Brinda Sue McCoy (credit: Orange County District Attorney's Office)

Oceanside Police Chief, Former Councilman’s Wife Convicted Of Assault On A Police Officer

The wife of Oceanside’s police chief and former Cypress City Councilman Frank McCoy was convicted Monday of five counts of assault on a police officer during a 2010 standoff.


Anthony Orban

Former Police Officer Says Zoloft Made Him Kidnap, Rape Woman

Attorneys for a former Westminster police officer are using the Zoloft defense — they say he was using the anti-depressant and isn’t responsible for kidnapping and raping a woman in 2010.


Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Metta World Peace Teams Up With County, LAUSD To Promote Mental Health Awareness

Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, is teaming up with the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health to encourage students to utilize mental health services.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/01/2012

(credit: CBS)

Man Whose Wife Is Accused Of Drowning Their Daughter Speaks Out

A heartbroken father is speaking out about the tragedy that unfolded inside his South Los Angeles home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2012

After her older sister was murdered, Tanya Brown's life derailed. She talked with Suzie Suh about finding the road back. (credit: CBS)

Nicole Brown Simpson’s Younger Sister Talks About How The Murder Led Her To A Psych Ward

It was a crime and verdict that stunned a nation, but the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson — O.J. Simpson’s ex-wife — literally destroyed her younger sister, Tanya.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/03/2011


Lots Of Women Get Depressed When They Also Battle Being Moms With ADD

If you’re a mom pulled in a million different directions — work, soccer practice, a dinner party, play dates — you’re not alone. There are plenty of moms out there who are depressed because they never can get through their “to do” lists.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/29/2011

Smoke Streams Out Of North Tower

UC Irvine Study: 9-11 Attacks Made Us More Stressed, Sicker

UC Irvine researchers say the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks made us a sicker nation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/28/2011

money debt income

More Americans Stressed Over Debt; Minorities Lose Financial Footing

As the U.S. economic recovery begins to show signs of slowing, more Americans are facing mounting debt totals while their pocketbooks continue to shrink — and minorities may be the hardest hit.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/27/2011

discount dollar

Analyst: Even Dollar Stores Struggling In ‘Obama Depression’

99-Cents Only and other stores are seeing their sales decline after years of growth — and one analyst said on Monday it’s another sign of even deeper downturn.


(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hiring In May Plunges To 8-Month Low; Millions Give Up On Job Hunt

The weakened job market saw employers in May adding the fewest jobs in eight months, while the official unemployment rate inched up to 9.1 percent.


(credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Stocks Sink On Jobs Slowdown; CNBC Trader Warns Of ‘Great, Great Depression’

Wall Street may be giving up on its hope for a robust economic recovery in the U.S. — with one trader warning of even rockier times ahead.


(credit: iStockphoto)

Second-Hand Stress Could Lead To Serious Health Problems

You have heard of secondhand smoke, but how about secondhand stress? As it turns out it is as contagious as the common cold but with much more serious consequences.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/23/2011

(credit: CBS)

Women Share Their Heartfelt Stories Of Battling PMDD

Jen Levinson seems to have the perfect life — five beautiful children, a husband she adores and a job she loves. But there is something painful she has kept hidden, that happens every month.


(Credit: AP)

‘Facebook Depression’ Seen As New Risk For Teens

Add “Facebook depression” to potential harms linked with social media, an influential doctors’ group warns, referring to a condition it says may affect troubled teens who obsess over the online site.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/28/2011

The human brain.

Am I Blue? 14 Percent Of Adults In LA County Have Been Depressed

A survey conducted by LA County’s Department of Public Health finds nearly 14 percent of adults surveyed said they had been diagnosed with depression, up from about 9 percent in 1999.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/25/2011