We all know someone who can’t do anything without taking a picture of them doing it, unless we are that person. It may be annoying to some but researchers say it may be a sign of a mental illness. The mental illness has a name and that name is “selfitis”. The researchers broke it down […]
Obama says the hacks brought attention to Hillary Clinton’s email scandal and issues within the Democratic National Committee.
A New York cop shot and killed a 66-year-old Black woman wielding a bat in the Bronx on Tuesday evening. Police say they will investigate why the officer used lethal force instead of his Taser.
The Alfred Olango shooting raises more questions about the nation's police. How should they respond to the mentally ill?
Fourteen-year-old Bresha Meadows took the life of her father in July. She is currently behind bars on charges of aggravated murder. But Bresha’s family is calling her a “hero,” who saved them all from the verbally and physically abusive Jonathan Meadows. Police allege Bresha shot her father as he slept in their Warren, Ohio home, using the same gun with which […]
new report that took into account a two-year period of police-related fatalities revealed that half the individuals killed suffered from some form of disability.
He was in a Jack in the Box parking lot, wearing a hospital gown and no shoes, when a fan approached him. His eyes remained closed for two pictures, after having “wander[ed] the streets of Houston” for some time. He was asked whether he was the Delonte West, the eight-year, well-known NBA alum. To that […]
The entire police department, which consists of 12,000 officers, will receive training centered on mental health awareness.
The Denver District Attorney declined to charge the police officers involved in the death of a mentally ill man named Michael Lee Marshall, prompting the family to call for a federal investigation on Friday, KDVR reports. The incident occurred in November 2015 when Marshall–a reported homeless paranoid schizophrenic–was arrested for trespassing. While in custody at the station, police claim […]
Lakeisha Holloway "has been hit with a total of 71 charges, prosecutors said Wednesday, adding up to more than a millennium worth of jail time," the report says.
Fifteen years ago, actress Lisa Nicole Carson was enjoying the fruits of a successful acting career, known for the TV shows Ally McBeal and ER appearing in…
Romechia Simms, the Maryland mother who was found pushing her dead son on a swing for two days earlier this year, has been charged with…