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Channel 2 NewsFacebook's popularity, its pervasive growth and ability to connect people instantly everywhere gives the behemoth the title of world's leading social network. "Social" has been social media networking to this point. But a new partnership with the...
Tags: Health, Regina Benjamin, Sociology, Suicide, Facebook
Channel 2 NewsAnchorage police have identified the reportedly suicidal man who surrendered at a Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson gate Thursday afternoon, ending an hours-long standoff after he barricaded himself in a sport-utility vehicle with two handguns. APD says...
Tags: Alaska, Health, Anchorage, Todd Walker, Behavioral Conditions
A state lawmaker plans to introduce legislation that would ban compounds used to make synthetic cocaine. Republican Sen. Kevin Meyer of Anchorage says the drugs are making people sick "suicidal and very, very violent." His office says his plans are in...
Channel 2 NewsAt the Alaska Federation of Natives on Saturday, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and Sen. Lisa Murkowski held a field hearing focusing on suicide prevention in Alaska. Panelists from the federal, state and local levels discussed how to solve the...
A standoff between a suicidal man and law enforcement in Dillingham late Saturday night led to the closure of the Dillingham Airport overnight, that's according to Alaska State Troopers. AST spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said Dillingham Police received a...
KTUU.comAlaska State Troopers took a Scammon Bay man into custody Sunday morning, charging him with first-degree murder and kidnapping following a day-long standoff. At about 9:22 a.m. Saturday, the Bethel Police Department relayed a report to troopers from...
Tags: Alaska, Health, Murder, Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice
KTUU.comThe state troopers who fired their weapons during a Palmer shootout Thursday have been identified. Troopers spokesperson Megan Peters says Phillip “Nathan” Duce, David Eastwood-Koleszar and Joseph Hess, all assigned to the Palmer post, wounded...
Associated PressSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police say a suicidal man jumping to his death killed a 5-year-old girl by falling on her as she walked with her parents outside the apartment building. A police official said the 39-year-old man died...
Tags: South Korea, Broken Bones, Suicide
The U.S. military has faced two epidemics over the last decade of war in Afghanistan and Iraq. One is suicide. The annual rate of military personnel taking their own lives has doubled to about 20 per 100,000. That translated to a record 324 suicides...
Suicide-prevention hotlines If you think you might hurt yourself, there are several places you can call for help. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255) Vet2Vet Veterans Crisis Hotline: 877-VET-2-VET (877-838-2838) The...
Tags: Behavioral Conditions, Suicide
Suicide rates among Americans 35 to 64 years old rose 28% from 1999 to 2010, from 13.7 per 100,000 people to 17.6 per 100,000 people, the CDC reported Thursday. The greatest increases occurred in people 50 to 54 years old (up 48%) and among people 55...
WATFORD CITY, N.D. - Authorities in northwestern North Dakota's McKenzie County say a man tried to kill himself with fire. Officers who responded to a call of a suicidal man in a pickup truck outside a Watford City bar on Sunday say the man poured...
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