| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:50 PM
A Skokie man will spend the rest of his life under court supervision after he was ordered Friday to be held indefinitely at a secure mental health facility following the brutal slaying of his daughter and granddaughter, authorities said.
In September, a...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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The Carrie Diaries In this...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 8:04 PM
It's one of the next big hurdles for the Obamacare rollout: What will happen when hundreds of thousands of low-income Californians shift from county health plans to the state's huge Medi-Cal system on Jan. 1?
Judging from a similar surge in 2011,...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:49 PM
The state's local and regional jails are currently not equipped to provide the services that their mentally ill inmates would receive in a community setting, according to the Office of the State Inspector General's 2013 report, "A Review of Mental...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 4:02 PM
In the wake of gun violence such as occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School, commissions are organized. Rarely, however, are meaningful reforms proposed.
Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Tim Murphy, R-Pa., is a...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
As a reporter, Erika Hayasaki covered disasters and American tragedies, but it wasn't until she took a college course on death that she began to understand the difference between the good and the bad way to end.
The class was called "Death in...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:13 PM
He was a handsome lad, with dark eyes and olive skin. In family photo albums, his smile was luminous, and he often had an arm around his little brother. When he was just 11, he took the initiative to raise thousands of dollars for the distraught family of...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 6:21 AM
The man who is now infamous as the "fake interpreter" at Nelson Mandela's memorial faced murder charges in 2003, South African newspaper eNCA discovered.
Thamsanqa Jantjie blames his schizophrenia, saying that he was hallucinating angels were flying...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:26 AM
People around the world are talking about Thamsanqa Jantjie, the supposed sign language interpreter who made nonsensical signs while President Obama and others spoke at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa earlier this week. But only...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:10 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — He was standing just a few feet from arguably the world's most powerful leader, President Obama, at the memorial service for arguably the world's most beloved man, Nelson Mandela.
It was the greatest moment of his...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Buried in the thousands of pages of police reports released Friday into the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details about Adam Lanza's mental health and his treatment have emerged, revealing that he was seen at the Yale Child Study Center in...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Having an unusual personality structure could be the secret to making other people laugh, scientists said on Thursday after research showed that comedians have high levels of psychotic personality traits.
In a study in the British Journal of Psychiatry,...