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Suicide

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  • Update: 9:30 Club's Josh Burdette committed suicide, medical examiner says

    Update: 9:30 Club's Josh Burdette committed suicide, medical examiner says
    Update, Sept. 6:  Bruce Goldfarb, a spokesman for the state medical examiner's office, confirmed on Friday morning that the manner of Josh Burdette's death was suicide. Concert venues are about the live music experience, but then again, they're not. We...
  • Fundraiser benefits suicide prevention programs at Grassroots

    Fundraiser benefits suicide prevention programs at Grassroots
    Two months before his 21st birthday, Patrick Jameson took his life after earlier warning his family that he intended to kill himself. Two months after his suicide in February 2002, his mother, Looks Salon and Spa owner Marilyn Petersen, held a...
  • 'We lost two children': emotions run high at vigil for slain teen

    'We lost two children': emotions run high at vigil for slain teen
    The vigil for Diamond Williams, the 16-year-old whom everyone called an angel, began with Pastor Michael Trotter Jr. instructing everyone to hug the person next to them, stranger or friend. "You don't know what they're going through," Trotter said as...
  • Charged with killing his fiancee, Baltimore police officer dies in apparent suicide in jail

    Charged with killing his fiancee, Baltimore police officer dies in apparent suicide in jail
    A Baltimore police officer awaiting trial for murder in the death of his fiancee died early Monday in an apparent suicide in jail, state prison officials said. James Walton Smith, 49, was being held in protective custody in the state's high-rise jail...
  • Autopsy shows Baltimore police officer hanged self in jail

    Autopsy shows Baltimore police officer hanged self in jail
    Baltimore police officer James Smith hanged himself while in his cell awaiting trial in the murder of his fiancee, an autopsy concluded on Tuesday. The office of the chief medical examiner said the cause and manner of death was suicide by hanging, said...
  • Advocates say young mother's murder raises questions about domestic violence protections

    Advocates say young mother's murder raises questions about domestic violence protections
    Victoria Vernetta Glover had taken the available legal steps to protect herself from an allegedly abusive husband but was killed nonetheless. Police say Cory Bowman shot his estranged wife this week outside her Parkville home as she was putting her 3-...
  • Police involved shooting Saturday was fourth in Harford since October

    Police involved shooting Saturday was fourth in Harford since October
    Saturday's fatal police involved shooting north of Bel Air was the fourth such incident in Harford County dating back to October in which a law enforcement officer discharged a firearm. Seth Beckman, 19, of Bel Air, Beckman was shot by a Harford...
  • NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions

    NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions
    The National Football League and more than 4,500 retired players, including former Ravens and Baltimore Colts, reached a $765 million settlement Thursday over concussion-related lawsuits. The settlement comes a week before the NFL kicks off the 2013...
  • Columbia Digest

    Meet the author Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia presents an evening with David Robinson Simon at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way. Simon's book "Meatonomics" is an exploration of the...
  • Upcoming community walks support suicide prevention programs [Letter]

    Sept. 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. As a volunteer with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) I encourage everyone to get involved whether you have been affected by suicide or not. As the Surgeon General said, "Preventing suicide...
  • Grace's Law, a cyberbullying bill, called 'landmark legislation'

    Grace's Law, a cyberbullying bill, called 'landmark legislation'
    A bill named in honor of a Howard County teen who committed suicide after she was bullied online would make it a misdemeanor to repeatedly and maliciously use a computer or smartphone to bully someone under the age of 18. The Senate last week gave final...
  • Town hall meeting to focus on substance abuse, mental illness in children, teens

    Amid growing concerns about the relationship between substance abuse and mental illness in children and adolescents, the Harford County Office on Mental Health will hold an educational town hall meeting for Harford County families and service providers. A...