Georgia executes man convicted of 1998 killing of sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop

...deteriorated to the point of 100 percent disability by 1990, the petition said. That mental illness was compounded by bipolar disorder diagnosed in 1996, his lawyers added.Brannan was convicted and sentenced to death in 2000. He challenged the...

Clemency petition calls death-row inmate mentally ill

...deteriorated to the point of 100 percent disability by 1990, the petition says. That mental illness was compounded by bipolar disorder diagnosed in 1996.The jury did not hear firsthand details of Brannan's military service and didn't hear from...

The cure for mood swings

...nation. It stunts growth by creating extended and chronic climates of uncertainty and fear.And the cure for that bipolar disorder in our political culture is to stop stampeding from one new political face to another, often from one belief system...

Judge refuses guilty plea of Hepzibah man

...and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Graddy, who was diagnosed about 20 years ago with bipolar disorder and paranoid schizophrenia, spoke at the hearing. "I've been locked up for almost three years on this murder...

Laughing and crying

...longer found anything funny.Maybe the brilliant dramatic actor finally succumbed to the crippling depression and bipolar disorder that drove him to bouts of drug and alcohol abuse.Much of the world is sad that Williams left us. But we should...

Jury awards $97 million in SC mayor slaying

...without fear of being killed," McLeod told the jury. Price's attorney, Lake Summers, said Reeves suffered from bipolar disorder and was enraged when he confronted the officer, whom Summers said fired in self-defense. Summers would not talk...

Faith groups plan film series

...at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta.The documentary explores the lives of three people living with bipolar disorder and takes the audience through its highs and lows to illustrate the effects of the disease on sufferers and those...

Augusta workers see benefits of minimum wage increase

...comfortable career.But in 2010, the darkness he tried most of his life to suppress derailed all of that.Diagnosed with bipolar disorder, manic depression made Nicholson, 54, unable to work. His marriage fell apart. After 10 years of sobriety, he...

Evans woman goes to prison for homeowner association thefts

...probated sentence or allowing her to serve jail time on weekends so she could work to earn restitution money during the week.Connell also said that since her arrest, Vanover has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and is being treated.

Mother testifies, identifies defendant as toddler's killer

...uncertainty about the shooter's identity.Gough asked West about medications she takes for conditions including bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and paranoia. He had her look at a list of side effects of her medication, including...