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  • 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...
  • Mental illness and guns have created a national epidemic

    Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes. That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this...
  • Israeli soldiers arrest a would-be suicide bomber in the West Bank

    Israeli soldiers arrested a man with explosives strapped to his body in the West Bank on Friday, thwarting what might have been the first suicide bombing in the area in years, army officials said. The suspect, who raised suspicion by wearing a heavy...
  • How Can We Take Guns Out Of Deadly Equations?

    How Can We Take Guns Out Of Deadly Equations?
    Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes. That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this appeal...
  • 'Small ball' has big payoff for UC Irvine baseball and Mike Gillespie

    'Small ball' has big payoff for UC Irvine baseball and Mike Gillespie
    Arms folded, Mike Gillespie slowly circles the dirt-meets-grass perimeter of the infield at UC Irvine's baseball stadium, pausing every few feet to monitor an intrasquad scrimmage from a different angle, with a different gaze, in a different glint of...
  • The Squared Circle to host "Sweet and Sour" Larry Sweeney Night

    The Squared Circle to host "Sweet and Sour" Larry Sweeney Night
    If you're a fan of professional wrestling and would like to hang out with some of Chicago's top talent while benefitting a good cause, you'll want to be at The Squared Circle this coming Friday. Here are the details on "Larry Sweeney Night", a...
  • Veteran Detroit police officer killed by husband in murder-suicide

    An off-duty Detroit police officer was shot and killed by her husband in what police are calling a murder-suicide, law enforcement officials said. The officer, who was not identified, was found inside her home on the 9900 block of Kinloch Street in...
  • Police investigate possible murder-suicide at Ontario apartments

    Police investigate possible murder-suicide at Ontario apartments
    Ontario police officers investigating what they thought was an in-progress burglary Thursday instead found two bodies, possibly the result of a murder-suicide, authorities said. Upon arriving about 5 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 900 block of...
  • San Quentin plans psychiatric hospital for death row inmates

     San Quentin plans psychiatric hospital for death row inmates
     Under court pressure to improve psychiatric care for deeply disturbed death row inmates, state officials are moving quickly to open a 40-bed hospital at San Quentin prison to house them. The court-appointed monitor of mental health care in California's...
  • L.A. County board said unaware of U.S. focus on mentally ill inmates

    L.A. County board said unaware of U.S. focus on mentally ill inmates
    A member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors says he and his colleagues were kept in the dark about the extent of federal officials' concerns about alleged mistreatment of mentally ill inmates in county jails. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas...
  • 'Game of Thrones' recap: Tyrion's life at stake in trial by combat

    'Game of Thrones' recap: Tyrion's life at stake in trial by combat
    The fate of dwarf Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) hinges on a brutal trial by combat in “The Mountain and the Viper,” Episode 38 of HBO’s epic fantasy “Game of Thrones.” Falsely accused of poisoning King Joffrey...