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Suicide

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  • Avon Police Honor Officers And Others For Good Work

    Avon Police Honor Officers And Others For Good Work
    AVON — Lifesaving efforts by officers and a dispatcher's efforts to help police in a neighboring town respond to a murder-suicide that began as a hostage situation were among the work the police department recognized in an awards ceremony Friday....
  • Mississippi Tea Party leader Mark Mayfield dead in apparent suicide

    A prominent lawyer and leader of theĀ Mississippi Tea Party, who was arrested in connection with photos posted online of U.S. SenatorĀ Thad Cochran's bedridden wife, died on Friday of an apparent suicide, the man’s attorney said. Mark Mayfield, 57,...
  • Nets to catch suicide jumpers may be placed beneath Golden Gate Bridge

    Nets to catch suicide jumpers may be placed beneath Golden Gate Bridge
    San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge may soon be less of a magnet for people trying to commit suicide, as regional officials consider a plan to install mesh barriers beneath the historic orange span to catch jumpers before they hit the water. The plan...
  • Officials to vote on Golden Gate Bridge suicide-prevention nets

    Bay Area officials are scheduled to vote Friday on a $76-million package to fund suicide-prevention nets that would be installed on either side of the Golden Gate Bridge, where an estimated 1,600 people have plunged to their deaths since the rust-...
  • Barbara Mancini, persecuted nurse, is finally back at work

    There still is anger over what Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane and others tried to do to a nurse for easing the pain of her dying 93-year-old father in Pottsville — while others were trying to prolong his agony. If I were in Barbara...
  • Mental illness and guns have created a national epidemic

    Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes. That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this...
  • CANNES: Film Movement Acquires 'God's Slave' (EXCLUSIVE)

    MADRID - Ramping up its slate of films from young, cutting-edge Latin American directors, North American distributor Film Movement has acquired Venezuelan Joel Novoa's "God's Slave," a standout Latin American debut. Described as "riveting" by Roger...
  • I want to hear from Monica Lewinsky

    I want to hear from Monica Lewinsky
    First of all, let's drop the "old news; no one cares" bit. Vulture's "10 Years Later: 'Friends' 10 Most Quotable Lines" (recommended by 44,875 Facebook users) popped up more than once in my Twitter feed yesterday, right below Chicagoist's "Kerry Wood...
  • New Lenox to offer suicide prevention class

    New Lenox to offer suicide prevention class
    New Lenox residents can learn "the CPR of mental health" in a free class scheduled at Village Hall July 9. Recommended for residents high school-age and older, the 90-minute QPR class — Question, Persuade and Refer — is intended to...
  • 'Sugar Man' director death was suicide, family says

    Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, whose 2012 documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" won the best documentary Oscar, committed suicide, his family says. "I can confirm that it was suicide and that he had been depressed for a short period of time,"...
  • 'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul reportedly committed suicide

    'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul reportedly committed suicide
    The death of Malik Bendjelloul, the Oscar-winning Swedish director of the music documentary "Searching for Sugar Man," was a suicide, his brother has said. Johar Bendjelloul told the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet that his brother took his own life at...