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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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Accepting the challenges of politics

    Accepting the challenges of politics
    Fifth in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles. * Gary Monahan can't escape politics — not even during his morning commute. As the Costa Mesa councilman walks from his Eastside home to the...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • Steinberg: Seau's death raises many questions

    Steinberg: Seau's death raises many questions
    The self-inflicted death of legendary NFL linebacker Junior Seau sent a shockwave throughout the world of sports last week. The local community is aware of Seau because he was an amazingly impactful roving defensive powerhouse for USC from 1987 to 1989....
  • 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...
  • 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...