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.
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.
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.
Authorities say a man who shot himself to death at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park was a 38-year-old Orange County man.
School officials say the unidentified female high school teacher committed suicide; her body was discovered by students.
Colorado Democrats are introducing legislation to allow the terminally ill choose when they die, with the help of doctor-prescribed medication.
California lawmakers are pursuing legislation to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives after the highly publicized case of Brittany Maynard.
It’s a story that is gaining national attention: A little boy cheerleader from Folsom took his own life, and his friends suspect bullying.
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.
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.
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.
Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.