Mental illness

A man who was jailed and tased twice during a suspected carjacking is dead just eight hours after his arrest. Lashano Gilbert, a medical school graduate from the Bahamas, was arrested in New London, Conn. on carjacking charges on Friday evening. Police say Gilbert was in town visiting family when he tried to carjack a woman. When […]

Amanda Bynes is in big trouble. The former-actress was arrested earlier this week after being pulled over by Van Nuys, CA police and failing multiple routine sobriety tests. She was arrested on suspicion of DUI, and it was later discovered that she was under the influence of Adderall, which she is prescribed by a doctor. […]

Let’s cut the sh*t. Being “ironic” has gone far enough. And this morning, outraged over a faded, blood-spattered Kent State University sweatshirt being sold in their stores, the public let repeat offender Urban Outfitters know. Mocking the events of May 4, 1970, where four students were killed during Vietnam War protests by the Ohio National Guard […]

In July, two Fire Department, City of New York Emergency Medical Technicians intervened to stop four police officers from beating a mentally ill patient who was handcuffed on a stretcher. A report obtained by the New York Daily News details the July 20 event that injured the handcuffed man. The emotionally disturbed patient was punched multiple […]

In the wake of Friday’s shooting rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara, gunman Elliot Rodger’s disdain for women, men who were with those women, and his overall misogynistic tendencies were hard to ignore. Through a 140-page manifesto riddled with promises to punish the women who rejected the virgin — a failed attraction he dubbed […]

Shortly after 22-year-old Elliot Rodger, son of a second-unit director on The Hunger Games, shot and killed six in a rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara on Friday night, authorities found his disturbing 140-page manifesto, detailing his frustrations with female rejection and expressing his vow to punish all women for not being attracted to him. […]

The women of UConn have joined their fellow basketball team as NCAA champions. The Huskies defeated Norte Dame 79-58 for their fifth undefeated season. The ladies have also made history along with the male basketball team by being the first Division I men and women teams to win the title. They also took the title back in 2004. [Courant]  […]

UPDATE: Thursday Jan. 9, 2014 According to Think Progress, two of the cops involved in the shooting have been cleared by an internal investigation. One officer, Southport Officer Bryon Vassey, remains on paid administrative leave. —– The last thing Mark Wilsey and his wife wanted when they called the police to help their son get […]

Amanda Bynes’ parents have had little to say about their daughter’s erratic behavior and even less to say since her hospitalization. Lynn Bynes, who was granted conservatorship over her 27-year-old after an incident in which she set fire to a neighbor’s driveway in California, is breaking her silence for the first time and shutting down […]

Amanda Bynes is finally getting the help she needs, but great health care doesn’t come cheap! The troubled starlet has been hospitalized since an incident in which she started a fire in a stranger’s driveway in Thousand Oaks, California. The retired actress is being treated for schizophrenia, though she has yet to be officially diagnosed. […]

Yesterday a California Judge ruled that Amanda Bynes is to remain hospitalized. Amanda is being held for further psychiatric evaluation after starting a small fire in a stranger’s driveway, inadvertently setting her pants on fire and injuring her small dog. Amanda stood before a judge yesterday after reports that she was responding to medication generally […]