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Distraught Man Forces Evacuation Police Clear Out Neighborhood After Man Threatens To Kill Himself With Shotgun

Sheriff’s deputies evacuated a Huetter neighborhood Thursday after a man holding a shotgun to his chin threatened to kill himself. Officers spent the evening negotiating with the man, whose name …


Israeli Official, 1967 War Hero, Kills Himself

Deputy Defense Minister Mordechai Gur, a former army chief-of-staff and the general who led the capture of the Old City of Jerusalem in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, killed himself on …


Inmate Hangs Himself

A 20-year-old man hanged himself with a bed sheet in the Nez Perce County Jail in Lewiston. William Francis Hammond of Lewiston was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday on …


Miscellany

The NFL has postponed its meeting on the Raiders’ move to Oakland for a week, saying it needs more time to study the finances of the proposal. The league had …


Suicide Pact Involved 15 Teen Girls

Eight teenage girls who tried to commit suicide over the last three weeks had made a pact with seven others to kill themselves, a doctor said Friday. Dr. Frederick Lohse, …


Mother Says She Shot Her 4-Year-Old Son To Death

A 4-year-old boy was found shot to death Wednesday in his suburban Parkland apartment. His mother, who was wounded, said she did it, the Pierce County sheriff’s department said. The …


Body Discovered Near River Identified

The man found dead last week along the Spokane River near the T.J. Meenach Bridge has been identified as a lifelong Spokane resident who worked in lawn and window maintenance. …


Victim Of Shooting Listed Very Critical

A 31-year-old Spokane woman was listed in extremely critical condition Sunday after being shot in the head, apparently by her boyfriend who then killed himself, police said. Vivian Reynolds, 5118 …


Officer Stops Man’s Leap From Monroe Street Bridge

A Spokane police officer prevented a man from jumping off the Monroe Street Bridge Friday afternoon. A 54-year-old Spokane man was climbing onto the railing when Officer Brenda Curalli arrived …


Body Washes Up On Bank Of Spokane River

A body was discovered Thursday along the Spokane River near Spokane’s T.J. Meenach Bridge, authorities said. “Evidently, someone walking along the bank spotted it,” Spokane Fire Lt. Dale Michael said.


Suspect In Trooper Shooting Apparently Killed Himself Man Found Dead In Rural Barn Where He Fled With Accomplice

The man suspected of shooting an Idaho State Police officer Monday night was found dead on Tuesday in a rural eastern Idaho barn where authorities said he fled with a …


Harvard Coed Kills Roommate, Wounds Guest, Hangs Herself

1. Sinedu Tadesse 2. Trang Ho


Officials Won’t Let Family Forget About Son’s Suicide

Two nights before Christmas, Kori Westling’s son, Bryan, killed himself. It’s not something Westling wants to be reminded of but Clark County District Court officials won’t let her forget.


Man Found In Creek Had Been A Fugitive

A man found dead Sunday in Wolf Lodge Creek was supposed to appear in court in March. But Timothy P. Williams, 39, never showed up.


Man Kills Neighbors, Self Over Missing Cat

A man shot to death two of his neighbors then killed himself a few hours before the reason for his rage - his missing cat - showed up safe and …


Supreme Court Rejects Dr. Kevorkian’s Appeal Michigan Can Now Prosecute Doctor For Assisting In Suicides

Dr. Jack Kevorkian faces more time in court. File photo by Associated Press


Body From River Identified

A body pulled from the Spokane River on Wednesday is that of a 34-year-old Spokane Valley man. Mark Nicholl, 152 South Pines, was found in the water near the T.J. …


Mexico Trip Turns Bloody For Idaho Men One Dead, Another Survives Apparent Suicide Pact

Bruce Miller first thought it was a horrible April Fools’ Day joke when he opened the door to his son’s hotel room in San Felipe, Mexico, to a scene of …


Litigant In Eagle Case Dies

A potentially precedent-setting Indian rights case will go unresolved now that the Oregon man at the center of the lawsuit has died, according to a federal attorney. Nathan Jim Jr., …


Former Employee Kills Five, Himself

A former employee opened fire Monday in a refinery inspection company, killing the owner, his wife and three workers before fatally shooting himself, police said. James Simpson, a 28-year-old former …


Carroll O’Connor’s Son Dies Of Gunshot Wound

Carroll O’Connor’s son died of a gunshot wound Tuesday, and police said it appeared he killed himself. Carroll O’Connor called police to report that his son, Hugh, 33, was despondent, …


Man Shoots Bosses, Then Kills Himself

A civilian Navy employee shot and wounded two co-workers in their office Friday after an argument, then killed himself in front of other office employees. Ernest J. Cooper Jr. twice …


Spokane Man Found Dead In Port Angeles Motel Room

A Spokane man was found dead in his motel room Wednesday, police said. The man was identified as 37-year-old Thomas R. Rohr.


Television Actor’s Death Ruled Suicide

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Mom Hurls Sons, Herself Into River

A mother threw her two young sons from an overpass into the mouth of the Los Angeles River on Tuesday and jumped in after them, authorities said. The youngest boy …


Man In Trash Bin Arrested Before He Faced Drug And Weapons Charges Last Fall

A man who apparently killed himself in a trash bin Friday after a police chase, had been arrested twice for carrying drugs and assault weapons. Scotty Michael Garden, 23, of …


Man Kills Self While Hiding In Trash From Cops Officers Surrounded Refuse Bin, Doused It With Pepper Spray

A CdA police officer shields his face from pepper spray fired into a trash bin. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review


Another Man Leaps Off Bridge

A man jumped off the Monroe Street Bridge on Thursday evening, and authorities later abandoned efforts to find his body. Two witnesses saw the man hit the Spokane River at …


Officers Unable To Find Body After Man Jumps Off Bridge

Searchers were unable to find the body of a man who jumped off Spokane’s Monroe Street Bridge on Wednesday night and authorities had no information on the identity of the …


Former Umpire Dies Endicott, N.Y.

Former major league umpire Ron Luciano was found dead in the garage of his home. He was 57. Police said a friend discovered Luciano’s body at about 3:50 p.m. in …