Ashley Madison Hack Might Have Led To Suicides

The company behind Ashley Madison is offering a $500,000 Canadian (US $378,000) reward for information leading to the arrest of members of a group that hacked the site.


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Suicide Spike Boosts Oversight Of California Women’s Prison

A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California women’s prison as inspectors try to pinpoint the cause of the troubling increase.


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State Assembly Health Committee Discussion On Right-To-Die Bill Postponed Until July

The right-to-die bill goes before the State Assembly Health Committee today. The State Senate passed the measure on a 23 to 14 vote earlier this month.


Aubrey Andrews, who was last seen on Dec. 6, 2014, is nine months pregnant. (Credit: Sacramento P.D.)

Coroner: Pregnant Woman Found Dead In Car Had Killed Herself

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has ruled that Aubrey Andrews, the pregnant woman who was found dead in late 2014 inside her car had killed herself.



Man, 38, Commits Suicide At Universal Studios Theme Park

Authorities say a man who shot himself to death at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park was a 38-year-old Orange County man.


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Southern California Teacher Found Dead In Classroom

School officials say the unidentified female high school teacher committed suicide; her body was discovered by students.


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Colorado Lawmakers Introducing Right-To-Die Legislation

Colorado Democrats are introducing legislation to allow the terminally ill choose when they die, with the help of doctor-prescribed medication.



Family Of Brittany Maynard Joining Calif. Lawmakers To Propose Right-To-Die Legislation

California lawmakers are pursuing legislation to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives after the highly publicized case of Brittany Maynard.


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Despite New Anti-Bullying Policies In U.S. Schools, Intervention Still Lags

It’s a story that is gaining national attention: A little boy cheerleader from Folsom took his own life, and his friends suspect bullying.


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Family, Friends Remember 12-Year-Old Boy Who Committed Suicide

A 12-year-old boy took his own life. And tonight, that boy’s family and friends, including the staff and students at Folsom Middle School, are searching for answers.


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Robin Williams’ Autopsy Found No Illegal Drugs

Authorities say an autopsy on actor Robin Williams found no alcohol or illegal drugs in his system when he committed suicide at his Northern California home in August.



When Is The Appropriate Age To Talk To Your Children About Suicide?

Online reaction to the book has been mostly positive, but some parents have objected to one section. On page 28, under the title Nosy Questions, characters touch on a sensitive topic.