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  • ‘Polar Bear’ sheds sympathetic light on fragile family

    In 1978, when writer-director Maya Forbes was 10 years old, her mother went away to graduate school, leaving Forbes and her little sister in the care of their mentally ill …

  • House collectively passes ‘Joel’s Law’

    OLYMPIA – Rep. Tom Dent urged his colleagues to pass “Joel’s Law” by recalling his son’s tense standoff late last year with Spokane County sheriff’s deputies. A patient of severe …

  • Man charged with marathon hoax due in court

    BOSTON — A man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings has a mental disorder, his mother …

  • Trouble not over for Jesse Jackson Jr.

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jesse Jackson Jr.’s resignation from Congress might end his once-promising political career but it doesn’t mark the end of troubles for the civil rights icon’s son. Just …

  • Spokane groups look to help sufferers of mental disorders

    By this time next year, Tom will finally have his Ph.D. completed. A 40-year old Spokane academic, Tom is smart, healthy and successful. But three years ago, he was diagnosed …

  • Brother remembers panhandler as quiet, intelligent

    A longtime panhandler found dead in a downtown parking lot Wednesday attended Spokane schools as a child but dropped out of society at 19 after failing in the Army, his …

  • Life sentence for Kim

    Bryan Kim, the mentally ill teenager convicted by a Spokane jury last month of murdering his parents, will spend the rest of his life in prison with no possibility of …



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