Mental health hotline in Springfield reports increase in calls following death of Naomi Judd

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – The suicide of singer Naomi Judd is leading to an increase in calls to mental health hotlines. Executive Director for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI, Stephanie Appleby, says not only are more people coming in for counselling, but their warm line answers twice as many calls from people needing … Read more

Oak Forest police shooting: Ketura Wilson was having mental health crisis when killed, family says; officer remains hospitalized

OAK FOREST, Ill. (WLS) — A woman died and an officer was injured in a police-involved shooting in Oak Forest Sunday. Before Sunday, 21-year-old Ketura Wilson of Calumet City was just another girl trying to find her place in the world. “She was just a loving, sweet, silly girl, just silly,” said her mother Erica … Read more