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Huntington Beach has been halved, and two halves do not make a whole! The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has cut our city in half, with two state senators representing our bifurcated city ("Redistricting changes 2012 electoral battles," Aug....
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — With the stakes for their client literally life or death, defense attorneys for James E. Holmes on Thursday again challenged the constitutionality of Colorado's law governing insanity pleas. Holmes, 25, is accused in the July...
Tags: James Holmes, U.S. Supreme Court, Prisons, Laws, Murder
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25 percent of adults in the United States are living with mental illness; however, the outlook for persons with mental illness today is much brighter than it was even a decade ago due to...
Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky wants the board to consider tearing down part of the troubled Men's Central Jail and building a facility to house mentally ill and drug addicted inmates, which he says would offer all prisoners a better chance...
Regarding your article about the teen girl accused of plotting her father's murder with her boyfriend ("Troubled child on a dark path," May 19), I found the article filled with misleading information and misinformation. First, the article tells us she...
It's not often a Florida governor gets caught in the crossfire between gun enthusiasts and the National Rifle Association. Unfortunately, that's where Gov. Rick Scott finds himself, thanks to a reasonable gun-control bill awaiting his signature. HB 1355...
When people think of gun violence, they typically think of a masked robber or a disturbed young man with an assault rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. In truth, the most common victim of fatal gun violence is a distraught man who, alone in a...
Tags: Rick Scott, Suicide, Orlando, Judges, Depression
Go to a busy street in your community and count the next 25 adolescents who walk, bike, skateboard, stroll or saunter past. Odds are that two of those 25 kids (8.3% to be exact) would own up to having experienced 14 or more days in the last month that...
More than a month after the shooting rampage in Newtown, Conn., mental health professionals stated that psychological disorders often emerge before people enter high school; however, only a small percentage of students ever receives necessary intervention...
These groups meet regularly. Bereavement Support Group — Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. This group is for adults who are mourning the loss of a loved one. All are welcome. St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Room 105, 8300 Old Columbia Road, Fulton. 410-792-...
Gov. Jerry Brown has made it clear how unhappy he is about having to produce a plan to reduce the inmate population of California's prisons by another 9,000. Under the 2011 realignment law, the state has already lowered the prisoner count by 43,000 by...
Daily American Staff WriterIt is hard for inmates to break the cycle of crime — and returning to jail. Somerset County Jail Warden Greg Briggs said at the March jail board meeting that Somerset County has a 41 percent recidivism rate of inmates sent to state prison who...
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