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Suicide

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Top Suicide Articles

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  • Apodaca: Bullying comes to the foreground

    When I was in fourth grade, I slipped a note on my teacher's desk asking to speak with her about a girl who was bullying me. It wasn't physical bullying; it was the "mean girl" variety of cruel remarks, dirty looks and social exclusion. I was miserable....
  • Prosecutor: Dad tried to burn down son's school

    Prosecutor: Dad tried to burn down son's school
    A UC Irvine professor whose son committed suicide faces arson charges for allegedly trying to set a series of fires at a high school, park and home, prosecutors said Tuesday. Rainer Reinscheid, 48, of Irvine allegedly used newspapers, fireplace logs...
  • UCI professor planned to gun down 200 students, emails show

    A UC Irvine professor accused in a series of arson fires following his son's suicide wrote in emails that he was thinking about getting a dozen machine guns and shooting at least 200 students at his son’s high school before killing himself. Upset...
  • Police: Missing woman may have committed suicide

    Police have determined that a Long Beach woman whose body was discovered in the trunk of her car in Irvine may have committed suicide, police said. Anna Oung, 31, suffered from postpartum psychosis after giving birth to her first child three months ago,...
  • 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...
  • On Theater: 'Absurd Person' a singular laugh fest

    Alan Ayckbourn often has been termed the British Neil Simon due to his prodigious output of plays in a quirky comical vein. South Coast Repertory has yet to mount a Simon show, but has produced myriad Ayckbourn offerings and is quite familiar with 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...
  • 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...
  • Speaking out for those who can't

    Speaking out for those who can't
    A group of mostly San Clemente High School students received affirmative honks and the occasional "woo-hoo" late Friday afternoon in Laguna Beach as they protested bullying. Members of the Cool 2 Be Kind Club stood in a line along Coast Highway at...