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Robin Williams (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Robin Williams Found Dead In Tiburon Home Of Apparent Suicide

Actor Robin Williams was found dead of an apparent suicide in his Tiburon home Monday, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office.

08/11/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Laws May Grant Family Access To Deceased Person’s Digital Information

One Virginia man tried to access his son’s Facebook account for answers after his son committed suicide, but he was locked out of Facebook, which cited privacy laws. Now he’s fighting to change that nationwide.

08/06/2014

California Health Care Facility, Stockton (CDCR)

Union Claims Prison Employees Pressured To Fake Suicide-Watch Records At Stockton Medical Facility

California prison employees were pressured into falsifying suicide-watch records at the state’s troubled new Stockton medical facility, endangering inmates and violating standards imposed in response to federal court orders, according to the union representing psychiatric technicians.

07/31/2014

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2 Found Dead Inside Sausalito Home After Shots Fired Sunday Morning

Two people were found dead in a Sausalito home early Sunday morning under what police have deemed a suspicious circumstances.

07/20/2014

San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

Family Of Student Who Committed Suicide At San Jose State Files Multi-Million Dollar Claim

The family of 18-year-old Brenden Tiggs, who was found dead in his dorm room on February 9, claims the university did not do enough to prevent his death.

07/17/2014

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Caltrain Resumes Service Following Fatality On Tracks In Atherton

Caltrain has resumed service after a man who appeared to have stepped on to the tracks intentionally was killed by a train in Atherton on Thursday night.

07/11/2014

A high-speed pursuit that began with the discovery of a dead dog, ended with a suicide and a closure of two ramps to a major freeway in San Jose. (CBS)

Discovery Of Dead Dog Leads To Police Chase, Rollover Crash, Suicide In San Jose

A high-speed pursuit that began with the discovery of a dead dog ended with a suicide, and the closure of two ramps to a major freeway in San Jose.

06/30/2014

Relatives of people who committed suicide are present as Golden Gate Bridge District officials approve a $76 million suicide prevention barrier for the iconic bridge's span. (photo credit: Holly Quan)

Golden Gate Bridge Officials Approve $76 Million Suicide Barrier

The Golden Gate Bridge is a big step closer to getting a suicide barrier after bridge officials approved a $76 million funding package for a net system that would prevent people from jumping to their deaths.

06/27/2014

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge Secures Full Funding For Suicide Barrier

California will provide the final bit of money needed to build and install a suicide barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge, state officials said Thursday.

06/26/2014

(Town of Corte Madera) www.ci.corte-madera.ca.us

Former Corte Madera Mayor Kills Wife, Self In LA

Former Corte Madera mayor and councilman Vaso Medigovich and his wife Meredythe have died in a murder-suicide in Los Angeles.

06/25/2014

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