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Suicide

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  • 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...
  • Bin Laden son-in-law's trial to hear testimony beamed from Britain

    Bin Laden son-in-law's trial to hear testimony beamed from Britain
    NEW YORK -- It was movie time at the guesthouse in Afghanistan, but this was no regular guesthouse, and it was no regular movie.  Once you checked in, you couldn't leave. Osama bin Laden was a visitor. Rooms were stocked with Al Qaeda books. And...
  • Yik Yak anonymous message board app causes uproar at schools

    Yik Yak anonymous message board app causes uproar at schools
    A smart phone app that allows users to post messages anonymously is coming under fire for fostering cyberbullying, leading to at least two juvenile arrests, school phone-use bans and several campus lockdowns. Scrutiny of the 4-month-old Yik Yak app ...
  • Korea's SBS Cancels Dating Show After Contestant Suicide

    HONG KONG - South Korean broadcaster SBS has cancelled its dating reality show "Jjak" after a female contestant last week committed suicide. The 29 year old woman, identified only by her surname Chun, apparently told family that she felt misrepresented...
  • Teens taunted by bullies are more likely to consider, attempt suicide

    Victims of bullying were more than twice as likely as other kids to contemplate suicide and about 2.5 times as likely to try to kill themselves, according to a new study that quantifies the emotional effects of being teased, harassed, beaten up or...
  • Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine

    Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine
    The teenager who led a deadly January assault at The Mall in Columbia did not target his victims, but planned a killing spree inspired by the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, Howard County police revealed Wednesday. In a wide-ranging news...