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Campus walk aims to fight suicide

FAIRFIELD — “After a storm comes a rainbow.” Inspiring axioms could be found on the Solano Community College campus Saturday, as hundreds walked a 5-kilometer route to raise awareness of mental illness and suicide. Families who lost a loved one, service members who are familiar with the struggle and advocates who strive to erase the […]

Death of designer L’Wren Scott is ruled a suicide

NEW YORK — The death of fashion designer L’Wren Scott, the longtime girlfriend of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, was suicide, the New York City medical examiner’s office said Wednesday. An autopsy completed on the body of 49-year-old Scott found that she died of hanging, according to Julie Bolcer, a spokeswoman for the city medical […]

Police: Student fire apparent suicide attempt

WESTMINSTER, Colo.  — A 16-year-old boy set himself on fire at a suburban Denver high school on Monday in an apparent suicide attempt that left him critically injured, authorities said. The boy didn’t make any threats before starting the fire in the cafeteria at Standley Lake High School at about 7:15 a.m., Westminster Police Department […]

Murder-suicide suspected in 4 California death

FONTANA — A man apparently killed his wife and their two children before turning the gun on himself in a Southern California home, police said Tuesday. Officers called to the home at about 8:30 p.m. Monday found the bodies of Ramon Miranda, 38, and Silvia Miranda, 34, and their children, 12-year-old Ramon Jr. and 10-year-old […]

16 killed in suicide bombing in Russia’s south

MOSCOW — A suicide bomber struck a busy railway station in southern Russia on Sunday, killing at least 15 other people and wounding scores more, officials said, in a stark reminder of the threat Russia is facing as it prepares to host February’s Olympics in Sochi. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing in […]

Police: Suicide note found at home of Reno suspect

RENO, Nev. — A gunman who complained he had a botched 2010 surgery left a suicide note outlining plans for his attack before targeting physicians in a deadly rampage at a medical office that left one doctor dead and another critically wounded, police said Thursday. Alan Oliver Frazier of Plumas County, Calif., a 51-year-old former […]

Identifying, addressing risk factors for suicide

In Solano County, suicide claims the lives of an average of 44 people a year. While this number may be surprising to some, we know that family members, friends, teachers, coaches, co-workers and others can play a vital role in identifying and preventing suicide. If you know the signs that indicate a person is at […]

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Suicide bombings at Iran Embassy in Beirut kill 23

BEIRUT — Suicide bombers struck the Iranian Embassy on Tuesday, killing 23 people, including a diplomat, and wounding more than 140 others in a “message of blood and death” to Tehran and Hezbollah — both supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad. The double bombing in a Shiite district of Beirut pulled Lebanon further into a […]

Suicide bomber hits Tunisia resort, no others hurt

TUNIS, Tunisia — A suicide bomber and a teenager carrying a backpack loaded with explosives attacked two sites popular with tourists Wednesday, raising fears that Tunisia’s Islamist extremists may be adopting more violent tactics. No one was killed besides the suicide bomber, but with the Interior Ministry saying both men belonged to the same extremist […]

Suicide bombing in Iraq kills 35 in busy cafe

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber slammed his explosive-laden car Sunday night into a busy cafe in Iraq’s capital, part of a day of violence across the country that killed 45 people, authorities said. The bombing at the cafe in Baghdad’s primarily Shiite Amil neighborhood happened as it was full of customers. The cafe and a […]

Suicide closes Highway 101 in Novato

NOVATO— A San Francisco Bay Area highway was shut down during the busy morning commute after authorities say a woman jumped to her death from an overpass. The woman jumped onto northbound Highway 101 in Novato around 7:20 a.m. Monday. The California Highway Patrol says she was struck by multiple vehicles. She has not been […]

With ‘suicide by train’ up, LA appeals for help

LOS ANGELES — Train driver Roman Alarcon is still haunted by the memory: He was working the morning commute when, suddenly, a man walked onto the tracks – and just stood there. Alarcon laid on the horn and hit the emergency brake, but his train was still going about 20 mph when it hit the […]

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Suicide attack on Pakistani church kills 78 people

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers at a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 78 people in the deadliest-ever attack against the country’s Christian minority. A wing of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing, raising new questions about the government’s push to […]

