The Compton chapter of the NAACP is calling for a federal investigation into the July 14 beating of a mentally disabled man by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies.
Vage Kameryan, 37, is a diagnosed schizophrenic who has not taken his medication since Feb. 21.
The family of a missing man with schizophrenia and diabetes is asking for the public’s help to locate him. Johnnie Cortez, who is also known as “Rabbit,” was last seen on Witmer and 2nd Street near downtown about 1 p.m. Friday, according to relatives.
When it comes to children, when is it bad behavior and when it something much more serious? We took a glimpse inside the devastating reality that two local families are facing.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to pay a nearly $207,000 settlement to a psychiatric patient who jumped out of a hospital window and suffered permanent brain injury.