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Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides

  TORONTO — The hacking of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday. The company behind Ashley Madison is offering a $500,000 Canadian (US $378,000) reward for information leading to the arrest of members of a group that hacked the site. […]

Police: 2 dead in late-night murder-suicide

FAIRFIELD — Two people are dead in what police suspect was a murder-suicide that happened late Friday in a Fairfield neighborhood. Police were called at around 11 p.m. from a man who said a family member had been shot at a home on the 2600 block of Beecham Court and that another family member was the […]

Police: Gun-wielding teen fatally shot; suicide note found

ONTARIO — A Southern California teenager robbed a fast-food restaurant and threatened passers-by with a gun from his skateboard until he was fatally shot in a confrontation with officers, authorities said. A suicide note was found at the 17-year-old boy’s home after the Thursday afternoon shooting, Ontario police Sgt. Jeff Higbee said Friday. Higbee said […]

2 soldiers dead, 31 wounded in suicide attack in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey — Kurdish rebels on Sunday detonated an explosives-laden agricultural vehicle at a military police station in eastern Turkey, killing two soldiers and wounding 31 others, authorities said, amid a sharp escalation of violence between the government forces and the autonomy-seeking insurgents. Militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, used two tons of […]

Study looks at feasibility of suicide barrier on Coronado Bridge

SAN DIEGO — A group of San Diego residents is studying the feasibility of adding a barrier to the city’s iconic Coronado Bridge to prevent people from jumping to their deaths. Since the bridge to popular Coronado Island opened in 1969, about 300 people have committed suicide there, jumping from the 200-foot span and into […]

Inspectors trying to understand cause of spike in inmate suicides

SACRAMENTO — A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California women’s prison as inspectors try to pinpoint the cause of the troubling increase. Four women have killed themselves at California Institution for Women in San Bernardino County in the last 18 months, according to state […]

Police: Vallejo murder-suicide claims 3rd life

VALLEJO — A shooting last week in a Vallejo neighborhood that police initially suspected was a murder-suicide turned out to be just that, police said this week. Two people died at the scene of the shooting shortly before 5:40 p.m. July 23 on the 1000 block of Songwood Drive. They included a man and his estranged […]

Al-Shabab suicide truck bomb hits main Somali hotel, kills 9

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A suicide bomber rammed a truck rigged with explosives into the blast walls around one of Mogadishu’s most secure hotels, severely damaging the building and killing nine people including a Chinese diplomat, Somalia’s foreign minister said Sunday. Abdisalam Omer told The Associated Press by phone from Djibouti that a Kenyan diplomat was […]

July 27, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Suicide bomber kills at least 10 in northern Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon — A governor in Cameroon says a suicide bombing blamed on Islamic militants has killed at least 10 people. The attack on a popular night spot Saturday evening in the town of Maroua comes just days after other violence blamed on Boko Haram militants left at least 20 dead. Midjiyawa Bakery, governor of […]

July 26, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Police: 2 dead in apparent Vallejo murder-suicide

VALLEJO — A male and female inside a home died from gunshot wounds Thursday in what appears to be a murder-suicide, Vallejo police said. Officers responding at about 5:40 p.m. to the 1000 block of Songwood Road also found a male outside the home who had been shot. He was transported to a local hospital with […]

July 24, 2015 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

Multiple suicide bombs kill 64 in northeastern Nigeria

DAMATURU, Nigeria — Nigeria’s Islamic extremists chose open-air praying grounds for suicide bombings Friday, one of the holiest days of the Muslim calendar. At least 15 people died as they prepared to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in northeastern Damaturu, said police. Nigerians who usually turn out in their finest robes to pray on the holiday stayed […]

July 18, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Double suicide bombing kills hard-line rebel leader in Syria

BEIRUT — A double suicide bombing in northern Syria on Tuesday targeted the headquarters of an ultraconservative Islamic rebel group, killing its leader and several other high ranking members. The attack marked the second time in less than a year that a bombing takes out the leadership of Ahrar al-Sham, one of the most powerful […]

