| Jun 16, 2013
| 7:15 PM
From what I've been reading, the Santa Monica killer was packing an illegal assault rifle and 40 high-capacity ammunition magazines. He sprayed 100 bullets and had access to 1,300.
And, oh yes, he was a mental case.
The guy's exact background and...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Over the objections of Los Angeles County mental health officials, a judge Thursday ordered an 86-year-old murder defendant to remain in the government's care and not be released to a family member.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Norman Shapiro...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:38 PM
ATLANTA (Reuters) - A 20-year-old man who fired an AK-47 in a suburban Atlanta elementary school has a history of mental illness and once threatened in a Facebook message to kill his brother, according to the suspect's lawyer and family.
A school clerk...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two of those 25 kids (8.3% to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Five organizations in Pennsylvania that serve low-income families, mentally ill people and groups that traditionally lack health insurance will split $2.7 million to hire "navigators" to explain Obamacare insurance to consumers.
The recipients include...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Amanda Bynes' involuntary mental health hospitalization was extended Friday by a judge.
The actress is being held at a Ventura psychiatric facility following her detention last month by Ventura County sheriff's deputies after she set a fire in a...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:52 PM
SACRAMENTO — Democratic leaders of the state Senate on Wednesday proposed an extra $200 million annually for rehabilitation, drug and mental health treatment as an alternative to Gov. Jerry Brown's plan for reducing prison crowding.
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:07 PM
Dr. William Glasser, a psychiatrist, education reform advocate and bestselling author whose unorthodox emphasis on personal responsibility for mental problems sold millions of books, caught the attention of educators and earned him an international...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The University of Connecticut earlier this month banned all sex between professors and undergraduate students. Yale University did the same in 2010. (Well, at least both schools have tried to ban it.)
The idea is to protect both students and the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:00 PM
I don't need a psychologist (or a sociologist for that matter) to give me insight on the inner workings of the mind of a former Disney star.
After all, I've got a 13-year-old daughter. Enough said.
Camiryn has been schooling me on the furor...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:28 PM
A former Costa Mesa police officer and a cadre of other law-enforcement veterans say they believe they've come up with a viable plan to prevent violence in schools
Jess Gilman, a 27-year police veteran, retired from Costa Mesa's department in October....