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Morning Roundup: Oct. 9, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Couple poisons disabled son with alcohol in IV, drunk stripper attacks boyfriend with an axe, and teacher caught smoking heroin near school. MORE  

Chicago Cops Get Their Priorities Wrong

By Tony O'Neill

The case of a young woman who was targeted by a SWAT team after marijuana allegations—but received no police help when she was assaulted—is instructive. MORE  

Video: Ex-Marine Gunned Down in Tucson Drug Raid Fiasco

By Dirk Hanson

The assault—complete with military-grade vehicles, assault weapons and robots—was like the house-clearing operations U.S. forces regularly perform in Iraq and Afghanistan. MORE  

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