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Suicide

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  • Police: Attempted suicide leads to homicide scene

    Police: Attempted suicide leads to homicide scene
    Homicide detectives are investigating the deaths of two children found inside a hotel Saturday morning after a woman who crashed her car in an apparent suicide attempt in Costa Mesa alerted authorities about the children. The unidentified woman rammed...
  • Police: Man attempts suicide on beach

    A man shot himself on the beach Monday evening near Newport Beach's Santa Ana River jetty, just south of the Huntington Beach border, police said. The gunshot caused "major wounds," but the man was alive when officers responded just before 7 p.m.,...
  • The God Squad: No clear answers on suicide

    Q: This past summer, I've had to deal with not one but two deaths by suicide. Each of these men seemed to have so much to live for, but unfortunately, we really never know what someone else is thinking. What happens to these men's souls after they die?...
  • Second man commits suicide in Newport in as many days

    The body of a man who committed suicide was found Tuesday near the waterline in Newport Beach, police said. He was the second person in the city to kill himself in public in the span of two days, according to police. Officers found the unidentified...
  • Man who jumped to death from helicopter in Newport Beach identified

    Man who jumped to death from helicopter in Newport Beach identified
    The Orange County coroner has identified the man who jumped 500 feet to his death from a helicopter as it flew over the Newport Beach shoreline Tuesday afternoon. Gregory McFadden, 61, of West Covina, was pronounced dead at a local hospital after...
  • The God Squad: Who determines the end of life?

    Q: I recently read an article about a man in a hospital who was so incapacitated that his body was useless. Staff disconnected one of the machines that was preventing the man from speaking and asked him if he wanted to continue living like that. He said...
  • It's A Gray Area: Adams would fight for return of freedom

    Our short series on classic American patriots continues with a focus on John Adams. Fortunately, with the fairly recent publication of David McCullough's book "John Adams" (Touchstone, 2001), this somewhat crusty but likable American is finally...
  • Police: Body in burned car identified

    The 50-year-old man found dead in a burned car near San Diego Creek in Irvine last week may have committed suicide, police said. The coroner is conducting toxicology tests on the man identified as Michael Richard Timme of Irvine and attempting to...
  • Commentary: Make every day Veterans Day, back jobs bill

    Do you remember Veteran's Day, Nov. 11? Do you remember your pride when you honored our solders, past and present, for their service to our nation? Today our veterans need more than a day of remembrance; they need us proud-to-be-an-American citizens to...
  • A spotlight on the slighted

    A spotlight on the slighted
    The threats came quickly. Alix Lambert had only just released a trailer about "Mentor" when she began getting unwanted attention by way of tweets, emails and YouTube messages. The director, nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award for the HBO...
  • He battles, but disease defeats him

    He battles, but disease defeats him
    Third of three parts. In Part 2 on Wednesday, Orange Coast College student Jon Ludlow decided to stop following his medication schedule, skipping some doses. His behavior became erratic when he stopped taking the prescriptions altogether. He hailed a...
  • Police arrest bridge-jumper

    Police this weekend arrested an allegedly drunk man who jumped from the Newport Bay Bridge. Newport Beach police got a call about 4 p.m. Saturday that someone was sitting on the south side of the East Coast Highway bridge that spans the bay near Dover...