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Suicide

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  • What #YesAllWomen shows us: We need to teach men how to deal with emotion

    What #YesAllWomen shows us: We need to teach men how to deal with emotion
    Five months ago, at a memorial for my grandmother two days after her death, I spoke about her in front of a room full of people and found myself fighting to hold back tears. I fought them back very hard. Crying, after all, is not what men are supposed...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Murder-suicide is suspected after four bodies are found in O.C. home

    Murder-suicide is suspected after four bodies are found in O.C. home
    The discovery of four bodies inside a home in what sheriff's deputies suspect was a murder-suicide jolted a quiet, palm-lined neighborhood in Mission Viejo on Tuesday morning. Deputies found the bodies of two males and two females after they were called...
  • You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.

    You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.
    In a post Tuesday, I listed the mass shootings since January 2013 in which at least three people were killed. It’s an agonizingly, depressingly long list, and I cited it as the prime reason we need meaningful gun control. The post received the usual...
  • Man killed parents, sister in murder-suicide, O.C. authorities believe

    Man killed parents, sister in murder-suicide, O.C. authorities believe
    Detectives on Thursday identified all four members of an Orange County family as victims in a murder-suicide that stunned a hillside Mission Viejo community. The victims are: Mark Harrison Sheer, 55; Lydia Ann Sheer, 54; Michael Harrison Davis Sheer,...
  • 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...
  • Family identified in Mission Viejo murder-suicide

    Family identified in Mission Viejo murder-suicide
    A 21-year-old college dropout who lived with his parents allegedly shot them and his teenage sister before turning the gun on himself, detectives said Thursday, identifying the family in a murder-suicide that stunned a hilltop Mission Viejo community....
  • 'Game of Thrones' recap: Tyrion's life at stake in trial by combat

    'Game of Thrones' recap: Tyrion's life at stake in trial by combat
    The fate of dwarf Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) hinges on a brutal trial by combat in “The Mountain and the Viper,” Episode 38 of HBO’s epic fantasy “Game of Thrones.” Falsely accused of poisoning King Joffrey...
  • Michelle Knight: Ohio sex slave forgives her abuser, Ariel Castro

    For 11 years, Michelle Knight was repeatedly raped while being held captive in a Cleveland house, impregnated at least five times by her abuser, Ariel Castro, who beat and starved her to terminate the pregnancies. In an interview Monday, Knight said she...
  • Teens turned to Twitter over Facebook after high school stabbing

    Sydney Contraguerro saw a friend get stabbed in the hallway of Franklin Regional High School on Wednesday. And then she turned to Twitter to figure out what was happening in the halls of her high school. “I was checking Twitter every 15 minutes,&...