"These are six innocent children," says highway patrol officer Joshua Wupperfeld after a 31-year-old woman - who faces felony drinking and driving - rolled her SUV four times with her six children in the vehicle.
After 19-year-old Nicholas Hill was arrested for drug possession - Hill apparently had pot brownies - the police took those brownies and ate them, he claims.
As Romando Dixson reports for the Citizen-Times, there were hundreds of people - more than 500 - who turned out for the funeral of three men who were recently killed in a car wreck.
Though his family is "increasingly frustrated" by former pro wrestler Matt Hardy's behavior lately, Hardy is insisting that he has no problem with addiction to drugs or alcohol.
South Carolina may soon follow in the footsteps of North Carolina by banning synthetic marijuana and bath salts. If a ban occurs, getting caught with synthetic marijuana or bath salts will likely lead to drug possession charges, with very similar consequences.
East Carolina University was host to rapper Wiz Khalifa and nine others for a November 2011 show, as James Montgomery reports for MTV News. After the show, Khalifa was arrested and got hit with serious drug charges, including felony marijuana trafficking.
The case against a judge centers on Jason Pollard, a court clerk whose briefcase was discovered to contain roughly 90 citations for traffic violations, all of them the same citations both Pollard and the judge handled.
"It's everywhere. It's in all of our schools. As citizens, we need to be aware of our surroundings. It could be in any neighborhood in the county," says Police Captain Cody Luke, as WSOC Charlotte reports, in connection with a $60,000 marijuana drug bust.
As sports blogger Matt Norlander writes for CBS Sports, the loss of Wake Forest collegiate basketball coach Skip Prosser seems to have started a "string of bad luck" from which the team hasn't been able to fully recover. (Prosser died of a heart attack in 2007.)
If you go 128 miles per hour on a 45 mile per hour speed limit, as The Week reports NASCAR driver Kyle Busch was doing on a rural North Carolina road, something's going to happen to you for the traffic violation - whether or not you're used to going those speeds on a racetrack.