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Morning Roundup: January 6, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk Alabama fan goes crazy at Sugar Bowl, Memphis grandma calls 911 for beer, high demand for pot in Colorado, and Lisa Robin Kelly's cause of death revealed. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 10, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Woman falls for man who shot her, drunk journalists not allowed at Mandela funeral, New York already legalized medical pot, and Lamar Odom cops a plea. MORE  

South African Cops Get Accidentally High on the-Job

By Mei Schultz

Nine officers got "high as kites" off muffins they didn't realize were loaded with cannabis. MORE  

Clown Wins Suit Against Magazine for Meth-Addict Jibe

By Bryan Le

Puddles defends his profession against a comparison to meth-addicted cross dressers. MORE  

Video: Drunk Park Ranger Charges Wild Elephant

By Bryan Le

A field guide at a South African national park is lucky the stunt only cost him his job. MORE  

Drones Deliver Booze in South Africa

By Bryan Le

Attendees at a summer music festival will have their beers dropped from unmanned planes. MORE  

Steroids Found at Oscar Pistorius' Home

By McCarton Ackerman

Cops investigate whether the track star was in a "roid rage" the night of his girlfriend's murder. MORE  

"Whoonga" Abuse Threatens HIV Patients

By May Wilkerson

Smoking antiretroviral meds mixed with street drugs ("Whoonga") fuels immunity to HIV treatment. MORE  

Africa's Binge Drinkers Tempt Big Alcohol

By Chrisanne Grise

Binge drinking adds to violence, birth defects and HIV. But Western companies have their eye on a thriving market. MORE  

Drunk Politician Tries to Exit Airborne Plane

By Gabrielle Wuhl

The over-refreshment of a South African MP en route to India causes acute embarrassment. MORE  

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