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Mom posts photos of son 7 months apart to show effects of addiction
The mother, who hasn’t seen or heard from her son in weeks, hesitantly shared her story on Facebook in an attempt to help other families. She shared two photos of her son taken 7 months apart and it was all the result of an addiction to heroin and meth (source)
Ohio police post photo of passed-out parents with child in backseat after alleged overdose
Gas Station Clerks High on Heroin
Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge just became the first person in history to finish a marathon in under 2 hours
Mexico Mayor Dragged Through Streets From Back of Truck For Not Delivering on Campaign Promises
A group of angry farmers in southern Mexico captured the mayor of their village before dragging him through the streets while tied to the back of a truck after villagers claim that he failed to deliver on major election campaign promises.
Police eventually freed Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández, the mayor of Las Margaritas municipality in the state of Chiapas, who suffered no major injuries following the violent ordeal.
Police Caught a Pigeon Wearing a Backpack Full of Ecstasy Pills
Authorities in Kuwait captured a homing pigeon that was smuggling drugs in a makeshift backpack, according to local publication Al Arabiya.
The pigeon was reportedly coming from Iraq when customs employees tracked and captured it at the border, upon which they noticed it had strapped to its back a camouflaged knapsack stuffed with contraband. A total of 178 pills were seized in the incident.
Colombian Gang Put A $70,000 Bounty On A Drug-Sniffing Dog
Her talent for sniffing out drugs has led to the capture of at least 245 people and the seizure of 9 tons of cocaine from the powerful Urabeños gang in Colombia.
But now Sombra, a 6-year-old German shepherd who is incredibly popular among children and adults alike, is in danger.
The Urabeños mafia has put a bounty of 200 million pesos ($70,000) on her head, according to Colombian police, so the dog had to be moved to Bogota’s El Dorado airport over fears for her safety.
“The fact they want to hurt Sombra and offer such a high reward for her capture or death shows the impact she’s had on their profits,” a police spokesperson told the Telegraph.
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Shocking video shows the Hard Rock Hotel site collapse in New Orleans’ French Quarter that killed at least 1
Cyclist Janez Brajkovic leg after a race
Service dog training to stop repetitive behaviors
Summer Share Price Performance for Uber, Lyft, Zoom, Pinterest & Slack
X-ray of mountain biker who went chin first into a rock
Girl’s jaw hung by 1cm of skin after horse riding accident. Emily Eccles’ injuries were the worst her surgeon had seen outside a war zone. Ricardo Mohammed-Ali, facial reconstructive surgeon rebuilt her face during a 5 1/2 hour operation. The picture is her 1 month later back in school. (article)
This man’s grandma has Alzheimer’s, and she wasn’t drinking water. So he invented “edible water” that looks like candy, so patients with dementia can stay hydrated (article)