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Suicide

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Top Suicide Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Coroner: Professor's death a suicide

    The case of Newport Beach resident who fell to her death in Irvine has been ruled a suicide, the county coroner's office said Wednesday. Mary "Katherine" Baird Darmer, who taught at Chapman University School of Law in Orange, fell from a parking...