Suicide

CBS News
December 11, 2018 - 12:08 pm
(CBS News) - An Alabama mother says bullying led her 9-year-old daughter to commit suicide, CBS Birmingham affiliate WIAT reports. "She told me that this one particular child was writing her nasty notes in class," said the mother, Jasmine Adams. "It was just things you wouldn't think a 9-year-old...
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Los Angeles Police Dept.
November 15, 2018 - 2:49 pm
SANTA MONICA (CNS) - A former Santa Monica Police Athletic League volunteer who was accused of molesting four boys dating back as far as 1986 was found dead in his apartment of an apparent suicide, city officials said today. Eric Uller, 50, had been scheduled to appear in court Thursday morning. "...
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CBS
November 02, 2018 - 10:53 am
(CBS News) -- A grieving Missouri mother whose 24-year-old son was found dead hanging from a tree over two weeks ago continued to press St. Louis County police to investigate the death as a murder instead of a suicide. Melissa McKinnies addressed whoever may be connected to Danye Jones' death as...
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AP
October 10, 2018 - 3:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Verne Troyer, best known for his role as Mike Myers' comical sidekick "Mini-Me" in the "Austin Powers" movie franchise, died last April of suicide by alcohol intoxication, the Los Angeles County coroner's office reported Wednesday. Troyer, 49 was reported to be suffering from...
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September 10, 2018 - 12:58 pm
(CBS News) - College can be so stressful that many students think about killing themselves, and some even try, a new study suggests. Among more than 67,000 students surveyed, over 20 percent said they experienced stressful events in the last year that were strongly associated with mental health...
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AP
August 08, 2018 - 4:58 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — "Superman" actress Margot Kidder's death has been ruled a suicide, and her daughter said Wednesday it's a relief to finally have the truth out. Kidder, who played Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve's Superman in her most famous role, was found by a friend in her Montana home...
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Getty
July 03, 2018 - 4:22 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Tina Turner's Son Dead In Apparent Suicide The 59-year-old son of singer Tina Turner was found dead today in his Studio City home... from what was believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Craig Turner worked in real estate in the San Fernando Valley. He was born when Tina was 18...
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June 26, 2018 - 4:55 pm
(CBS NEWS) -- "Think about trying to live today on the income you had 15 years ago." That's how agriculture expert Chris Hurt describes the plight facing U.S. farmers today. The unequal economy that's emerged over the past decade, combined with patchy access to health care in rural areas, have had...
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AP
June 21, 2018 - 4:02 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners braved the drizzling rain to attend the funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. Many of those attending the Thursday church service carried her iconic purses. Her family released a statement shortly before the...
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CBS
June 09, 2018 - 11:12 am
DENVER, Colorado (CBS NEWS) -- A lot of police officers go above and beyond, but few have gone further than Denver Police officers Monique Sedberry and Alicia Martinez. Last year, they got a call to check on the welfare of a visually impaired 15-year-old boy named Victor Jiron. Victor was used to...
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