Stories tagged: suicide
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
The death of a woman whose body was found at the Bowler and Pitch area of Riverside State Park on Monday has been ruled a suicide, according to the Spokane …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017
As a teenager, my grief was killing me, but no one allowed me to grieve. I had no one to talk to about these thoughts.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
An accomplished climber who took his own life after his girlfriend died in a southwestern Montana avalanche left directions to lead a recovery team to her body.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas, according to new government data that show wide state-by-state disparities and suggest social isolation, gun ownership …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
The FBI announced Thursday that its year-long investigation into the reported kidnapping of a Montana woman, who was later found shot to death in the trunk of a car located …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Three Republican politicians hope to overturn a new Oregon law that makes it easier to take guns away from people considered at risk of suicide.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 3:03 p.m.
LOS ANGELES – Amanda Knox, the American exchange student convicted and later cleared of a murder in Italy, is offering her support to a Massachusetts woman convicted of manslaughter for …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
Authorities say two men are dead in an apparent murder-suicide in SeaTac.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
Police say a man fatally shot two women at a Lacey home, then fled in a car with children, leading officers on a chase before crashing and shooting himself.
Mon., July 31, 2017, 12:45 p.m.
A Bozeman police officer killed his wife and himself at their home on Saturday night.
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
Evidence found in the remains of a Spokane Valley house fire last week suggests Bobby Kihara set fire to his home after shooting his wife and dogs before turning a …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
A Benton City man is dead after breaking into an apartment and shooting at a couple in bed before turning the gun on himself.
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s investigators continue to work under the theory that a Spokane Valley man shot his wife, two dogs and then turned the gun on himself. The bodies were …
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
The band Linkin Park canceled its North American tour Friday after its lead singer, Chester Bennington, was found dead by hanging the day before.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
Texas family says teen killed himself in macabre ‘Blue Whale’ online challenge that’s alarming schools
Fifteen-year-old Isaiah Gonzalez was a soon-to-be sophomore who just joined the ROTC program at his high school. But on July 8, Gonzalez’ father Jorge stepped into his son’s bedroom in …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 2:47 p.m.
California health officials reported Tuesday that 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal in …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Hospitals in Oregon will no longer be able to release patients who come into the emergency room in mental health crisis without first taking steps to prevent suicide and find …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Putting a modern spin on the definition of manslaughter, a Massachusetts judge found Michelle Carter guilty in the death of an 18-year-old friend she had instructed to kill himself in …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Authorities are investigating a mother’s role in the 2016 suicide of her daughter in a motel room.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Oregon State Police say a 23-year-old man died when he jumped in front of an SUV on Highway 395 near Pilot Rock.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
Toxicology tests showed the presence of barbiturates, caffeine and lorazepam, also known as Ativan, for relief of anxiety. The report also lists naloxone, an anti-opioid drug, and a decongestant.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
A man and woman found dead Thursday afternoon at a Coeur d’Alene apartment likely died in a murder-suicide. The bodies were found after other residents at the Falls Creek complex, …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
Montana broadcasters will begin airing public service spots aimed at increasing awareness of the signs of suicide and the help that is available.
Fri., May 26, 2017
100 years ago today in Spokane: Prominent widow dies in Spokane River; plans for Centennial Mill announced
A 72-year-old woman – described by the paper as a “deranged” widow – ended her life in the way she had foretold, by throwing herself in the Spokane River. She …
Mon., May 22, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
Alaska authorities found one shell casing after a man tried to shoot and kill himself but the bullet passed through his head and took the life of his girlfriend, a …
UPDATED: Sun., May 14, 2017, 8:13 p.m.
Suicides are rare among children so young, but not unheard of. Statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show an average of 14 suicides per year nationwide …
Sun., May 14, 2017
The best-case scenario for this series is that teens and parents will look at it together and openly discuss its many implications.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
An Ohio coroner has reopened its investigation into an 8-year-old boy’s suicide, and his school district is expected to release video showing a bully knocking him unconscious two days before …
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 2:59 p.m.
School officials never told the mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself that another student had thrown him against the wall two days earlier and knocked him unconscious …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
A police spokesman says the suspected gunman and a second person are dead in an apparent murder-suicide on the campus of a community college in suburban Dallas.