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15 Bad Grandpas (and Grandmas)

By McCarton Ackerman

Retirement doesn’t have to be boring. These senior citizens bypassed the bingo nights and became involved in some of the most high-profile drug smuggling and dealing cases in recent history. MORE  

Death by Lethal Incompetence

By Neville Elder

The state of Missouri got its latest batch of death penalty drugs in a backroom deal as shady as any street drug deal. If we can't do the death penalty right, maybe we should reconsider doing it at all. MORE  

Chinese TV Airs Drug Traffickers' Final Moments

By McCarton Ackerman

China causes outrage by broadcasting the moments before an execution on live television. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 25, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

North Korea shoots official for drinking during late leader's mourning period, Montana Supreme Court confirms block on MMJ, and the Rolling Stones talk bad backs and booze. MORE  

States Obtain Execution Drug From Indian Brokers

By Luke Walker

US prisons have bought sodium thiopental illicitly through brokers in India, skirting an EU export ban. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Luke Walker

Drug Executions Surge in Iran, Venezuela Hands Suspected Colombian Drug Lord to US, and Man Arrested for DUI in McDonald's Drive-Thru. MORE  

Danish Drug Company Fails to Stop Florida Execution

By Jed Bickman

Danish demands that the unapproved sedative Nembutal not be used to inflict the death penalty can't save Manuel Valle. MORE  

Blackout Killer Faces Lethal Injection

By Will Godfrey

Lawyer argues that an alcoholic who committed murder in a blackout, at the age of 18, should be shown mercy in Ohio. MORE  

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Islamic State Reportedly Using Drug Trade To Fund Operations

Despite drugs being expressly forbidden, the Islamic militants may have seized upon trafficking routes once used by Al-Qaeda.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 22, 2014

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

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Kentucky Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against OxyContin Maker

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has joined two California counties and the city of Chicago in suing the makers of the highly addictive painkiller.

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Yonkers Police Officers Charged With Lying About Drugs to Obtain Search Warrant

Dario Tena fell 30 feet to his death after Christian Koch and Neil Vera lied to a judge in order to obtain a warrant.

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Toys "R" Us Sells ‘Breaking Bad’ Figurines That Come With Bags of Meth, Cash

A Florida mother and fan of the show has started a campaign to have the toy store chain remove the figures from their shelves.

10/21/14 3:30pm

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