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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…

Simone Battle, 25, an X Factor finalist and G.R.L. singer, was found dead Friday in her West Hollywood apartment. Battle’s death has been called a…

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…

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Let’s talk about guns. Well, first let’s remove the politics and truthfully talk about gun laws, about gun violence.  After the Newtown shooting President Obama…

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Finish this sentence for me.  If I had a son, he’d look like? The President said Trayvon. If I had a son he’d look like…

The suicide rate among middle-aged Americans climbed a startling 28 percent in a decade, a period that included the recession and the mortgage crisis, the government reported Thursday. Read More

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas police officer who twice frisked a man who authorities say subsequently shot himself to death while handcuffed in a patrol car has returned to active duty but must undergo more training and face an official reprimand. Jonesboro Police Chief Michael Yates said Tuesday that an internal investigation found […]

I got to know Tony back in my Los Angeles days.  We played golf together a few times.  I always wished that Don would have allowed Tony to take over the Soul Train brand.  He had ideas, but, as he used to say, it’s still dad’s company.  Don is gone and now Tony is proving […]

Facebook is using its social-networking prowess to help prevent suicides in the United States and Canada.

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 […]

Nowadays, it’s hard to find someone who isn’t depressed.  Whether it’s family, friends, or money, nobody has the perfect life. But when do problems become too much to handle? Fantasia felt that she had too much on her plate and tried to end it: Now we are all wondering what happened that made her get […]