alcohol

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Justin Udo
January 17, 2019 - 2:40 pm
KUTZTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — If you're available to get drunk on a Thursday afternoon in April, the police need your help. The Kutztown Borough Police Department is looking for three volunteers to participate in a training course for officers to learn how to administer Standardized Field...
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Bam Margera
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January 02, 2019 - 3:32 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — Bam Margera is banking on a third stint in rehab being what he needs. The "Jackass" star posted on his official Instagram account Tuesday that he was checking himself in. "Off to alcohol rehab for the 3rd time," the caption on the photo of him holding son Phoenix Wolf...
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Dreamstime
December 24, 2018 - 3:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A drunk man fell onto the train tracks last year. Guess who he just sued? A Washington man who was visibly intoxicated left Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant last year and walked to the metro station, where he fell onto...
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Dreamstime
December 19, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that as we approach Christmas and New Year's, there are increased opportunities for celebration. There is also an increase in alcohol use by many...
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Keith Richards
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December 13, 2018 - 8:46 am
By Jack Guy (CNN) — Throughout a long and storied career in one of the most famous rock bands on the planet, Keith Richards has made no secret of his love of drink and drugs. Yet it now appears that the 74-year-old Rolling Stones guitarist has turned over something of a new leaf. After decades of...
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Kim Glovas
December 09, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Many people who struggle with alcohol or drug addiction become anxious this time of year, because temptation can be found at almost every social event. Naomi Marmorstein, a professor of Psychology at Rutgers University-Camden, says she has three suggestions for...
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Dreamstime
December 03, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When a circuit court judge calls you rip-roaring drunk, you need to re-think your decision to operate an airplane. A pilot was concerned that his co-pilot was not OK when they arrived at the Traverse City airport, so he...
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Mac Miller
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November 05, 2018 - 5:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper Mac Miller died from an accidental overdose caused by a combination of cocaine, alcohol, and the powerful opioid fentanyl, a coroner's report released Monday said. The Los Angeles County coroner's report named Miller's cause of death as "mixed toxicity" of the three...
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Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
October 13, 2018 - 11:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - State Sen. Anthony Williams led an unusual tour through his West Philadelphia district, last week. He took three members of the Liquor Control Board to see local nuisance bars. “Where are the 30 seats,” Williams asked after he burst into Jacky's Deli. Williams...
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Dreamstime
August 24, 2018 - 3:55 pm
By Sandee LaMotte (CNN) -- If you're one of the third of all humankind who drinks alcohol, take note: There's no amount of liquor, wine or beer that is safe for your overall health, according to a new analysis of 2016 global alcohol consumption and disease risk. Alcohol was the leading risk factor...
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