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.
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.
According to a new study, drugs that can help people stop drinking are not being prescribed.
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.
Law enforcement agencies around South Carolina are planning to round up expired, unused prescription drugs.
Heroin use on the rise in NC.
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 […]
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
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.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Fayetteville authorities say two women have been taken to a hospital after opening a package that police described as containing heroin laced with a potent synthetic opiate. Police Capt. Anthony Kelly […]