Suicide

Jonathan Martin (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Ex-49er Martin Says He Attempted Suicide Multiple Times

Former NFL tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in the profession led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others.

08/26/2015

Jail Cell

Inmate Found Dead In Martinez Jail, Apparently Hanged With Bedsheet

A 38-year-old male inmate who was being held at the Martinez Detention Facility died Saturday.

08/23/2015

Contra Costa County Sheriff

Two Brothers In Their 60s Die In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Contra Costa County

Two brothers have died in an apparent murder-suicide in Pacheco on Thursday, according to the Contra Costa County coroner’s office and the sheriff’s office.

08/21/2015

Christy O'Donnell, who is dying of cancer, speaks outside San Francsico Superior Court after a judge rejected her challenge to a state ban on physician-assisted suicide, August 14, 2015. (Megan Goldsby/CBS)

California Ban On Doctor-Assisted Suicide Upheld In San Francisco Court

A San Francisco Superior Court judge Friday upheld the enforcement of California laws dating back 141 years barring physician-assisted suicide after hearing arguments in a lawsuit filed by several terminally ill patients.

08/14/2015

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Police: Stanford Student Built Guns Used In Walnut Creek Murder-Suicide

A 21-year-old Lafayette native built the firearms he used to kill a 19-year-old woman and then himself at her home in Walnut Creek last month, police said Tuesday.

08/04/2015

Clare Orton of Walnut Creek was found dead in an apparent murder-suicide. (CBS SF)

2 College Students Found Dead At Walnut Creek Home In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after finding two college students shot to death at a Walnut Creek home.

07/22/2015

Outfielder Darryl Hamilton of the San Francisco Giants in action during a game against the Montreal Expos at 3Com Park in San Francisco, California. The Expos defeated the Giants 9-5. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule Jr. /Allsport

Former San Francisco Giants Player Darryl Hamilton Found Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

A TV commentator for Major League Baseball and former San Francisco Giant Darryl Hamilton has been found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in a Houston suburb, according to published reports.

06/22/2015

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

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