- Mid-Central cooperative director announces June retirement Updated: Feb-11-16 6:40 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - The director of a Platte-based educational cooperative that was pushed into the spotlight after a murder-suicide involving two employees is retiring effective June 30.
- Police: Suicide may be reason man shot by Florida deputy Updated: Feb-11-16 5:47 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A mentally troubled man fatally shot by a Florida deputy while carrying an air rifle may have been attempting to commit so-called "suicide by cop," a police detective testified Thursday at a hearing in the deputy's manslaughter case.
- Ex-head of jail's health services liable in doctor's suicide Updated: Feb-11-16 3:51 pm
PITTSBURGH - A federal court jury in Pittsburgh says a former health official at a county jail must pay $200,000 because of a doctor's suicide in custody.
- Man convicted of 2 S. Iowa murders kills himself in prison Updated: Feb-11-16 1:59 pm
CORALVILLE, Iowa - The Department of Corrections says a man convicted last month of two murders in southern Iowa has killed himself in prison.
- Police: Cop killed wife, son, torched home then shot himself Updated: Feb-11-16 1:10 pm
COLONIE, New York - A police officer with no prior history of domestic violence fatally shot his wife and one of their sons, and then set the family's suburban Albany house on fire before killing himself, according to authorities who said Thursday they're baffled by the veteran cop's actions.
- Deputies: Woman found dead, boyfriend shoots himself Updated: Feb-11-16 9:07 am
NEW BERN, North Carolina - Authorities are investigating after a woman's body was found in a truck parked in a cemetery near New Bern and the victim's boyfriend later shot and killed himself while being questioned.
- Man shoots former girlfriend to death then kills himself Updated: Feb-10-16 3:03 pm
TRUSSVILLE, Alabama - Police say a man shot his former girlfriend to death then killed himself in a central Alabama neighborhood.
- Widow of celebrated chef can't explain apparent suicide Updated: Feb-10-16 10:11 am
GENEVA - The widow of celebrated Swiss-French chef Benoit Violier says in a published interview that she has no explanation for his apparent suicide, sharply denying allegations that financial troubles were to blame.
- Man sought in stabbing kills himself in Wyoming Updated: Feb-09-16 10:54 pm
DENVER - Investigators say a man suspected of stabbing a woman in suburban Denver killed himself during a standoff at a motel in Wyoming.
- Social justice advocate kills self outside Ohio Statehouse Updated: Feb-09-16 7:30 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A man who killed himself on the steps of the Statehouse was an activist on issues of social justice who also worked with young people and the homeless, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
- 2 deaths reported at young adult transitional living program Updated: Feb-09-16 3:40 pm
PARSONS, West Virginia - Two young men have killed themselves at a young adult transitional living program in Tucker County.
- Police: 3 dead in suburban Chicago apparent murder-suicide Updated: Feb-09-16 10:06 am
OAK FOREST, Illinois - Police say they found a father, mother and their teenage son dead in suburban Chicago in an apparent double homicide and suicide.
- Lawsuit: Inmate hangs self as deputy watching football on TV Updated: Feb-09-16 6:24 am
BIG RAPIDS, Michigan - Family members of a man who died after hanging himself in a Michigan jail cell say the deputy who was supposed to be monitoring him instead was watching Monday Night Football on TV with other inmates.
- One-third of Mississippi coast's murders have domestic link Updated: Feb-08-16 11:33 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - At least a third of homicide victims in the three Mississippi coastal counties in a recent six-year period died in domestic-related shootings.
- Sheriff: Texas teen kills mom, 2 neighbors, then himself Updated: Feb-07-16 6:53 pm
McALLEN, Texas - A 19-year-old killed his mother and two neighbors before turning his gun on himself in a shooting that brought SWAT and various emergency vehicles to a rural area in Texas, authorities said Sunday.
- Dave Mirra, who broke barriers on a BMX bike, dies at 41 Updated: Feb-06-16 1:53 am
Dave Mirra did things few people could on a BMX bike, using a combination of natural ability, fearlessness and innovation to take the sport to places many never thought possible.
- Daugaard proposes oversight overhaul after GEAR UP scandal Updated: Feb-05-16 5:07 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - Gov. Dennis Daugaard is proposing an overhaul of oversight for state government entities and outside organizations that receive grants through the state after a murder-suicide last year involving two employees of a Platte-based educational cooperative.
- NYPD officer who was shot in cheek released from hospital Updated: Feb-05-16 4:48 pm
NEW YORK - One of two New York City police officers who was shot and wounded in the stairwell of a public housing project was released from the hospital Friday to cheers from fellow officers.
- Authorities say Lancaster man died playing Russian roulette Updated: Feb-05-16 10:04 am
LANCASTER, South Carolina - Lancaster County authorities say a 22-year-old man found dead in his truck accidentally killed himself while playing Russian roulette.
- Murder-suicide prompted changes in university's security Updated: Feb-05-16 6:16 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - One year after a murder-suicide at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health, university officials say they are confident the campus community is better equipped in case of a similar incident.
- University webcam spy case ruling expected in 3-4 months Updated: Feb-03-16 6:27 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - A former Rutgers University student convicted of using a webcam to spy on a roommate who later killed himself likely will have to wait a few months to find out whether a state appeals will order his 30-day jail sentence invalidated or lengthened or will send him back for a new trial.
- Texas police believe woman killed 2 relatives, then self Updated: Feb-03-16 3:35 pm
MEADOWS PLACE, Texas - Investigators believe a woman fatally shot her daughter-in-law and one of her sons before killing herself at the Houston-area house they shared.
- Widow of Illinois cop who staged suicide pleads not guilty Updated: Feb-03-16 1:55 pm
WAUKEGAN, Illinois - The wife of a disgraced Illinois police officer who staged his suicide to appear he was gunned down in the line of duty, sparking an intensive manhunt, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges she assisted her husband in siphoning money from a youth program.
- 2 dead following 2 separate Orange County freeway crashes Updated: Feb-03-16 9:42 am
FULLERTON, California - Authorities say two people are dead following two separate pre-dawn crashes on northbound State Route 57 in Orange County, and one of the deaths is being investigated as a possible suicide.
- Authorities: LSU professor shoots wife, self Updated: Feb-02-16 5:01 pm
CARRIERE, Mississippi - Authorities say a professor at LSU's medical school is believed to have shot his wife to death at their home in Mississippi before turning the gun on himself.