Latest Suicides News

The Latest: Aunt says family is ‘broken’ over nephew’s death

Nov. 17, 2019 11:05 PM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a vigil to remember two students shot and killed by a classmate at his Southern California high school (all times local): 8 p.m. An aunt of one of two students killed in a shooting at Saugus High School says his death has devastated the family. Angie Davidson said...

Family: Boy on life support after San Diego murder-suicide

Nov. 17, 2019 5:12 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Family members say a 9-year-old San Diego boy who survived an apparent murder-suicide that left his parents and three brothers dead is on life support. Police say the child’s father is suspected of shooting his sons and their mother before turning the gun on himself Saturday....

Parents, 3 sons die in apparent murder-suicide in San Diego

Nov. 16, 2019 8:30 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A husband and wife and three of their young children died Saturday morning at the family’s San Diego home in what police believe was a murder-suicide sparked by a bitter divorce. Police Lt. Matt Dobbs told reporters that officers arrived at the home shortly before 7 a.m. Saturday...

AP sources: Jail guards at time of Epstein death reject deal

Nov. 16, 2019 1:33 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors offered a plea deal to two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his death, but the officers have declined the offer, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. The existence of the plea offer signals the Justice...

The Latest: Southern California school shooter dies

Nov. 15, 2019 11:18 PM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Southern California high school in which two students were killed (all times local): 5 p.m. A 16-year-old boy who shot five fellow students — killing two — before turning the gun on himself at a Southern California high school has...

Epstein estate seeks to form fund to compensate accusers

Nov. 14, 2019 4:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The estate of Jeffrey Epstein wants to set up a fund using the late financier’s fortune to compensate women willing to forgo a spate of lawsuits seeking damages for sexual abuse, according to a court document filed on Thursday. In the papers in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the...

2 dead, 3 injured in a school shooting in Russia

Nov. 14, 2019 3:30 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — A student killed a fellow student and wounded three more in a shooting Thursday at a college in Russia before taking his own life, police said. Russia’s state Investigative Committee said the 19-year-old shooter brought a hunting rifle to class in Blagoveshchensk near the border with...

USC campus left shaken by 9 student deaths since August

Nov. 12, 2019 9:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first death occurred in late August, two days before classes began, when an incoming freshman was struck by a car while walking on a freeway near the University of Southern California. In the more than 2 months since, eight other USC students have died — three by suicide,...

Trump, 2020 Dem contenders tout efforts to boost veterans

Nov. 11, 2019 6:40 PM EST

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — On Veterans Day, President Donald Trump paid tribute to America's troops at a New York City parade as top 2020 Democratic candidates outlined their plans for the Department of Veterans Affairs, such as naming a woman to run the agency for the first time. The Democratic proposals,...

Texas man charged with threatening family of suicide victim

Nov. 8, 2019 5:21 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Texas man who allegedly had an online relationship with a 16-year-old Virginia girl has been charged with cyberstalking and threatening the girl's family following her suicide. Adrian Raul O'Dell, of Odessa, was arrested this week in Texas. Prosecutors said O'Dell, now 19,...