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Philip Seymour Hoffman

‘Heroin Oscar’ Inspired by Philip Seymour Hoffman On Display Near Academy Awards

By Shawn Dwyer

A controversial statue of an Oscar with its arm tied off and holding a hypodermic needle caused a strong social media reaction. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 3, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman had multiple drugs in system, George Lopez arrested for public intoxication, British woman addicted to ketchup, and drunk guy walks pet tiger through Chicago. MORE  

Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Still a Hit With Addicts Despite Overdose Deaths

By Shawn Dwyer

The recent rash of heroin overdoses has done nothing to curb addicts' appetites for deadly drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Russell Brand talks Philip Seymour Hoffman, Silk Road 2.0 hacked for millions, drunk driver plows through two houses, and man punches friend to stop him from driving drunk. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Olympic fans want booze at Sochi, Italy overturns dumb pot law, racing horses test positive for Viagra, and Indiana court says being drunk and annoying a-okay. MORE  

In Memory of My Son, the Addict

By Diannee Carden Glenn

My son died of a heroin overdose less than two years ago. I've found ways to cope, but last week brought it all flooding back. MORE  

Cher's Son Opens Up About Beating Heroin Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Elijah Blue Allman sparked controversy for saying that heroin "saved my life" so close to Philip Seymour Hoffman's death. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 7, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Rob Ford declares Bob Marley Day, Selena Gomez ditched rehab, Missouri next to debate legal pot, and Philip Seymour Hoffman's number found on dealers. MORE  

Heroin Deaths Continue to Rise in the Northeast Unabated

By Paul Gaita

While the rash of heroin-related overdoses in the northeast U.S. climbs, Philip Seymour Hoffman's death may in some small way help turn the tide. MORE  

Police Make Arrests in Connection With Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death

By Shawn Dwyer

Hoffman allegedly purchased around $1,000 worth of heroin from a pair of dealers, though none of the bags seized in the raid were stamped “Ace of Spades.” MORE  

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