Suicide

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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

Corded Phone, Call

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

Teresa Nicholas cashing victim's check.

Police Seek Second Suspect In Hingham Psychic Scam

Police are seeking a second suspect in connection with a psychic scam in Hingham.

04/17/2012

Investigators leave 676 Mass. Ave. in hazardous materials suits overnight.

BU Grad Student’s Chemical Suicide Forces Mass. Ave. Evacuations

A suicide led to a dangerous situation at an apartment on Massachusetts Avenue overnight.

04/10/2012

Clifford Rodrigues

12-Year-Old New Bedford Boy Commits Suicide After Being Suspended

The Bristol County District Attorney says the death of a 12-year-old New Bedford boy is suicide by hanging.

02/01/2012

South Hadley High School

South Hadley Paid Parents Of Phoebe Prince $225,000

South Hadley and its school department paid the parents of Phoebe Prince a settlement of $225,000 to prevent them from suing.

12/27/2011

The FBI billboard went up Monday, Dec. 12.

Police: Bank Robber On FBI Wanted Billboard Kills Self In Standoff

A bank robber whose picture was on billboards around New England shot and killed himself Wednesday, authorities said.

12/14/2011

Justin Goodwin was beaten at a bar in Gloucester.

Family Of Hate Crime Victim Files Wrongful Death Suit

Justin Goodwin was beaten outside of a Gloucester bar, his attackers, yelling anti-gay slurs.

11/10/2011

Boston firefighters took this photo of the fire, 4 hours after it started. (Photo courtesy: Boston Fire Dept.)

Police: Failed Suicide Attempt Caused Roxbury Explosion, Fire

Police say a failed suicide attempt caused an explosion and 6-alarm fire early Monday that left more than a dozen people hurt and led to several dramatic rescues.

10/17/2011

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