- Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case Updated: Jul-27-15 6:08 pm
HEMPSTEAD, Texas - A committee of outside attorneys will assist the Texas district attorney investigating the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman who authorities say hanged herself in her jail cell three days after a traffic stop by a white state trooper.
- Correction: Movie Theater Shooting-Timeline story Updated: Jul-27-15 5:55 pm
In a timeline of the life of Louisiana movie theater gunman John Russell Houser, The Associated Press, relying on court filings his family's lawyer submitted to obtain a protective order against him in 2008, reported erroneously that a Carroll County probate judge ordered him committed involuntarily to a mental hospital. Judge Betty Cason says her order was limited to ordering deputies to deliver Houser against his will if necessary to a hospital for a mental health evaluation.
- State Police: 2 dead in Parker City murder-suicide Updated: Jul-26-15 9:41 pm
PARKER CITY, Indiana - Authorities are investigating the deaths of two men in an apparent murder-suicide at a central Indiana apartment complex.
- Murder-suicide suspected in Baxter County shooting deaths Updated: Jul-26-15 1:44 pm
MOUNTAIN HOME, Arkansas - Baxter County authorities say murder-suicide is suspected in the deaths of a couple at a home near Mountain Home.
- Lafayette police: Woman rented gun, fatally shot herself Updated: Jul-26-15 1:41 pm
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Lafayette police say a woman rented a gun at a Lafayette shooting range and then fatally shot herself in the head.
- Madison man accused of killing disabled son has died Updated: Jul-24-15 5:26 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A Madison man accused of killing his developmentally disabled son then attempting to take his own life at an area park has died.
- Q&A: A look at the death of Sandra Bland in Texas jail Updated: Jul-24-15 4:09 pm
DALLAS - The release of information from autopsy of a Chicago-area woman who died in a Texas jail has provided some answers in the case, with authorities saying she killed herself and had no injuries that were consistent with a homicide.
- Texas jail death focuses new attention on inmate suicides Updated: Jul-24-15 2:40 pm
DALLAS - When Sandra Bland died in a small Texas jail last week, she became just the latest name on a long list of inmates whose deaths were determined to be suicides.
- Father, toddler found dead in Lake Limerick home Updated: Jul-24-15 12:49 pm
SHELTON, Washington - A Lake Limerick man who recently separated from his wife was found dead in his home, along with their 17-month-old child.
- Inmate in drug case dies, Houston police say hanged self Updated: Jul-24-15 10:34 am
HOUSTON - Officials say an inmate has died at the Houston City Jail after he apparently hanged himself using his clothes.
- Nail gun, knife found at scene of murder-attempted suicides Updated: Jul-23-15 9:26 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Dane County authorities say a nail gun and knife were found where a Madison man allegedly killed his developmentally disabled 16-year-old son then attempted to kill himself.
- Prosecutor: Video shows woman used sheet to hang herself Updated: Jul-23-15 8:10 pm
HOMEWOOD, Alabama - Video from inside a suburban Birmingham jail shows that an 18-year-old woman used a sheet to hang herself after she was arrested on robbery charges, the Jefferson County District Attorney said Thursday.
- Bones found last year belonged to Reno suicide victim Updated: Jul-23-15 5:37 pm
MINDEN, Nevada - Authorities say human remains found last summer in the mountains near Lake Tahoe belonged to a former 32-year-old Reno man who apparently shot himself.
- Police: Fatal shooting at home day after deputies visited Updated: Jul-23-15 12:59 pm
SUWANEE, Georgia - When sheriff's deputies in Georgia responded to a domestic violence call Tuesday night in suburban Atlanta, there were no signs of a physical fight and people in the home said nothing was wrong. The next morning, a man shot four people and himself in the house.
- Family sues online 'troll' after son's suicide attempt Updated: Jul-23-15 8:28 am
WASHINGTON - A Virginia family says a Richmond-area man coordinated online hoaxes that included accusing their son of child rape and posting death threats in their son's name.
- The Latest: Police visited house night before murder-suicide Updated: Jul-22-15 3:16 pm
SUWANEE, Georgia - The latest on the murder-suicide at a home in suburban Atlanta (all times local):
- 2 young people dead in apparent murder-suicide Updated: Jul-21-15 10:29 pm
WALNUT CREEK, California - Police in Northern California are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after finding a young man and a woman shot to death at a San Francisco Bay Area home.
- AP News Guide to case of woman found hanged in Texas jail Updated: Jul-21-15 9:22 pm
HEMPSTEAD, Texas - Dashboard video from a trooper's patrol car shows the traffic stop that led to the arrest of Sandra Bland, a Chicago-area woman found dead in a Texas jail last week.
- Police: Man, 53, kills girlfriend, turns gun on himself Updated: Jul-20-15 8:43 am
AMHERST, New York - Police say a 53-year-old man fatally shot his 55-year-old girlfriend before turning the gun on himself in western New York.
- State police find Pennsylvania man dead after standoff Updated: Jul-20-15 7:22 am
YORK, Pennsylvania - State police say they have found a man dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a nearly six-hour standoff at his mobile home in south-central Pennsylvania.
- Police: Suicide possibility in Texas cobra owner's death Updated: Jul-19-15 3:22 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Police are investigating whether an 18-year-old Texas pet shop worker who was believed to have been bitten by a cobra took his own life.
- Pedestrian's death on I-15 may have been a suicide Updated: Jul-19-15 12:10 pm
RIVERDALE, Utah - Authorities say a man who was fatally hit by a semi on a highway near Riverdale may have intended to end his life.
- Church group delivering Bibles interrupts suicide attempt Updated: Jul-18-15 9:43 pm
KENNEWICK, Washington - A church group distributing Bibles interrupted an apparent suicide attempt at an apartment in Kennewick.
- Texan celebrating 21st birthday accidentally shoots himself Updated: Jul-18-15 1:50 pm
DALLAS - Authorities say a Dallas man accidentally killed himself while firing his gun in celebration at his 21st birthday party.
- 2 dead following apparent murder-suicide in Norman Updated: Jul-17-15 4:52 pm
NORMAN, Oklahoma - Authorities in Cleveland County say two people are dead in a possible murder-suicide at a hospital complex in Norman.