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Suicide

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  • Man armed with knife shot by officers, dies

    Man armed with knife shot by officers, dies
    A 45-year-old man armed with a knife and suffering from self-inflicted stab wounds died Wednesday after he charged at Howard County police officers, who shot him in his Ellicott City home, police said. The incident occurred shortly after 1:30 p.m. in...
  • Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams

    Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams
    In the wake of the high-profile suicide of comedian Robin Williams, Central Florida's main crisis hotline reports a surge in callers who feel depressed, lost and isolated. "Suicide is a very taboo subject. We don't usually talk about it," said Josette...
  • Robin Williams Found Dead in Possible Suicide

    Veteran film and television comedic actor Robin Williams was found dead on Monday. He was 63. The cause of death is believed to be suicide via asphyxiation, according to the coroner's office in Tiburon, Calif. He was found in his home. According to his...
  • Robin Williams: Steven Spielberg, Chris Columbus, Others Remember 'Lightning Storm of Comic Genius'

    The shock of Robin Williams' death on Monday spread far and wide through the showbiz community, a reflection of the actor's long career in movies, television, stage and standup comedy. Steven Spielberg called him "a pal" and expressed shock at Williams'...
  • Hollywood 'Stunned,' 'Heartbroken' Over Robin Williams' Death

    The shock of Robin Williams' death spread far and wide and well on Monday, a reflection of the actor's long career in movies, television, stage and standup comedy. Tributes came in from friends and colleagues, studios and executives, the directors of his...
  • Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63

    Robin Williams dies in apparent suicide; actor, comic was 63
    Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California, Marin County Sheriff's Office said. He was 63. The sheriff's coroner's division said it suspects the death was a suicide...
  • Robin Williams Joins Comedy Giants Who Died Too Soon

    Robin Williams was a whirling dervish - so fast, so funny, seemingly the life of any party. When he turned up on talkshows, the hosts always seemed to essentially take the night off, realizing that with a talent like that, all one really needed to do...
  • Robin Williams' Autopsy to Take Place on Tuesday

    The autopsy for Robin Williams is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 12, following the comedic actor's death on Monday at the age of 63. It's set to take place at the Marin County Coroner's Office in San Rafael, Calif. While the cause of death is believed to be...
  • Robin Williams: Coroner to perform autopsy after suspected suicide

    Robin Williams: Coroner to perform autopsy after suspected suicide
    An autopsy is scheduled to be performed Tuesday on Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comic legend who was found dead at his home in Marin County on Monday. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said he appears to have committed suicide, with...
  • ABC 7's Ryan Chiaverini records song to benefit suicide awareness

    ABC 7's Ryan Chiaverini records song to benefit suicide awareness
    Five years after losing his brother to suicide, Ryan Chiaverini is singing a happier tune¬† --¬† for a good cause. The co-host of WLS-Ch.7’s “Windy City Live” wrote and recorded an upbeat summer ode to Chicago, incorporating local...
  • An outpouring of grief -- and compassion -- for Robin Williams

    An outpouring of grief -- and compassion -- for Robin Williams
    When Robin Williams' death was announced Monday afternoon, the crush of letters that usually arrives after major news breaks took several hours to materialize. Perhaps the shock of losing such a seminal and beloved figure in entertainment so great that...