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Morning Roundup: Oct. 22, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon heading to rehab, Murietta mayor resigns after DUI crash, and man arrested after leaving 'smelly' bag of drugs on bus. MORE  

Expensive New Hep-C Drug from Gilead Approved By FDA

By John Lavitt

The new hep-C drug, Harvoni, will combine two medicines while costing a staggering amount of money for treatment. MORE  

Florida Cop Busted for Letting Drug Offender Go After Oral Sex

By McCarton Ackerman

Deputy Ted Arboleda begged his victim not to tell anyone. She did anyway. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Naked woman in tree gets meth dealer busted, veteran in wheelchair has prosthetic leg stolen by drunk football fan, and Hermes' Birkin Bags smell like weed. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 10, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

China bans stars who did drugs from national media, exploding marijuana drinks confuse retailers, and 'Detective of the Year' arrested for DUI. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Oct. 8, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Michael Phelps suspended for six months after DUI, four-year-old passes out mom's heroin at daycare, and drunk man busted for exposing himself to hospital patients. MORE  

Kew Gardens Increases Tourism With Drug-Themed Exhibit

By McCarton Ackerman

A new drug-themed exhibition in London has drawn criticism for promoting drug use. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 4, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Miley Cyrus says Instagram hurts brain worse than weed, drunk Benedict Cumberbatch rambles at GQ awards, and drunk man gropes Taco Bell employee. MORE  

Arresting the Deliveryman

By Paul Gaita

When people ship illegal drugs via shipping services, are the shipping services to blame? MORE  

Survey Says: Alcohol Still the Deadliest Drug

By Bryan Le

The most dangerous drug is still the most popular—and the most legal. MORE  

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