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Suicide

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Search continues for man reported missing around Conowingo Dam

    Divers and rescue personnel searched in the waters around Conowingo Dam Wednesday night for a 56-year-old Havre de Grace man who was reported missing and may have jumped from the dam, Maryland State Police said. As of Thursday afternoon, however, there...
  • Former Prince George's Co. jail officer pleads guilty to obstructing justice

    A former corrections officer who was at the center of a months-long investigation into the 2008 asphyxiation of an accused cop killer at the Prince George's County jail pleaded guilty Friday to obstructing justice, admitting that he gave police a false...
  • Howard County inmate attempts suicide, is put on 24-hour watch

    A 22-year-old man who attempted suicide at the Howard County Detention Center in Jessup over the weekend is back at the facility and under 24-hour watch, officials said Sunday. Demetrius Hunt, 22, who was serving an 18-month sentence for second-degree...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Editorial: It takes a village to combat the scarring problem of bullying

    Editorial: It takes a village to combat the scarring problem of bullying
    Bullying is in the news a lot lately, and for good reason. Being bullied can be a searing, scarring experience, and in some ways, it might be a bigger problem than it ever was. In adulthood, we often push aside the memories of being bullied, try to...
  • After son's death, woman faces hefty tax bill on his student loans

    After son's death, woman faces hefty tax bill on his student loans
    After Regina Friend's son Roswell committed suicide last year, she was at least relieved to know that the loans he took out to pay for his Temple University degree were forgiven. But now, the Cockeysville woman has learned she faces a hefty tax bill on...
  • 50 monologues expose 'My America' at Center Stage

    50 monologues expose 'My America' at Center Stage
    When Kwame Kwei-Armah left London to move to Baltimore, he was exploding with questions about this strange land on the other side of the Atlantic, where he was planting not just himself, but also his wife and young son. "As I was starting to find my...
  • 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...