suicide

Family and friends of Lamar Hawkins III gathered to honor the life of the 14-year-old who apparently committed suicide in his school’s bathroom on September…

Rikers Guards Accused of Faking Suicide Attempt to Cover Up Beating On Monday, New York City’s Department of Investigation said it’s reviewing the 129 incidents in which…

Omotayo Adeoye, 17, a student at the Harlem High School for Math, Science and Engineering, committed suicide after she was caught cheating on a test…

It is hard to imagine, but the Detroit Free Press reports that a 7-year-old Detroit boy is dead from an apparent suicide. And the boy’s…

A recent study conducted by a University of Mississippi psychologist has unveiled data that suggests adolescents, especially African-American boys, are at a higher risk for…

Via CNN A man distraught about his mother’s health shot and wounded a doctor at Baltimore’s prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital on Thursday before killing his mother and taking his own life, police said. The gunman was getting an update on his mother’s medical condition “when he became emotionally distraught” and pulled a pistol out of […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Prince William police are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide Monday morning at a Dale City house that served as a day care center. Police said the incident took place about 7 a.m. on the main floor of the house. Seven children were downstairs in the basement at the time […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: The man accused of killing 9-year-old Oscar Fuentes this month in Columbia Heights hanged himself at the D.C. jail Wednesday afternoon, jail officials said. Josue Pena, 26, was found in his cell about 1 p.m., unconscious but alive, said Sylvia Lane, a spokeswoman for the D.C. Department of Corrections. Efforts to […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON – Metro says a teenager was hit by a six-car Yellow Line Metro train at the Columbia Heights station on Thursday afternoon, and the boy died of his injuries at a local hospital. It happened around 2 p.m. D.C. Fire & EMS spokesman Pete Piringer says the boy was hit by an […]