The family of a 9-year-old boy slain Sunday morning in Discovery Bay was unaware that a family friend staying at their house overnight was showing signs of mental illness, their lawyer said Thursday. Meanwhile, the family spoke publicly for the first time about the incident.
A former Hayward police sergeant faces nine felony counts for stealing more than $450,000 from a mentally ill woman he once arrested.
A reportedly mummified body was found inside a home in San Francisco’s Inner Richmond neighborhood Saturday so full of trash that it forced firefighters to wear oxygen masks.
Supreme Court Mulls Disability Law’s Effect On Mentally Ill Suspects In 2008 SFPD Shooting Of Schizophrenic Woman
The Supreme Court is considering whether the Americans With Disabilities Act requires police to take special precautions when trying to arrest armed and violent suspects who are mentally ill.
Filing a false report for a restraining order to remove guns from someone thought to be at risk would become a felony under a proposed bill by a Southern California assemblywoman.
A Santa Rosa man who was charged with the sledgehammer killing of his father in October was committed to Napa State Hospital Thursday morning.
Robin Williams’ three children — Zak, Zelda and Cody Williams — and Williams’ former wife Marsha Garces Williams, who is Zelda and Cody’s mother, released statements Tuesday about the actor’s death.
Link Between Humor And Grief Raises Awareness Of Depression Following Comedian Robin Williams’ Death
The death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams is bringing attention to the issue of depression and the link between humor and grief.
The measure proposed by Supervisor Mark Farrell was approved by a 9-2 vote and will allow court-ordered treatment for the severely mentally ill.
Bay Area Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Create Gun Violence Restraining Order, In Wake Of Isla Vista Rampage
The bill would let authorities confiscate guns from someone who threatens to commit violence, like the gunman in the massacre near UC Santa Barbara.