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Former Playboy Model Sentenced To Jail For Drug Smuggling

By McCarton Ackerman

Brandi Brandt, who was once married to Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx, was sentenced to prison for six years. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 31, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk Kate Moss gets onto flight without a ticket, patient sues plastic surgeon over cocaine nose, and Kentucky Fried Chicken offers free LSD. MORE  

15 Australians Die From Alcohol Every Day, Report Says

By Shawn Dwyer

A stunning increase in the numbers of Aussies injured by alcohol has prompted calls for tough warning labels. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 30, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Prisoners caught breaking out to get drunk and high, two men rob Chicago pharmacy for Viagra, and Texas hunter stumbles upon huge grow operation. MORE  

Coroner’s Ruling May Be First to Link Suicide with Anorexia

By Paul Gaita

The tragic case of Alana Goldsmith may actually help raise awareness to the lethality of the disease. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Bobbi Kristina Brown denies posting pic of her smoking a bong, Charlie Sheen 'hammered' during Taco Bell run, and drunk man takes a school bus on a joyride. MORE  

New U.N. Report Finds Australia Has Most Recreational Drug Users In The World

By McCarton Ackerman

The report finds that Australians heavily use everything from marijuana and ecstasy to cocaine and crystal meth. MORE  

Australian Senior Citizens Duped Into Being Drug Mules

By John Lavitt

Foreign scam artists are increasingly targeting elderly travelers with too-good-to-be-true online offers. MORE  

New Study Shows Autistic Youth Vulnerable to Alcohol Dependence

By John Lavitt

Those with autism and ADHD symptoms were more likely to abuse alcohol. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Britney' and 'Christina Aguilera' cocaine found in NYC, Iowa news anchors busted for DUI two days straight, and man caught driving motorized cooler while drunk. MORE  

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