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Morning Roundup: August 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Teen caught swinging chihuahua on leash blames booze, man wearing fake breasts scams drunk cab riders, and video of smoking fish sparks outrage. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 2, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

President Obama makes crack cocaine joke, quarterback Kevin Kolb arrested for boating under the influence, and Washington faces possible weed shortage. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Rob Ford to leave rehab at end of the month, Philadelphia votes to decriminalize weed, and British beer thief leaves behind false teeth. MORE  

Woman Hooked on Heroin Faked Cancer to Scam Donations

By Shawn Dwyer

The Long Island addict set up a phony website in order to bilk money from unsuspecting donors and even duped her own family. MORE  

Ministry To Resurrect Post-Relapse

By William Georgiades

Frontman Al Jourgensen survives heroin, the loss of a bandmate, and his own brush with death to record the band's final album. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 27, 2013

By The Fix staff

Indiana welfare recipients may face drug tests, Mexico courts kids before they join cartels, and Teen Mom star Jenelle Evans enters rehab for heroin. MORE  

"Bomb Mom" Goes to Rehab

By McCarton Ackerman

The NYC mother arrested last month for possession of explosives has been released on bail and ordered to rehab. MORE  

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

By Will Godfrey

Teen Girls Who Drink Ratchet Up Breast Cancer Risk, Chicago Moves to Ban Synthetic Pot After Mom's Plea, and Gambling Addict Nun Stole $1 Million from Catholic School for Atlantic City Slot Machines. MORE  

Video: Reports of Flesh-Eating Cocaine Surface in US

By Dirk Hanson

Cut with an animal deworming agent, the new cocaine causes an immune reaction that attacks blood vessels in the skin, similar to the effect of Russia's "krokodil" morphine. MORE  

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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.

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California Docs Face Mandatory Drug Testing If Prop 46 Passes

Opponents claim that the drug testing provision is to disguise the true nature of the proposition—raising the cap on non-economic damages for lawsuits.

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Facebook Slams DEA Over Creating Fake Profiles

The social media giant ordered the DEA to comply with their Terms of Use policy and stop creating fake accounts to catch drug dealers.

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