Dr. Drew On Call

Driven by current events, "Dr. Drew" on HLN focuses on the human - and human behavior - at the center of the story.

Mayor Rob Ford boogies in church -- is he OK?

Mayor Rob Ford boogies in church -- is he OK?

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford can't seem to stay out of the spotlight. Now, he’s been caught on camera getting down with a church choir.

Is his substance abuse problem under control? Dr. Drew’s Behavior Bureau weighs in.

Mom of suspended teen: ‘He hugs all his teachers’

A hug may have cost a high school senior in Georgia his chance to go to college. Sam McNair, 17, was suspended for a year after a teacher filed a sexual harassment claim against him. McNair says the hug was innocent and that the teacher never complained when he hugged her in the past.

When does hugging cross the line? Dr. Drew’s Behavior Bureau weighs in.

Prankster 'crashes' people's annoying phone calls

Prankster 'crashes' people's annoying phone calls

People who carry on loud phone conversations in public can be pretty annoying. So professional prankster Greg Benson tries to deter them by doing what he calls "cell phone crashing."

Passenger won't get off the bus, driver loses it

Passenger won't get off the bus, driver loses it

A Seattle bus driver loses his job after losing his cool with a passenger. The violent altercation between the driver and a passenger who refused to get off his bus was captured on camera. Should the driver have been fired? Dr. Drew and his Behavior Bureau weigh in.

Tonight: Colorado school shooter

Tonight: Colorado school shooter

A terrifying scene unfolded at a Colorado high school Friday, just 10 miles from where the 1999 Columbine High School massacre took place. Arapahoe High School student Karl Pierson opened fire inside the building, wounding a fellow student before killing himself. Another student suffered minor injuries.

Dr. Drew and the Behavior Bureau look at Pierson, who was apparently seeking revenge against a faculty member. What went wrong with him? Was the school somehow at fault? And why is this happening in Colorado -- again?

'Affluenza': Is it real? Can other people catch it?

'Affluenza': Is it real? Can other people catch it?

A 16-year-old who killed four people while driving drunk in Texas has been sentenced to probation after his attorneys argued that his wealthy parents were responsible for his actions because of the way he had been raised.

A psychologist testified that Ethan Couch was a product of wealth and got whatever he wanted -- and the judge agreed.

Why would 'cliff bride' take a plea deal?

Why would 'cliff bride' take a plea deal?

The Montana woman accused of pushing her new husband off a cliff in July reached a deal with prosecutors Thursday by agreeing to plead guilty to second-degree murder. Was the case against her so strong that she had no other choice? Dr. Drew's expert panel weighs in.

Read more: Bride pleads guilty in husband's cliff death

Kiss heard 'round the world: Danger or child's play?

Kiss heard 'round the world: Danger or child's play?

A 6-year-old boy in Colorado was suspended from school for kissing a female classmate on the hand. Did he deserve to be labeled a "sexual harasser" on his school record? The school's principal has since agreed to change the notation in Hunter Yelton’s file from "sexual harassment" to "misconduct."

Read more: First-grader suspended for kiss gets reprieve

'Affluenza?' Judge says boy who killed 4 not liable

'Affluenza?' Judge says boy who killed 4 not liable

A 16-year-old who killed four people while driving drunk in Texas has been sentenced to probation after his attorneys argued that his wealthy parents were responsible for his actions because of the way he had been raised.

A psychologist testified that Ethan Couch was a product of wealth and got whatever he wanted -- and the judge agreed.

Tonight: teen who killed 4 set free

Tonight: teen who killed 4 set free

A 16-year-old who killed four people while driving drunk has been sentenced to probation after his attorneys argued that his parents were responsible for his actions because of the way he had been raised.

A psychologist testified that the teen was a product of wealth and got whatever he wanted – and the judge agreed.  Find out what Dr. Drew and his guests think.

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