Napa State Hospital

Napa State Hospital Entrance (California Department of Mental Health website)

Son Who Killed Father With Sledgehammer Admitted To Napa State Mental Hospital For 3 Years

A Santa Rosa man who was charged with the sledgehammer killing of his father in October was committed to Napa State Hospital Thursday morning.


Omeed Popal (Family photo)

2006 SUV Rampage Killer Ordered To Napa State Hospital

A judge Friday ordered that a Fremont man with a history of mental illness who pleaded guilty to murdering a pedestrian with his SUV in Fremont in 2006 be placed at Napa State Hospital, potentially for the rest of his life.


Medical staff attend to a man after he says he escaped an attempted kidnapping. (CBS)

Napa Man Recovering After Jumping From Car During Alleged Kidnapping

Shane Michael Newhouse, 40, jumped out of the trunk of a green Ford sedan in the area of Soscol Avenue near Napa State Hospital around 3:30 p.m. and ran through traffic claiming he had been kidnapped, Napa police Capt. Jeff Troendly said.


Kevin Long is accused of attacking a registered nurse at Napa State Hospital on June 16, 2013. (CBS)

Sex Offender Arrested After Attack On Napa State Hospital Nurse

A registered nurse at Napa State Hospital was assaulted by a male patient at the facility Sunday night. KPIX 5 has learned a convicted sex offender was arrested in the case.



Richmond Mother Jailed For Torturing, Killing Young Son Released From State Hospital

A Richmond mother has been freed three years after a judge found her criminally insane and committed her to a mental hospital after the 2006 killing of her 8-year-old son.


A member of the Oakland Police Crime Scene Investigation Unit walks past a makeshift memorial as she enters Oikos University where a gunman had gone on a shooting rampage, April 4, 2012 in Oakland. (Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Oakland School Massacre Suspect To Be Treated At Napa State Hospital

A judge on Monday ordered the man accused of murdering seven people in a shooting rampage at Oakland’s Oikos University last April to be treated at the Napa State Hospital in a bid to restore his mental competency to stand trial.



Killer Of Rohnert Park Women To Be Released From Mental Hospital

Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Gary Medvigy Tuesday morning approved the release of Mathew Beck from Napa State Hospital to transitional housing.


Napa State Hospital Entrance (California Department of Mental Health website)

Employee At Napa State Hospital Injured In Assault

A patient at Napa State Hospital has been arrested in connection with an assault that left an employee injured.


Napa State Hospital Entrance (California Department of Mental Health website)

Murder Victim Remembered At Napa State Hospital

One year after her murder at the hands of a 37-year-old psychotic patient, Donna Gross was honored Sunday on the grounds of Napa State Hospital – where she worked and where she died.


William Ayres in court during a previous hearing. (AP)

Peninsula Psychiatrist Accused Of Molestation Sent To Mental Hospital

A San Mateo psychiatrist who was charged with molesting seven male patients in the early 1990s was committed to a state mental hospital on Wednesday.