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Suicide

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Top Suicide Articles

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  • Two dead on Bramble Court in what Prince George's Police call a murder-suicide

    Prince George's County Police homicide unit is investigating what they say is a murder-suicide that left two people dead on Bramble Court in South Laurel Sunday. According to police, officers responded to a shooting report in the 14100 block of Bramble...
  • Dulaney graduate's mother will accept his college diploma from Temple

    Dulaney graduate's mother will accept his college diploma from Temple
    Regina Friend will don her son's ceremonial cap Thursday morning and take footsteps that were supposed to be his. The mere idea of those steps gives her chills, but she will take them. Her only child worked 41/2 years to earn a diploma from Temple...
  • Football: America's dangerous game

    Football: America's dangerous game
    We may never know exactly why Junior Seau died, of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, at his home in San Diego on May 2. Suicide is commonly the result of depression, and perhaps Mr. Seau had a mood disorder that had nothing to do...
  • Harford man who was found hanging in jail dies

    A 21-year-old man who was found hanging in a cell in the Harford County Detention Center earlier this month died Saturday, the county sheriff's office confirmed. Christopher Scott Kelley, of Street, was in the detention center for a violation of...
  • Loss of children inspires Ellicott City mothers to advocate for suicide prevention

    Loss of children inspires Ellicott City mothers to advocate for suicide prevention
    Before asking the question, Congressman John Sarbanes made sure to say "if you don't mind sharing." Donna Curley and Sara Tagget didn't mind. It was why they were in Washington that day. It was why they were sitting in Sarbanes' office. It was why they...
  • Suicide warning signs

    Suicide prevention advocates believe education and awareness about suicide, including common warning sides, could prevent many deaths. If you or someone you know exhibits any of the following signs, seek help with a mental health professional or contact...
  • Loss of son inspires Towson father to advocate for suicide prevention

    Loss of son inspires Towson father to advocate for suicide prevention
    Before asking the question, Rep. John Sarbanesmade sure to say "if you don't mind sharing." Ron Waltemeyer didn't mind. It was why he was in Washington. It was why he was sitting in Sarbanes' office. It was why he spent the day trekking around the...
  • Al-Qaida meets Victoria's Secret

    Al-Qaida meets Victoria's Secret
    Those sultans of style at al-Qaidahave released their line of lingerie for spring, and it's a blast. Tucked away in their secret atelier in Yemen, the fanatics of fashion have come up with an updated version of the exploding underwear that caused such a...
  • Homicides up to at least 5 in Harford in 2011

    Homicides up to at least 5 in Harford in 2011
    Last year was another deadly year in Harford County, with five people murdered, according to local police. The death of a sixth person who died under somewhat murky circumstances remains under investigation. While this homicide statistic still doesn't...
  • Rape victim, investigator release book about 21- year odyssey

    For years, the stranger who raped her in her Annapolis bedroom maintained a hold over her. If it wasn't her self-imposed isolation from friends, it was the nightmares, or the difficulty of keeping up the facade that she was fine, or the drinking, or the...
  • Rebuilding a life after a loved one's suicide

    Thank you for publishing the courageous story of Regina Friend and her pride in the achievements of her son before he committed suicide last year ("Mother 'closing loop' for her son after his suicide," May 10). Ms Friend's story was a particular gift...
  • Families must speak up about suicide

    Just in time for Mother's Day, your article on the mother of the young man who inexplicably committed suicide ("Dulaney graduate's mother will accept his college diploma from Temple," May 9) was a clear and strong wake up call to all mothers, fathers,...