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Suicide

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  • Cerritos College police chief dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound

    Cerritos College police chief dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound
    The police chief of Cerritos College was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a Westminster motel, authorities said Tuesday evening. Richard "Buk" Bukowiecki, 47, was found about 3:30 a.m. Monday in a room at a Super 8 motel in the 15000...
  • Elderly couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide in Bridgeport

    Elderly couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide in Bridgeport
    An elderly man and his wife were found shot to death in their bedroom Tuesday night in an apparent murder-suicide in the city's Bridgeport neighborhood. Police were called about 9 p.m. to the 900 block of West 31st Street after the couple's relatives...
  • Suicide survivors face grief, questions, challenges

    Harvard Health Blog The death of Robin Williams, reportedly from depression-related suicide, can seem paradoxical. How can such a funny, lively, and successful person be depressed enough to end his life? In the U.S. alone, nearly 40,000 people a year...
  • Body found near Laurel Canyon Park identified as fashion designer

    Body found near Laurel Canyon Park identified as fashion designer
    A body found on a remote trail near Laurel Canyon Park has been identified as the founder of a punk-Goth clothing company, authorities said Tuesday. Drew Bernstein, 51, of Los Angeles died from an apparent suicide with a self-inflicted gunshot wound,...
  • Migrant rape victim denied abortion in Ireland: paper

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A migrant who said she was raped in her homeland before traveling to Ireland gave birth by Caesarean section when she was 24 weeks pregnant after Irish doctors rejected her request for an abortion on the grounds of...
  • Hundreds of Taliban fighters battle Afghan forces near Kabul - officials

    LOGAR Afghanistan (Reuters) - As many as 700 heavily armed Taliban insurgents are battling Afghan security forces in Logar, a key province near the capital Kabul, local officials said on Tuesday, in a test of the Afghan military's strength as foreign...
  • To be or not to be: Playwrights on the complex issue of suicide

    To be or not to be: Playwrights on the complex issue of suicide
    "There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide." Albert Camus' famous opening sentence from "The Myth of Sisyphus" is obviously directed to people who aren't standing on the window ledge. Those planning to kill themselves...
  • Body found on remote trail near Laurel Canyon Park

    Body found on remote trail near Laurel Canyon Park
    A body was discovered Monday on a remote trail near Laurel Canyon Park, officials said. The Los Angeles Fire Department received a call from a hiker about a person “down or injured” around 8:45 a.m., spokesman Brian Humphrey said. Air and...
  • Read On: Robin Williams' end spotlights depression

    Read On: Robin Williams' end spotlights depression
    I don't think I've seen the kind of shock and national mourning — and outpouring of love — for an entertainment figure that's been generated by the suicide this week of Robin Williams since Michael Jackson's death in 2009. This shouldn't...
  • No magic cure-all for depression

    We are all shocked and saddened by last week's pparent suicide of Robin Williams. It leaves us all with a number of questions, including: How could it happen to him? He was so successful. Why couldn't they cure him? He had access to the best mental...
  • App developers hope to help veterans battling mental health issues

    App developers hope to help veterans battling mental health issues
    Dave Smith hit his lowest low in March 2012. The retired Marine and Iraq combat veteran separated from his family and friends, broke up with his girlfriend and spent nights drinking himself into oblivion. One afternoon, he put a loaded shotgun in...
  • Politicizing Suicide Shameful

    Rush Limbaugh's politicizing of Robin Williams' suicide is despicable and shows his complete absence of decency and an intelligent understanding of just what suicide is all about. It is a manifestation of his true character, or should I say, lack thereof....