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Suicide

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Top Suicide Articles

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  • 'Person of interest' in Ten Hills killing found dead in Balto. Co.

    A 20-year-old woman was stabbed to death in Baltimore on Thursday, hours before a man, considered a "person of interest" in her killing, was found dead from an apparent suicide in Baltimore County, police said. Police said Thursday evening that it was...
  • Memorial service held for College Park student killed Tuesday

    Memorial service held for College Park student killed Tuesday
    More than 100 people crowded into an intimate memorial service Saturday morning for Stephen Alex Rane, a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park who police say was killed Tuesday by his housemate. "We've witnessed a horrific tragedy this week,...
  • The terrorist mentality is rooted in hatred, not despair

    The terrorist mentality is rooted in hatred, not despair
    Reporter Mary Carole McCauley quotes writer Adam Lankford as saying terrorist attacks are motivated not by politics or religion but by despair ("Inside the mind of a suicide bomber," Feb. 10). I am sick and tired of hearing this misleading despair...
  • West Howard

    'Faith and Suicide' Calvary Lutheran Church and the National Alliance on Mental Illness present a program that addresses questions about faith and suicide at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the church, 16151 Old Frederick Road in Mount Airy. The program...
  • Baltimore therapist takes fight against domestic violence to NFL commissioner

    Baltimore therapist takes fight against domestic violence to NFL commissioner
    A Baltimore-based therapist who was disturbed by the response to the murder-suicide committed by a Kansas City Chiefs player has taken her cause national. Gretchen Tome, who works at House of Ruth, posted a petition on Change.org demanding NFL...
  • Call for suicide in Severn later determined a homicide

    Anne Arundel County police were called to a Severn residence Tuesday for reports of a suicide but later determined the death a homicide. Officers were called the 100 block of Pine Cove Avenue for an attempted suicide and found Jerome Vorden Wood, 45,...
  • Bel Air man charged in carjacking, robbery; held without bail

    A Bel Air man is being held without bail in the Harford County Detention Center after he allegedly carjacked and injured a woman in his neighborhood and later robbed a man at a Wawa in Bel Air, between last Friday and Monday. Christopher Michael...
  • Bradley Manning's history showed self-harm risk, counselors testify

    Bradley Manning's history showed self-harm risk, counselors testify
    An Army private charged with sending U.S secrets to the website WikiLeaks had a history of suicidal thoughts and aloof behavior that outweighed a psychiatrist's opinion that he posed no risk to himself, two former counselors testified Sunday. Army...
  • The tragedy of Jovan Belcher

    The tragedy of Jovan Belcher
    The weekend murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and his 22-year-old girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, is a grim reminder of the toll in lives domestic violence takes, how common such tragedies are even among highly...
  • Manning held improperly in brig, Marine official testifies

    Manning held improperly in brig, Marine official testifies
    An Army private charged with sending reams of classified documents to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks was wrongly kept on suicide watch for at least seven days of his nine months' confinement at a Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va., the Marines'...
  • Did Belcher's family and friends recognize the downward spiral he was in?

    It is unbelievably sad that Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend and then himself ("The tragedy of Jovan Belcher," Dec. 4). The couple had a 3-month-old baby, and it's heart-wrenching when something like this happens. It...
  • Army pauses operations for mandatory suicide prevention training

    Army pauses operations for mandatory suicide prevention training
    At Fort Meade, where the suicide rate among service members is six times higher than that of the entire state, a crowd of 75 soldiers offered mostly silence when Mark Fisher asked them to list potential warning signs that a colleague is about to take...