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Site where two bodies where found at Hidden Lake Park in Milpitas. (CBS)

Man, Woman Found Dead In Possible Murder-Suicide In Milpitas Park

A man and woman were found dead in Hidden Lake Park on Friday shortly after residents reported hearing gunfire in the area, Milpitas police said.

06/20/2014

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Grandson Of Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier Advocate Leaps To His Death

As Golden Gate Bridge officials near a decision on the long-awaited suicide barrier, a supporter of the barrier is mourning after his grandson became the latest person to leap to his death from the bridge.

06/09/2014

Makeshift shrine outside the home of a man shot dead by a romantic rival who then took his own life. (CBS)

Terminally Ill Cancer Patient Kills Romantic Rival In San Jose Home Before Taking Own Life

The discovery of two men found dead in a San Jose home is being investigated as a possible murder-suicide involving a terminally ill man and his romantic rival.

05/06/2014

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Man Connected To Marin County Campground Homicide Found Dead

The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 53-year-old man who was in a relationship with the 19-year-old homicide victim at Lawson’s Landing campground in Marin County on March 20.

03/27/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Bay Area Lawmakers Propose ‘Audrie’s Law’ For Cyberbullying

Juveniles who sexually assault unconscious victims could be tried as adults under proposed California legislation brought in response to the suicide of a 15-year-old girl who was sexually battered while passed out at a party then humiliated by photos circulated to classmates.

03/07/2014

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Suspect In Brutal 1983 Fairfield Murder Commits Suicide After Positive DNA Test

Cold case detectives with the Fairfield Police Department have announced that they recently identified the suspect in a 1983 brutal sexual assault and beating murder of a woman in her Fairfield home, but that the suspect committed suicide shortly after they contacted him.

03/05/2014

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Woman Shoots 93-Year-Old Mother, Then Herself In SF Convalescent Home

A 60-year-old woman shot her 93-year-old mother and then herself in an apparent murder-suicide at a convalescent home in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood on Monday evening, a police spokesman said Tuesday.

03/04/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Saratoga Teen’s Photos Going ‘Viral’ Before Her Suicide Debunked By Student Journalists

Several student journalists received a prestigious award for what the Society of Professional Journalists called their “courageous reporting” of the Audrie Pott case.

02/17/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Boys Admit To Sexually Assaulting Saratoga Teen Audrie Pott

In documents in the case, the three admitted to sexually assaulting the 15-year-old in 2012 and possessing naked photos of her, before she took her own life.

01/15/2014

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Lawyer For Teens Accused In Saratoga Girl’s Sex Assault Blames Parents For Her Suicide

The attorney for three teenagers accused of sexually assaulting a Saratoga girl claims her parents are partly responsible for her suicide in response to a wrongful death lawsuit.

01/08/2014

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