Stories tagged: suicide
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 12:07 p.m.
A former Playboy centerfold involved in a custody battle apparently jumped with her 7-year-old son to their deaths from the 25th floor of a Manhattan hotel, law enforcement officials said …
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
Retired Coeur d’Alene High School teacher and Idaho Hall of Fame basketball coach Dean Lundblad died after jumping from the towering Veterans Memorial Centennial Bridge on Tuesday, according to witnesses.
Sun., March 25, 2018, 6 a.m.
78 percent of gun deaths in Washington are by suicide. A new program to change that targets gun owners.
As student activists from Parkland, Florida have put a national spotlight on school shootings and gun violence, an unlikely coalition of public health workers and members of the gun industry …
Sun., March 25, 2018
A panel of experts will speak March 29 at North Central High School during the school district’s second annual Community Suicide Prevention Symposium. The event also will feature a resource …
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 10:41 p.m.
New laws allow courts to take guns away from people who commit domestic violence harassers, voluntary surrender for people who fear they may commit suicide.
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
The school district said Troy Schueller died Wednesday afternoon at Kootenai Health. Faculty were notified during an after-school meeting.
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 12:32 p.m.
Authorities said a man shot himself to death outside the White House on Saturday.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 6:45 p.m.
The wife of a former Kentucky Republican lawmaker who killed himself last year after facing sexual assault allegations has lost her attempt to fill the remainder of her husband’s term …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 7:09 p.m.
Pullman psychologist accused of sexual assault found dead of suspected suicide in Whitman County Jail
A Pullman therapist and psychologist arrested last week on suspicion of sexual assault was found dead in his Whitman County Jail cell Sunday night.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 2:35 p.m.
Rose McGowan has broken a days-long silence to express sympathy over the suicide of her former manager, whose family has criticized the actress and activist.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
Police said a Springfield charter school principal who killed himself Thursday is under investigation for sexual misconduct allegations involving a minor.
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
Fidel Castro’s oldest son was mourned in Cuba on Friday after the unusually public announcement of his suicide following a long depression.
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 7:06 p.m.
The eldest son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro killed himself on Thursday after months of treatment for depression, state media reported. He was 68.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
The AR-15-style rifle that Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski used to kill himself came from a former teammate, Pullman Police announced on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Tyler Hilinski’s suicide underscores the need for mental health programs on college campuses, House committee says.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 12:10 p.m.
After news of Hilinski’s death surfaced, members of the college football community took to Twitter to share the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and plead with people to seek help for …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
The ex-wife of a former Idaho Republican state lawmaker who shot and killed himself this week says he was under investigation for molesting two girls, including a young female relative …
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 4:48 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s administration is aiming to curb the number of veteran suicides by improving mental health treatment for the high-risk group.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 2:53 p.m.
Former Idaho State Rep. Brandon Hixon, who resigned last November amidst a criminal investigation into sexual abuse, has committed suicide, House Speaker Scott Bedke confirmed Tuesday morning.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018
100 years ago in Spokane: State officials launch rules aimed at combatting sexually transmitted diseases
State authorities were launching “the most remarkable offensive against the vice infections which has ever been attempted in the West.” By “vice infections,” they meant sexually transmitted diseases.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 1:54 p.m.
YouTube star Logan Paul has stepped away from posting videos following an outcry when he uploaded images of what appeared to be the body of someone who killed themselves in …
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco police officer who killed himself after being pulled over by police in a neighboring city was under investigation for child sexual abuse in Las …
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
It’s a right to keep and bear arms, not a heavily regulated government privilege, nor is it dependent upon service in a militia.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations has committed suicide.
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 6 a.m.
Devon Tyler liked to tug at his father’s heartstrings. “He would write cards for my birthday or Father’s Day or Christmas,” said Phil Tyler, a former Spokane County Jail deputy, …
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 6 a.m.
Suicide is the 10th-leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than twice as many people as homicides, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And …
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
Among rising self-harm rates for all women, the 10-14 range saw a much larger increase.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Facebook is using artificial intelligence to address one of its darkest challenges: stopping suicide broadcasts.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Authorities say the three people found dead in a Bellingham home Monday died by homicide and suicide.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
The death of a Salem woman who stepped onto Interstate 5 after causing a disturbance at a restaurant has been ruled a suicide.