| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:47 PM
The Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday revised the way it evaluates police shootings, tying an officer's use of deadly force to his or her actions in the moments leading up to the incident.
The unanimous decision by the civilian panel that...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:06 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — More than four years after a 52-year-old psychiatric patient was left with a broken neck for five hours on the floor of her room at Metropolitan State Hospital, the physician responsible for her care has agreed to give up his...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:32 PM
When Tina Kinser showed up at the Fullerton police station Saturday morning, she had a flashback to the summer of 2011.
Almost everything seemed the same. The demands for justice blaring out of bullhorns. The people in Guy Fawkes masks holding signs...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:30 PM
When Tina Kinser showed up at the Fullerton police station Saturday morning she had a flashback to the summer of 2011.
Almost everything seemed the same. The demands for justice blaring out of bullhorns. The people holding signs with pictures of her...
| Jan 18, 2014
The controversial Kelly Thomas case prompted more outrage this week. After an Orange County jury found two former Fullerton police officers not guilty in the death of a schizophrenic homeless man, dozens of letter writers responded heatedly with their...
| 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 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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Source: National Eating Disorders Association
Eating disorders are real, complex and devastating conditions that can have serious consequences for a patient's health, productivity and relationships - and even kill.
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona is skydiving Wednesday, the third anniversary of a rampage that killed six people and left the legislator partially paralyzed.
Giffords, 43, was one of more than a dozen people who were wounded in...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Police are asking for the public’s helping finding a 20-year-old man suffering from schizophrenia who went missing 10 days ago from his Albany Park neighborhood home.
Pedro Rodriguez, who also goes by the nickname Arthur Pain, was last seen Nov. 3...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Last week, Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay more than $2.2 billion in civil and criminal fines to settle charges that the pharmaceutical marketed medications for unapproved purposes and rewarded doctors who inappropiately prescribed it to patients, risking...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:15 PM
In an effort to placate angry (and shortsighted) Americans, President Obama announced Thursday that they could keep their substandard health insurance plans for another year so long as insurers were still willing to offer them. Never mind that these...