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Suicide

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  • App developers hope to help veterans battling mental health issues

    Dave Smith hit his lowest low in March 2012. The retired Marine and Iraq combat veteran separated from his family and friends, broke up with his girlfriend and spent nights drinking himself into oblivion. One afternoon, he put a loaded shotgun in...
  • To be or not to be: Playwrights on the complex issue of suicide

    To be or not to be: Playwrights on the complex issue of suicide
    "There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide." Albert Camus' famous opening sentence from "The Myth of Sisyphus" is obviously directed to people who aren't standing on the window ledge. Those planning to kill themselves...
  • Unidentified stranger saves man from jumping off bridge onto highway

    A suicidal man who took numerous prescription pills and drank gasoline was preparing to jump to his death from a bridge over Interstate 380 last week when a passing motorist intervened and saved his life, police said. Pocono Mountain Regional police...
  • Body found on remote trail near Laurel Canyon Park

    Body found on remote trail near Laurel Canyon Park
    A body was discovered Monday on a remote trail near Laurel Canyon Park, officials said. The Los Angeles Fire Department received a call from a hiker about a person “down or injured” around 8:45 a.m., spokesman Brian Humphrey said. Air and...
  • Addiction, Not Suicide, Got Robin Williams

    Addiction, Not Suicide, Got Robin Williams
    We were standing and talking on my back porch. "I could never do this twice," Dave said. He was speaking about not having the courage to try sobriety a second time. Dave was my dearest friend. We were closer than brothers. He had been sober 10 years...
  • Boy's alleged abuse described in graphic grand jury testimony

    Boy's alleged abuse described in graphic grand jury testimony
    Before 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez was allegedly beaten to death by his mother and her boyfriend, they doused him with pepper spray, forced him to eat his own vomit and locked him in a cabinet with a sock stuffed in his mouth to muffle his screams,...
  • Body found near Laurel Canyon Park identified as fashion designer

    Body found near Laurel Canyon Park identified as fashion designer
    A body found on a remote trail near Laurel Canyon Park has been identified as the founder of a punk-Goth clothing company, authorities said Tuesday. Drew Bernstein, 51, of Los Angeles died from an apparent suicide with a self-inflicted gunshot wound,...
  • Cerritos College police chief dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound

    Cerritos College police chief dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound
    The police chief of Cerritos College was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a Westminster motel, authorities said Tuesday evening. Richard "Buk" Bukowiecki, 47, was found about 3:30 a.m. Monday in a room at a Super 8 motel in the 15000...
  • Suicide survivors face grief, questions, challenges

    Harvard Health Blog The death of Robin Williams, reportedly from depression-related suicide, can seem paradoxical. How can such a funny, lively, and successful person be depressed enough to end his life? In the U.S. alone, nearly 40,000 people a year...
  • Suspects in death of Chicago woman in Bali on suicide watch: police

    A Chicago area teenager and her boyfriend are on suicide watch on the Indonesian resort island of Bali as police hold them as suspects in the murder of the woman's mother, whose battered body was found in a suitcase, authorities said. No charges have...
  • Elderly couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide in Bridgeport

    Elderly couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide in Bridgeport
    An elderly man and his wife were found shot to death in their bedroom Tuesday night in an apparent murder-suicide in the city's Bridgeport neighborhood. Police were called about 9 p.m. to the 900 block of West 31st Street after the couple's relatives...