Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

Police Investigating CPR Refusal, Death At Bakersfield Senior Facility

Police on Monday were investigating whether there was any criminal wrongdoing in the handling of a health emergency at an independent living facility where a woman died after a nurse refused to provide CPR.


Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

Nurse At California Senior Facility Refuses CPR To Dying Woman

A Central California retirement facility is under scrutiny after a 911 call revealed a nurse refused to give an unconscious woman CPR. The woman later died.


San Francisco VA Medical Center

San Francisco VA Hospital Nurse Accused Of Stealing Pain Medication

A registered nurse at a veterans’ hospital in San Francisco has been charged in federal court with stealing Demerol pain medication from the facility.



Thousands Of Northern California Nurses To Strike On Thursday

Thousands of nurses plan to walk off the job Thursday in what’s being called the nation’s largest nurse strike ever.



Former Pelican Bay Inmate Pleads No Contest In Peninsula Rape, Assault Charges

Former Pelican Bay State Prison inmate, Francisco Ismael Merino dropped mental competency proceedings & pleaded no contest to forcible rape, assault & false imprisonment…

CBS San Francisco–07/15/2011

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

Napa State Hospital Patient Pleads Insanity To Murder

Jess Willard Massey pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday to the murder of Napa State Hospital psychiatric technician Donna Gross last year.

CBS San Francisco–06/14/2011

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

Ex-Patient Faces Trial In Napa Psychiatric Nurse Murder

A 37-year-old former patient at a state-run California mental hospital will stand trial in the strangling of a psychiatric nurse there last year.

CBS San Francisco–05/03/2011

Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez. (CBS)

Inmate Pleads Not Guilty In Martinez Jail Nurse Killing

An inmate accused of killing a nurse at the county jail in Martinez late last month pleaded not guilty to murder charges on Monday, according to court records.

CBS San Francisco–11/16/2010

Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez. (CBS)

Nurse Dies From Injuries Following Martinez Jail Attack

UPDATE: A nurse who was attacked by an inmate at the Contra Costa County jail in Martinez on Monday died from her injuries at a local hospital Thursday, according to the Contra Costa County coroner’s office.

CBS San Francisco–10/28/2010



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