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Morning Roundup: Nov. 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Dave Chappelle may have bought weed from Idris Elba, bars encouraged to boycott drunken SantaCon, and drunk man cuts off best friend's penis. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 12, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Ray Rice blames elevator assault on hard liquor, drunk man arrested for breaking into home to cook corn, and cocaine-laced Coors Light is a hoax. MORE  

Bogus 'Facebook Drug Task Force' Story Goes Viral

By McCarton Ackerman

Drug users were in an online panic until realizing they'd been had. MORE  

Livr, The Popular Social Network App for Drunk People, Is A Prank

By Bryan Le

A number of technology sites fell for the gag thanks to a convincing roll-out campaign on Twitter and Instagram. 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  

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