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Morning Roundup: Oct. 9, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Couple poisons disabled son with alcohol in IV, drunk stripper attacks boyfriend with an axe, and teacher caught smoking heroin near school. MORE  

Mother Posts Photos of Daughter In Hospital After Near-Fatal Drinking Binge

By McCarton Ackerman

Taylor Nelson was found unconscious after raiding her father's liquor cabinet. MORE  

Alcohol Kills 88,000 Americans Per Year, Study Says

By Paul Gaita

Whether due to direct consumption or deterioration of health over time, alcohol contributes to more deaths than most illegal drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 3, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Joe Jonas smoked marijuana with Miley Cyrus, British mom kicks her Pepsi habit, Russia raises the price of vodka, and bags of pot fall from the sky. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 27, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

New York State mayor arrested for DWI, South Korean actress busted for propofol, another Seattle Seahawk suspended, and Chicago wants to ban e-cigs. MORE  

Vodka Blinds Kiwi, Whiskey Shows Him the Light

By Bryan Le

Desperate doctors used Johnnie Walker Black Label to save the sight of a hard-drinking diabetic. He's stayed sober since. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 12, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Obama accused of flip-flopping on medical pot, Rx drug take-back day set for April 28, and Whitney Houston's daughter "caught smoking pot" on camera. MORE  

Four Loko Under Fire—Again

By Bryan Le

The controversial malt liquor is in hot water again after complaints over colorful cans and high alcohol content. MORE  

Toxic Booze Kills 24 in India

By Valerie Tejeda

Bootlegged alcohol made from cough syrup and methanol proves fatal—again. MORE  

Video: Teens Insert Vodka-Soaked Tampons for an Intense Hit

By Will Godfrey

The latest method for underage drinkers to ingest vodka is as dangerous as it is unbelievable. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 22, 2014

'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon heading to rehab, Murietta mayor resigns after DUI crash, and man arrested after leaving 'smelly' bag of drugs on bus.

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Kentucky Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against OxyContin Maker

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has joined two California counties and the city of Chicago in suing the makers of the highly addictive painkiller.

10/21/14 7:30pm
Yonkers Police Officers Charged With Lying About Drugs to Obtain Search Warrant

Dario Tena fell 30 feet to his death after Christian Koch and Neil Vera lied to a judge in order to obtain a warrant.

10/21/14 5:30pm
Toys "R" Us Sells ‘Breaking Bad’ Figurines That Come With Bags of Meth, Cash

A Florida mother and fan of the show has started a campaign to have the toy store chain remove the figures from their shelves.

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California Docs Face Mandatory Drug Testing If Prop 46 Passes

Opponents claim that the drug testing provision is to disguise the true nature of the proposition—raising the cap on non-economic damages for lawsuits.

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