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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.


An ambulance leaves Camp Good News off of Route 130 in Sandwich Wednesday.  (Photo credit: David G. Curran/

Man Commits Suicide At The Camp Linked To Sen. Brown

A man committed suicide Wednesday at the camp linked to Sen. Scott Brown’s sexual abuse claim, as more people have now emerged alleging abuse at the camp.


The bodies of two men were found in an apartment in Malden Wednesday.

Authorities: Malden Men Died In Murder-Suicide

Authorities have determined that the men whose bodies were found Wednesday in a Malden apartment were victims of a murder-suicide.


A woman killed herself using cyanide at her home on Lake Shore Road in Brighton on Tuesday. (credit: Bernice Corpuz)

Cyanide Suicide Woman Warned Others In Note

The woman at the center of Tuesday’s cyanide scare killed herself with the poison, but did so while preventing serious injury to anyone else.


In this Friday, April 15, 2005 file photo, Alireza Pahlavi is seen during Prince Rainier III's funeral procession, in Monaco. Pahlavi, son of the late shah of Iran, has been found dead of an apparent suicide at his home in Boston. Reza Pahlavi, Alireza's brother, announced the death on his website Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. (credit: AP/Lionel Cironneau, Pool, File)

Iranian Prince Found Dead In His Boston Home

The youngest son of the late shah of Iran was found dead Tuesday of an apparent suicide at his home in Boston, after he had “struggled for years to overcome his sorrow,” his brother said.


Middlesex County Sheriff James DiPaola in a Nov. 22 interview with WBZ-TV.

Middlesex County Sheriff DiPaola Dead In Apparent Suicide

Middlesex County Sheriff James DiPaola was found dead in Maine Saturday in an apparent suicide.


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Waltham Husband, Wife Killed In Murder-Suicide

Police say Michael Coutoumas shot his wife, Cynthia Coutoumas, and then shot himself.


2 teens charged in Phoebe Prince case in court

An attorney for a teen accused of bullying a 15-year-old Massachusetts girl who hanged herself says there’s no evidence his client did anything wrong.


Counter-terrorism expert looks at local cyanide suicide

WBZ’s Carl Stevens chats with Roger Cressey, a former White House counter-terrorism expert.


Afternoon Headlines 8/16/10

Boston City Councilor Stephen Murphy wants an investigation of the Nashua Street jail where a former BU medical student awaiting trial in the death of a Craigslist masseuse,  apparently committed suicide.





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