Mental Patient Who Escaped San Leandro Psych Hospital Captured After Carjacking, Wild ChaseAn escapee from a mental facility in San Leandro is in police custody after a crime spree and wild chase Thursday night.
DA Clears Santa Clara Officer in Fatal Shooting of Mentally Ill SuspectA Santa Clara police officer who shot and killed a mentally ill suspect in March was cleared Thursday of any wrongdoing by the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.
Stanford Scientists Prepare for Deep Dive into Las Vegas Shooter's BrainStanford scientists will perform forensic analyses, including an exam of the 64-year-old mass-murderer's brain tissue, to find any possible neurological problems.
Sinead O'Connor: 'My Entire Life is Revolving Around Not Dying'"I am one of millions -- people who suffer from mental illness are the most vulnerable people on earth."
Rio Vista Police Reunite Man Found Lost, Distressed With FamilyThe man was unable to explain who he is or where he is from but police were able to reunite him with his family Sunday afternoon.
Great America Ride Shut Down After Irking Mental Illness AdvocatesA virtual reality thrill ride featuring a trip through a haunted psychiatric ward is being shut down at Great America after some riders found it to be insensitive.
57 Guns Recovered After Man Has Reported Psychotic Breakdown In San FranciscoSan Francisco police have recovered 57 guns, including some machine guns after responding to a call about a man having a psychotic breakdown in the city’s Cow Hollow neighborhood.
Police Subdue Confused Woman Walking Through IKEA With Fake GunEmeryville officers were able to subdue and detain a woman shouting incoherently in the IKEA parking garage with a fake gun in her waistband.
Grand Jury: San Francisco Jail A ‘Default Mental Institution’The San Francisco jail system serves as a “default mental institution” due to the high number of inmates with mental health problems and needs better staffing, training and procedures for communicating and tracking information about inmates to handle the load.
Federal Health Officials Head To Palo Alto For Teen Suicide InvestigationA team of mental health experts from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be in Palo Alto this week to investigate a series of suicides by teenagers.
San Francisco Police Trained To De-Escalate Violence In Encounters With Mentally-Ill SuspectsIn the wake of a series of recent violent police confrontations with mentally ill suspects, San Francisco officers are getting advanced training in crisis intervention.
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