News > Health

Man shot to death by Catasauqua police battled mental health issues and encounter should not have ended in ‘death sentence,' family says

3 days ago   |   By The Morning Call

Family and friends of 27-year-old Ryan Shirey of Catasauqua describe a quiet man who felt comfortable with animals and in digital spaces and who faced struggles with mental health. The family believes a more compassionate response by police could have saved his life.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Health  


House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

House Democrats on Friday night narrowly approved President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill, overcoming Republican opposition and accusations of waste in the... Read more ...

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

It's President Joe Biden's first crack at his initial legislative goal of acting decisively against the pandemic. Read more ...

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James had 28 points, Dennis Schröder added 22 in his return to the Lakers' lineup, and Los Angeles snapped its four-game losing streak with a 102-93... Read more ...

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

CHICAGO - The inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway have been shut down Friday night following a shooting that injured two people, according to Illinois State... Read more ...

Mass. doctor says J&J COVID-19 vaccine helps 'getting us back to the new normal'

Mass. doctor says J&J COVID-19 vaccine helps 'getting us back to the new normal'

South Shore Health's Dr. Simone Wildes says the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will significantly reduce hospitalizations and death. Read more ...

Lady Gaga's 2 French bulldogs recovered safely

Lady Gaga's 2 French bulldogs recovered safely

Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dog walker, have been recovered unharmed. Read more ...

KSBW WEATHER

KSBW WEATHER

Read more ...

Man gets nearly 20 years for Colorado synagogue bomb plot

Man gets nearly 20 years for Colorado synagogue bomb plot

A judge described the case as "dripping with Nazism and supremacy." Read more ...

Deputies: Plane headed to Daytona Beach crashes, killing all 3 onboard

Deputies: Plane headed to Daytona Beach crashes, killing all 3 onboard

Officials said the Cessna 182 crashed shortly after taking off from Gainesville, Georgia, on a planned flight to Daytona Beach. Read more ...

Mars trip ‘can only be understood through Black Americans', NASA tweets...

Mars trip ‘can only be understood through Black Americans', NASA tweets, celebrating renaming of HQ building

The US space agency has renamed its DC headquarters after NASA's first black female engineer Mary Jackson, celebrating with a poem about “going to Mars” even as the agency... Read more ...