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Dealing With Mental Illness In Our Homes, An Expert Weighs In

Dr. David Tolin from the Institute of Living dispels some common myths about mental illness.

06/12/2013

David Tarloff (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Selection Starts In NYC Therapist Killing

A schizophrenic man is on trial on charges of murdering a psychotherapist with a meat cleaver in her Upper East Side office.

03/04/2013

David Tarloff (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Selection To Begin In Therapist Meat Cleaver Slaying

David Tarloff’s lawyers don’t dispute that he killed psychologist Kathryn Faughey. But they argue he was so psychotic that he shouldn’t be held criminally responsible for her death.

03/03/2013

FILE - Therapist and Art teacher Janislaidy Valdez (L) plays the guitar to an autistic child. (Photo credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Father’s Advancing Age Linked To Frequency Of Autism

Consider this: the number of men who have children after the age of 40 has increased by more than 30 percent in the last 30 years. And in the last six years the rate of autism has doubled. Now, scientists are saying this is no coincidence.

08/22/2012

Levi Aron (credit: AP Photo/Jesse Ward, Pool)

Levi Aron Psych Evaluation Earns Him No Sympathy From Community

A court-ordered psychiatric report reveals that Levi Aron, charged with killing and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky of Borough Park is mentally ill, but many residents are dismissive of those results.

08/11/2011

Levi Aron is arraigned in Brooklyn criminal court, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jesse Ward, Pool)

Court Papers: Levi Aron, Suspect In Murder Of Leiby Kletzky, Has Personality Disorder

Mental illness has been suggested as a factor since the day Aron was arrested and charged with murdering and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky.

08/10/2011

Esmin Green (credit: CBS 2)

Kings County Hospital Technician Accused In Cover-Up

The Brooklyn district attorney says 53-year-old Kings County Hospital worker Easton Royal falsified records to show he had been checking in on patients.

05/17/2011

Eric Bellucci in police custody (credit: CBS 2, FILE)

Bellucci Faces Indictment In Parents’ Killing

A man arrested in Israel after his parents were found dead in their Staten Island home will undergo a psychological exam.

12/08/2010

Eric Bellucci in police custody (credit: CBS 2, FILE)

Bellucci On Suicide Watch Tuesday

Belucci was captured in Israel on Friday, where police said he was trying to buy an airline ticket to China.

10/19/2010

Eric Bellucci in police custody (credit: CBS 2, FILE)

Staten Island Man Arraigned In Parents’ Killing

A bright sun did little to dry tears of grief and disbelief. Family and friends of Arthur and Marion Bellucci packed the Holy Child Church for the couple’s service.

10/18/2010

Israeli police arrested Eric Bellucci of Staten Island (AP Photo/Eric Sultan)

Double S.I. Murder Suspect Returns To NYC

Relatives described the suspect as a schizophrenic, prone to violent episodes. He was on his way to the 120th Precinct Stationhouse for processing.

10/17/2010

Israeli police arrested Eric Bellucci of Staten Island (AP Photo/Eric Sultan)

S.I. Stabbing Suspect May Be Schizophrenic

A Staten Island man suspected of stabbing and killing his parents is expected back in New York City this weekend.

10/16/2010

Police investigate the fatal stabbings on Staten Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Search For S.I. Man In Parents’ Murder

At about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Annadale section of Staten Island, police found the bodies of 61-year-old Arthur Bellucci and his wife, 56-year-old Marion Bellucci. They had been stabbed to death.

10/14/2010