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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  

Morning Roundup: July 29, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Scott Disick swears off booze for Kourtney Kardashian, dozens arrested for drunk incidents at Keith Urban concert, and Chicago alderman arrested for DUI. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 28, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Fox News anchor pleads guilty in drunk disorderly case, Utah political candidate charged with assault over pill debt, and 'Bio-Dome' star arrested for drunk driving. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 22, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Farrah Franklin found passed out drunk on lawn, Tulisa Contostavlos sees drug case thrown out of court, and Jet Blue pilot busted for heroin possession. MORE  

Police Make Mass Arrests In Cleveland-to-Chicago Drug Ring

By McCarton Ackerman

The feds continued their crackdown on heroin in the Windy City. MORE  

Chicago PD and DEA Bust Warlord Who Ruled “Heroin Highway”

By Paul Gaita

The arrest of Kenneth Shoulder, a.k.a. Kenneth Shannon, revealed how widespread the city's drug problem extends. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 9, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Former Luxembourg PM called 'dead drunk', Hershey sues edible marijuana company, and father-daughter doctors charged with trading drugs for sex. MORE  

Chicago Sues Drug Companies for Addiction Problems

By McCarton Ackerman

The nation's third-largest city joined two California counties in laying blame for opioid addiction at the feet of Big Pharma. MORE  

Chicago Police Making More Arrests for Pot Than Issuing Fines

By Paul Gaita

Despite weed being decriminalized in the Windy City, cops are arresting more people on marijuana charges, especially in urban areas. MORE  

DJ Rashad Found Dead of Apparent Overdose

By Shawn Dwyer

The 34-year-old pioneer of house music and footwork was allegedly found by a friend in a Chicago apartment next to narcotics and drug paraphernalia. MORE  

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Andy Roddick's Comeback Stymied By Drug Test

The former No. 1 tennis player in the world is furious over a drug testing requirement that won't allow him to compete in the US Open.

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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, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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