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2 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Charges Were Coming Before Benda's Death

South Dakota's attorney general says he was ready to file charges and seek an indictment against the state's former economic development director days before the man committed suicide last fall.


Related Topix: Marty, SD, Pierre, SD

6 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

NCAA proposed settlement raises medical questions

A key feature of a proposed settlement of a head-injury lawsuit against the NCAA is the creation of a $70 million fund to pay for medical evaluations of current and former college players in several sports.


8 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

MORE than 30 people took part in a walk to raise awareness of suicide in young people.

The 'Walk with an Angel' event was organised by the family of Darwen girl Vicky Harrison, who took her own life in 2010 at the age of 21 because she couldn't find a job.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

13 hrs ago |

Little Falls police: Montclair man commits suicide by ramming car into wall

A 53-year-old Montclair man committed suicide early Tuesday morning when he drove head-on into a brick wall that backs up to NJ Transit property on Clove Road, authorities said.


Related Topix: Little Falls, NJ

17 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

New York couple's deaths ruled a murder-suicide

State police say autopsies have confirmed that a northern New York man fatally shot his wife, then committed suicide by turning the weapon on himself.


Related Topix: Clinton County, NY

19 hrs ago |

The Rolling Stonesa singer Mick Jagger overjoyed with birth of great-grandchildren

London, Jul 29: Singer Mick Jagger , who was devastated after the tragic death of his long-term partner, L'Wren Scott , now has a reason to smile.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Telegraph

Elderly couple in suicide pact

An octogenarian couple, apparently dispirited by deaths of contemporaries, consumed pesticide at their ancestral home in Haludbani village of Patamda, 30km from Jamshedpur, on Monday.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Holocaust victim, artist Charlotte Salomon's life ...

The Berlin-born Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon left behind a body of watercolors and text she called "Life? or Theatre?" before she was killed at Auschwitz in 1943 at age 26, carrying her unborn child.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Theater

The Washington Post

Maine shootings were quadruple murder-suicide, police say

The deaths of five people - all family members, including three young children - in a Maine apartment over the weekend came at the hands of a member of the family, authorities confirmed Monday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Health

The Campbell Reporter

Herhold: A disappearance and a suicide create mystery in Gilroy

The 700 block of Sixth Street in Gilroy is a well-maintained street with towering sycamores, spacious single-story homes, and an air of prosperity.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Gilroy, CA, Depression, Health, Cotati, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Wedding


Lawsuit begins in OKC bombing case

CORRECTS TO A 1997 FILE PHOTO FROM 1987 - FILE - In this 1997 file photo, Kenneth Trentadue, shown in the poster hanging in the office of Oklahoma City lawyer Scott Adams, is pictured in Oklahoma City.


Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

KHOU-TV Houston

Two dead after suspected murder-suicide in Arlington

Arlington police say a woman died of an apparent gunshot wound and a man took his own life in the 1100 block of East Abram Street on Sunday afternoon.


Related Topix: Arlington, TX, Tarrant County, TX

DNA India

Constable commits suicide after killing two women in Rajouri

A constable barged into the house of a special police official in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, allegedly killing two women and later committed suicide, police said in Jammu on Monday.


Related Topix: India, World News

The Local

Swedish suicide rates hit 25-year high

The Viking Lines ferry pictured was ripped away from the dock as a result of the storm.


Related Topix: Weather, Sweden, World News,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

CBC News

Police, fire, ambulance personnel face high PTSD rates

Alex Forrest clearly remembers what happened to a fellow firefighter who was traumatized by the deaths of two captains in a house fire.


Related Topix: Fire

Border Mail

Ex-sect leader with North East ties is jailed over child sex crimes

Guilt can be a heavy burden - and this seems to be the case with the latest chapter in the disturbing story of a senior Victorian sect leader now in jail on child sex charges.


Related Topix: Australia, World News,


100 Indians committed suicide in UAE every year since 2011

Dubai: Around 100 Indians have committed suicide in the United Arab Emirates every year since 2011, India's ambassador here said, calling on the expatriate community to help people in distress, particularly those with financial problems.


Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Asian-American, Indian-American

Deseret News

Report links smoking bans, cigarettes taxes to lower suicide rates

A new report published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research says states that have imposed higher cigarette taxes and banned smoking indoors had lower adjusted suicide rates than states with fewer anti-smoking initiatives.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Utah Government, Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Deseret News

Report links smoking bans, cigarettes taxes to lower suicide rates

Utah mental health and public health officials say a new report that links stronger anti-smoking initiatives to lower suicide rates suggests an added benefit of states' prevention and cessation efforts.


Related Topix: Utah Government, Utah, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Control Group

Nearly 300,000 suicides in India so far from GMO crop failures

The Western media is steeped in denial about the true damage being caused by genetically modified crops, especially in the developing Third World.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Monsanto