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  • FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2012 file photo, inmates walk around a recreation yard at the Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy, Calif.
  • As mental hospitals closed or were scaled back, prisons and county jails have become housing for many of the state's mentally ill.
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prison, mental health, california news
  • A pregnant woman who drove a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean is being charged with attempted murder and aggravated child abuse.
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children, mental health, caught on tape, rescue, child abuse, crime, parenting, news
  • Pregnant woman and three kids rescued from minivan in ocean
  • Authorities in Florida are questioning a pregnant mother after she drove her minivan into the ocean with her three children inside.
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children, mental health, caught on tape, rescue, national/world
  • Pregnant woman and three kids rescued from minivan in ocean
  • Authorities in Florida are questioning a pregnant mother after she drove her minivan into the ocean with her three children inside.
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children, mental health, caught on tape, rescue, news
  • Candy DeWitt
  • The mother of a man charged with killing Berkeley resident Peter Cukor says Laura's Law could have prevented the murder.
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berkeley, lawsuit, crime, murder, disability, mental health, health care, east bay news, carolyn tyler
  • Candy DeWitt
  • The mother of a man charged with killing Berkeley resident Peter Cukor says Laura's Law could have prevented the murder.
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berkeley, murder, mental health, disability, crime, lawsuit, laws, news
  • The LA city attorney has announced a $200K settlement with a hospital accused of improperly discharging a patient to Skid Row.
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lawsuit, mental health, homeless, transportation, los angeles, california news
  • Got Kids? no guns sign
  • Advocates for stricter gun laws held remembrance events in San Francisco to honor victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.
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connecticut school shooting, school shooting, shooting, children, guns, mental health, vigil, nancy pelosi, san francisco news
  • A makeshift memorial with crosses for the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre stands outside a home in Newtown, Conn., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, the one-year anniversary of the shootings.
  • Vigils were held across the U.S. to mark the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre in Newtown.
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connecticut school shooting, school shooting, shooting, children, guns, mental health, vigil, national/world
  • Rallies held in SF to remember Newtown victims
  • Advocates for stricter gun laws held remembrance events in San Francisco to honor victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.
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connecticut school shooting, school shooting, shooting, children, guns, mental health, vigil, nancy pelosi, news
  • Flowers for Sandy Hook victims
  • Vigils were held across the U.S. to mark the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre in Newtown.
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connecticut school shooting, school shooting, shooting, children, guns, mental health, vigil, news
  • The Exploratorium is expanding into new territory with a growing number of exhibits that focus on how people feel, think and interact.
  • The Exploratorium is expanding into new territory with a growing number of exhibits that focus on how people feel, think and interact.
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exploratorium, mental health, news
  • The Exploratorium is expanding into new territory with a growing number of exhibits that focus on how people feel, think and interact.
  • The Exploratorium is expanding into new territory with a growing number of exhibits that focus on how people feel, think and interact.
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exploratorium, mental health, assignment 7
  • In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, Connecticut State Police lead a line of children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 after a shooting at the school.
  • Saturday marks the first anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
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connecticut school shooting, school shooting, shooting, children, guns, mental health, vigil, news
  • In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, Connecticut State Police lead a line of children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 after a shooting at the school.
  • Saturday marks the first anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
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connecticut school shooting, school shooting, shooting, children, guns, mental health, vigil, national/world
  • In this photo provided by the Newtown Bee, Connecticut State Police lead a line of children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 after a shooting at the school.
  • A court ordered the release of the Newtown 911 tapes last week, after a legal challenge by The Associated Press.
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connecticut school shooting, school shooting, shooting, children, guns, mental health, news
  • CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom
  • The widow of a California Highway Patrol officer killed in the line of duty is teaming up with an organ donor registry to launch a special license plate.
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shooting, CHP, contra costa county, guns, mental health, east bay news
  • Miriam Carey and her sisters
  • The sisters of a woman fatally shot after trying to ram her car through a White House barrier say police should not have killed her.
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shooting, senate, house of representatives, supreme court, congress, barack obama, white house, mental health, news
  • Fallen CHP officer remembered 1 year later
  • One year ago today, a CHP officer lost his life near when a routine traffic stop turned deadly.
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shooting, CHP, contra costa county, guns, mental health, news
  • CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom
  • A solemn anniversary, as Thursday marks one year since Bay Area CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom was killed in the line of duty.
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shooting, CHP, contra costa county, guns, mental health, east bay news, alan wang
  • Missing Brentwood woman Blanca Millerstrom
  • Police say a missing elderly Brentwood woman who suffers from the early stages of dementia has been found.
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brentwood, oakland, lake merritt, missing person, seniors, mental health, east bay news
  • Baby Aaron
  • A convicted baby killer is about to be set free after a court reversed Governor Jerry Brown's decision to deny parole.
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jerry brown, inmates, prison, mental health, supreme court, seniors, crime, california news, nannette miranda
  • Baby Aaron
  • A convicted baby killer is about to be set free after a court reversed Governor Jerry Brown's decision to deny parole.
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jerry brown, inmates, prison, mental health, supreme court, seniors, crime, news
  • Person handcuffed after fatal crash and standoff in Oakland
  • A panel of judges rejected Gov. Brown's attempt to circumvent its long-standing order for reducing Calif.'s prison population.
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jerry brown, inmates, prison, mental health, supreme court, seniors, news
  • Napa State Hospital
  • ABC7 News has learned a patient attacked a nurse at Napa State Hospital on Sunday.
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napa state hospital, napa, mental health, north bay news
  • Fremont police shot and killed a mentally ill man who injured two of his family members Sunday morning.
