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Ted Woodward
October 14, 2019 - 2:05 pm
A homeless woman and man were shot in downtown Wichita, leading police to arrest another homeless person, 45-year-old Dexter Solomon. At about 8:00 a.m. Sunday, a bicyclist found a 33-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man lying on the sidewalk, suffering from gunshot wounds near Broadway & Lewis...
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Ted Woodward
September 06, 2019 - 1:42 pm
Gunfire not far from downtown Wichita, east of Kellogg & Washington. At about 8:45 p.m. Thursday, police were called to Lewis & Pattie to the report of a suspicious character with a weapon. Police encountered 48-year-old Kerry Ordway. They say was having a "mental-health crisis"; he was...
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Ted Woodward
August 28, 2019 - 2:02 pm
Twice on Tuesday, Wichita police were called by family-members to respond to the scene of a man experiencing what was called a "mental-health crisis." The initial encounter was late Tuesday morning at a home in the 1100 block of N. Amidon, alongside Sim Park Golf Course in the Riverside...
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June 22, 2019 - 8:20 pm
The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry, pleading and desperate. She'd called every day that past week, begging for help. I need my medicine, she demanded. I have to get out of here! she screamed. Fillmore was in the Duchesne County Jail on a charge of...
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FILE - In a Aug. 20, 2016 file photo, Brian Wilson performs at Elmwood Park Amphitheater in Roanoke, Va. Brian Wilson has postponed his upcoming June 2019 tour due to mental health concerns. The Beach Boys singer said in a statement Thursday, June 6, 2019 that he postponed the Pet Sounds and Greatest Hits Live tour after a recent surgery caused him to feel “mentally insecure.”. (Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP, File)
June 06, 2019 - 3:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beach Boys singer Brian Wilson has postponed his June tour over mental health concerns. Wilson, 76, said in a statement Thursday that he postponed the Pet Sounds and Greatest Hits Live tour after a recent surgery caused him to feel "mentally insecure." The singer says he's dealt...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2016, file photo, San Francisco police officers wait while homeless people collect their belongings in San Francisco. San Francisco supervisors consider legislation Tuesday, June 4, 2019, allowing the city to force mentally ill drug addicts into housing and treatment for up to a year. Mayor London Breed says it's inhumane to let addicts languish on the streets, but homeless advocates say the measure is extreme and a violation of civil rights. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
June 04, 2019 - 8:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco officials decided Tuesday to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction into treatment, even if it goes against the spirit of a city known for its fierce protection of civil rights. Several members of the Board of Supervisors voiced deep...
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Ahsaki Chachere arranges flowers Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at the memorial for Pamela Turner, who was killed Monday night during a confrontation with a Baytown Police officer at The Brixton Apartments complex in Baytown, Texas. (Godofredo A Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 16, 2019 - 2:57 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area police officer knew his neighbor suffered from mental illness and should have offered assistance when that was apparent, but instead he fatally shot the 44-year-old woman, a lawyer for the victim's family said Thursday. Pamela Turner had struggled with paranoid...
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Steve & Ted
May 16, 2019 - 8:51 am
Steve and Ted talk to Dr. Sanjay Gupta about multiple health problems in the U.S. including mental health, opioids, and infectious diseases and vaccines.
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Joie Henney, 65, hugs his emotional support alligator named Wally inside their home in York Haven, Pa. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Henney said he received approval from his doctor to use Wally as his emotional support animal after not wanting to go on medication for depression. (Heather Khalifa/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
January 26, 2019 - 12:10 pm
YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man says his emotional support alligator helps him deal with his depression. Joie Henney, 65, said his registered emotional support animal named Wally likes to snuggle and give hugs, despite being a 5-foot-long alligator. The York Haven man said he received...
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January 20, 2019 - 5:32 am
Lawyers for Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said Friday that his confidential medical records were improperly disclosed to a state investigative panel by someone in the Broward Sheriff's Office. The attorneys asked Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer to hold another hearing on whether the...
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