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27-year-old Nikko Jenkins was convicted of shooting four people in the head just weeks after finishing a decade-long prison sentence. (Booking photo: Omaha Police Department)

Man Found Guilty In 4 Omaha Shooting Deaths

Prison psychiatrist calls 27-year-old Nikko Jenkins “one of the most dangerous people” he had ever evaluated.

04/16/2014

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Woman Sues Pawn Shop for Selling Gun to Daughter

A western Missouri woman is suing a pawn shop that sold her mentally ill daughter a gun that she used to fatally shoot her father.

03/12/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: My Time in Prison

The recent decision by the governor to reopen the abandoned state penitentiary for tours has reminded me of my own time behind the walls decades ago.

11/08/2013

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Ill. Man Gets 66 Years for Hammer Attack, Assault

Twenty-nine-year-old Daniel J. Happ of Carpentersville was sentenced Tuesday in Kane County court. He pleaded guilty but mentally ill.

10/16/2013

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Overnight America: January 7th, 2013 – Kevin Wheeler, Randi Kay

KMOX-AM Sports Reporter Kevin Wheeler joins us for our weekly NFL Recap.  This weekend was Wildcard Weekend in the NFL as multiple teams battled it out for a chance to continue down the road to […]

01/07/2013

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Overnight America: Joe Pantoliano, Louis Prima Jr.

Actor Joe Pantoliano joins us to talk about his new book “Asylum” which chronicles his journey with mental illness.  Pick up your copy today from your local bookstore. Musician Louis Prima Jr. stopped by to […]

07/09/2012

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Mary Todd Lincoln & The Rest of the Story

Dean Cantu, says it’s a disservice to leave out Mrs. Lincoln’s struggles with mental illness.

06/22/2012