| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Grieve for Miriam Carey. The 34-year-old woman who lived in Stamford did most things right in her life: She went to college, became a dental hygienist, started her own business. But by many accounts, she suffered from mental illness, which reportedly...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:52 PM
A Woodstock man with a history of severe mental illness was sentenced to 30 years in prison this evening for the grisly murder of a homeless man in 2009.
Kyle Morgan, 29, who also battled drug and alcohol addiction for years, his father testified,...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 12:00 PM
If you were to spend much time at the Airport Courthouse, a branch of the Los Angeles County Superior Court located just south of LAX, you would begin to notice lots of yellow and blue. As in yellow shirts and blue pants, the outfits worn by Los Angeles...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:20 PM
A year ago, Bernard Belisle was in a bad way. Pain throbbed in his legs all day, every day, and he was angry and irritable much of the time.
Then, he enrolled in a novel study on preventing depression in older adults at the University of Pittsburgh...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Psychiatrists are finding a place to work out what they've learned in medical school while helping a needy population in Laguna Beach.
Men and women facing mental health struggles can talk with a psychiatrist at the Friendship Shelter, a transitional...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A young woman descends into the vacuum of mental illness in "Wounded," a claustrophobic, unsatisfying debut feature from noted editor Fernando Franco. Designed to highlight the lonely paranoia that can come from undiagnosed borderline personality disorder...
| Sep 22, 2013
The breathtaking, disturbing, monumental artwork and writings of Henry Darger (1892-1973), a previously unknown and reclusive Chicago hospital janitor, were found shortly after he moved out of his apartment and into a nursing home. The works detail 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 22, 2013
In the liberal remake of "Casablanca," the police captain comes upon the scene of the shooting and orders his men to "round up the usual weapons."
It's always the weapon and never the shooter. Twelve people are murdered in a rampage at the Washington...
| Oct 8, 2013
Re "Try compassion, not prison," Column, Oct. 6
As Steve Lopez explained, 3,200 mentally ill inmates fill L.A. County jails. Many of them are charged with nonviolent offenses. Many of them are suffering needlessly. The system is inhumane.
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Megachurch pastor Rick Warren returned to the pulpit for the first time since his son's suicide in April with a sermon on how to deal with the difficulties of life.
Titled "How to Get Through What You're Going Through," the sermon delivered on...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:57 PM
WASHINGTON — For years, federal and state governments have struggled to build a background check system that can keep guns out of the hands of mentally troubled people.
Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard shows that goal remains elusive.