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Tag Archives: Mendota Mental Health Institute

Kaul wades into emergency detention issues

Attorney General Josh Kaul waded into the thorny world of emergency mental-health detentions Thursday, convening a summit to devise ways to prevent police from spending hours transporting detainees to treatment centers.

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State to pay $562K after suicide at Mendota (UPDATE)

The state will pay more than half a million dollars to the estate of a man who committed suicide four years ago at Mendota Mental Health Institute, settling a lawsuit that accused hospital staffers of being negligent in his care.

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Man who killed wife, 2 kids is released

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A paranoid schizophrenic who stabbed his wife and two children to death 24 years ago in Milwaukee has been released again. Keith Kalota was confined to Mendota Mental Health Institute from 1987 to 2003, when he was granted conditional release. But he was returned in September when he was accused of violating the terms of his conditional ...

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