| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:52 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court revived a wrongful death lawsuit against San Diego County on Monday, ruling that a jury should determine whether two sheriff’s deputies who killed a suicidal man who was wielding a knife acted negligently....
| Jul 20, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The following release was issued by Chikaming Township police Saturday night:
On July 20, 2013, Officer Rob Hahn was dispatched to a suicidal 33-year old subject at an address of: 8955 Warren Woods Road. Officer Hahn learned from the caller that there...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:48 AM
A man believed to be suicidal was taken into custody this morning after a six-hour standoff on the roof of a Southwest Side building, authorities said.
Police called a barricade response about 11:15 after arriving at a building in the 6000 block of...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 9:05 AM
A spokesman for the family of James Lee DiMaggio said he believes the 40-year-old planned to kill Hannah Anderson and his cat had FBI agents not gunned him down in the Idaho wilderness.
In an interview with The Times, Andrew Spanswick said that upon...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Prosecutors say best-selling author Jude Deveraux is the victim of a massive $17 million swindle that left her suicidal and almost destitute.
But the defense is suggesting that Deveraux is a liar and a tax cheat.
On Wednesday, after a day of polite...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:34 PM
A blood test can tell you if you’ve got HIV, high cholesterol or certain kinds of cancer. Now scientists are trying to create a blood test that would reveal whether someone was about to commit suicide.
“Individuals at risk often choose not...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter has struggled with depression as a teen, and sometimes I worry she may consider suicide. I don't want to make things worse by bringing it up, though. What are the signs that a teen may be thinking about suicide? Should I talk...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Twice as many Americans commit suicide in states where most households have a gun than in states with low rates of gun ownership, according to a new study.
Several studies have linked gun ownership to the risk of suicide by...
| Jun 17, 2013
— Sleep was dangerous for me. I couldn't handle the nightmares. I thought I was psychotic. I diagnosed myself with anything other than PTSD.
I came up with a plan to end the pain, end the nightmares and keep the people I loved from being hurt. I...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The U.S. military has faced two epidemics over the last decade of war in Afghanistan and Iraq.
One is suicide. The annual rate of military personnel taking their own lives has doubled to about 20 per 100,000. That translated to a record 324 suicides...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Suicide rates among Americans 35 to 64 years old rose 28% from 1999 to 2010, from 13.7 per 100,000 people to 17.6 per 100,000 people, the CDC reported Thursday.
The greatest increases occurred in people 50 to 54 years old (up 48%) and among people 55...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 7:01 AM
While he sat on Connecticut's death row late in 2011, the trial of his accomplice in the Cheshire home invasion killings was underway in a New Haven courtroom. Joshua Komisarjevsky's lawyers were rolling out a no-holds-barred, detailed defense,...