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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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Marines ID gunman, 2 victims in Va. base shooting

QUANTICO, Va. (AP) – A Marine who shot two of his colleagues to death and then killed himself was a tactics instructor at a school that tests Marines who want to become officers.

03/23/2013

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Student who killed self was planning attack

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A University of Central Florida student planned an attack on campus but committed suicide in a dorm before carrying it out, authorities said Monday. Materials found in his dorm room made it appear he had planned a wider attack.

03/18/2013

University of Central Florida police block road near Tower 1 dorm (tall building in center) after weapons and explosive devices were found while investigating apparent suicide by student, Orlando. (AP Photo)

Weapons, explosives found in dorm on Fla. campus

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities investigating the apparent suicide of a college student discovered weapons and explosive devices in a dorm on the University of Central Florida campus in Orlando early Monday.

03/18/2013

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Suicide note found in Calif shooting rampage

TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — Southern California authorities say they have found a suicide note on a computer belonging to a 20-year-old man accused of killing three people during a deadly rampage last month.

03/01/2013

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Police say gunman kills self after standoff

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Monica police say a gunman has killed himself in a home after a nearly 12-hour standoff. SWAT team members fired tear gas and entered the home at around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, where they found the man dead.

02/27/2013

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Police ID woman killed in Chiefs murder-suicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police have identified the girlfriend of a Kansas City Chiefs player killed in a murder-suicide as 22-year-old Kasandra M. Perkins. Police spokesman Darin Snapp says linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot […]

12/01/2012

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