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Suicide

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  • Deputies: Woman found dead in suspected suicide at Walmart had been missing for days

    Deputies: Woman found dead in suspected suicide at Walmart had been missing for days
    Authorities have identified the woman found dead Saturday in the Walmart parking lot in east Orange County, saying she was a suspected suicide victim. Tracy Irene Powell, 45, was found in a car with unknown chemicals involved, prompting a haz-mat...
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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • John M. Crisp: The Las Vegas murders � why 'crazy' matters

    Please indulge my colloquial use of the term "crazy" for the purposes of this column. I mean no disrespect to people who suffer from mental disorders. But surely "crazy" is an apt expression to describe events in Las Vegas last week, as well as their...
  • 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...
  • UConn Professor Faces New Charges

    UConn Professor Faces New Charges
    VERNON — A University of Connecticut chemistry professor who is already on probation for prior convictions was charged Saturday by Vernon police with drunken driving and assault on a police officer. Gabriel Fenteany, 47, was scheduled to be...
  • Lake County provides online suicide prevention guide

    Lake County provides online suicide prevention guide
    A suicide prevention resource guide is available online for Lake County residents. Launched by the Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center and the Lake County Suicide Prevention Task Force, the online guide is a replica of the paper...
  • 'Flying Bach' mixes breakdance and classical music

    'Flying Bach' mixes breakdance and classical music
    Breakdance and beats go hand in hand, but one crew is turning the tradition on its head with a global tour set to classical music. Seven B-boys from the Berlin-based, four-time world champion breakdancing crew Flying Steps team up with Swedish ballerina...
  • Fishing tournament promotes suicide prevention

    Josh Johnson exhibited few signs of his inner torment. The buff blond with a radiant smile was a proud member of Nazareth High School's 2011 district-title-winning football team and had a reputation for being quick to lend a helping hand. "You couldn't...
  • Suicides rose during Great Recession. Could some have been prevented?

    Suicides rose during Great Recession. Could some have been prevented?
    The Great Recession that began in late 2007 resulted in about 12,940 suicides in North America and Europe -- and many of them could have been prevented, researchers said Wednesday. As far back as 1897, French sociologist Emile Durkheim observed the link...