July 15, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

30 killed in northeast Nigeria by 2 girl suicide bombers

BAUCHI, Nigeria — Two girls blew themselves up on Monday near a crowded mosque in northeast Nigeria’s biggest city, killing about 30 people, witnesses said. It is the fourth suicide bombing this month in Maiduguri, which is the birthplace of the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group. Fishmonger Idi Idrisa said one teenager exploded as she […]

June 23, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack Afghan parliament

KABUL, Afghanistan — A Taliban suicide bomber struck the entrance to the Afghan parliament on Monday and gunmen tried to storm the heavily guarded compound, setting off a gunbattle with police that left two people dead as lawmakers were meeting inside to vote on the appointment of a new defense minister. Afghan security forces managed […]

June 23, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Police: Ex-MLB player Hamilton killed in murder-suicide

PEARLAND, Texas — Former Major League Baseball player Darryl Hamilton, a standout center fielder and a member of the New York Mets team that reached the 2000 World Series, was killed in a murder-suicide in a suburban Houston home, authorities said Monday. Hamilton was found Sunday after he was fatally shot in a house in […]

June 23, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Suicide bomber strikes near ancient temple in Luxor, Egypt

LUXOR, Egypt — Militants tried to attack the ancient temple of Karnak in southern Egypt on Wednesday, with a suicide bomber blowing himself up and two gunmen battling police. No sightseers were hurt in the thwarted assault, but it suggested that Islamic extremists are shifting targets from security forces to the country’s vital tourism industry. […]

June 11, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Suicide bomber, rocket grenades kill 30 in Nigerian city

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — A suicide bomb blast outside a mosque and rocket-propelled grenades that exploded into homes as people slept killed at least 30 people in the Nigerian city Maiduguri on Saturday, residents and officials said. The explosion killed people who were prostrating themselves for afternoon prayers outside the mosque, including traders from the nearby […]

May 31, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq’s Anbar kill 17 troops

BAGHDAD — Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland, an Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday. The attacks came just hours after the Iraqi government […]

May 28, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

UN says alarming spike in female suicide bombings in Nigeria

GUBIO, Nigeria — Children are now being seen as potential threats after an “alarming spike” in suicide bombings by girls and women being used by Boko Haram militants in northeastern Nigeria, the U.N. children’s agency said Tuesday. The number of reported suicide attacks has jumped to 27 in the first five months of this year […]

May 27, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Suicide bomber explodes at Nigerian bus station, kills 8

POTISKUM, Nigeria — A teenage suicide bomber blew herself up and killed seven other people Saturday outside a bustling bus station in the northeast Nigerian town of Damaturu, the state medical director said of the latest in a string of attacks this week by Nigeria’s home-grown Boko Haram extremists. Thirty-three people were seriously injured and […]

May 17, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

May kicks off suicide season

It’s good that May is National Mental Health Awareness Month because May also marks the kickoff of suicide season. It’s counterintuitive but suicides spike in the spring and are lowest during the winter. This anomaly was first discovered in studies in the 1880s and researchers still aren’t sure why. This week marks 25 years since my […]

May 14, 2015 | Posted in Local opinion columnists | Tagged ,

Lack of information about boy’s suicide fuels speculation at school

Dear Annie: Last week, our son came home from high school and told us that a boy at his school had killed himself. The boy had been a friend of his since the fifth grade. The school had a moment of silence over the public address system, but never mentioned the boy’s name. Most of […]

April 23, 2015 | Posted in State, national lifestyle columnists | Tagged ,

Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country’s president blamed on the Islamic State group. The accusation by President Ashraf Ghani, following local media reporting the Islamic State group’s Afghan affiliate […]

April 19, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Impoverished tribe struggles to stop surge in teen suicides

PINE RIDGE, S.D. — The people of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are no strangers to hardship or to the risk of lives being cut short. But a string of seven suicides by teenagers in recent months has shaken this impoverished community to its core and sent school and tribal leaders on an urgent mission […]

April 14, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Transgender teen commits suicide following bullying

