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  • L.A. has run out of time to fix its own jails

     L.A. has run out of time to fix its own jails
    It should come as no surprise that Los Angeles County's treatment of mentally ill jail inmates falls so short of acceptable standards that the U.S. Department of Justice is seeking federal court oversight. County officials did too little for too long to...
  • Son in Mission Viejo murder-suicide remembered as conflicted young man

    Son in Mission Viejo murder-suicide remembered as conflicted young man
    In the master-planned community where they lived, the Sheers were seen as a sturdy family — squared-away churchgoers who were generous, smart, outgoing. Pastor John Steward remembers when Lydia Sheer, 54, came to him one day at Mount of Olives...
  • Parkville man shot by police after wife calls for help

    Parkville man shot by police after wife calls for help
    A Parkville man whose wife feared was suicidal was shot on his property Saturday night by Baltimore County police after firing his gun, police said. The wife had called police just before 10:45 p.m. to ask for help, saying her husband — identified...
  • Nine reported dead in assault on airport in Karachi, Pakistan

    Heavily armed attackers stormed the international airport in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, late Sunday night, prompting a gun battle that left at least five security personnel dead, officials said. Four of the attackers also died during an...
  • Police: Armed man, woman behind Las Vegas ambush that killed 3

    Police: Armed man, woman behind Las Vegas ambush that killed 3
    An armed man and woman shouting about a "revolution" opened fire and killed two Las Vegas policemen who were eating lunch in a pizza parlor on Sunday, then fatally shot a civilian in a nearby Wal-Mart store before killing themselves, police said. The...
  • Attackers storm Pakistan airport, killing 13

    Ten heavily armed attackers stormed the international airport in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, late Sunday night, prompting an hours-long gun battle that left 13 people dead before the assailants were killed, officials said. Pakistani security...
  • Taliban attacks Pakistan airport, 27 killed

    Taliban attacks Pakistan airport, 27 killed
    Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest airport Sunday and at least 27 people were killed in a dramatic nightlong battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets. The assault on Jinnah International Airport in...
  • Wrestling at Ripken Stadium: A running diary from our summer interns

    Wrestling at Ripken Stadium: A running diary from our summer interns
    Ripken Stadium — home of the Aberdeen IronBirds — was transformed into a wrestling arena Sunday night for the latest stop on TNA's Impact World Tour. In case you missed it, three dedicated and talented Baltimore Sun summer interns¬†were there...
  • L.A. County board said unaware of U.S. focus on mentally ill inmates

    L.A. County board said unaware of U.S. focus on mentally ill inmates
    A member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors says he and his colleagues were kept in the dark about the extent of federal officials' concerns about alleged mistreatment of mentally ill inmates in county jails. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas...
  • San Quentin plans psychiatric hospital for death row inmates

     San Quentin plans psychiatric hospital for death row inmates
     Under court pressure to improve psychiatric care for deeply disturbed death row inmates, state officials are moving quickly to open a 40-bed hospital at San Quentin prison to house them. The court-appointed monitor of mental health care in California's...
  • Suicides rose during Great Recession. Could some have been prevented?

    The Great Recession that began in late 2007 resulted in about 12,940 suicides in North America and Europe -- and many of them could have been prevented, researchers said Wednesday. As far back as 1897, French sociologist Emile Durkheim observed the link...