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Morning Roundup: June 27, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Austin considering medical marijuana, FL man caught cooking meth on the beach, and drunk German princess arrested after hurling racist comments. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Michael Jordan's caddy killed by drunk driver, man on LSD walks down street with machetes, 2012 relay team lose medals for doping, and drunk driver hands cop a beer. MORE  

Suspected Drunk Driver Kills Two, Injures 23 at SXSW Festival

By McCarton Ackerman

Rashad Charjuan Owens evaded a police checkpoint and sped down a street crowded with festival revelers. MORE  

Man Arrested for Drunk Driving Had 0.00 BAC

By Bryan Le

Despite his blood alcohol level being the same as Bluto's grade point average in Animal House, Larry Davis spent a night in jail and waited over a year for his trial. 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  

A DWI Offer You Can't Refuse

By Jeff Winkler

Cops will be out in force today, rounding up over-the-limit Memorial Day revelers. As The Fix discovered during a ride-along with the Austin PD, in some states a DWI stop can even lead to an involuntary blood sample. MORE  

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WHO Wants Expanded Access to Naloxone to Fight Overdoses

With worldwide overdoses on the rise, the World Health Organization laid out guidelines for countries to expand access to the lifesaving antidote.

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The results of the first therapeutic study in 40 years saw a marked difference in subjects receiving a substantial dose of LSD.

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Can Coffee Reduce Symptoms of Cocaine Addiction?

Researchers found that caffeine can potentially block changes in the brain caused by cocaine, particularly in women.

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Kendra Wilkinson Reveals She Nearly Died From Drug Abuse

The former Playmate revealed that a deadly combo of cocaine and crystal meth nearly led to her death at 14.

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Morning Roundup: Nov. 25, 2014

Scott Disick heads to rehab for drugs and alcohol, survey finds drunk men tend to impulse buy, and drug deal caught on camera by local news crew.

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“Listen,” you tell the cop. “I know I passed the fucking test, and you know I passed the fucking test, so can I get back into my truck and drive home now?”

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