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John Burbine. (WBZ-TV)

Wakefield Sex Offender Who Offered Castration For Sentence Deal Dies In Hospital

John Burbine was charged with sexually abusing children in a Wakefield day care.

03/07/2014

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Murder Charge Possible In Double Fatal ‘Suicide’ Crash On Interstate 89

A former Fortune 500 executive told police he was depressed and aiming to kill himself when he drove his full-size pickup truck across a grassy highway median, went airborne and crushed to death a young Vermont couple expecting their first child in January.

12/15/2013

Aaron Swartz. (Photo Credit: Fred Benenson/Wikimedia Commons)

Swartz Father Blames ‘Government’ At Son’s Funeral

Internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz was “killed by the government,” his father told mourners Tuesday during his son’s funeral in suburban Chicago.

01/15/2013

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Kansas City Chiefs, University of Maine React to Belcher Murder-Suicide

The Kansas City Chiefs won their second game of the season after an emotional Saturday when a teammate took his own life and that of his girlfriend.

12/02/2012

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Mass. Critics Of Suicide Question Return $250,000

A group opposed to a ballot question that would allow terminally ill patients to self-administer life-ending drugs has returned a $250,000 donation from a conservative Mississippi-based organization with anti-gay views.

09/14/2012

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Cries For Help: Substance Abuse And Teen Suicide

There have been some alarming findings on suicide circumstances.

06/04/2012

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Cries For Help: The Tragedy Of Suicide And Bullying

As she continues her series “Cries for Help,” WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Mary Blake reports on the problem of bullying and teen suicide.

06/04/2012

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Cries For Help: Coping With Non-Fatal Suicide Attempts

The National Institute of Mental Health has compiled statistics on suicide and has found that for every teen suicide you hear of, there are another 25 suicide attempts.

06/04/2012

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Cries For Help: Dealing With Suicide Prevention

Suicide. It’s the third leading cause of death among teenagers in this country and cuts across the social and economic fabric of every single community.

06/04/2012

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Mary Richardson on November 17, 2010 in New York. (Photo credit KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Coroner: Mary Richardson Kennedy Died From Hanging

A medical examiner in suburban New York says the estranged wife of Robert Kennedy Jr. died of asphyxiation due to hanging.

05/17/2012

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