In this May 22, 2014 photo, Mark Mayfield appears in court, in Madison, Miss., during an initial court appearance on a charge of conspiracy in relation to the alleged illegal photographing of the ailing wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., without her permission at the nursing home where she's lived for 13 years. Mayfield apparently committed suicide Friday, June 27, 2014, police said, days after Cochran won a nasty Republican primary. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Tea party official in Cochran photos case dies

RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — A tea party official charged with conspiring to take photos of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s wife inside a nursing home apparently committed suicide Friday, police said, days after Cochran won a […]


In this Jan. 4, 2014 photo, Julia Roberts arrives at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center, in Palm Springs, Calif.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Coroner: Death of Julia Roberts’ sister a suicide

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coroner’s officials say the death of Julia Roberts’ half-sister in February was a suicide. An autopsy and toxicology tests led to the determination that Nancy Motes drowned in a bathtub after […]


This handout photo made available by the Seattle Police Department on March 21, 2014 shows an evidence photo of a letter found in the house of singer Kurt Cobain in Seattle, Washington. (AP Photo/Seattle Police Department)

Note in Cobain’s wallet mocks wedding vows to Love

SEATTLE (AP) — A handwritten note police discovered in Kurt Cobain’s wallet after his suicide disparages Courtney Love, the late Nirvana front man’s wife. CBS News reported that the note was taken from Cobain’s wallet […]


This May 7, 2012 file photo shows singer Mick Jagger, left, and L'Wren Scott at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala benefit, celebrating Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

Firm downplays problems at L’Wren Scott’s company

NEW YORK (AP) — A public relations firm that focuses on the fashion and beauty industries is denying reports that fashion designer L’Wren Scott’s company was on the verge of shutting down. The 49-year-old longtime girlfriend of […]


Fashion designer L'Wren Scott. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)

Death of designer L’Wren Scott is ruled a suicide

NEW YORK (AP) — The death of fashion designer L’Wren Scott, the longtime girlfriend of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, was suicide, the New York City medical examiner’s office said Wednesday. An autopsy completed on […]


Fashion designer L'Wren Scott. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)

Mick Jagger’s girlfriend, fashion designer, found dead in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — L’Wren Scott, a fashion designer and celebrity stylist who was Mick Jagger’s girlfriend, was found dead in Manhattan of a possible suicide, a law enforcement official said Monday. The official spoke […]


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Rick Warren creates event on mental health following his son’s death

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) — A year after his son’s suicide, popular evangelical pastor Rick Warren is taking on a new mental health ministry inspired by his personal tragedy. Warren, founder of Saddleback Church and […]


A police cruiser blocks the entrance to Standley Lake HIgh School, where classes were cancelled after an apparent suicide attempt by a student, in Westminster, Colo., Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Police: Student fire apparent suicide attempt

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy set himself on fire at a suburban Denver high school on Monday in an apparent suicide attempt that left him critically injured, authorities said. The boy didn’t make […]


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Woman jumps to her death in Beverly Hills

BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) – A woman in her 50s jumped to her death today from the top of a 15-story building in Beverly Hills. “Unfortunately, the woman finally ended up jumping from the building,” Beverly […]


Inmate dies at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An Arcadia man arrested for allegedly fatally stabbing his daughter-in-law was found dead of an apparent suicide at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility, authorities said today. Li Zhu, 68, died at […]


A U.S. soldier walks atop his armored vehicle at sunset as he prepares for a nighttime military exercise in the Kuwaiti desert south of the Iraqi border on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

VA reports spike in suicides among youngest vets

WASHINGTON (AP) — There has been a sharp increase in the suicide rate among the youngest male veterans, and a smaller but still significant jump among women who served in the military, the Department of […]


Ariel Castro appears court for arraignment, charged with kidnapping and rape in connection with his allegedly holding 3 women captive for 10 years, Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo)

Consultants: Cleveland kidnapper’s death a suicide

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro committed suicide by hanging himself in his prison cell, two corrections consultants concluded following a review of his death released Tuesday, rejecting earlier suggestions that he may […]