Stories tagged: suicide
Tue., Nov. 30, 2010
A man found dead in the Spokane River on Sunday had a long history of mental illness and likely committed suicide, family said on Monday. Peter L. Jose, 34, had …
Sun., Nov. 7, 2010
A man climbed on top of the Howard Street Bridge in Riverfront Park about 2 p.m. Saturday and jumped into the Spokane River to his death.
Tue., Oct. 26, 2010, 6:57 p.m.
A man shot and killed by a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy on Sunday underwent a mental evaluation after trying to commit suicide last summer.
Thu., Aug. 12, 2010
A Whitman County couple in the process of separating was found dead Wednesday in what detectives believe was a murder-suicide. Wayne Arther Dale, 51, and Jennifer Dale, 42, were found …
Wed., Aug. 11, 2010, 8:31 p.m.
A Whitman County couple going through a divorce have been found dead in what detectives believe to be a murder-suicide.
Fri., July 23, 2010
The man who fatally shot his ex-fiancée and her 9-year-old son in Spokane Valley this week had been suicidal in the past and owned several guns, new court documents say. …
Wed., July 21, 2010
A local credit union will match the first $5,000 donated to a fund for the children of Spokane Valley murder victim Rebecca Schiering.
Tue., July 20, 2010, 12:30 p.m.
A local credit union will match the first $5,000 donated to a fund for the children of murder victim Rebecca Schiering.
Mon., July 19, 2010
An attack at a Spokane Valley home early Sunday left a woman dead, one son on life support and a second son with a slashed neck. The suspected killer was …
Sun., May 16, 2010, 2:50 p.m.
A hiker on Tubbs Hill in Coeur d’Alene called police to report finding the body of a woman on a trail just before 2 p.m. today, said Lt. Rob Turner …
Mon., March 29, 2010
Suicide is the third leading cause of death among 15- to 24-year-olds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and it has lately been in the news. Cornell …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2010
The number of suicides among veterans in the Spokane region dropped dramatically last year, according to newly released records. In response to a Spokesman-Review request for information, the Spokane Veterans …
Sat., Dec. 12, 2009
Some 16 percent of sixth-graders in Washington state had seriously considered suicide and 5 percent had tried to kill themselves, a 2008 statewide survey found. Suicide is the second leading …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2009
Spokane Valley firefighters provided advanced life support Tuesday when Maria L. Walsh’s minivan was broadsided by a train going 48 mph. But they didn’t have to cut apart the mangled …
Tue., Nov. 3, 2009, 3:05 p.m.
A reportedly suicidal man shot by Spokane Valley police Friday was armed with a pellet gun that resembles a Colt .45 semi-automatic pistol, newly filed documents show.
Mon., Nov. 2, 2009, 10:19 a.m.
The man shot by Spokane Valley police Friday remains in stable but serious condition at a local hospital, police said today.
Sat., Oct. 31, 2009
Police shot a Spokane Valley man they described as suicidal after he confronted two officers outside his home Friday. The 27-year-old man was hospitalized in serious condition Friday night, said …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2009, 2:01 p.m.
An Iraqi war veteran and his wife found dead early Saturday in Republic both died of single gunshot wounds, authorities said today.
Thu., Aug. 20, 2009, 8:21 a.m.
North Idaho law officers pursued a high-speed vehicle Wednesday night and eventually arrested a man who had threatened suicide.
Wed., Aug. 12, 2009, 7:06 p.m.
Amid a revolt by its staff psychiatrists, the Spokane Veterans Affairs Medical Center has begun expanding a behavioral health department strained by an increasing number of veterans seeking help.
Fri., Aug. 7, 2009, 12:11 p.m.
A landlord shot to death by a tenant in Coeur d’Alene two years ago should have been trained on how to deal with dangerous renters, a lawsuit filed this week …
Thu., July 23, 2009
The wife of a man who killed himself in a hospital bathroom while he was on suicide watch in 2008 has filed a wrongful death suit against Providence Health and …
Mon., June 29, 2009, 7:53 a.m.
A surprising number of teenagers — nearly 15 percent — think they’re going to die young, leading many to drug use, suicide attempts and other unsafe behavior, new research suggests.
Sun., May 24, 2009
WASHINGTON – It was just past midnight in Afghanistan when Brig. Gen. Mark Milley appeared on the video screen in the Pentagon conference room to brief some of the Army’s …
Fri., May 8, 2009, 12:51 p.m.
A man has died this afternoon after jumping from Veterans Memorial Bridge on Interstate 90 east of Coeur d’Alene.
Thu., March 12, 2009, 9:51 a.m.
Spokane police today said that a man who fell to his death from the Parkade garage in downtown on Wednesday committed suicide.
Tue., March 3, 2009
A Canadian man who hanged himself in a Spokane County Jail cell Friday was there on suspicion of delivering 350 pounds of marijuana to undercover DEA agents in northern Washington, …
Tue., Dec. 16, 2008
Suicide is a topic that the news media, so often accused of exploiting misery, handle with unique reserve. Most newsrooms don’t cover suicides at all unless they happen in a …
Sat., May 17, 2008
The thing most on Sandy Ross’s mind, the thing this mother cannot forget, is the one thing people around her tried their hardest not to discuss with her. It was …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2007
Though hundreds live in the Park Place Apartments in north Coeur d’Alene, tenants describe it as a tight-knit community run by strict but good-hearted people. “This is a small community. …