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Suicide Prevention Week informs and educates

Did you know that in the United States one person completes suicide every 14 minutes? Or it’s estimated that more than 5 million people in the United States have been directly affected by a suicide? […]

09/11/2013

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)

Cleveland man’s suicide brings little sympathy

CLEVELAND (AP) — Residents in the tough Cleveland neighborhood where three women were secretly imprisoned for a decade reacted with scorn and grim satisfaction Wednesday after Ariel Castro hanged himself in his cell barely a […]

09/04/2013

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Reaction to Castro death

Ariel Castro, the man serving a life term in prison for kidnapping and repeatedly raping three women in his Cleveland home for 10 years has committed suicide in his jail cell. And while some are […]

09/04/2013

This 2013 file photo provided by Andrew Spanswick, a friend of James Lee DiMaggio, shows DiMaggio posing for a photo in a restaurant in West Hollywood, Calif.  (AP Photo/Andrew Spanswick)

Man killed in Idaho mirrored father’s actions

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A family spokesman says the man who was killed by FBI agents in the Idaho wilderness after allegedly abducting a 16-year-old California girl followed his father’s footsteps. Andrew Spanswick said Monday […]

08/12/2013

Austrian skateboarder Andreas Sabitzer, 30, performs a trick in the Malecon in Havana, Cuba.(AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. FORT HOOD DEFENDANT ADMITS HE WAS THE SHOOTER With his life hanging in the balance, the Army […]

08/07/2013

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O.C. megachurch pastor returns to pulpit after son’s suicide

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Nearly four months after his son’s suicide, popular pastor Rick Warren returned to the pulpit Saturday afternoon at the Orange County megachurch he founded. Warren, dressed in his usual casual black […]

07/28/2013

Remains of suicide victim left on tracks 17 days

RENO, Nev. (AP) – Union Pacific railroad officials are defending their handling of the cleanup of the remains of a suicide victim whose widow complained his skin and bones were still on the tracks more […]

07/20/2013

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Superhero movie stunt men save woman in real life

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Three stunt men for a superhero movie who were at Comic-Con saved a woman who was dangling from a 14th floor balcony in San Diego, police said. Lt. Kevin Mayer said […]

07/20/2013

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Veterans’ uphill road back, struggle with suicide

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years ago, Joe Miller, an Army Ranger captain with three Iraq tours under his belt, sat at home near Fort Bragg holding a cocked Beretta 40mm, and prepared to kill himself. […]

06/24/2013

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NY authorities: Self-help couple commits suicide

  NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a New York City couple who hosted a self-help radio show called “The Pursuit of Happiness” have taken their own lives. A medical examiner spokeswoman said Thursday that […]

06/06/2013

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

Kidnapping suspect off suicide watch at Ohio jail

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jail officials say the man charged with holding three women captive and raping them over a decade in his Cleveland house is no longer seen as a suicide risk. Cuyahoga County jail […]

06/05/2013

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US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped […]

05/02/2013

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