SAN DIEGO — A 16-year-old transgender girl who spoke on YouTube about being bullied at school in Southern California killed herself, a support group said, raising questions about what educators can and should do to support students who change gender identity. Taylor Alesana was constantly picked on by peers before taking her life last week, […]

April 11, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Man commits suicide at Universal Studios

LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a man has shot himself to death near the “Despicable Me Minion Mayhem” ride at Universal Studios in Hollywood. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. William Nash says the shooting occurred shortly after 4 p.m. Friday. He says nobody else was injured. Other details weren’t immediately available. A representative for Universal […]

April 04, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Wrongful death trial slated in teen suicide case

SAN JOSE — A 15-year-old girl hanged herself a week after three classmates photographed themselves sexually assaulting her at a 2012 party, petrified the boys would circulate the photos online and believing gossip about her was spreading widely. Audrie Pott’s story has captivated those concerned with teen bullying, which appears to be on the rise […]

April 02, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Man threatened suicide before shooting officer

SAN JOSE — A man threatening to commit suicide unleashed a barrage of gunfire on Northern California officers called to check on him, killing a 14-year veteran of the San Jose Police Department. Scott Dunham, 57, fatally shot Officer Michael Johnson, 38, Tuesday night, launching an hours-long manhunt for the gunman and forcing nearby apartments […]

March 26, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Recordings show police response to murder-suicide at winery

NAPA — A police dispatcher told deputies that a man later identified as a Silicon Valley investor had been shot and wounded while an assailant chased him through a California vineyard, recordings released Tuesday showed. The initial dispatch was issued at 11:49 a.m. PST on March 16 telling Napa County sheriff’s deputies that a 911 […]

March 25, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,
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Date with Destiny set in Fairfield

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Vacaville names new fire chief

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City plans McBride Computer Center open house

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Fairfield police log: Aug. 25, 2015

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Drought-plagued California readies for El Nino storms

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British: Don’t set watch by Big Ben

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Homeless pythons sent to animal sanctuary

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Funding for Planned Parenthood audit blocked

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Expert: Pier shooting bullet may have ricocheted

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Report: Solyndra misrepresented facts to get loan

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Governor approves exit exam reprieve for 5,000 students

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Johnson thanks heroes from France train attack

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Walmart to stop selling certain guns

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South Sudan leader signs peace deal amid sanctions threat

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Photo: Editorial cartoon for Aug. 27, 2015

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Panicked investors need timeout on China

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Post-deal, a push to boost support for Israel

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Response to Clinton letter

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Time for a presidential change

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Guns and violence

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Trump ‘proud’ he booted Univision anchor from event

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Grand jury indicts former 49er Ray McDonald on rape charge

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Old friends Bethea, Manning reunite at 49ers-Denver practice

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Bassitt, A’s bullpen knocked around in 8-2 loss to Mariners

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Armijo looking toward a positive football future

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Solano looks to compete in wide-open conference volleyball race

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Organizers establish charitable fund for Wilson’s family

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Raiders excited about upgraded facilities

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US OPEN 2015: 3 years after withdrawal, Mardy Fish returns

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Peavy shuts down Cubs as Giants earn 1st win in series, 4-2

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Colleges dedicate women’s tipoff game to Lauren Hill

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Fresno State names Zack Greenlee starting QB

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2024 Olympic plan gets mixed greeting from LA Council

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New Olympic app lets fans track favorites

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IndyCar title fight comes down to Sonoma Raceway

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Dixon: Karam has strong support system to help with crash

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This date in sports history for Aug. 27

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Sports on TV for Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

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Business »

US stocks surge, snapping 6-day losing streak

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US stocks slump; Dow briefly plunges 1,000 points

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Teens are shopping more like their parents

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Eric Phelps

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Ramiro Gutierrez Sr.

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Aniceto Barral Jr.

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Donnell ‘Don’ Quinn

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Shannon Jimerson

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Jeanette Nielsen

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Roy Richard Hernandez

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Marjorie Ann Jones

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Erika Wagoner

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