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Senior Aide to Senator Thad Cochran Charged with Drug Possession

Senior Aide to Senator Thad Cochran Charged with Drug Possession

Originally posted 04/24/2015 09:30PM

Fred Pagan, the office manager for Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, was arrested after officers from Homeland Security and the Metropolitan Police Department raided his home last Thursday and allegedly found 181.5 grams of methamphetamine, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

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Is Real Housewives Star Kim Richards Entering Rehab?

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

UpdatePosted 04/21/2015 09:30AM

RHOBH Star Kim Richards 'Says No to Rehab' for Now: Source

Originally posted 04/20/2015 08:40PM

Despite concern about her sobriety and her arrest last week for public intoxication, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kim Richards is holding off going to rehab right now, a longtime family friend tells PEOPLE.

"As of now, she is saying no to rehab," says the friend. "People are trying to get her to go. A lot of people are worried about her."

Richards, 50, was arrested early Thursday morning after officers responded to "a report of a possible fight" at the Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel at around 1:30 a.m.

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Troubled Real Housewives Star Kim Richards to Appear on Dr. Phil

Troubled Real Housewives Star Kim Richards to Appear on Dr. Phil

Originally posted 04/20/2015 11:45PM

Kim Richards has already booked her first TV appearance since her arrest for public intoxication – but it won't be for a special edition of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Dr. Phil has snagged Richards for an interview following her arrest Thursday morning at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

"I was angry and frightened and I was scared. I knew what I had done," Richards told Dr. Phil, according to an early transcript. "The whole night is my fault. None of this would have happened if I didn’t drink."

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Demi Lovato Wishes Joe Jonas a 'Happy #420' in Throwback Photo with Miley Cyrus

Demi Lovato Wishes Joe Jonas a 'Happy #420' in Throwback Photo with Miley Cyrus

Originally posted 04/20/2015 05:10PM

Demi Lovato poked fun at her friend Joe Jonas in a cheeky Instagram post on 4/20, widely known as an unofficial holiday celebrating marijuana.

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Rihanna Sets the Record Straight About Drug Accusations

Rihanna Sets the Record Straight About Drug Accusations

Originally posted 04/14/2015 06:10PM

Rihanna is reportedly firing back after fans accused her of snorting cocaine at Coachella in a viral Vine video that surfaced online Tuesday.

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A Year After Alcohol Overdose, Sum 41's Deryck Whibley Gets His Life Back on Track

Sum 41's Deryck Whibley, a Year After Alcohol Overdose: 'I'm in the Best Shape of My Life'

Originally posted 04/08/2015 04:30PM

Nearly a year after Deryck Whibley almost killed himself from drinking too much alcohol, the Sum 41 lead vocalist now says he's "in the best shape" of his life and realizes "there's this whole world out there."

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Jon Hamm Completes Rehab for Alcohol Abuse | Jon Hamm

Jon Hamm Completes Rehab for Alcohol Abuse Before Mad Men Premiere

Originally posted 03/24/2015 10:20PM

His character Don Draper, is famous for his demons, and it turns out Jon Hamm has been battling his own, too.

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Liza Minnelli Enters Rehab for Substance Abuse | Liza Minnelli

UpdatePosted 03/19/2015 07:55AM

Liza Minnelli Enters Rehab for Substance Abuse

Originally posted 03/18/2015 08:30PM

Liza Minnelli has been admitted to a treatment facility for substance abuse, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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Parks and Recreation Co-Executive Producer Harris Wittels Dies: Amy Poehler and More Pay Tribute

Originally posted 02/20/2015 10:05AM

[BRIGHTCOVE "20902901" "" "peoplenow"] Following a possible overdose, Harris Wittels was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Thursday night, reports Entertainment Weekly. He was 30.

At the Unite4:Humanity event in Beverly Hills on Thursday, Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler paid homage to Wittels during her acceptance of the unity award: "So, here's my daily life – today, I lost a friend. I lost a dear, young man in my life who was struggling with addiction and died. Just a few hours before we came," she said.

"Jane [Aronson] and I sat and talked about it. I'm sharing it with you because life and death live so close together and we walk that fine line every day and at the end of the day when things happen in our lives, we turn to people that we love, and we look to our family and our community for support, and we lean on people in a hope that they will ease our pain," Poehler finished.

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