Suicide

Light Plane

Man Who Intentionally Crashed Plane Near Redding Was Facing Domestic Violence Charges

Zachary Cain Stickler pleaded not guilty Friday to a felony count of making criminal threats. Sheriff’s officials say he intentionally crashed a plane into a pasture east of Redding the next day.

04/21/2015

Caltrain

Palo Alto Eyes Security Cameras To Prevent Suicides On Caltrain Tracks

About 70 percent of teen suicides on the Caltrain tracks since 2009 have taken place in Palo Alto. Parents and students are hoping sophisticated cameras will prevent future tragedies.

04/03/2015

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Settlement Reached In Audrie Pott Wrongful Death Case, Teens Apologize To Family

In court on Friday, two teenagers identified as John B. and John R. admitted their role in the attack, and they apologized for everything that happened after, including the false rumors and the humiliation that Audrie’s parents said drove the teen to suicide.

04/03/2015

Palo Alto High School

Palo Alto Schools Hire 2 Mental Health Experts As Student Suicide Crisis Continues

It’s being called a crisis; and now the Palo Alto Unified School District has voted to hire two mental health specialists in the wake of continuing student suicides.

04/01/2015

(CBS Sacramento)

Investigators Say UC Davis Student, Roommate Died In Murder-Suicide

The Yolo County Coroner’s Office says a UC Davis veterinary student and her roommate died in a murder-suicide.

04/01/2015

Zelda Williams with her father Robin Williams (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Robin Williams’ Wife, Children Head To Court In Estate Fight

Eight months after Robin Williams’ suicide, his family is still arguing over who gets some of his belongings.

03/30/2015

Palo Alto Shooting Investigation

2 Men Found Dead In Possible Murder-Suicide At Palo Alto Senior Housing Complex

Two people were found dead Thursday afternoon at Alta Torre Apartments, a senior housing complex on Fabian Way in Palo Alto.

03/19/2015

(CBS SF)

Winemaker, Investor Dead At Napa County Vineyard In Apparent Murder-Suicide

A meeting over pending civil litigation between two businessmen spun out of control south of Yountville on Monday with a vintner shooting and killing his former investor and then killing himself after fleeing from sheriff’s deputies.

03/17/2015

Antioch Bridge

Man’s Threatened Jump From Antioch Bridge Follows Previous Attempt Last Month

A man was taken into custody Sunday after he threatened to jump off the Antioch Bridge, his second such attempt in little over a month

03/15/2015

Palo Alto High School

Students, Faculty Work To Prevent Suicides After String Of Recent Deaths

The death of a South Bay teenager on Caltrain tracks Monday morning is just the most recent in a string of suicides taking its toll on students and faculty at two Palo Alto schools.

03/09/2015

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