a rise in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative. THE ISSUE: In South Carolina, it appears […]


Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.


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Parents Complaining About YouTube Video Involving Handgun, Drug References

Some parents and others in Bessemer City are complaining about a YouTube video that shows young people rapping while flashing cash and a handgun in a public park.




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