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Suicide

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Top Suicide Articles

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  • Stab wounds on dead man likely self-inflicted

    A dead man found in a gas station driveway likely died of self-inflicted stab wounds, authorities said Wednesday. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version of this story said authorities announced this information Thursday. It was...
  • Mailbag: San Miguel bridge rail is dangerously low

    I let this issue go for three months, thinking my concern might go away. It hasn't. Ever since I saw the new bridge overpass on San Miguel Drive, I've had a concern about it's safety. And I don't mean structurally, but in terms of the ease with which...
  • Ex-UCI professor gets 14 years for arson

    Ex-UCI professor gets 14 years for arson
    A former UC Irvine associate professor who wrote emails saying he planned to kill students and administrators and burn down an Irvine high school was sentenced Thursday to 14 years and four months in state prison. Rainer Klaus Reinscheid, 49, of Irvine,...
  • 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...
  • Carnett: Life is full of tragedy, loss

    Tragedy knows no bounds in this broken world of ours. It springs forth from every gaping fissure, dark alley and murky recess. It metastasizes in a host of ways: bad medical reports, alarming diagnoses, grinding auto crashes, assaults, strokes and heart...
  • 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...
  • Coroner: Doctor's death still has unknowns

    The director of a UC Irvine medical facility died of drowning after blunt-force trauma to her head, but the manner in which she died remains unknown, according to a county coroner's report. Dr. Marianne Cinat, 45, was found dead in her pool at her...
  • Steinberg: NBA is back, but several mistakes were made

    The NBA and its players finally reached accord on a new collective bargaining agreement last week. The season is scheduled to begin on Christmas Day. The cost has been massive to owners, players and employees at the venues. Lost television revenue is...
  • Community Commentary: Plastic surgery may hide the pain inside

    At what price is beauty? One of science fiction's most enduring themes involves a future world where everyone looks perfect but no one is happy. One old "Twilight Zone" episode involves a young woman refusing to select the "model" body in which she'll...
  • Determined to make positive change

    Determined to make positive change
    Scott Beaver knows the difficulty first-hand of being an openly gay teen, but the deaths of three friends is what spurred him to action. Two committed suicide; a third succumbed to AIDS, the Newport Harbor High School senior said. "That has been the...