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Suicide

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  • Final Bell council member sentenced

    The four-year corruption case that pushed the tiny town of Bell into the national spotlight and spurred the state to scrutinize the size of all public salaries drew to a close Friday in a largely empty Los Angeles courtroom where a final defendant met his...
  • Theater review: 'Crimes of the Heart' from Theatre Downtown

     Theater review: 'Crimes of the Heart' from Theatre Downtown
    In Beth Henley's "Crimes of the Heart," Meg Magrath has come home to small-town Mississippi to reunite with her sisters — but it's no happy family reunion. Meg has returned to her childhood home to lend a hand to her sister, Babe, arrested after...
  • Film Review: 'Cybernatural'

    A victim of cyberbullying gets her revenge on the teens responsible for her suicide in "Cybernatural," a horror movie distinguished by the device that everything takes place on one character's computer screen. That means the entire story unfolds via...
  • Police Take New Approach To Preventing Domestic Violence

     Police Take New Approach To Preventing Domestic Violence
    Tracy had been threatened, stalked, slapped and beaten by her ex-boyfriend. But it wasn't until a police officer pulled out a form and read a series of questions designed to determine her risk of being killed that she realized the danger she was facing....
  • Injuries, Restraints Raise Concerns Over Locked Juvenile Unit

    Injuries, Restraints Raise Concerns Over Locked Juvenile Unit
    The Pueblo unit, a locked treatment program for troubled girls in Middletown, is the subject of an intense debate over its effectiveness – heightened during the 19 days that a transgender girl whose movements were followed nationally was housed...
  • Police suspect Virginia man shot wife and three kids in murder-suicide

    A family of five was found shot to death in their Virginia home late Sunday in what authorities suspect was a murder-suicide. A relative walked into the Culpeper house around 10 p.m. Sunday and discovered the bodies of the parents, Clarence and Shauna...
  • Tunneling under 'Triangle of Death,' Islamic State nears Baghdad from south

    Tunneling under 'Triangle of Death,' Islamic State nears Baghdad from south
    Using secret tunnels built by Saddam Hussein and rough terrain to outfox Iraqi troops, Islamic State insurgents are getting dangerously close to Baghdad with the support of heavily-armed Sunni tribesmen, Iraqi security and intelligence officials said....
  • Farmer suicides reflect growing desperation in rural India

    The day before his little sister's engagement party, Vibhishan Tapse was in a buoyant mood. He laughed with his mother and teased the bride-to-be as they prepared food and set out sweets for 200 guests who would begin arriving the next morning. Months...
  • STAP stem cell controversy ends in suicide for Japanese scientist

    A Japanese scientist who played an instrumental role in two discredited studies about a new type of stem cells hanged himself at his research institute in Kobe, according to media reports there. Yoshiki Sasai, a deputy director of the RIKEN Center for...
  • Bomber who killed Afghan president's cousin hid explosives under cap

    A young suicide bomber with explosives hidden beneath his cap assassinated a politically influential cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday, a provincial official said. The 24-year-old attacker blew himself up in a reception room at...
  • Blood test may someday predict who is suicidal

    Blood test may someday predict who is suicidal
    A blood test that monitors changes in one specific gene may someday allow doctors to predict those likely to attempt suicide. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University identified a chemical alteration linked to stress reactions and plan more studies....