Suicides

January 14, 2018 - 10:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a man fatally shot himself after he critically wounded his wife during a dispute at their Philadelphia home. The victims were found around 11:30 p.m. Saturday after officers received reports of shots fired at the residence. The couple's names have not been...
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This photo taken in 2009 and provided by Akubra Hats, shows Amy "Dolly" Everett in Brunette Downs in the Northern Territory, Australia. Hundreds of people are remembering Dolly who was known as the angelic face of the Australian bushmen's hat brand and whose family says she killed herself after being targeted by cyberbullying. A memorial service for Dolly was held in the tiny Northern Territory town of Katherine on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 near her family's cattle ranch. (Akubra Hats via AP)
January 12, 2018 - 1:13 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A 14-year-old girl who was the angelic face of an iconic Australian bushmen's hat brand was remembered by hundreds of mourners Friday after her suicide focused attention on the dangers of cyberbullying. The memorial service for Amy "Dolly" Everett was held in the tiny...
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January 05, 2018 - 1:49 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors say a Pennsylvania woman told her boyfriend, "Go ahead do it," before he put a loaded gun to his head and pulled the trigger. The Observer-Reporter reports 34-year-old Brandi Stallard was ordered to stand trial Thursday on charges of aiding suicide, which is a felony...
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January 03, 2018 - 7:43 am
NORTHAMPTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say the shooting deaths of two people found in a Pennsylvania home are being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide. But it's not yet known what sparked the shootings in Northampton, which were reported around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say one victim was...
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January 03, 2018 - 12:29 am
TOKYO (AP) — Logan Paul has issued a more extensive apology for posting a YouTube video showing what appeared to be a body in a Japanese forest known as a suicide destination. The initial video he posted Sunday showed the prolific social media user trekking with friends in the Aokigahara forest...
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Houston Police Department officers investigate a double murder and suicide scene at 14300 South Post Oak Road on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in Houston.Police say a man walked into a Houston auto shop where he used to work and fatally shot two people before going outside and killing himself. The man, whose name wasn’t immediately released, entered Bemer Plus about 4 p.m. Friday. The shop specializes in used BMW sales and repairs. ( Yi-Chin Lee /Houston Chronicle via AP)
December 29, 2017 - 10:11 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A man walked into a Houston auto shop where he used to work Friday and fatally shot two employees before going outside and killing himself, police said. The man, whose name wasn't immediately released, entered Bemer Plus about 4 p.m. and officers received a call minutes later about "...
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December 26, 2017 - 3:24 pm
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man who killed his mother and then fired more than 100 rounds at police as her body lay in a Pennsylvania yard during an eight-hour standoff before he killed himself wasn't permitted to have firearms and likely obtained them from his father, who killed...
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Police respond to a crime scene after an assailant fired multiple rounds into a park and playground, wounding at least one, before feeling the area, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in Cincinnati. The alleged assailant was arrested and identified as Isaiah Currie, 20, who was charged with felonious assault and discharging a firearm on or near a prohibited premises. On Thursday, Dec. 21, Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac identified Currie as the same gunman involved in the Wednesday afternoon shooting at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center complex who wounded a guard and engaged in a shootout with a responding officer before taking his own life by firearm. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
December 21, 2017 - 3:51 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A man carrying two handguns who tried to storm into an Ohio hospital's psychiatric emergency room shot and wounded a security officer, fired at a police officer and then fatally shot himself, police said Thursday. Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac identified the gunman in the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2016, file photo, Kim Jong-hyun, a member of South Korean K-pop group SHINee, poses for the media before a showcase for the group's album "1 of 1" in Seoul, South Korea. Kim Jong-hyun, better known by the stage name Jonghyun, was found unconscious at a residence hotel in Seoul and was pronounced dead later at a nearby hospital, Seoul police said Monday Dec. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
December 18, 2017 - 9:37 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The lead singer of popular South Korean boy band SHINee died on Monday, police said, in a possible suicide. Kim Jong-hyun, better known by the stage name Jonghyun, was found unconscious at a residence hotel in Seoul and was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital, Seoul...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2017 file photo, Jeff Hoover looks up to the cheers from the gallery following his swearing in Frankfort, Ky. Hoover, the former House Speaker, denied sexual harassment but said he did send inappropriate but consensual text messages. It's unclear what the other three Republican lawmakers involved in the settlement are accused of doing. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
December 15, 2017 - 6:30 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As sexual assault and harassment allegations sweep through statehouses around the country, no place has been impacted quite like Kentucky: A state forced to confront its past salacious behavior in the midst of an historic transition to Republican rule. Kentucky's GOP House...
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