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Suicide

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Death at UC Irvine suspected to be a suicide [Updated]

    Police are investigating a 23-year-old Irvine resident's death as a suspected suicide, according to the county coroner. The man was found dead Friday afternoon at 4300 Campus Drive on the UC Irvine campus after university police received a call at 5:...
  • 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...
  • Inmate facing execution in O.C. case commits suicide in San Quentin

    Inmate facing execution in O.C. case commits suicide in San Quentin
    An inmate sentenced to death hung himself in his cell at San Quentin State Prison over the weekend, officials announced on Tuesday. The inmate, James Lee Crummel, 68, is the 20th death row inmate to take his own life since California reinstated capital...
  • Coroner IDs man who killed himself during standoff

    Authorities Wednesday identified the man who died in an hours-long standoff with Newport Beach police. The Orange County coroner's office ruled the death of Terry Newhouse, 44, a suicide, according to Supervising Deputy Coroner Larry Esslinger....
  • Police, prosecution recognized for work [Updated]

    Police, prosecution recognized for work [Updated]
    The Newport Beach Police Department on Thursday honored its staff for devotion and heroism in the field and the Orange County district attorney's office for closing an unsolved murder case. At the annual Police Appreciation Breakfast, the top honor,...
  • A life lost, a city changed

    A life lost, a city changed
    It started March 1, 2011. The Costa Mesa City Council voted 4 to 1 to send out hundreds of notices to city workers telling them that in six months they would be replaced. For the council majority, the ball got rolling. They had taken their first step...