suicide

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August 14, 2019 - 12:15 pm
O'FALLON, Mo. (KMOX) — O'Fallon Missouri Police are crediting staff at Liberty High School with stopping a 29-year-old Wright City man from setting himself on fire. The man doused himself with gasoline on the parking lot of the school on Sommers Road around 6:30 this morning. Police say school...
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August 13, 2019 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- A 35-year-old police officer took his own life early Tuesday morning, marking the eighth NYPD suicide this year and the sixth since June . The seven-year veteran of the force was off-duty when he shot himself in the head in a home in Yonkers at 3:30 a.m. Reports indicate...
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April 30, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Suicides among U.S. kids aged 10 to 17 jumped to a 19-year high in the month following the release of a popular TV series that depicted a girl ending her life, researchers said. The study published Monday can't prove that the Netflix show "13 Reasons Why" was the cause, but there were 195 more...
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Megan Lynch
March 19, 2019 - 6:30 am
Belleville, IL (KMOX) - Suicide prevention experts say you may save someone's life if you reach out to them today. Research has shown that Wednesday's are often a peak day for a person to take their own life. Olivia Johnson, founder of the Blue Wall Institute discovered the same trend while doing...
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February 26, 2019 - 2:30 pm
The few seconds of suicide instructions were found in between clips of the popular Nintendo game Splatoon.
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Megan Lynch
February 14, 2019 - 5:00 am
St. Louis, MO (KMOX) - The suicide of a Kansas City police officer has a local group pleading for other men and women in uniform to seek help. "We are doubling and maybe even tripling the number of officers killed by suicide than by violence," points out Tom Lake. Lake is Vice President of Project...
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(Courtesy of Melissa McKinnies on Facebook)
January 08, 2019 - 4:18 pm
McKinnies, who received a copy of a report last week, said she disagreed with it but wouldn't comment further.
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Todd Ewen of the Anaheim Ducks.
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December 11, 2018 - 9:52 am
Kelli Ewen joined KMOX's Alex Ferrario and Amy Marxkors Monday night, explaining how doctors got her husband's original diagnosis wrong in 2016, after he killed himself in his Wildwood, Mo. home in September 2015.
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Fred Bodimer
November 30, 2018 - 7:47 am
ST. LOUIS, MO (KMOX) — We're living one month less than we used to, according to a new report that shows life expectancy in this country has dropped once again. The life expectancy for the U.S. population in 2017 was 78.6 years, and that's a decrease of about a month compared to 2016. Its's driven...
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Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps
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October 26, 2018 - 3:23 pm
I was so down on myself, I didn't have any self-love, quite honestly I didn't want to be alive," Phelps said.
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