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Morning Roundup: Oct. 15, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk zombie Santa terrorizes teenager, four men busted for smuggling cocaine in Xboxes, and drunk man prank calls hospital claiming to have ebola. MORE  

Heroin Overdose Death Rates Are On the Rise

By Desiree Bowie

Death rates have increased significantly across the board for both sexes, as well as most age groups and ethnicities. MORE  

UMass Student ODs After Campus Police Concealed Addiction

By Brent McCluskey

The family of a 20-year-old student learned of his heroin addiction after it was too late. MORE  

Miraculous, Over-the-Counter, Overdose Protection Drug Coming to California Pharmacies

By Ellen Sousares

A new law will provide drug users and their families on-demand access to naloxone. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Toby Keith too drunk to perform in Indiana, chemistry teacher arrested for making drugs, and NY state senator wants to legalize pot for all. MORE  

Marianne Faithfull Claims Her Drug Dealer Killed Jim Morrison

By John Lavitt

The British singer-songwriter has alleged her drug dealer boyfriend injected The Lizard King with a fatal shot of heroin. MORE  

Student Charged In Philip Seymour Hoffman Death Reports on Treatment

By Victoria Kim

Juliana Luchkiw, the Parsons student arrested in connection with the actor's heroin overdose, gave the court an update on her treatment progress. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 28, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Fox News anchor pleads guilty in drunk disorderly case, Utah political candidate charged with assault over pill debt, and 'Bio-Dome' star arrested for drunk driving. MORE  

Inquest Confirms Peaches Geldof Had Heroin In Home Before Death

By McCarton Ackerman

A significant amount of heroin and a wide range of drug paraphernalia were found by police after her overdose death in April. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Bobbi Kristina Brown denies posting pic of her smoking a bong, Charlie Sheen 'hammered' during Taco Bell run, and drunk man takes a school bus on a joyride. MORE  

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