mental illness

Did Drizzy go too far, or is hip-hop becoming too sensitive for conflict?

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.

African-Americans accounted for 35 percent of those shot by the city's police, while Latinos accounted for 57 percent killed by them.

After being diagnosed with schizophrenia, Romechia Simms allowed her son to die of hypothermia and dehydration while on a swing set. A judge is allowing Simms to seek medical treatment for her mental illness in lieu of prison.

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…

The man who carried an airsoft pellet gun and a hatchet into the Carmike Hickory 8 Cinema in Antioch, Tennessee was killed Wednesday.

Chiara de Blasio, the daughter of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York First Lady Chirlaine McCray, has officially commenced her role as advocate…