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25 min ago |

New Iberia man's gunshot death in cruiser was police brutality and not suicide, family says

The family of a 22-year-old New Iberia man, whose death while in custody was ruled a suicide , has hired a lawyer who is asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the circumstances of the shooting that killed him.


Related Topix: New Iberia, LA

4 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Pat Robertson Explains Robin Williams' Suicide: 'The Heathen' Worships Idols

Televangelist Pat Robertson on Wednesday explained to his viewers that Robin Williams had recently committed suicide because "the heathen" worships false gods like fame and money.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

8 hrs ago |

Soldier who committed suicide at Fort Lee yesterday identified

Just minutes ago, authorities identified the Soldie r who barricaded herself in an office building at Fort Lee Monday morning and then fatally shot herself in the head.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Lee, Yonkers, NY

9 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

Broadcasting suicide in social media: A failure of responsibility

Much has already been written in reaction to Robin Williams' untimely death, about his incandescent talent, his prolific career, his decency and kindness, his addiction and his mental illness.


13 hrs ago | Detroit News

Man found dead at bridge underpass committed suicide, Southfield police say

Investigators looking into the death of a man whose body was found at a bridge underpass on Tuesday have determined that it was a case of suicide related to the killing of a woman earlier in Detroit.


15 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Tepco Is Ordered to Pay $470,000 in Suicide

The operator of the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was ordered to pay A 49 million to the family of a woman who committed suicide after evacuating her home near the plant.


20 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Stalker of two minor girls who committed suicide arrested

A day after two teenage girls committed suicide by consuming poison after being repeatedly stalked for last three months, the police arrested an 19-year-old resident of Singhpura village, Lokesh Dalal, here on Tuesday.


Yesterday | This is Oxfordshire

Sister queries hospital decision on suicidal man

THE sister of racehorse trainer James Douglas-Home questioned why a psychiatrist did not admit him to hospital the day before he shot himself in the head.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Depression, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Salinas Californian

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Coroner: Man, 56, killed on tracks in Salinas Family members say the man committed suicide Saturday by jumping on the tracks.


Related Topix: Salinas, CA, Monterey County, CA, Train Disaster

Priory Hall suicide: Cocaine and alcohol in Fiachra Daly's system

The Dublin Priory Hall resident who was under pressure from banks when he took his own life in July last year was under the influence of alcohol and cocaine when he hanged himself, an inquest into his death has heard.


Related Topix: Drugs, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Carbon Valley Farmer

A decade on the rise, Colorado's suicide rate consistently tops national average

The suicide of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams this month released a flood of brokenhearted tributes from his many fans, friends and admirers.


Related Topix: Colorado, Depression, Health, Grand Junction, CO

Windsor Beacon

Child rape trial starts for Indonesia school janitor

A closed-door trial began Tuesday for the first of five janitors accused of raping a kindergartner in a bathroom at a prestigious international school in Indonesia's capital that is facing a storm of controversy following more abuse allegations.


Related Topix: World News, Indonesia,

Alabama Live

Almost 1 year since Huntsville teen's suicide, Daniel Adamek pushes for better mental health care

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Daniel Adamek was a first-year graduate student more than 15 years ago when he learned he would be the father of a little boy named Christian.


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, University of South Alabama

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Denver Post

Coroner: Teen boy killed by train committed suicide

The person killed by a train Friday night in Loveland was a 13-year-old eighth-grader at Lucile Erwin Middle School, the school district has confirmed.


Related Topix: Loveland, CO, Larimer County, CO

Robin Williams donated his beloved bike to charity before he committed suicide

The actor donated a handmade Pegoretti bicylce to the Drever Family Foundation, a private philanthropic organisation dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for young people by supporting education and the Arts.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities, Robin Williams


Ronn Owens says he has Parkinson's disease

Owens, 68, was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2001. He said he was prompted to go public with his condition after Robin Williams' wife disclosed the actor and comedian had the disease, SFGate reported.


Related Topix: Anchorage, AK

The Victoria Advocate

Victoria man's death ruled suicide

If you have considered suicide or know someone who has, call the Gulf Bend Center's 24-hour suicide prevention hotline at 1-877-723-3422.


Related Topix: Victoria, TX, Victoria County, TX

This Is Staffordshire

Leek family hold charity day to reduce suicide in young people

RAISING FUNDS: Clockwise, from the left, John May, from Weston Coyney, entertained families at the fun day; Alicia's brother Bryn Cowen; and Samia Jallow, aged four, from Leek, at the event.


Related Topix: Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News

What could have saved Alana Goldsmith?

HER family thought she would be in a "safe haven" in hospital as she battled anorexia.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Sun Aug 24, 2014


Penn State student dies in fall from crane on campus

Authorities in Pennsylvania said Sunday they were trying to determine whether a freshman at Penn State University fell or jumped to his death from a crane on a construction site on the State College campus.


Related Topix: Penn State University Park, Boalsburg, PA