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Morning Roundup: Sept. 3, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jim Irsay pleads not guilty to driving under the influence, former Seahawk Spencer Ware arrested for DUI, and drunk groom jailed for fight on wedding night. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Former Star Wars Ewok caught on camera snorting cocaine, drunk gunman keep investigators from downed airliner, and Scottish mayor banned from town's 36 pubs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jared Leto's brother arrested for DUI, Rick Perry compares alcoholism to homosexuality, and man arrested for trying to throw drug-filled football into prison. MORE  

Selling Heroin in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

Once it's smuggled in, it can be sold for a huge profit, an inmate tells The Fix. MORE  

How Cell Phones Make Prison Drug Dealing Easy

By Seth Ferranti

Cell phones, which retail at up to $1,500 behind bars, are a crucial means of making sure the yard is "blessed," prisoners tell The Fix. MORE  

Michael Douglas' Addict Son Beaten in Prison

By McCarton Ackerman

Cameron Douglas had a $100 bounty on his head after "ratting out" his prison drug suppliers. MORE  

Do Prison Drug-Detection Wands Work Too Well?

By Seth Ferranti

Prisoners tell The Fix that even drug-free loved ones are being denied visits after positive "magic wand" scans. MORE  

Prison Purgatory: The "Dry Cell"

By Seth Ferranti

Attempting to smuggle drugs into prison by ingesting them can land you in a "dry cell," a prisoner tells The Fix. MORE  

Where Prisoners Stash Their Drugs

By Seth Ferranti

Living in a confined, guarded environment calls for really ingenious stash spots, prisoners tell The Fix. MORE  

Why K2 Is the Prisoner's Choice

By Seth Ferranti

Prisoners tell The Fix one way to get high inside and still avoid the "hole." MORE  

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