- Dave Mirra, who broke barriers on a BMX bike, dies at 41 Updated: Feb-05-16 6:57 pm
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.
- Elderly siblings dead in apparent murder-suicide Updated: Feb-02-16 3:30 pm
NAPLES, Florida - Two elderly siblings were found shot to death at a southwest Florida home in what authorities believe was a murder-suicide.
- 3-star chef Benoit Violier found dead in apparent suicide Updated: Feb-01-16 3:03 pm
PARIS - Chef Benoit Violier, whose 3-star restaurant in western Switzerland with its game specialties recently topped a list of the world's best, has been found dead of a likely self-inflicted gunshot, police said Monday. He was 44.
- Police: Pennsylvania man kills wife, shoots self in face Updated: Feb-01-16 9:37 am
HERMITAGE, Pennsylvania - Police say a western Pennsylvania man fatally shot his wife before shooting himself in the face.
- Jury selection set for lawsuit over doctor's jail suicide Updated: Feb-01-16 9:04 am
PITTSBURGH - A federal court jury will be selected in Pittsburgh to hear a lawsuit stemming from the 2008 suicide of a Nepalese doctor in a Pennsylvania county jail.
- Police: 6 dead in apparent domestic murder-suicide Updated: Jan-28-16 8:39 am
CHESAPEAKE, Virginia - Police in Virginia say six people are dead in an apparent domestic murder-suicide in Chesapeake.
- Police: TX suspect shot by SC cops also shot self in head Updated: Jan-26-16 2:36 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Authorities say a Texas murder suspect shot by police in South Carolina actually died from a self-inflicted gunshot.
- Weather Channel meteorologist killed in parking garage crash Updated: Jan-26-16 1:08 pm
ATLANTA - Authorities said a meteorologist for The Weather Channel died by suicide when crashing his car through an Atlanta parking garage wall and plowing into an adjacent hotel, injuring a worker.
- 2 Sundance films explore a journalist's on-air suicide Updated: Jan-25-16 2:59 pm
PARK CITY, Utah - When two movies are released at about the same time on the same subject, the topic is often something silly and big and spectacle-filled, like "Armageddon" and "Deep Impact" or "White House Down" and "Olympus Has Fallen."
- Death at York women's prison being investigated as suicide Updated: Jan-25-16 1:38 pm
NIANTIC, Connecticut - A 27-year-old woman has been found dead in her cell at the York Correctional Institution.
- Baby's body found in freezer after mother threatens suicide Updated: Jan-20-16 3:42 pm
HOMESTEAD, Florida - Authorities say they found a baby boy dead in a freezer at a South Florida home following his mother's suicide threats.
- Police: Sikeston man killed woman, then himself Updated: Jan-20-16 9:33 am
SIKESTON, Missouri - Police in the southeast Missouri town of Sikeston say a man fatally shot a woman, then killed himself.
- Police: Retired police officer, wife dead in murder-suicide Updated: Jan-19-16 7:18 pm
WALTHAM, Massachusetts - Authorities have identified two people found dead in a murder-suicide as a retired Waltham police officer and his wife.
- Judge: Troopers' use of force reasonable in suicide case Updated: Jan-19-16 10:55 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A federal judge has ruled that four Connecticut state troopers did not use unreasonable force when they fired non-lethal weapons at a firefighter just before he shot himself to death during a standoff.
- Suicide of student triggers protests in southern India Updated: Jan-19-16 6:24 am
HYDERABAD, India - Shouting slogans and holding placards, hundreds of students on Tuesday angrily protested the death of an Indian student who, along with four others, was barred from using some facilities at his university in the southern tech-hub of Hyderabad.
- Police: Ex-boyfriend killed NY students before suicide Updated: Jan-18-16 4:17 pm
GENESEO, New York - A 24-year-old man distraught over a recent breakup stabbed to death his ex-girlfriend and a fellow college athlete she was with in her off-campus bedroom before apparently killing himself with the same knife, police said Monday.