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Suicide

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  • $76-million Golden Gate Bridge suicide deterrent plan considered

    $76-million Golden Gate Bridge suicide deterrent plan considered
    San Francisco transportation officials on Friday will consider whether to approve $76 million in funding to install a net system to prevent suicides on the Golden Gate Bridge. Last year, 43 people leaped off the bridge, also endangering the lives of...
  • 2 men found dead in bedroom in San Bernardino; murder-suicide suspected

    2 men found dead in bedroom in San Bernardino; murder-suicide suspected
    San Bernardino police say two men found shot to death Tuesday inside an independent-living facility were victims of a possible murder-suicide. Officers received a call about 12:30 p.m. from someone who had seen blood on the floor outside a bedroom in...
  • Death at St. Luke's highlights security challenge for hospitals

    Death at St. Luke's highlights security challenge for hospitals
    On June 4, a so-called "never event" — a medical error that health-care quality experts say should not occur — did indeed happen at St. Luke's University Hospital in Fountain Hill. That day, Jonathan Hanchick, a 26-year-old Bethlehem...
  • Ask Amy: Frenemies on vacation

    Ask Amy: Frenemies on vacation
    Dear Amy: A group of "frenemies' recently went on a trip together. I wasn't invited and didn't have any expectation of an invitation. During their trip, someone in the group took a picture of them doing their thing with what they considered a funny...
  • West Haven Man Charged After Phony Call To Cops

    WEST HAVEN — The call to 911 in West Haven about 3 a.m. Friday was disturbing and prompted a massive response by police and firefighters to a home on Fairview Avenue. Gordon Byer told police that there were two suicide victims on his back porch,...
  • How Artie Lange woke up

    How Artie Lange woke up
    Under the influence of antidepressants, painkillers and Jack Daniel's, and desperate for any form of sleep, comedian Artie Lange chugged a bottle of Clorox bleach and stabbed himself nine times in the chest with a butcher knife. In his new memoir,...
  • Lebanon car bomb attack kills two, shatters months of relative calm

    A suicide car bomb that may have targeted Lebanon’s internal security chief exploded Friday on the Beirut-Damascus highway, killing at least two people and wounding dozens, according to official and media accounts. It was the first such attack...
  • Attack in Lebanon reflects ISIS' resolve to disrupt wide region

    IRBIL, Iraq The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria apparently expanded its operations to Lebanon on Friday, narrowly failing to assassinate a top Shiite Muslim security official with a suicide car bomb just hours after a series of government raids captured...
  • Train death ruled suicide

    A 39-year-old Lyons, Berks County, man took his own life early Saturday when he was hit by a moving train at a crossing on a private road in Maxatawny Township, just west of Topton, according to authorities. Chad A. Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene...
  • Border agency's watchdog under investigation for cover-up

    WASHINGTON The internal affairs division of U.S. Customs and Border Protection is being investigated for falsifying documents, intentionally misplacing employee complaints and bungling misconduct reports as part of a cover-up to mask its failure to curb...
  • Jim McMahon on his dementia, suicidal thoughts: 'It got that bad'

    Jim McMahon on his dementia, suicidal thoughts: 'It got that bad'
    Jim McMahon recalls hanging out with former Super Bowl XX Bears teammate Dave Duerson about a month before Duerson committed suicide, shooting himself in the chest Feb. 17, 2011. “He was a lot more quiet than I originally had known him to be,&...