Suicide bomber hits Iraq Sunni funeral, killing 16

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt among Sunni mourners attending a funeral in Baghdad on Sunday, killing 16 people and wounding 35 others, officials said, in the latest episode of the country’s near-daily violence. Police officials said the evening attack took place when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt inside a […]

Florida girl was bullied for months before suicide

TAMPA, Fla. — For nearly a year, as many as 15 girls ganged up on 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick and picked on her, authorities say, bombarding her with online messages such as “You should die” and “Why don’t you go kill yourself.” Rebecca couldn’t take it anymore. She changed one of her online screen names […]

Suicide bombs hit Egypt military in Sinai, kill 9

EL-ARISH, Egypt — In near-simultaneous attacks, a pair of suicide bombers rammed their explosives-laden cars into military targets in Egypt’s volatile Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, killing at least nine soldiers and nudging the conflict there closer to a full-blown insurgency. The bombings in the town of Rafah on the border with the Gaza Strip appear […]

How to prevent suicide; or endure its effect

The week of Sept. 8-14 is Suicide Prevention Week. Preventing suicide involves much more than just thinking about it for one week in September, of course. But having a week focused on this problem can help all of us become more aware of the issue year-round. Suicide is the No. 10 cause of death around […]

Sonoma man charged following toxic suicide attempt

SANTA ROSA — Sonoma County prosecutors have filed criminal charges against a suicidal man who allegedly exposed two sheriff’s deputies to hazardous substances when he tried to kill himself with a mixture of toxic chemicals in his car. The Press Democrat of Santa Rosa reports that the 47-year-old Santa Rosa resident was jailed on $250,000 […]

Ohio man who held 3 women captive commits suicide

COLUMBUS, Ohio— The man who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade before one escaped has been found dead and is believed to have committed suicide, a prison official said. Ariel Castro, 53, was found hanging in his cell around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday at the Correctional Reception Center in Orient, located […]

Suicide bombing in park, attacks kill 36 in Iraq

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber attacked a park in northern Baghdad crowded by cafe- and restaurant-goers Friday night, the bloodiest attack in a day of violence that killed at least 36 people across the country, authorities said. Attacks have been on the rise in Iraq since a deadly security crackdown in April on a Sunni […]

Attorney: Tentative deal in Calif. teen suicide

Attorney: Tentative deal in Calif. teen suicide SARATOGA — The family of a 15-year-old Northern California girl who killed herself after the family says three boys sexually assaulted her and a photo of the attack circulated has reached a tentative settlement with two defendants in a lawsuit over her death, their attorney said Saturday. The […]

Court: Family of suicide victim may sue prison

VACAVILLE — The former warden and a captain at California State Prison, Solano, in Vacaville can be sued by the family of an inmate who committed suicide in his cell in 2006 while guards were attending a 3 1/2-hour staff meeting, according to a ruling Wednesday by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San […]

Study disputes link between combat and suicide

CHICAGO — Combat appears to have little or no influence on suicide rates among U.S. troops and veterans, according to a military study that challenges the conventional thinking about war’s effects on the psyche. Depression and other types of mental illness, alcohol problems and being male — strong risk factors forsuicide among civilians — were all linked to […]

Rick Warren returns to pulpit after son’s suicide

LOS ANGELES — Nearly four months after his son’s suicide, popular pastor Rick Warren returned to the pulpit Saturday afternoon at the Southern California megachurch he founded. Warren, dressed in his usual casual black T-shirt and jeans, took the stage at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif. with wife, Kay Warren, and was greeted with […]

New girl blamed to teen bullying suicide case

SAN FRANCISCO — A new classmate has been implicated in the death of a 15-year-old girl who committed suicide after saying three boys sexually assaulted her and circulated photos of the abuse online. Audrie Pott hanged herself in September, about a week after passing out drunk at a party at a friend’s house in Northern […]

Police: Finch Way incident looks like possible suicide

FAIRFIELD — Police reported that a man dead with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound was found Thursday inside a Finch Way house, one day after police got a mysterious phone call about a possible suicide attempt there. That anonymous Wednesday phone call prompted police to go to the house on the 1900 block […]

