| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Take a moment to evaluate your emotional state this week at the Pocono Medical Center. The hospital will conduct free and confidential depression screenings Wednesday through Friday. The initiative, recognizing National Depression Screening Day includes a...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A 45-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of a woman whose body was found buried in a shallow grave in Glen Ellyn, authorities announced Tuesday.
Myron D. Ester is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Linda Valez...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 10:00 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Early in the new season of "Homeland," which premieres Sunday on Showtime, Saul Berenson sits with a tumbler of whiskey in his hand and a defeated look on his face.
"I'm not temperamentally suited to the job," says the veteran...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:09 AM
A Florida woman stood in front of a packed courtroom in Clearwater and recounted the horrific night last year when her ex-boyfriend stabbed her 32 times and left her for dead.
Then, she forgave him.
What a saint.
The attack on Melissa Dohme began...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Glen Ellyn police are questioning a man in connection to the death of a 33-year-old Wheaton woman found buried in a shallow grave in a local park, police said late Monday.
Following a missing person report in Wheaton, police in neighboring Glen Ellyn...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I cannot write this the way I want. Doing so would invade the privacy of too many people. But I can't be silent, either.
Last week, you see, President Obama spoke before a conference of mental health advocates at the White House. It is necessary, he...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychological diagnoses end up living in the streets because they're too disabled to seek help, advocates have long argued.
The answer, they say, is permanent supportive housing, with medical,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: What is catatonia? Can it be treated?
A: Catatonia is a disorder of motor functioning. It was first described in 1874. By the turn of the 20th century, an influential psychiatrist named Emil Kraepelin had linked it to schizophrenia.
As a result, it's...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 1:02 PM
While an investigation continued into the circumstances surrounding the suspected suicide of "MasterChef" finalist Josh Marks, he was mourned Saturday by Chef Gordon Ramsay and "MasterChef" executives who worked closely with the gentle giant during the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
This is what we get for saying that television has eclipsed film as an art form: an Emmys that was just as bad as most Oscars.
Though hosted by über-showman Neil Patrick Harris and marked by the sort of dark-horse upsets (Jeff Daniels for lead in a...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:52 PM
An LAPD officer has been charged with assaulting a woman under color of authority by kicking her in the groin during an arrest last year, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office announced Thursday.
LAPD Officer Mary O’Callaghan, 48,...
| Sep 21, 2013
A mentally ill woman who stabbed her infant daughter 10 times in the face with a pair of scissors before boarding a crowded CTA bus and stabbing a woman and her young daughter was found not guilty by reason of insanity Friday.
Nancy Laroche, 34, who was...