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Morning Roundup: April 7, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Trick Daddy popped for drugs and guns, court reporter fired for being drunk, B.C. cops busted for hookers and blow, and New York could ban e-cig liquids. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 15, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Florida man caught with 45 cans of dust cleaner, parrot rats out drunk owner to cops, attorney arrested for wine smuggling, and learn how to open a beer with a shotgun. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 16, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Two hundred sickened by synthetic pot, airplane passenger caught with cocaine, Canadian thieves steal $500K worth of booze, and Chief Keef switches rehabs. MORE  

South African Cops Get Accidentally High on the-Job

By Mei Schultz

Nine officers got "high as kites" off muffins they didn't realize were loaded with cannabis. MORE  

Seattle Cops Return Pot to Dealers

By McCarton Ackerman

Officers politely ask dealers to "refrain from dealing" and let them go, weed in hand. MORE  

How Cops Learn to Catch Drunks

By Jeff Winkler

Say the alphabet backwards. Hop on one foot. How do officers assess whether a driver is over the limit? The Fix visits the Austin Police Training Academy to find out. MORE  

When Addiction Is the Punchline

By McCarton Ackerman

Anthony Kalloniatis' zany comic persona hid a secret life of meth, booze, blackouts—and enough arrests to secure regular invites to cop parties.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 22, 2012

By Bryan Le

The Supreme Court rules for more lenient crack-cocaine penalties, graphic cigarette warnings "work better," and Breaking Bad's meth lab gets the Lego treatment. MORE  

Video: Randy Travis Gets Cuffed

By Hunter R. Slaton

The cops' dashboard camera captures the drunk country superstar in a Baptist church parking lot. MORE  

Why Growing Numbers of Police Are Slamming Drug Prohibition

By Tony O'Neill

For decades, police were convinced that total prohibition was the only way to end America's deadly drug wars. Now thousands of cops are not only having second thoughts but actually taking to the streets in protest. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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