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Ariel Castro looks over at the prosecutors table during court proceedings Friday, July 26, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Auto-erotic asphyxiation possible in Castro death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro may have died from auto-erotic asphyxiation, not suicide, and two prison guards falsified logs documenting their observation of him in the hours before he died, the state […]

10/10/2013

This Sept. 10, 2013, photo shows Polk County Sheriff personnel investigating the death of 12-year-old girl, Rebecca Ann Sedwick, at an old cement plant in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/The Lakeland Ledger, Ernst Peters)

Florida girl was bullied for months before suicide

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — For nearly a year, as many as 15 girls ganged up on 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick and picked on her, authorities say, bombarding her with online messages such as […]

09/13/2013

Suicide Prevention ribbon

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

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

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

Rick Warren

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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