The Fix | News http://www.thefix.com/news Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Meth Lab Trio Throw Toilet, Sink At Imagined Attackers http://www.thefix.com/content/meth-lab-trio-throw-toilet-sink-imagined-attackers <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/methmugs.jpg?itok=vlM_j23X" alt="" /><p>Police had to calm the three down and ensure their "attackers" were gone.</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:30:00 -0400 Bryan Le http://www.thefix.com/content/meth-lab-trio-throw-toilet-sink-imagined-attackers Colorado’s Legal Weed Shows Up In Over 40 States http://www.thefix.com/content/colorado%E2%80%99s-legal-weed-shows-over-40-states <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/pot%20plant_1.jpg?itok=_kYppGQh" alt="" /><p>The rapid spread of Colorado weed to other states has created a new black market that has caused headaches for law enforcement.</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt http://www.thefix.com/content/colorado%E2%80%99s-legal-weed-shows-over-40-states Former Playboy Model Sentenced To Jail For Drug Smuggling http://www.thefix.com/content/former-playboy-model-sentenced-jail-drug-smuggling <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/brandi%20brandt.jpg?itok=joTHTQVP" alt="" /><p>Brandi Brandt, who was once married to Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx, was sentenced to prison for six years.</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/former-playboy-model-sentenced-jail-drug-smuggling New Nail Polish Could Detect Date Rape Drugs http://www.thefix.com/content/new-nail-polish-could-detect-date-rape-drugs <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/blue%20nail%20polish.jpg?itok=cAH-AsDr" alt="" /><p>The brainchild of four male undergrads, Undercover Colors aims to empower women to protect themselves from horrendous crimes.</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/new-nail-polish-could-detect-date-rape-drugs Soldier Who Blamed Chantix for Murder Gets New Trial http://www.thefix.com/content/soldier-who-blamed-anti-smoking-drug-murder-gets-new-trial <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/chantix.jpg?itok=zR-6GH5e" alt="" /><p>Defendant George MacDonald may have been suffering some side effects of Chantix, which include depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and hallucinations.</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/soldier-who-blamed-anti-smoking-drug-murder-gets-new-trial Hundreds of Cases Impacted By Drug Analyst's Resignation http://www.thefix.com/content/hundreds-cases-impacted-drug-analysts-resignation <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/gavel%20courtroom.jpg?itok=E5kYjmww" alt="" /><p>Nearly 200 drug cases could be affected after Brenda Frazer was found to not be following proper protocol.</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/hundreds-cases-impacted-drug-analysts-resignation Morning Roundup: Aug. 29, 2014 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-aug-29-2014 <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/Stanislas-Wawrinka.jpg?itok=GJkfRMo1" alt="" /><p>Bobbi Kristina's husband <strong>Nick Gordon</strong> arrested for DUI, son of Detroit Tigers owner <strong>busted for cocaine</strong>, and <strong>Stan Wawrinka</strong> barks at drunk US Open fan.</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-aug-29-2014 What We Know, and Don’t Know, About Depression and Alcoholism http://www.thefix.com/content/what-we-know%E2%80%94and-don%E2%80%99t-know%E2%80%94about-depression-and-alcoholism <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/alcohol%20depressed.jpg?itok=EaJZwYDJ" alt="" /><p>The recent death of actor Robin Williams cast a spotlight on the complicated relationship between addiction and depression.</p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/what-we-know%E2%80%94and-don%E2%80%99t-know%E2%80%94about-depression-and-alcoholism Father Accused of Executing Drunk Driver Acquitted http://www.thefix.com/content/father-accused-executing-drunk-driver-acquitted <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/courtoom.jpg?itok=gbQEfefD" alt="" /><p>Prosecutors were irate that David Barajas was found not guilty by the jury</p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:30:00 -0400 Bryan Le http://www.thefix.com/content/father-accused-executing-drunk-driver-acquitted Sick of Hangovers? Consider Changing Your DNA http://www.thefix.com/content/genes-are-part-reason-hangovers-after-drinking <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/man%20with%20hangover.jpg?itok=vMyOVhbB" alt="" /><p>A new study revealed that the answer to why you're hungover might be in your genes.</p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/genes-are-part-reason-hangovers-after-drinking