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Morning Roundup: July 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Former Star Wars Ewok caught on camera snorting cocaine, drunk gunman keep investigators from downed airliner, and Scottish mayor banned from town's 36 pubs. MORE  

New Orleans Police Allowing Former Drug Users On Force

By McCarton Ackerman

The department has amended its zero tolerance policy to make up for recruiting shortfalls. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jennifer Lawrence puked after Oscars, DEA busts CO pot business, attorney laundered money for drug client, and drunk man tasered for throwing underwear at cops. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 22, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Dolly Parton worries about Miley Cyrus, Supreme Court knocks down drug testing, pot firm buys land in Florida, and Kendall Jenner slams mom for being 'drunk'. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 7, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Trick Daddy popped for drugs and guns, court reporter fired for being drunk, B.C. cops busted for hookers and blow, and New York could ban e-cig liquids. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 15, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Florida man caught with 45 cans of dust cleaner, parrot rats out drunk owner to cops, attorney arrested for wine smuggling, and learn how to open a beer with a shotgun. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 16, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Two hundred sickened by synthetic pot, airplane passenger caught with cocaine, Canadian thieves steal $500K worth of booze, and Chief Keef switches rehabs. MORE  

South African Cops Get Accidentally High on the-Job

By Mei Schultz

Nine officers got "high as kites" off muffins they didn't realize were loaded with cannabis. MORE  

Seattle Cops Return Pot to Dealers

By McCarton Ackerman

Officers politely ask dealers to "refrain from dealing" and let them go, weed in hand. 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  

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