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Nigerian suicide bomber gets cold feet, refuses to kill

ABUJA, Nigeria — Strapped with a booby-trapped vest and sent by the extremist Boko Haram group to kill as many people as possible, the young teenage girl tore off the explosives and fled as soon as she was out of sight of her handlers. Her two companions, however, completed their grisly mission and walked into […]

Somali officials: Suicide bomber may have blown hole in jet

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the explosive that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man out of the plane and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, Somali officials said Saturday. “Experts who were investigating the cause of the […]

2 Sundance films explore a journalist’s on-air suicide

PARK CITY, Utah — When two movies are released at about the same time on the same subject, the topic is often something silly and big and spectacle-filled, like “Armageddon” and “Deep Impact” or “White House Down” and “Olympus Has Fallen.” But this year at the Sundance Film Festival, audiences found themselves with an unusual […]

Suicide bomber kills 10, wounds 15 in Istanbul tourist area

ISTANBUL — A suicide bomber detonated a bomb in the heart of Istanbul’s historic district on Tuesday, killing 10 foreigners — most of them German tourists — and wounding 15 other people in the latest in a string of attacks by the Islamic extremists targeting Westerners. The blast, just steps from a former Byzantine church […]

January 13, 2016 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Suicide bombing kills 26, wounds 45 in northwestern Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a government office in a northwestern Pakistani city on Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and wounding 45 in an attack claimed by a breakaway Taliban group. The bombing took place in the city of Mardan, outside the regional office of the National Database and […]

December 30, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Stage show planned about assisted-suicide advocate Kevorkian

DETROIT — A producer says a stage show is in the works about assisted-suicide advocate Dr. Jack Kevorkian. Steve Jones, CEO of Bee Holder Productions, tells The Detroit News (http://detne.ws/1Q8GlKg ) the tentatively titled “Dr. Death: Jack of All Trades” will look at Kevorkian’s art, music and writings. Jones was a producer for “You Don’t […]

December 08, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Govt: Triple suicide bombings in Chad kill at least 15

DAKAR, Senegal — A triple suicide bombing Saturday at a market on an island in Lake Chad killed at least 15 people and injured 130, Chad’s government said. A top police official blamed the carnage on Nigeria’s Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. The three explosions on Koulfoua were carried out by females, said Chad police spokesman […]

December 06, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Official: Suicide bomb kills 9 in north Cameroon town

YAOUNDE, Cameroon — A local official in northern Cameroon says at least nine people were killed and dozens injured when suspected Boko Haram militants carried out a suicide attack on a town bordering Nigeria. Midjiyawa Bakary, governor of Cameroon’s Far North region, said the attack took place in the town of Fotokol. He couldn’t provide […]

November 22, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Nigeria’s Boko Haram kills 49 in suicide bombings

YOLA, Nigeria — The suicide bomber exploded as truckers were tucking into dinner at the bustling marketplace where vendors urged them to buy sugar cane. At least 34 people were killed and another 80 wounded in Yola, a town packed with refugees from Nigeria’s Islamic uprising, emergency officials said Wednesday. Later Wednesday, two more suicide […]

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

Turkey: Suicide bomber wounds 5 Turkish police during raid

ANKARA, Turkey — A suicide bomber opened fire on Turkish police and then blew himself up during their raid on a suspect Islamic State militant hideout near the border with Syria, injuring five police officers as G-20 leaders were gathering for a summit, authorities said Sunday. The Gaziantep governor’s office said the suicide bomber died […]

November 16, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Investigators: ‘Hero’ officer staged suicide, embezzled from youth program

FOX LAKE, Ill. — For weeks, investigators said they were searching for the killers of a small-town police officer known as “G.I. Joe.” Thousands attended the funeral of Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz. Many lauded him as a hero, the latest law enforcer to die at a time when police feel under attack. […]

November 05, 2015 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

Couple continues fight to bring light to suicide

FAIRFIELD — Lori and Michael Espinosa weren’t concerned when Fairfield police knocked on their door in the early evening hours of Oct. 19, 2011. Their daughter’s purse had been stolen the day before. When the officers asked to come in, the Espinosas were told some devastating news. Devon Hill, their 24-year-old son, was dead. The Espinosas […]

October 18, 2015 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

Double suicide: The presidential campaign of 2015

Meanwhile, on the Democrats’ side: They are running a presidential campaign decrying wage stagnation, income inequality and widespread economic malaise – as if they’ve not been in office for the past seven years. Their leading presidential candidate is 27 points underwater on the question of honesty and is under FBI investigation for possible mishandling of […]