Colorado panel looks at curbing military suicides

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Vietnam War veteran Wayne Telford wants to reduce the risks for military veterans who may be prone to suicide. The Grand Junction, Colo., man wishes more help could have been offered to his daughter, Brooke, an Air Force veteran who committed suicide just weeks after returning home last year. “Your biggest […]

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Solano News

Delta barriers no longer needed

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Supervisors voice concern on state Delta plans

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Dental clinic coming Friday, Saturday

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Rotarians talk about running clinic to help Haitians

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Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District eyes new auditor

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County honors Purple Heart recipients

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Solano recognizes 1,300-strong volunteer corps

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Highway 12 night work scheduled in Delta

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Kids fishing derby in Fairfield is part of Earth Day

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Garamendi to host open house at Fairfield office

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County approves Icon agreements

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Ceremony set to break ground for Suisun City Walmart

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Dutch Bros. opening with free drinks

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Golf tournament to raise funds for children

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Mustangs and More event moved back to October

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Museum readies to host Sallie Fox Day in Vacaville

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Rotary club to host clay shooting derby

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Ghost Walk returns to Suisun City

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Penalty decision looms in Winters homicide case

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NAMI talk on reducing mental health stigma

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US / World

In Internet TV case, justices show concern

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Michigan affirmative ban is OK, Supreme Court says

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GOP candidate releases education policy overview

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Obama views mudslide scene, mourns with survivors

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Analysis: Putin likely to ignore West on Ukraine

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Biden: Russia must ‘stop talking and start acting’

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Most Sherpas decide to leave Everest for season

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Grieving borrowers told to repay student loan

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Jet stowaway at hospital; security issues linger

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SKorea ferry toll hits 146 as search gets tougher

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Ukraine orders new ‘anti-terror’ operation

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In Ukraine’s east, mayor held hostage by insurgent

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Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew

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‘Piles and piles’ of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

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FedEx sued over deadly California bus crash

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IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes

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Opinion

 
Editorial cartoons for April 23, 2014

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Groundwater becomes next big California fight

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Fairfield’s main problem is the mayor

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Living

Community Calendar: April 23, 2014

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Solving and resolving life’s problems

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Today in History for April 23, 2014

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A healthy take on the very not healthy Scotch egg

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How can I get my 12-year-old grandson to sleep in his own bed?

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Horoscopes for April 23, 2014

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Entertainment

Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in Philly

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DeGeneres making design series for HGTV

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Discovery to chronicle Everest avalanche

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Bieber seeks delay in Fla. DUI trial

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Sports

5 Fairfield runners finish Boston Marathon

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Sharks beat Kings 4-3 in OT, take 3-0 series lead

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Prep swimming update: Postseason looms on horizon

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SCC softball ends regular season with 29 straight wins

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David Moyes out as Manchester United manager

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Seahawks acquire QB Terrelle Pryor

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NFL playoff game to air on ESPN for 1st time

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MLB suspends 4 after Brewers-Pirates brawl

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Djokovic: Wrist better, will try to play in Madrid

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Armstrong coach Bruyneel banned for 10 years

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Pujols’ 500th HR helps Angels beat Nationals 7-2

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Rangers rally for two runs in ninth to beat A’s

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Beverly Hanson, forgotten pioneer in women’s golf

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Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field

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Warriors announce new plans for SF arena

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Kentucky freshman Julius Randle to enter NBA draft

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AP Source: N.Y. Giants’ Hill facing 3rd suspension

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Warriors’ Curry eager to erase Game 2 nightmare

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Spurs’ Popovich wins NBA Coach of the Year

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Raiders begin offseason workouts

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NBA Playoffs: Raptors even series with Nets

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Business

Novartis reshapes business with GSK, Lilly deals

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McDonald’s 1Q profit slips as US sales decline

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AT&T had strong 1Q on wireless installment plans

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Valeant, Ackman make $45.6B Allergan bid

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Obituaries

Robert James Carty Sr.

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Richard P. Horn

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Dondi Martin

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Anne Irene Elizabeth Fulgoni

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Kyong Hee Maxwell

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Norma O’Regan

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For Better or Worse

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Pickles

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Baby Blues

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Sally Forth

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Rose is Rose

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Frank and Ernest

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Garfield

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