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Suicide

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  • Felons turn to 'pardon guy' to verify that they're rehabilitated

    Felons turn to 'pardon guy' to verify that they're rehabilitated
    John Garbin hears from people who say they'll commit suicide if he doesn't help them. Because of mistakes they made years ago — criminal mistakes — they can't get a job, move on with their lives, or escape their tarnished reputations, even...
  • Woman caused head-on crash to commit suicide, medical examiner says

    Woman caused head-on crash to commit suicide, medical examiner says
    A 29-year-old woman was bent on committing suicide when she drove her speeding pickup truck into another truck traveling in the opposite direction, the San Diego County medical examiner has concluded. Trista Lynn Stier and the driver of the other truck,...
  • In Theory: Should old-age assisted suicide be allowed?

    Exit, a Swiss organization that helps people take their own lives, voted May 24 during its general assembly to extend its services to elderly people who are not dealing with a terminal illness. "Those very advanced in age will no longer have to prove to...
  • Officials: Bartlett couple died in murder-suicide

    Officials: Bartlett couple died in murder-suicide
    A couple found dead in their Bartlett home died in an apparent murder-suicide, authorities said Wednesday. They have been identified by Bartlett police as Eileen P. Sulli, 55, and David H. Stone, 49. Police discovered the bodies Tuesday about 7 p.m....
  • BWI garage reopened following Wednesday suicide

    The daily parking garage at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has reopened after closing Wednesday night after a man committed suicide in the area. BWI spokesman Jonathan Dean said Maryland Transportation Authority police are...
  • U.S. officials seek court oversight of L.A. jails, citing suicide rise

    U.S. officials seek court oversight of L.A. jails, citing suicide rise
    Citing a dramatic increase in jail suicides and "deplorable" conditions for mentally ill inmates, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday that it was seeking court oversight of how the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department treats those inmates. ...
  • Vapor devices come up at CV Alliance meeting

    The CV Alliance attracted nearly 100 people Friday morning to hear a discussion on recent drug trends and services available to Glendale Unified students. The group, which aims to prevent underage kids from using drugs or alcohol, hosts regular meetings...
  • Feds step up pressure for L.A. County Jail reforms

    Feds step up pressure for L.A. County Jail reforms
    Citing a dramatic increase in jail suicides, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday that it was seeking court oversight of how the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department treats mentally ill inmates. The move marks a significant expansion of...
  • L.A. has run out of time to fix its own jails

     L.A. has run out of time to fix its own jails
    It should come as no surprise that Los Angeles County's treatment of mentally ill jail inmates falls so short of acceptable standards that the U.S. Department of Justice is seeking federal court oversight. County officials did too little for too long to...
  • Son in Mission Viejo murder-suicide remembered as conflicted young man

    Son in Mission Viejo murder-suicide remembered as conflicted young man
    In the master-planned community where they lived, the Sheers were seen as a sturdy family — squared-away churchgoers who were generous, smart, outgoing. Pastor John Steward remembers when Lydia Sheer, 54, came to him one day at Mount of Olives...
  • Parkville man shot by police after wife calls for help

    Parkville man shot by police after wife calls for help
    A Parkville man whose wife feared was suicidal was shot on his property Saturday night by Baltimore County police after firing his gun, police said. The wife had called police just before 10:45 p.m. to ask for help, saying her husband — identified...