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Morning Roundup: April 11, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jude Law drunkenly kisses playmate, drunk driver runs over goose on purpose, crack dealer hides drugs on daughter, and woman huffs gas and starts apartment fire. MORE  

U.S. Seeks Extradition Of Mexican Drug Kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman

By McCarton Ackerman

Federal prosecutors want their shot at trying the former head of the Sinaloa cartel, even though his arrest is largely seen as symbolic and won't halt the flow of drugs into the United States. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 8, 2013

By The Fix staff

Toy company owner charged with drug money laundering, binge eating disorder is made official, and Teen Mom's Jenelle Evans speaks about her heroin addiction. MORE  

Sinaloa Drug Cartel Takes Root in Ecuador

By McCarton Ackerman

One of Mexico's most powerful drug gangs use Ecuador as a key trafficking hub. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 13, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Top Mexican drug cartel teams up with the FARC, Nancy Pelosi defends legal pot, and Snoop Lion wants to get high with Obama and Bill Clinton. MORE  

"Shorty" Guzman's Protector Captured in Mexico

By Liam Delaney

Mexico announces the arrest of the "security chief" for the country's most wanted drug lord. MORE  

Mexican Beauty Queen Gunned Down in Drug War

By May Wilkerson

The "Woman of Sinaloa 2012" is killed after getting involved with traffickers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 9, 2012

By The Fix staff

Vivitrol offers new hope to addicts, antidepressants but no alcohol found in Mary Kennedy's system, and Nascar's A.J. Allmendinger suspended for failed drug test. MORE  

Cartels Fight for Press Attention

By McCarton Ackerman

Mexico's rival Sinaloa and Zetas cartels increasingly try to outdo each other for gruesome violence, in a sick publicity battle. MORE  

Booze Ban at Boxing Match an "Insult to El Paso"

By Will Godfrey

Now that drug cartel leaders have promised not to attend, an alcohol ban at a big fight is being disputed. MORE  

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

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