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Police Say '2 Drunk 2 Care' Driver Had BAC of .15 in Fatal Crash

By Shawn Dwyer

Kaila Mendoza sent the ominous tweet hours before getting behind the wheel and killing two best friends in a head-on collision. MORE  

The value of "Affluenza," Addiction and Parental Neglect As Get Out of Jail Defenses

By Maia Szalavitz

The drunk-driving teen who killed 4 walked, blaming it on "affluenza," a so-called "disease" that makes the rich unable to understand the consequences of their actions. Where does that leave addicts and the rest of us? MORE  

‘Pippi Longstocking’ Arrested for DUI, Hit-and-Run

By Shawn Dwyer

She was adorable as the beloved freckle-faced children’s character, but now actress Tami Erin has fallen on hard times. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 12, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Ohio tackles painkiller addiction, woman caught wearing cocaine diaper goes to jail, drunk ambulance driver causes accident, and NY pushes for legal pot. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 9, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Uruguay first country to legalize pot, Massachusetts AG grants money for substance abuse, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. confesses eBay addiction, and Northern Ireland cracks down on fake booze. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 27, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

New York State mayor arrested for DWI, South Korean actress busted for propofol, another Seattle Seahawk suspended, and Chicago wants to ban e-cigs. MORE  

Cops Bust "Drunks" Driving Mobile Swimming Pool

By Bryan Le

Police chase down revelers in Germany driving a BMW that had been converted into a pool. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 23, 2013

By Bryan Le

US adults want to ban smoking in cars with kids, UK set for major crackdown on Internet porn, and Brewers' Ryan Braun suspended from pro-baseball for drugs. MORE  

Josh Brent Quits NFL After Drunk-Driving Crash

By McCarton Ackerman

The Dallas Cowboys star, facing up to 20 years in prison for a DUI that killed his teammate, wants to "do the right thing." MORE  

Are "Urinalyzers" the New Breathalyzers?

By Bryan Le

New nightclub tech measures your BAC in the rest room, then tells you if you're safe to drive. MORE  

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