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  • Oscar Pistorius a suicide risk, psychologist finds

    Oscar Pistorius a suicide risk, psychologist finds
    South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius, on trial for fatally shooting his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year, suffers from severe depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, according to extracts from a psychologist’s report read in...
  • Kathleen Kane's credibility is on the line

    Kathleen Kane's credibility is on the line
    In January 2013, Kathleen Kane charged into Harrisburg on a Nittany Lion. The former assistant district attorney from Lackawanna County became the first Democrat and woman to be elected state attorney general by vowing to examine her predecessors'...
  • On This Date In Glastonbury History: A Wild Funeral After The Loss Of A Teen

    On This Date In Glastonbury History: A Wild Funeral After The Loss Of A Teen
    GLASTONBURY — Funerals and obituaries have always been a hallmark of The Hartford Courant over its 250 years in existence. But it is hard to top the story from June 29, 1914 Courant and the coverage of a funeral for a 16-year-old Glastonbury girl...
  • Bird soars to literary greatness in 'East China Sea'

    "Above the East China Sea" by Sarah Bird; Knopf (336 pages, $25.95) I've thoroughly enjoyed watching Sarah Bird's career flourish during the past few years. Her books, sometimes serious in tone, sometimes lightly comedic, have a loyal Texas following....
  • $76-million Golden Gate Bridge suicide deterrent plan considered

    $76-million Golden Gate Bridge suicide deterrent plan considered
    San Francisco transportation officials on Friday will consider whether to approve $76 million in funding to install a net system to prevent suicides on the Golden Gate Bridge. Last year, 43 people leaped off the bridge, also endangering the lives of...
  • 2 men found dead in bedroom in San Bernardino; murder-suicide suspected

    2 men found dead in bedroom in San Bernardino; murder-suicide suspected
    San Bernardino police say two men found shot to death Tuesday inside an independent-living facility were victims of a possible murder-suicide. Officers received a call about 12:30 p.m. from someone who had seen blood on the floor outside a bedroom in...
  • Officials to vote on Golden Gate Bridge suicide-prevention nets

    Bay Area officials are scheduled to vote Friday on a $76-million package to fund suicide-prevention nets that would be installed on either side of the Golden Gate Bridge, where an estimated 1,600 people have plunged to their deaths since the rust-...
  • Hanging onto oil-rich Kirkuk may prove a challenge for Iraq's Kurds

    KIRKUK, Iraq Piling into a pickup truck with their AK-47 assault rifles, the Kurdish militia fighters were eager to show off the series of checkpoints they'd set up to guard the approaches to the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. The Kurds had long coveted Kirkuk...
  • Death at St. Luke's highlights security challenge for hospitals

    Death at St. Luke's highlights security challenge for hospitals
    On June 4, a so-called "never event" — a medical error that health-care quality experts say should not occur — did indeed happen at St. Luke's University Hospital in Fountain Hill. That day, Jonathan Hanchick, a 26-year-old Bethlehem...
  • Avon Police Honor Officers And Others For Good Work

    Avon Police Honor Officers And Others For Good Work
    AVON — Lifesaving efforts by officers and a dispatcher's efforts to help police in a neighboring town respond to a murder-suicide that began as a hostage situation were among the work the police department recognized in an awards ceremony Friday....
  • Felons turn to 'pardon guy' to verify that they're rehabilitated

    Felons turn to 'pardon guy' to verify that they're rehabilitated
    John Garbin hears from people who say they'll commit suicide if he doesn't help them. Because of mistakes they made years ago — criminal mistakes — they can't get a job, move on with their lives, or escape their tarnished reputations, even...
  • Mississippi Tea Party leader Mark Mayfield dead in apparent suicide

    A prominent lawyer and leader of theĀ Mississippi Tea Party, who was arrested in connection with photos posted online of U.S. SenatorĀ Thad Cochran's bedridden wife, died on Friday of an apparent suicide, the man’s attorney said. Mark Mayfield, 57,...