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Drug Use

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  • Josh Shipp brings his teen-taming ways to Lifetime’s “Teen Trouble”

     
    Josh Shipp should have grown up a thug. Abandoned at birth and shuttled from one abusive foster home to the next, he was suicidal and addicted by the time he hit adolescence. Instead, thanks to the intercession of his final set of foster parents who...
  • Appeals court upholds drug testing injunction

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A federal appeals court has upheld a lower-court decision to stop enforcement of a state law that drug tests people applying for welfare. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals court wrote in its opinion that there was no concrete...
  • Glued Toddler Mom Gets 99 Years in Brutal Attack on Daughter

    Glued Toddler Mom Gets 99 Years in Brutal Attack on Daughter
    DALLAS, TX (KTLA) -- A mother of five who plead guilty to gluing her toddler's hands to a wall and beating her into a coma was sentenced to 99 years in prison Friday. Elizabeth Escalona, 23, pleaded guilty in July to injury to a child for brutally...
  • Community concerned about drug use

    Community concerned about drug use
    Friends and family members of a recently deceased, drug-addicted teen who attended Huntington Beach High School urged the City Council on Monday to work with schools in combating drug use among youths. "You guys have to do something about it," said an...
  • Weight loss surgery tied to increase in drinking

    Weight loss surgery tied to increase in drinking
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who had weight loss surgery reported greater alcohol use two years after their procedures than in the weeks beforehand, in a new study. "This is perhaps a risk. I don't think it should deter people from having surgery,...
  • Special Report: Dangers Posed by Prescription Drug Abuse by Kids

    Special Report: Dangers Posed by Prescription Drug Abuse by Kids
    Teen prescription drug abuse can devastate families, destroy marriages and can leave a child dead or severely disabled. Many parents would probably be shocked to hear that they may be their son or daughterÂ’s drug dealer. Aaron Rubin started abusing...
  • Judge in case of toddler's death bows out

    Judge in case of toddler's death bows out
    The judge in a controversial LaGrange County child abuse case has recused himself in the wake of what he calls "post-sentencing publicity and of possible intimidating behavior by members of the public." The Tribune published a three-part series starting...
  • Hansen: Are we driving kids to drink?

    Laguna Beach parents recently got an email from the PTA asking to "show your support" for the social host ordinance that went before the City Council this week. The ordinance basically tells parents that it's wrong to serve kids alcohol — as if....
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Christian Soto-Perez, 25, of the 200 block of Plaza Court, was arrested on a bench warrant Friday in a case in which he was charged with second-degree assault. Melissa A....
  • Connecticut's new medical pot plan will protect patients from getting fired, unless they're getting stoned at work

    Connecticut's new medical pot plan will protect patients from getting fired, unless they're getting stoned at work
    Connecticut’s new law will protect you from getting axed from your job simply for being a medical marijuana patient, but you’d better not show up to work stoned. “It’s really just common sense,” says Erik Williams, head of...
  • Big Four changes complexion of college football landscape

    It didn't take long after the announcement of the new bowl deal between the Southeastern Conference and Big 12 on Friday before people began talking about the death of college football as we know it. The Big Four, as many are calling it, features the...