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Finally Free: Sobriety After 21 Years in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

Longtime Fix columnist Seth Ferranti is out of prison and writing from a halfway house. MORE  

Convicted Drug Users Find Freedom Through Portland’s ‘Re-Entry’ Program

By Brent McCluskey

Under court supervision, inmates are reintegrated into society through a rigorous program—if they can stick with it. MORE  

California's Fair Sentencing Act Makes All Crack Crimes Equal

By McCarton Ackerman

California has put into law a bill that will equalize sentences for crack and powder cocaine offenders. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 19, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Australian police seize Batman ecstasy in drug raids, DUI suspect threatens to join ISIS, and man high on PCP hides in kindergarten bathroom. MORE  

The Continuing Adventures of Joe Sober—Freedom!

By Joe Sober

My name is Joseph and I am still more sober than you. 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  

Utah Woman Gets Five Years for Helping Dump Babysitter’s Body

By Paul Gaita

Dea Millerberg was sentenced last week for her 'depraved' actions in the Alexis Rasmussen case. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 13, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kendall Jenner stiffs server after being denied booze, man on Cannibal bites tourist, and man shoots neighbor with BB gun for smoking. MORE  

Joe Sober—I AM GOD (as you understand Him)

By Joe Sober

The continuing adventures of Joe Sober . . . in Malibu. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Partygoer pours beer on tiger at London Zoo, drunk airline passenger attacks crew with fake leg, and drone carrying drugs crashes outside prison. MORE  

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