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Suicide

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  • 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...
  • Driven to solve murders in Stephen King's 'Mr. Mercedes'

    Driven to solve murders in Stephen King's 'Mr. Mercedes'
    Few would dispute that Stephen King is the champion of genre fiction. Since 1974's "Carrie," King has been scaring the bejesus out of readers (and, on occasion, filmgoers) with more than 50 novels and shorter fiction that seem grounded in our everyday...
  • Ti West's 'The Sacrament' finds horror in a realistic cult tale

    Ti West's 'The Sacrament' finds horror in a realistic cult tale
    Filmmaker Ti West has emerged as one of the freshest voices on the indie horror scene with films such as "The House of the Devil" and "The Innkeepers," knowingly playing with audiences' expectations and the genre rule book. So with his most recent film,...
  • Syrian militants claim American carried out suicide attack in Syria

    Syrian militants claim American carried out suicide attack in Syria
    An American citizen linked to an Al Qaeda-affiliated group in Syria carried out a suicide bombing Sunday, the militants said in a statement, adding to fears that Americans might be joining the ranks of the extremists there in increasing numbers. The...
  • 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,...
  • Battle Fatigue, Shell Shock, PTSD: Treatment Of Soldiers' Mental Illness Still Evolving

    On Dec. 14, 1918, a month after the armistice was signed ending the first world war, The Courant ran a story on Page 1 reporting the miraculous effect the war's conclusion seemed to have on thousands of mentally wounded warriors. "SHELL SHOCK SOLDIERS...
  • 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....
  • Israeli soldiers arrest a would-be suicide bomber in the West Bank

    Israeli soldiers arrest a would-be suicide bomber in the West Bank
    Israeli soldiers arrested a man with explosives strapped to his body in the West Bank on Friday, thwarting what might have been the first suicide bombing in the area in years, army officials said. The suspect, who raised suspicion by wearing a heavy...
  • Mental illness and guns have created a national epidemic

    Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes. That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this...
  • 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...