New Mexico police investigate killing of 4 on Christmas Day

U.S. 12/26/19, 12:30

Four people found dead on Christmas Day in a home in an Albuquerque suburb were members of the same family and the case is being investigated as a murder-suicide, authorities said Thursday. The victims were identified as Carlos Velasquez, 50; Marilyn ...

Epstein suicide prompts conspiracy theories, skepticism

New York 08/10/19, 17:50

Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide in federal custody is provoking skepticism among online conspiracy theorists and even some officials who question how he could have killed himself in a highly secured part of the jail set aside for high-profile inmates. Epstein had ...

Defendant says he doesn’t recall if he shot 8 at church

U.S. 05/22/19, 18:42

The man accused of fatally shooting one person and wounding seven others at a Nashville church in 2017 testified Wednesday that he can't remember if he did it.In a Nashville courtroom, a prosecutor repeatedly asked 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson about ...

Man accused of killing officer makes 1st court appearance

U.S. 05/08/19, 10:22

The 19-year-old accused of killing a veteran Mississippi police officer smiled and hummed as he was led into court Wednesday but was wearing a knee-length vest the sheriff said is for inmates considered suicide risks. The Sun Herald reports Darian (DEHR-uhn) ...

French telecom giant Orange on trial over staff suicides

World 05/06/19, 12:57

The toll is shocking: 19 suicides, 12 suicide attempts and eight cases of serious depression among employees at France's main telephone and internet company over three years.A long-awaited trial began Monday in Paris accusing the telecom giant Orange and seven ...

Coroner: Woman obsessed with Columbine died before warnings

U.S. 05/01/19, 17:17

A Florida teenager obsessed with the Columbine school shooting had already died by suicide by the time authorities launched a manhunt for her after learning that she had traveled to Colorado just days before the 20th anniversary of the massacre, a ...

Outrage after some French protesters urge police suicides

Europe 04/21/19, 07:28

With French police suicides on the rise, officials are expressing shock and anger after some yellow vest protesters encouraged police to kill themselves. Radical protesters have clashed with police nearly every weekend for five months on the margins of largely peaceful ...

Columbine community moves ahead, awaits details on teen

U.S. 04/18/19, 20:56

A Colorado community changed forever by the attack that killed 13 people at Columbine High School moved ahead Thursday with ceremonies marking the anniversary of the tragedy while awaiting more details on what led a Florida teen "infatuated" with the ...

India weighs ban on popular online game after deaths

Tech 04/05/19, 06:03

A boy's suicide this week in southern India after his mother scolded him for playing a popular online game has inflamed a national debate over whether the game should be banned.The 16-year-old's father demanded a ban on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, known ...

Update: Jury rules murder-suicide in cliff deaths

U.S. 04/04/19, 19:37

The Latest on a coroner's inquest into the deaths of a family whose SUV went off a Northern California cliff (all times local): 5:05 p.m. A coroner's jury ruled Thursday that two women killed themselves and their six adopted children when they ...

Parkland looks beyond therapy to reach teens after suicides

U.S. 03/27/19, 16:09

Days after the suicides of two student survivors of the Parkland school shooting, community leaders were frantically putting extra services in place Wednesday to try to connect with those hard-to-reach students who are averse to traditional therapy.A local nonprofit had ...

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