Stories tagged: schizophrenia
Thu., March 23, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
The young science whiz who dazzled Obama now has schizophrenia
When Joey Hudy went to the White House in 2012, the 8th grade science whiz captivated President Barack Obama – and the world – with his large, orange marshmallow cannon.He …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 4 a.m.
Schizophrenia a widely known but poorly understood mental illness
Most people have heard of schizophrenia, but it’s a poorly understood mental illness by most of society.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 12:51 p.m.
Charges dropped against mentally ill man accused of killing roommate
A man with a mental illness accused of killing his roommate last fall will be committed to a state mental hospital without standing trial.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 5:04 p.m.
Mentally ill man shot by police outside motel was also shot by police in 2014
A man was shot Monday afternoon at the West Wynn Motel in west Spokane. Anthony Altizer, maintence worker at motel, said the man was shot by a police officer.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Judge to decide where man accused of attempted murder will be locked up
During closing arguments, attorneys for Avery Latham say the 24-year-old should be found not guilty of attempted murder by reason of insanity.
Wed., Feb. 16, 2011
Judge withholds judgment on Strandberg’s mental state on day of slaying
A judge ruled late Tuesday that accused killer Cole K. Strandberg suffers from mental illness, but she withheld judgment whether he should be found not guilty by reason of insanity. …
Tue., Nov. 30, 2010
Officials identify body found in river
A man found dead in the Spokane River on Sunday had a long history of mental illness and likely committed suicide, family said on Monday. Peter L. Jose, 34, had …
Fri., Nov. 5, 2010
Mental Health wins pilot project
Spokane Mental Health is one of 10 mental health centers nationwide chosen to participate in a pilot program designed to improve the lives of people with schizophrenia. The eight-month program …
Tue., Oct. 5, 2010
Advocates seek to shine light on schizophrenia
If your house is on fire, you can count on your community to come to your aid. But if through the genetic luck of the draw you inherit a potentially …
Thu., Sept. 23, 2010, 1:59 p.m.
Spokane man dies after altercation with caretaker
Spokane police detectives are investigating the death of a 50-year-old man at an assisted living center early Monday.
Sat., Sept. 19, 2009
Field trip for escapee flies in face of ruling
A judge ruled earlier this month that a paranoid schizophrenic killer who remained at large Friday after walking away from a supervised outing was a threat to public safety because …