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Suicide

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  • Review: 'A Man Called Destruction' by Holly George-Warren

    Review: 'A Man Called Destruction' by Holly George-Warren
    In 1993, I persuaded the Tribune's then-arts editor to send me to Columbia, Mo., to report on the first show in almost 20 years of a cult band that loomed huge for those of us under its spell. Two University of Missouri undergrads had phoned the ever-...
  • Kurt Cobain's Death Investigation Has Not Been Re-Opened

    The Seattle Police Department has strongly denied reports claiming local law enforcement officials have re-opened the investigation into the death of Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain. A representative for Seattle PD told Variety that an inhouse cold...
  • Jack Kevorkian's paintings and death device come to L.A. gallery

    Jack Kevorkian's paintings and death device come to L.A. gallery
    It may not be art, but it's certainly going to be one of the most macabre objects ever shown in an art gallery: the Thanatron, the intravenous drip device that Dr. Jack Kevorkian invented to shuffle his clients off this mortal coil via assisted suicide,...
  • Police Release New Photos From Kurt Cobain's Suicide

    SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle police have released previously unseen images (see below) showing drug paraphernalia from the scene of Kurt Cobain's suicide 20 years ago. Police spokeswoman Renee Witt said Thursday that several rolls of undeveloped film were...
  • Seattle police release new Kurt Cobain suicide scene photos

    Seattle police release new Kurt Cobain suicide scene photos
    Two decades after Kurt Cobain's suicide, the Seattle police department has released new photos of the scene where the Nirvana singer took his own life. The two images show an array of what appears to be drug paraphernalia (including needles and a spoon)...
  • UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness

    UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness
    This spring, a group of college students will go about their usual campus routines, but with a voice only they can hear calling them names and making other distracting, disturbing sounds. In their case, the voice will come from a recording playing...
  • Windermere mourns slain police Officer Robert German

    Windermere mourns slain police Officer Robert German
    Smart, dedicated and eager, Officer Robert German could have opted to join a large Central Florida police department and climb the ranks. But German, 31, loved the little southwest Orange County town of Windermere. He wanted to make a difference in...
  • Kathleen Kane furor over corruption probe may be excessive

    At first glance, it looked like another damaging blunder for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. She shut down a corruption investigation of fellow Democrats in Philadelphia — four current legislators and a former judge — even...
  • Forgotten boys are forged into suicide bombers in 'Horses of God'

     Forgotten boys are forged into suicide bombers in 'Horses of God'
    In a slum where soccer balls skitter and poverty is deep, coaxing voices lead young men and boys to terror. Talk of God turns to incantations on holy war and the youths, who have been promised martyrdom and paradise, slip on backpacks of crude...
  • Why the feminist commentariat was wrong about the L'Wren Scott headlines

    Why the feminist commentariat was wrong about the L'Wren Scott headlines
    When L’Wren Scott, 49, was discovered to have apparently committed suicide on March 17, the main thing that her death made headlines for was the fact that she had been Mick Jagger’s girlfriend for 13 years. News outlets have been catching...
  • Defining the subtleties of grief

    Defining the subtleties of grief
    In the weeks after her mother's death, Gloria Ciaccio was steeped in grief. Numb and shocked, Ciaccio cried a lot, fought the urge to call her late mom on the phone, and felt like doing absolutely nothing. But though overwhelmingly sad, Ciaccio was...