  • Fremont police shot and killed a mentally ill man armed with a knife who attacked and injured two of his own family members.
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crime, fremont, shooting, mental health, violence, domestic violence, news
  • Fremont police shot and killed a mentally ill man who injured two of his family members Sunday morning.
  • Fremont police shot and killed a mentally ill man armed with a knife who attacked and injured two of his own family members.
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crime, fremont, shooting, mental health, violence, domestic violence, east bay news
  • Man in a wheelchair
  • The ACLU of Nevada is joining a federal lawsuit challenging the practice of sending state psychiatric hospital patients out of state.
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las vegas, sacramento, ACLU, lawsuit, mental health, homeless, transportation, politics video
  • Woman at a shooting range
  • The Santa Monica shooting spree has given California lawmakers another reason to renew the debate over stricter gun control.
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democrats, republicans, guns, shooting, southern california, mental health, politics video
  • Bullets
  • Democrats in the state Senate have passed a series of firearms bills intended to reduce the chances for widespread carnage.
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shooting, laws, guns, senate, democrats, republicans, mental health, connecticut school shooting, colorado theater shooting, politics video
  • A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a dramatic 4-alarm fire that gutted several Palo Alto businesses in 2007.
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san jose, palo alto, east palo alto, fire, mental health, prison, caught on tape, arson, peninsula news
  • Ruben Ramirez has been arrested for a triple stabbing that left a grandmother and her grandson dead, and another child hurt.
  • Ruben Ramirez has been arrested for a triple stabbing that left a grandmother and her grandson dead, and another child hurt.
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children, crime, san jose, santa clara county, alum rock, child death, violence, mental health, news
  • Ruben Ramirez is a person of interest in a triple stabbing in San Jose
  • Ruben Ramirez has been arrested for a triple stabbing that left a grandmother and her grandson dead, and another child hurt.
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children, crime, san jose, santa clara county, alum rock, child death, violence, mental health, south bay news, david louie
  • Ruben Ramirez is a person of interest in a triple stabbing in San Jose
  • A toddler remains hospitalized after a triple stabbing at a home near SJ that left her grandmother and 1-year-old cousin dead.
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children, crime, san jose, santa clara county, alum rock, child death, violence, mental health, news
  • Emergency officials say a fire that raced through a psychiatric hospital near Moscow killed all 38 people inside.
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fire, mental health, national/world
  • Oikos University memorial with flowers
  • Two memorial concerts will be held this weekend for the victims of the Oikos University shooting.
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shooting, crime, oakland, Oikos shooting, napa state hospital, mental health, east bay news
  • Ex-Yahoo execs kids stabbed to death by nanny
  • A New York City nanny charged with stabbing two small children to death has been found fit for trial.
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child death, children, crime, new york, yahoo, noe valley, violence, murder, mental health, national/world
  • SF Veterans Justice Court
  • There's a new program in SF that helps military veterans who get into trouble with the law. It's called "Veterans Justice Court."
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veterans, military, crime, drugs, homeless, jobs, unemployment, mental health, news
  • SF Veterans Justice Court
  • There's a new program in SF that helps military veterans who get into trouble with the law. It's called "Veterans Justice Court."
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veterans, military, crime, drugs, homeless, jobs, unemployment, mental health, san francisco news, vic lee
  • A major cleanup at a homeless encampment in downtown San Jose along the Guadalupe River got underway Friday morning
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san jose, homeless, unemployment, mental health, caltrans, mineta san jose international airport, SJPD, south bay news
  • Tuesday marks the first anniversary of the shooting massacre at Oikos University in Oakland.
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shooting, crime, oakland, Oikos shooting, napa state hospital, mental health, east bay news
  • One Goh
  • A judge has declared One Goh, the man accused in the Oikos University shooting rampage, mentally incompetent to stand trial.
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shooting, crime, oakland, Oikos shooting, napa state hospital, mental health, east bay news, vic lee
  • One Goh
  • A hearing will be held to determine where a man accused of fatally shooting seven people at Oikos University will be sent.
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shooting, crime, oakland, Oikos shooting, napa state hospital, mental health, east bay news
  • Inmates await treatment at the new mental health treatment unit at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville, Calif.,
  • A federal judge struggled with how to gauge whether conditions for mentally ill inmates have improved enough.
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health care, jerry brown, prison, mental health, politics video
  • CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom
  • Officials have released the results of an investigation into last year's murder of CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom.
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shooting, CHP, contra costa county, guns, mental health, east bay news
  • Matthew Aaron Llaneza
  • The San Jose man accused of trying to detonate a car bomb at an Oakland bank pleaded not guilty in federal court.
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FBI, taliban, san jose, oakland, terrorism, crime, bank of america, mental health, local news
  • The trial has finally started in one of the worst workplace killings in Silicon Valley.
  • A man accused of slaying three managers at SiPort in 2008 was found guilty Friday of three counts of first-degree murder.
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silicon valley, santa clara, shooting, murder, trials, mental health, south bay news
  • The City of San Jose is planning a major cleanup Monday at a homeless encampment along the Guadalupe River.
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san jose, homeless, unemployment, mental health, caltrans, mineta san jose international airport, south bay news
  • Bomb plot supplies
  • A man accused of a plot to blow up a bank in Oakland may have to go a mental health evaluation before his case moves forward.
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FBI, taliban, san jose, oakland, terrorism, crime, bank of america, mental health, local news, mark matthews
  • People in yoga class
  • A new study reveals that people with mental health disorders may benefit from a little yoga.
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mental health, health