September 26, 2015 | Posted in State, national columnists | Tagged ,

Groups schedule suicide prevention workshop

SUISUN CITY — A workshop that teaches people how help prevent immediate risk of suicide will take place Wednesday and Thursday at the Joseph A. Nelson Community Center. The interactive and practice-oriented workshop provides ways to comfort and help those who are at risk for suicide, according to training organizers Prevention and Early Access for Seniors in […]

September 21, 2015 | Posted in Suisun City | Tagged ,

Brandman schedules free suicide-prevention workshop

FAIRFIELD — Brandman University in Fairfield is hosting a free suicide prevention workshop that’s open to the public. While rates have slowed over the past few years, suicide is still the tenth-leading cause of death in the U.S. for all ages, outpacing homicide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the second-leading […]

September 09, 2015 | Posted in Education | Tagged ,

Class for suicide prevention takes place this month

SUISUN CITY — A workshop that teaches people how help prevent immediate risk of suicide will take place Sept. 23 and 24 at Joseph A. Nelson Community Center. The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training is an interactive and practice-oriented workshop that provides ways to comfort and help those who are at risk for suicide. It’s offered by Prevention and […]

September 09, 2015 | Posted in Solano County | Tagged ,

Police release name of brother killed in suspected Fairfield murder-suicide

FAIRFIELD — Police on Tuesday released the name of the brother killed last month in a suspected murder-suicide in the city. Sanchoy Saechao, 31, died in the shooting by alleged gunman Sue Choy Saechao, 29. A man called around 11 p.m. Aug. 21 to report a shooting by a family member, police have said. Police found Sue Choy Saechao and […]

September 02, 2015 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

Coroner releases name of suspected shooter in Fairfield murder-suicide investigation

FAIRFIELD — The Solano County coroner has released the name of the man who police suspect killed his brother then killed himself Friday. Sue Choy Saechao, 29, is the alleged gunman. His brother’s name was not released. A man called police around 11 p.m. Friday to report a shooting by a family member, according to police. […]

August 26, 2015 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

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: 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 […]

August 01, 2015 | Posted in Crime-courts | 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 ,

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 ,

Garamendi backs measure to stem veteran suicides

FAIRFIELD — The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans measure to stem veteran suicides won support from Rep. John Garamendi. Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, voted Tuesday for the congressional legislation that won passage and moves to the Senate for consideration, his office said. An estimated 22 veterans commit suicide each day – more than 8,000 […]

December 12, 2014 | Posted in Solano County | Tagged ,

Suicide prevention day event comes to Solano

FAIRFIELD — Dozens of people with a common life experience – losing someone to suicide – came together Saturday in Fairfield to discuss their situations and to learn a bit about how to move forward with life. They learned in the process that they are not alone. The venue was Solano County’s first International Survivors […]

November 23, 2014 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

NorthBay to host National Survivors of Suicide Day event

FAIRFIELD — The first Solano County National Survivors of Suicide Day conference will take place Saturday. The conference, hosted by NorthBay Healthcare, will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Green Valley Administration Center, 4500 Business Center Drive, Fairfield. Those who attend will watch a 30-minute documentary called “The Journey,” which was filmed in the Bay Area. Mary Roy, […]

November 20, 2014 | Posted in Fairfield | Tagged ,

Court records boost ‘suicide-by-cop’ theory in Suisun officer-involved shooting

FAIRFIELD — New details emerged this week about a deadly officer-involved shooting Oct. 28 in Suisun City. A pair of Suisun City officers went to the El Mar Court home in which Roger M. Shipton, 49, lived with his older brother and his elderly mother. When they got to the home, they found Shipton alone in the […]

November 08, 2014 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

Our son’s suicide has made us feel like outcasts in our community

Dear Annie: Recently, our 18-year-old son chose to take his life soon after his high school graduation. Now we are left trying to pick up the pieces and move forward. We live in a small community, and everyone is well aware of what happened. Our youngest son just started the sixth grade and came home sad. […]

October 02, 2014 | Posted in State, national lifestyle columnists | Tagged ,

Suicide is contrary to God’s will

Now that emotions have tempered concerning the death of Robin Williams, perhaps it is an appropriate time to examine this tragedy from a biblical perspective. While no one but God has all the answers, there are some thoughts that might be helpful for those who have had a loved one or friend end their life. While many responses to Robin […]

September 28, 2014 | Posted in Local lifestyle columnists | Tagged ,
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Solano News »

Man’s arrest in officer’s death shocks neighbors

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Love is all around, Solano-style

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Solano County teachers target of free training program

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Real McCoy II Ferry out of service, again

