The Daily Buzz: April 10, 2014
LAPD cop who arrested 3,000 drunk drivers is killed in a suspected DUI accident; more than half of Aussie teens abstain from booze; and rumors claim that Peaches Geldof may have died from bulimia.
LAPD Cop Killed in Suspected DUI Had Made 3,000 Drunk-Driving Arrests
In a sad twist of fate, Veteran LAPD motorcycle officer Chris Cortejo died Wednesday after being hit by a driver suspected of being high on cocaine. Cortejo had dedicated much of his career to stopping drunk driving.
Chris Christie Opposes Legal Pot in New Jersey
The Republican Governor announced today that he will oppose a recent bill to legalize pot in the garden state. “I’m not going to do that on my watch,” he said. But Daaaaaaad!
More Than Half of Aussie Teens Don’t Drink Booze
The number of young people in Australia who abstain from drinking has dramatically risen from one third to over 50% in the last decade, according to a new survey. So much for stereotypes!
Expert Links “Selfie” Addiction to Mental Illness
Expert Dr. Pamela Rutledge explains in an article for Psychology Today that taking selfies can indicate narcissism, attention-seeking behavior and self-indulgence.
Maui Police Officer Talks About Her Meth Addiction
In an upcoming memoir, former narcotics vice cop Allison Moore talks about being hooked on meth while she was working with the DEA and investigating drug criminals by day. Addiction doesn’t care about your day job.
Did Peaches Geldof Die From Bulimia?
Doctors and sources speculates that the socialite, who was found dead on Monday at age 25, may have suffered from a severe eating disorder. Her mother, who died of a heroin OD when Geldof was a teenager, also suffered from bulimia.