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.
A 38-year-old male inmate who was being held at the Martinez Detention Facility died Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after finding two college students shot to death at a Walnut Creek home.
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.
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.
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.
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.