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Drug Addicted Mother to Get Compensation For Disabled Daughter's Death

By McCarton Ackerman

A mother's absence due to drug addiction led to her disabled daughter's brutal beating at the hands of her husband. MORE  

Couple Convicted For Child Neglect Over 'World of Warcraft' Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

A California couple locked up two young relatives in a filthy mobile home and refused to let them leave for three years. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 6, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

CNN's Arwa Damon sued for drunkenly biting EMTs, P.J. Tucker gets jail for super extreme DUI, and drunk man falls into river while masturbating. MORE  

Irish Orphans Used As 'Drug Guinea Pigs' In 1930s, Unveiled Records Show

By McCarton Ackerman

The records surfaced at the same time a mass grave at one of the testing sites was recently discovered. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 26, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Uruguay president makes legal pot official, Oklahoma woman smuggles pot pipe in vagina, Alaska cop sexted child while drunk, and Kelly LeBrock was double the legal limit in DUI. MORE  

From Raped Child to Recovering Food Addict

By Maddy Demberg

After I was raped at the age of 11, food became my enemy and my master. Part of my recovery has been to engage with food in a sober way. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 30, 2013

By May Wilkerson

ADHD medications not linked to drug and alcohol abuse, dieters "smoke" booze to save calories, and Lil' Scrappy seeks help for "out of control" marijuana addiction. MORE  

Arizona Dad Forces Booze on Teen Sons

By McCarton Ackerman

After catching his sons drinking, a father tries to teach them a lesson—and learns a lesson himself. MORE  

Pot-Smoking Driver Leaves Baby on Roof

By Valerie Tejeda

An act of supreme forgetfulness lands a young mom in trouble. MORE  

Child Abuse Leads to Alcohol Abuse

By Chrisanne Grise

People with alcohol problems are far likelier than average to have been physically or sexually abused as children, a study confirms. MORE  

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Teens Who Get Drunk Sooner Are More Likely To Become Heavy Drinkers

A new research study has concluded that teens who abuse alcohol earlier in life have more chance of becoming alcoholic.

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Bags of dope are being sold for as little as $5 in the Keystone State.

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Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson No-Shows for Hearing In Award-Winning Drug Case

Michael Brown's killer has been on administrative leave and has no intentions of showing up for any cases this year.

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Colorado Issues New Regulations for Marijuana Industry

The new regulations will equalize THC levels in edibles and restrict cultivation, and that has some store owners worried.

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California's Fair Sentencing Act Makes All Crack Crimes Equal

California has put into law a bill that will equalize sentences for crack and powder cocaine offenders.

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