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December 17, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
Stigma of depression casts dark cloud in enlightened age

Stigma of depression casts dark cloud in enlightened age

I have felt no pain worse than the pain of depression.

August 20, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Deputies investigate possible murder-suicide in Green Valley

Deputies investigate possible murder-suicide in Green Valley

A couple was found dead in a Green Valley home Saturday evening. 

July 13, 2014 10:45 am
Arizona parents urge VA reforms after son's suicide

Arizona parents urge VA reforms after son's suicide

They tell congressional panel he was turned away once when seeking treatment.

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Sierra Tucson admits no wrongdoing in suicide

Sierra Tucson admits no wrongdoing in suicide

The no-fault caveat is included in center's agreement to pay $2,000.

June 25, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Released FBI records show Loughner's growing rage

Released FBI records show Loughner's growing rage

Convicted mass murderer Jared Lee Loughner carefully chronicled his changing thoughts, growing rage and suicidal urges in MySpace postings in the months leading up to the shooting, newly-released FBI files show.

April 10, 2014 1:30 pm Related

State report faults rehab clinic in patient suicide

The Sierra Tucson treatment center north of Tucson did not follow its own policies when a patient committed suicide there earlier this year, a state report says.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am
Joel Dvoskin: Gun Violence

Joel Dvoskin: Gun Violence

I commend the Star for reprinting the Washington Post editorial on the need for research on accidental firearm deaths of children (“Info vital on scope of gun accidents involving kids,” Dec. 3).

December 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Steller: Right-to-die advocate pushes new frontier

If you think the idea of assisted suicide is controversial, welcome to the farthest frontier in the debate.

November 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Bob Dorson: Haunting experience of brother's suicide

Bob Dorson: Haunting experience of brother's suicide

Very few people have someone close to them commit suicide. Even fewer still have the misfortune to find the victim.

October 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson man pleads guilty to manslaughter in assisted suicide

Tucson man pleads guilty to manslaughter in assisted suicide

A man originally accused of first-degree murder for helping a friend commit suicide has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

September 20, 2013 5:45 pmLoading…
Ohio kidnapper says police missed chance in 2004

Ohio kidnapper says police missed chance in 2004

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man who held three women for a decade in his Cleveland home said authorities missed an opportunity to catch him in 2004, because his picture should have been captured by a school security camera minutes before he abducted one of his victims, according to interrogation vide…

September 07, 2013 12:31 pmLoading…

UA cancer researcher killed in murder-suicide

Two men, including a University of Arizona Cancer Center researcher, were fatally shot in front of a midtown home in a murder-suicide Tuesday night. 

September 04, 2013 10:47 am
Tucson police: 1 killed, 1 wounded by officers at suicide-threat call

Tucson police: 1 killed, 1 wounded by officers at suicide-threat call

An armed woman was shot and killed and a companion was wounded early Saturday during a confrontation with Tucson police officers answering a call from a woman threatening suicide, officials say.

June 08, 2013 8:06 am

Deputies: Tucson bank robbery suspect commits suicide

A man tied to an armed bank robbery on the city’s northside fled to Cochise County and committed suicide, authorites said.

March 07, 2013 6:25 pm

Study: Many stroke survivors think about suicide

One in 12 stroke survivors thought about suicide or that they would be better off dead, a troubling federal survey reveals.

February 07, 2013 4:08 pmLoading…
FBI removes many redactions in Marilyn Monroe file

FBI removes many redactions in Marilyn Monroe file

LOS ANGELES — FBI files on Marilyn Monroe that could not be located earlier this year have been found and re-issued, revealing the names of some of the movie star’s communist-leaning acquaintances who drew concern from government officials and her own entourage.

December 28, 2012 9:41 am Photos

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Police: Man kills woman, himself

Police: Man kills woman, himself

A woman was shot and killed Thursday night by a man against whom she had a restraining order, Tucson police said.

December 22, 2012 12:00 am
Police: Man kills woman, himself

Police: Man kills woman, himself

Joseph Leroy Francis

December 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Man fights with deputies trying to stop his suicide

Deputies responding to an early morning call about an attempted suicide, fought with the armed man in a failed attempt to save his life.

November 02, 2012 9:53 am

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