Update: Mother Who Heard Voices Drowned Both Sons

A Pennsylvania woman, Laurel Michelle Schlemmer, 40, drowned her three-year-old son in a bathtub. She also attempted to drown her six-year-old son because “crazy voices” told her she would be a better mother to her third child if the other two Continue reading

Weekend Reads: Stalking Mom & Guilty Verdict For Man With Schizophrenia

Google Studying Employees Did you know that Google is running a century-long study about how people work? Their employees are serving as study participants. So far they have found there are two major approaches to work-life balance: segmentors and integrators. Continue reading

Congressional Hearing Addresses Psychiatric Bed Shortage

Wednesday, the Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing about the significant decrease in the psychiatric bed shortage. One of the witnesses includes the outspoken Sheriff of Cook County Thomas Dart. Mr. Dart has been trying to do everything Continue reading

Evidence That Columbia Mall Shooter Was Suicidal, Idolized Columbine Shooters

The Howard County Police Department recently held a news conference sharing information about the investigation into the January shooting at the Columbia Mall. The shooting occurred on the morning of January 25, 2014 when Darion Marcus Aguilar, 19, entered the Continue reading

Death Penalty for Jodi Arias is Not Cruel and Unusual or Double Jeopardy, Rules Judge

Jodi Arias’ attorney’s filed a motion to dismiss the death penalty. They tried to argue that it is cruel and unusual punishment and thus unconstitutional “because permitting a retrial after hung jury in the penalty phase… violates double jeopardy and Continue reading

Teen With Schizophrenia Shot and Killed By Police In Front of Family

18-year-old Keith Vidal was shot and killed by a police officer Sunday when authorities responded to a call for help from family members. Keith was in the midst of a schizophrenic episode. According to early reports, Keith had picked up Continue reading