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Group of Penn Students Rally For Mental Health Reform in Wake of 3 Student Suicides

Two dozen students and faculty gathered for what they call “The Green Ribbon Movement.”

03/31/2014

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Research Claims Access To A Firearm Significantly Ups Risk Of Suicide, Homicide

A new study suggests people who have access to a gun are three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be murdered.

01/31/2014

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Husband Charged With Fatally Stabbing His Wife In Cinnaminson

The Burlington County Prosecutor has announced that the husband of Laura Coggins, 81, has been charged with her murder.

11/13/2013

(Students pay their respects on October 1, 2010 to first-year student Tyler Clementi, 18, who killed himself shortly after being filmed and broadcast over the Internet during a gay encounter at Rutgers Univeristy in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Family Visits Site Of Rutgers Student’s Suicide

The family of the Rutgers University student whose suicide sparked a national conversation about the treatment of young gay people paid their first visit Sunday to the bridge where he took his life.

11/10/2013

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New Jersey Crash That Killed Three Classified As Intentional

Authorities in central New Jersey say an auto crash that killed three people this week was intentional.

10/17/2013

(Police investigate the scene after a man set himself on fire at the National Mall on October 4th.   Credit:  Win McNamee/ Getty Images)

S. Jersey Family Says Washington, DC Suicide Wasn’t Politically Motivated

John Constantino, 64, of Mount Laurel, died in a Washington, DC hospital a day after setting himself on fire on the National Mall.

10/08/2013

(Joe Yourshaw, in 2008.  Family photo provided)

Philadelphia Nurse Charged With Aiding Father’s Suicide

A judge has upheld charges against a Philadelphia woman accused of helping her 93-year-old father commit suicide through a morphine overdose.

08/01/2013

Stigall Show Log 6.4.13

Chris discusses the death of New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg and whether Governor Chris Christie will appoint a Republican to fill his seat. He also details a family’s struggle to get a lung transplant for their daughter and why the government should not be involved. He also talks to Rich Zeoli and climate scientist Steve Goreham.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/04/2013

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Local College Senior Organizes Suicide And Non-Violence Forum

Temple senior Jaimee Swift lost a classmate to suicide three years ago. She was also touched by two alumni who ended their own lives as well during her time at school.

03/06/2013

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Suicidal Postings On Facebook

It’s a growing phenomenon that people who used to reach out by telephone to friends or a suicide hotline now post their pain online. What is your legal obligation to respond?

02/14/2013

NJ Assembly Committee Clears ‘Death With Dignity Act’

A New Jersey Assembly committee cleared a measure that would give voters the ability to decide if assisted suicide should be legalized for terminally ill people who want to take that action.

02/08/2013

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Rutgers U. Announces New Center Named For Tyler Clementi

Rutgers University is announcing a center named for the student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing a man.

02/01/2013

Browns Employee Kills Self At Practice Center

The Cleveland Browns say a member of the team’s grounds crew killed himself at their practice facility.

12/02/2012

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‘Finding The Light Within’ Mural To Spread Suicide Prevention Awareness

At first glance, it’s just a mural full of people holding on to a quilt, but these people, of all races and ages, are holding on to memories.

09/30/2012

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4 Luzerne County Students Commit Suicide In Single Week

Police and school officials are imploring students to ask for help after four students have killed themselves in one northeastern Pennsylvania county in a single week.

09/26/2012

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