Stories tagged: suicides
FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012, 4:31 A.M.
Prosecutors to question Manning in WikiLeaks case
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Military prosecutors planned to go face-to-face for the first time Friday with an Army private charged with sending hundreds of thousands of classified documents to …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28, 2012, 3:50 P.M.
Attorney: Prayer group killing confession made up
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man who told police he killed the wife of his prayer group leader at her husband’s request made up the story and …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28, 2012, 10:45 A.M.
Officer: Suicide led to wariness about Manning
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — An Army private accused of sending reams of classified U.S. documents to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks was kept in tight pretrial confinement partly because another …
TUESDAY, NOV. 20, 2012, 1:44 P.M.
Pastor: Boy feigned death to survive ND killings
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Twelve-year-old Christian Schuster survived a deadly shooting in North Dakota by feigning death as he lay under his slain brother’s body, and an 8-year-old sister was …
MONDAY, NOV. 19, 2012, 10:22 A.M.
Woman, 3 grandkids killed on ND reservation
NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — A well-kept northwestern North Dakota home teemed with FBI investigators Monday as they tried to piece together evidence in the grisly weekend shooting deaths of …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2012, 3:48 P.M.
Ohio mom: Grandmother, uncle not in ‘right minds’
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The mother of three children killed this week in what police believe was a murder-suicide said Wednesday her mother and brother weren’t in their “right minds” …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2012, 12:16 P.M.
Ohio coroner: 3 siblings died from fumes
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Three children killed in what police believe was a murder-suicide carried out by their grandmother and uncle died of carbon monoxide poisoning, a coroner ruled Wednesday …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2012, 7:30 A.M.
Kids’ mom in Ohio murder-suicide wanted them back
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — For the past three years, Mandy Hayes had counted on her mother to care night and day for three of her children after another son at …
TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2012, 2:51 P.M.
Grandmother, uncle plot murder-suicide, 3 kids die
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Caught up in a family disagreement over who should care for three young children, a grandmother and her son barricaded themselves and the kids in a …
TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2012, 10:24 A.M.
Police: Grandmother behind Ohio murder-suicide
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Letters found after an Ohio murder-suicide that killed three children indicate it was orchestrated by their grandmother and uncle, who were found dead with the youngsters …
MONDAY, NOV. 12, 2012, 7:50 P.M.
Murder-suicide eyed in deaths of 5 in Ohio garage
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Three children, their uncle, and their grandmother were found dead inside a garage Monday in what appears to be a murder-suicide amid a custody dispute. A …
FRIDAY, NOV. 2, 2012, 1:39 A.M.
Secret Service agent who hid affair kills himself
WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly six years, a senior Secret Service agent kept his extramarital affair with a Mexican woman a secret from the agency responsible for protecting the president. …
THURSDAY, NOV. 1, 2012, 3:30 P.M.
Secret Service agent kills self amid affair probe
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Secret Service agent who was being investigated by the government for failing to disclose a long-standing relationship with a foreign citizen killed himself last week …
THURSDAY, OCT. 18, 2012, 10:34 A.M.
4 dead in central Fla. beauty salon shooting
CASSELBERRY, Fla. (AP) — A gunman opened fire in a central Florida beauty salon Thursday, killing three women and wounding a fourth before leaving the business and killing himself at …
MONDAY, OCT. 1, 2012, 6:55 A.M.
Court won’t hear appeal in suicide shooting
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is refusing to hear a lawsuit over whether a police officer can be sued for fatally shooting a Texas teen-ager who was threatening to …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 2012, 11:42 A.M.
Police ID man who killed self on TV after chase
PHOENIX (AP) — A man who stole a car at gunpoint, shot at Phoenix police officers and then led them on a chase that ended with his suicide broadcast on …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26, 2012, 1:52 P.M.
Police: Student shoots self at Okla. junior high
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — A gunshot rang out at an Oklahoma junior high school before classes began Wednesday, terrifying teenagers who feared a gunman was on the loose. Soon, though, …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 11, 2012, 6:30 P.M.
Officials: Mich. man who killed cop had arsenal
WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A businessman who gunned down a police officer at his suburban Detroit home held authorities at bay for hours with an arsenal of high-powered …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 11, 2012, 5:06 P.M.
Lawyers: Iowa CEO to plead guilty to $200M fraud
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The founder of an Iowa brokerage has signed a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in which he admits to carrying out a $200 million fraud …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 11, 2012, 2:57 P.M.
Ind. woman accused of causing teen son’s suicide
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana woman whose 16-year-old son committed suicide in July is accused of driving him to take his own life because he lived in constant fear her …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 11, 2012, 10:40 A.M.
Autopsy: Man killed self after officer’s shooting
WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A business executive who gunned down a police officer responding to a trouble call at his suburban Detroit house committed suicide, an autopsy found …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 11, 2012, 12:06 A.M.
Suspect in Mich. officer’s slaying found dead
WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A former auto executive facing business and family troubles fired on police responding to a call at his home in a wealthy Detroit suburb, …
TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2012, 9:23 P.M.
Sikh temple shooter’s death ruled a suicide
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The man who killed six Sikh worshippers at a Wisconsin temple before fatally shooting himself had a history of alcohol problems and underwent a noticeable personality change …
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010, 1:36 P.M.
Idaho’s suicide rate up in 2009
State health officials say Idaho’s 2009 suicide rate was 22 percent higher than the previous year.
TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 2010, 11:33 A.M.
Congressman accuses VA of ‘noncompliance’
A key House member asked Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to explain an apparent “emerging pattern” of agency noncompliance” with congressional requests for information about veteran suicide and other issues.
FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2010, 9:07 A.M.
Booth Gardner film nominated for Academy Award
Booth Gardner says he no longer dwells on death. He’s got a lot going on in his life.
THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2010, 10:55 A.M.
Suicide doses for 63 in 9 months of Wash. law
The state of Washington says 63 suicide prescriptions were dispensed during the first nine months of the state’s Death with Dignity Act.
TUESDAY, NOV. 17, 2009, 9:18 A.M.
Army suicides to top 2008, but progress reported
Soldier suicides this year are almost sure to top last year’s, but a recent decline in the pace of such deaths could mean the Army is making progress in stemming …
THURSDAY, AUG. 20, 2009, 11:15 A.M.
Workplace suicides surge by 28 percent
Workplace suicides surged 28 percent last year, the Labor Department said Thursday, as experts said anxious workers watched colleagues depart in a rash of layoffs and faced survivor’s guilt.
THURSDAY, FEB. 19, 2009
Our View: Information on treatment should be public
To its credit, the military has been more forthcoming with information about the number of suicides in its ranks. The Army recently began releasing monthly figures, rather than the usual …