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Suisun City police log: Feb. 10, 2016

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Fairfield police log: Feb. 10, 2016

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Week in preview: Feb. 12-18, 2016

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Young performers earn solos with Solano Symphony

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Crying ‘Woolf:’ Bay Area Stage brings Albee’s play to Vallejo

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Small cast tackles many roles in ‘The Laramie Project’

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Weather for Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

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US / World »

Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders appeal to SC, Nevada

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AP FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders on health care, donors

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California residents live on the edge of crumbling cliffs

By The Associated Press | From Page: A4

Officials in Hawaii create nursery for fast-growing coral

By The Associated Press | From Page: A5

Judge says Cosby wife must give deposition, but with limits

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5 indicted in 2015 New York City gas explosion that killed 2

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Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 49 inmates dead

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13, 1 Comment

Ireland slams threats to reporters covering Dublin gang war

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13

Puerto Rico pushes tax incentives for wealthy amid crisis

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13

Nigerian suicide bomber gets cold feet, refuses to kill

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13, 1 Comment

Obama administration opening 2-front campaign on Syria

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Economy focus of S. African nation speech, despite heckling

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Opinion »

Cruz supporter shows anti-Semitic side

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Sanders, Trump sell magic to entice voters

By Charles Krauthammer | From Page: A11, 7 Comments

Republicans now have no anti-Trump strategy

By Ramesh Ponnuru | From Page: A11, 2 Comments

Photo: editorial cartoon for Feb. 10

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Using Israel as an example

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Features »

Community Calendar: Feb. 12, 2016

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Today in History: Feb. 12

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Horoscope: Feb. 12

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I confronted my brother about ‘secret’ son, now he won’t talk to me

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: A9

Today in History: Feb. 11

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Horoscope: Feb. 11

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Today in History: Feb. 10

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Horoscope: Feb. 10

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Today in History : Feb. 9

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Horoscope: Feb. 9, 2016

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Entertainment »

Week in preview: Feb. 12-18, 2016

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: B1

Review: Irreverent ‘Deadpool’ suffers from juvenile humor

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Familiar Stars Hollow faces back for ‘Gilmore Girls’ reboot

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

NBC, USA Network discuss Beverly Hills dog show

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Ken Watanabe due to return to ‘The King and I’ on March 17

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier ‘Comic Con’

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‘Downton Abbey’ star Brendan Coyle banned from driving

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 12, 2016

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TVGrid

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New Potter play coming out in book form

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Sports »

College Notebook: Gomes tearing it up for ENC Lions

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Raiders agree to extension to remain at Oakland Coliseum

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Justin Rose has a day to remember in Pebble debut

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NASCAR opens 2016 season without 2 of its biggest stars

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Health scare over, Bosh ready to enjoy another All-Star trip

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Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

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Kobe’s last, Toronto’s 1st as NBA All-Star Game goes outside US

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Shaq, Yao, Iverson look to take next step to Hall of Fame

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Heat’s Hassan Whiteside banned a game for throwing elbow

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

Cal hires Spavital as offensive coordinator

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Arsenal to play MLS All-Stars as part of 2-match US tour

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JC baseball: San Joaquin Delta flattens Solano 21-3

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Raiders re-sign safety Nate Allen

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Hudler wins it for the Flames 6-5 over Sharks in shootout

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Senior Bowl QB Carson Wentz becomes hit on recruiting trail

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Prep boys basketball: Vanden boys clinch tie for SCAC title

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Cal knocks off another ranked team, 83-63 over No. 11 Oregon

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Skiing: Snow report for Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

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Sports on TV/Local sports for Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

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This date in sports history for Feb. 12

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Business »

Greece, creditors still weeks away from bailout targets deal

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Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes

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Myspace still exists? Yes, and now Time Inc. owns it

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Obituaries »

Rose Wong

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Jim Copeland

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Edwin Hollie Trice

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Edwin Hollie Trice

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Ruby D. Holiday

By Susan Hiland

Sandra Heald

By Nancy Green

Ruby Holiday

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Leona Van Horne

By Nancy Green

Maryjean L. Jones-Jordan

By Nancy Green

Karl Salapich Sr.

By Susan Hiland

Eva Yee

By Nancy Green

Donnya Hafich

By Nancy Green, 2 Comments

Rhonda Darlene Hawkins

By Susan Hiland

Yong Soon Peasley

By Susan Hiland

JoAnn Sinclair

By Susan Hiland, 1 Comment

Mark Couch

By Nancy Green, 3 Comments

Verlady Banks

By Susan Hiland

Raymond Vernell Wright

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Marie Wisniewski

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Lucille Daul

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