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Supreme Court: Police Immune Over Shooting, Arrest Of Schizophrenic Woman In San Francisco

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that police are immune from a lawsuit arising from the arrest and shooting of a mentally ill woman in San Francisco.


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Dealing With Mental Illness In Our Homes, An Expert Weighs In

Dr. David Tolin from the Institute of Living dispels some common myths about mental illness.


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Berkeley Citizens Rights Groups Demand Answers In Death Of Mentally Ill Suspect

Members of several community groups raised concerns Thursday about the way the Berkeley Police Department handled an incident with a mentally ill man who died in a struggle with officers two weeks ago.


Crime scene investigators work the scene of a shooting that killed seven at Oikos University April 3, 2012 in Oakland. (Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Accused Oakland School Shooter Mentally Incompetent

A psychiatrist has concluded that the man accused of killing seven people in a shooting rampage at Oakland’s Oikos University earlier this year is incompetent to stand trial, the man’s attorney said Monday.



Schizophrenic Son Stabs Woman In Oakland Home

A woman was stabbed by her son in her Oakland home early Wednesday morning. Police responded to reports of a stabbing in the 1000 block of 53rd Street at 4:40 a.m., police said.