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46 min ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Nepal teenager commits suicide after Brazil defeat

A teenager in eastern Nepal committed suicide after her favorite team Brazil lost badly to Germany in the World Cup semifinals, police said Thursday.


1 hr ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Suicide rate remains high in El Paso County

Updated statistics show that 151 people committed suicide in El Paso County last year, continuing a disturbing trend that has lasted for several years.


Related Topix: El Paso County, CO

3 hrs ago | Victorville Daily Press

Officials: Highway 138 death ruled a suicide Updated at

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department officials said on Wednesday that suicide was the cause of death after a man was found dead Sunday on Highway 138 between Summit Valley Road and Highway 173.


Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA

7 hrs ago | WWL-AM New Orleans

Scoot: Pink Floyd coming together for new album

When I heard that Pink Floyd would be releasing a new album in October, I thought about how exciting the news is for Pink Floyd fans but I also thought about the bands that will never reunite to do anything new.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, The Beatles, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

11 hrs ago |

Parents sue state prisons over son's suicide

Brandon Palakovic, 23, killed himself in July 2012 at the State Correctional Institution-Cresson, about 90 miles east of Pittsburgh.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, State Prisons, State Correctional Institution - Cresson, Prison, US News

15 hrs ago | ABC News

Inquest to examine domestic violence in murder-suicide

Victorian coroner Judge Ian Gray will examine the role of domestic violence as part of the inquest into a murder-suicide in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs in 2012.


Related Topix: Indian-American, Asian-American

19 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

Fugitive cop commits suicide

One day after his face was shown on TV6's Beyond the Tape as a wanted fugitive, suspended police constable Christopher Madeira, 31, committed suicide.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Accountant's plea signals more possible scrutiny of Madoff son

U.S. prosecutors may still be building a case against imprisoned swindler Bernard Madoff's only surviving son, who according to sources was one of the "co-conspirators" mentioned in a plea deal by a Madoff associate last month.


Related Topix: Prison, Bernie Madoff, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Bournemouth Echo

Polish man found dead in Poole Park took his own life after losing teenage son

A POLISH man who was found dead in Poole Park had struggled to cope following the death of his teenage son, an inquest has heard.


Edmonton Journal

Inmate's death after 162 days of segregation ruled a suicide

Edmonton should follow the provincial lead and disclose its own sunshine list, a government-spending critic argues.


Related Topix: Prison, Electronic, Manitoba, Psychology, Science


Police: Oak Park man suspected in Matteson shooting committed suicide

An Oak Park man shot himself to death Sunday after shooting someone else multiple times in south suburban Matteson, police said.


Related Topix: Oak Park, IL, Matteson, IL, Oak Lawn, IL

Woman can break lease at suspected killer's home

KMOV-TV reported Tuesday that Catrina McGhaw rented a house in Ferguson, Missouri that was once home to Maury Troy Travis.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Ferguson, MO

The Jackson Sun

St. Louis woman can break lease at suspected killer's home

A woman who discovered her rental home was the likely site of several slayings by a suspected serial killer is moving out early after appealing to St. Louis public housing officials when her landlord wouldn't budge.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Police determine Jefferson deaths were murder-suicide

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Jefferson Township Police Chief Kevin Craig announced the investigation into the deaths of Alita Knott, 47 years old and Julian Knott, 45 years old, husband and wife, in a press release issued Sunday by the Morris County Prosecutor's Office.


Bellingham Herald

Baby boomers have the highest rate of suicide

Nancy Wolfe of Leawood, Kan., was 55 when, quite calmly, she asked her longtime companion for one more hug before he set out for work on a December morning in 2009.


Related Topix: Leawood, KS, Family, Teenagers

Chicago Reader

Is justice served when prosecutors pile on charges to ensure a conviction?

The federal government charged Internet activist Aaron Schwartz with 13 counts of fraud and other offenses before he committed suicide.


Related Topix: Prison, Chicago, IL


2. Investigation into officer's quadruple ...

Editor's note: The following account describes disturbing images in the shooting deaths of a Spanish Fork family killed in January.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Spanish Fork, UT, Lindon, UT, Utah County, UT

Psychology Today

Divorce and Locus of Control Predict National Suicide Rates

What is the suicide rate in Bolivia? Indonesia? Kenya? No one knows because government officials in those countries don't collect or report official suicide statistics.


Mon Jul 07, 2014


How to maintain falling suicide rate

Suicide is a major public health issue across the world. It is the cause of 800,000 premature deaths globally, according to latest statistics.


Al Bawaba

Financial troubles cited as reason for suicide in Turkey

A majority of the 3,189 suicides committed last year in Turkey were by men, who accounted for 72.7 percent, while women accounted for the remaining 27.3 percent.