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Suicide

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  • What happened at a Berkeley hotel after a toxic chemical suicide

    What happened at a Berkeley hotel after a toxic chemical suicide
    BERKELEY – Something was definitely amiss when I returned to my hotel Tuesday afternoon after an interview on the UC Berkeley campus. At least three big firetrucks were blocking the street in front of the Berkeley City Club, a historic women&...
  • Insurgents kill 11 in attack on Afghan police station

    Insurgents kill 11 in attack on Afghan police station
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Suicide bombers attacked a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan early Thursday, triggering a gun battle that left 10 officers and one civilian dead, officials said. Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the attack...
  • Man who killed Mendocino County deputy died from gunfire, not suicide

    Man who killed Mendocino County deputy died from gunfire, not suicide
    The gunman who fatally shot a Mendocino County sheriff's deputy Wednesday north of Fort Bragg, Calif.,  did not take his own life after the crime spree that began in Oregon but was instead mortally wounded when a police officer opened fire during the...
  • 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...