Suicides

April 22, 2017 - 2:30 pm
HANAHAN, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say a police officer shot a man after he turned and pointed a gun at officers. Hanahan Police Chief Dennis Turner said in a news release that his officers were called to a home around 3 a.m. Saturday and found a man who had been drinking and was...
Read More
Ursula Ward, the mother of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd, becomes emotional as she listens to her attorney speak about her son during a media availability at her attorney's office Friday, April 21, 2017, in Boston. Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was convicted of Lloyd's 2013 murder and was serving a life sentence without parol when he hung himself in his jail cell early Wednesday morning. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
April 21, 2017 - 4:19 pm
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered key evidence in the prison suicide of Aaron Hernandez preserved, granting a request from the ex-NFL star's fiancee so the family can investigate the circumstances of his death. Bristol Superior Court Judge Thomas McGuire's ruling includes video...
Read More
Ursula Ward, the mother of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd, becomes emotional as she listens to her attorney speak about her son during a media availability at her attorney's office Friday, April 21, 2017, in Boston. Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was convicted of Lloyd's 2013 murder and was serving a life sentence without parol when he hung himself in his jail cell early Wednesday morning. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
April 21, 2017 - 3:41 pm
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered key evidence in the prison suicide of Aaron Hernandez preserved, granting a request from the ex-NFL star's fiancee so the family can investigate the circumstances of his death. Bristol Superior Court Judge Thomas McGuire's ruling includes video...
Read More
Ursula Ward, the mother of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd, becomes emotional as she listens to her attorney speak about her son during a media availability at her attorney's office Friday, April 21, 2017, in Boston. Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was convicted of Lloyd's 2013 murder and was serving a life sentence without parol when he hung himself in his jail cell early Wednesday morning. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
April 21, 2017 - 2:59 pm
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge on Friday ordered all evidence in the prison suicide of Aaron Hernandez preserved, granting a request from the ex-NFL star's fiancee so the family can investigate the circumstances of his death. Bristol Superior Court Judge Thomas McGuire said he...
Read More
A Laclede Gas Co. worker takes down police tape so equipment could leave the crime scene, Thursday, April 20, 2017 in St. Louis. Police say a gunman opened fire on two utility workers, killing both of them, before fatally shooting himself. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
April 21, 2017 - 1:19 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A gunman who killed two utility workers in St. Louis before killing himself had a long criminal history, including drug and assault convictions, along with financial troubles leading to bankruptcy, court records show. Police on Friday identified the gunman as Clinton Willis, who...
Read More
In this image made from video, police attend the scene after an incident on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, Thursday April 20, 2017. French media are reporting that two police officers were shot Thursday on the famed shopping boulevard. (AP Photo)
April 20, 2017 - 4:28 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the shootings of two police officers in Paris (all times local): 10:22 p.m. President Donald Trump says Thursday's fatal shooting in Paris "looks like another terrorist attack." Paris police say a gunman has killed a police officer and wounded another before being killed...
Read More
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. Massachusetts prison officials said Hernandez hanged himself in his cell and pronounced dead at a hospital early Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool, File)
April 19, 2017 - 4:26 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Hours before his former New England Patriots teammates were due to visit the White House to celebrate their Super Bowl victory, prison officials say, Aaron Hernandez tied one end of his bedsheet to a window and the other around his neck and hanged himself. In a maximum-security prison...
Read More
In this Dec. 12, 2005 photo, Aaron Hernandez poses for a photo in Bristol, Conn. Hernandez, a former NFL star, who was serving a life sentence for a murder conviction and Friday, April 14, 2017, was acquitted of a double murder, died after hanging himself at the prison early Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Massachusetts prisons officials said. (Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant via AP)
April 19, 2017 - 1:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in the prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, officials said Wednesday, the same day his ex-teammates on the New England Patriots were set to visit the White House to mark their Super Bowl victory. His death came...
Read More
FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, file photo, former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez is led into his court appearance at the Fall River Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. Massachusetts prison officials said Hernandez hanged himself in his cell and was pronounced dead at a hospital early Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (Matt Stone/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool, File)
April 19, 2017 - 1:55 pm
MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the death of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A lawyer for the families of two men Aaron Hernandez was acquitted of killing says the relatives "don't take any joy" in Hernandez's apparent suicide, even though they believe he was...
Read More
Pennsylvania State Police investigate the scene where Steve Stephens, the suspect in the random killing of a Cleveland retiree posted on Facebook, was found shot dead Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Erie. Pa. Acting on a tip, Pennsylvania State Police spotted Stephens, 37, in Erie County, in the state's northwest corner, and went after him. After a brief chase, he took his own life, authorities said. (Greg Wohlford/Erie Times-News via AP)
April 19, 2017 - 12:42 pm
Facebook slaying suspect Steve Stephens was undone by a 20-piece Chicken McNuggets and an order of fries. The man who police say shot a Cleveland retiree at random and posted video of the killing on Facebook pulled up to the drive-thru window of a McDonald's restaurant outside Erie, Pennsylvania,...
Read More

Pages