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Substance Abuse (INACTIVE)

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  • Plans for skid row restaurant concern some residents

    Plans for skid row restaurant concern some residents
    When the stylish New Genesis Apartments opened last year on skid row, residents and advocates were pleased that the project would provide housing for dozens of homeless people, as well as support services aimed at tackling addiction and mental illness....
  • UFC 168: Fight by fight recap of Chris Weidman-Anderson Silva card

    UFC 168: Fight by fight recap of Chris Weidman-Anderson Silva card
    One of the UFC's biggest events of the year takes place Saturday night, featuring a pair of high profile title fights. In the main event, all-time great Anderson Silva seeks to avenge the only loss of his UFC career and regain the UFC middleweight...
  • Medi-Cal braces for New Year's jolt as Obamacare kicks in

    Medi-Cal braces for New Year's jolt as Obamacare kicks in
    It's one of the next big hurdles for the Obamacare rollout: What will happen when hundreds of thousands of low-income Californians shift from county health plans to the state's huge Medi-Cal system on Jan. 1? Judging from a similar surge in 2011,...
  • 'Sopranos' actor paroled after serving time for attempted burglary

    'Sopranos' actor paroled after serving time for attempted burglary
    Lillo Brancato Jr., the actor best known for playing a small-time wannabe hood executed by Tony Soprano on HBO's acclaimed series "The Sopranos," was paroled on Tuesday. According to the Associated Press, Brancato has been serving a 10-year sentence for...
  • Man accused of doing meth while living with toddler is due in court

    Man accused of doing meth while living with toddler is due in court
    A 26-year-old man suspected of possessing methamphetamine while living in a garage with a 1-year-old child is due in court Wednesday in Riverside County. Authorities found Chavez on Saturday in a garage in the 3200 block of Central Street in Wildomar ...
  • Toronto's crack-smoking mayor: Revenge of the hosers?

    Toronto's crack-smoking mayor: Revenge of the hosers?
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's admission that he "probably" smoked crack cocaine during "one of my drunken stupors" proved a swift and sure gift to comedy and an inspiration for Canadians' trademark talent for self-deprecation. "This is a hoser country. We...
  • 'X Factor' to air do-over after 'graphics error' for phone voting

    'X Factor' to air do-over after 'graphics error' for phone voting
    Simon Cowell made a boo-boo. Cowell's singing contest, "The X Factor," messed up its voting process during Wednesday's show, showing viewers the wrong onscreen phone numbers for dial-in votes. As a result, the producers of the Fox show are tossing out...
  • Study links obesity and early breast development in girls

    Study links obesity and early breast development in girls
    Epidemic obesity rates are the "prime driver" in a nationwide trend toward earlier and earlier breast development in young girls according to new research. In a paper published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, researchers found that the average age...
  • Jimmy Kimmel has a chat with 'Rob Ford'

    Jimmy Kimmel has a chat with 'Rob Ford'
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is the gift that keeps on giving for late-night comedians. On Wednesday, Jimmy Kimmel couldn't get the actual Rob Ford to speak, but he had the next best thing: "Parks and Recreation's" Jim O'Heir doing his best Rob Ford impression....
  • Elizabeth Vargas: ABC '20/20' newswoman in treatment for alcohol abuse

    Elizabeth Vargas: ABC '20/20' newswoman in treatment for alcohol abuse
    Elizabeth Vargas hasn't been on ABC's newsmagazine "20/20" for a while, and now we know why: The veteran newswoman is being treated for alcohol abuse, the network confirmed.  The Daily News broke the story Wednesday that Vargas, 51, checked herself into...
  • Gunman kills himself after terrorizing New Jersey shopping mall

    Gunman kills himself after terrorizing New Jersey shopping mall
    A 20-year-old gunman was dead Tuesday morning after firing at least six rounds inside a New Jersey mall in the latest gun rampage through a high-traffic, hence low-security, venue. No one was shot or injured.  Richard Shoop, 20, fired from a modified...