DOJ: Santa Rita Jail, Alameda Co. Violated Civil Rights Of Inmates With Mental Health DisabilitiesThe County of Alameda has violated civil rights by failing to provide proper mental health services, especially at Santa Rita Jail, where 19 people have committed suicide since 2014, according to federal report released Thursday.
Family Sues Robinhood After Stock Trader Kills Himself Mistakenly Believing He Lost $700KA family has filed a lawsuit against Robinhood Financial claiming the company's practices led to their son's suicide because he mistakenly believed he lost $700,000.
Inmate Death At SF City Jail May Be SuicideThe San Francisco Sheriff's Office announced an inmate at a city jail died on Sunday from what's believed to be a suicide. The cause of death will be determined by the San Mateo County coroner.
UPDATE: Petaluma Man Allegedly Killed Self In Fiery Wrong-Way Hwy 101 Motorcycle Crash After Slaying GirlfriendPolice on Monday said a man purposely killed himself early Friday morning by riding in the wrong direction on U.S. Highway 101 and crashing his motorcycle head-on into a car after having slain his 28-year-old girlfriend in Petaluma.
Deaths Of 2 Black Men Found Hanged in SoCal Desert Towns Were SuicidesA police investigation confirmed suicide was the cause of death of 2 homeless Black men found hanging from trees in separate high-desert, Southern California towns less than two weeks apart in early June.
Video Shows Death of 1st of 2 Black Men Hanged in SoCal Desert Was SuicideMalcom Harsch, the 38-year-old Black man found hanging from a tree near a Victorville library last month, died from an apparent suicide caught on surveillance video, the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office said Friday.
Napa Man Police Shot, Killed After Walmart Burglary Wanted To Commit ‘Suicide By Cop’Brandan Nylander, 24, of Napa, apparently intended to commit "suicide by cop" following a burglary last month at a Walmart store, Napa County sheriff's officials said.
San Francisco Suicide Prevention Seeing Record Surge In Calls During Coronavirus PandemicAs of Wednesday, 17 people have died from the coronavirus in San Francisco. From March 1 to April 14, 12 people have taken their own lives. KPIX spoke to someone who suffers from depression with a hopeful message for those who may need to hear it.
Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians Hold Vigil, Announce Impending StrikeThe message during a candlelight vigil held by Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians in front of the health care giant's headquarters in downtown Oakland early Wednesday morning was quite clear: these patients didn't have to die.
Doctor Charged With Child Sex Crimes Found Dead in Santa Cruz County JailA neurosurgeon awaiting trial on charges that he sexually abused children has been found dead in his jail cell.
Workers Sickened, Guests Evacuated After Apparent Hazmat Suicide At SJ's Fairmont HotelPoisonous chemicals killed one woman in an apparent suicide and sickened eight people, prompting the evacuation of three floors of the Hotel Fairmont in San Jose Saturday
Jeffrey Epstein Dead from Apparent Suicide in Manhattan Jail
SMART's Strategy For Recent Pedestrian Deaths Addresses Mental Health, Homelessness5 people have died on SMART tracks in the last month. SMART's Board of Directors met Wednesday to discuss how to keep people off its tracks and out of harm’s way.
Netflix Has Cut Graphic Suicide Scene From First Season Of '13 Reasons Why'More than two years after its debut, a graphic suicide scene has been cut from the first season of "13 Reasons Why," Netflix announced Monday.
Gov't Agencies Boost Efforts to Stop Wildland Firefighter SuicidesFederal officials are stepping up efforts to help firefighters dealing with trauma and other issues after noticing an increase in wildland firefighter suicides in recent years.