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Shoplifting suspect who led police chase found dead in jail cell

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videoA man who led police on a cross-county chase after they confronted him about a shoplifting allegation was found dead this morning in his jail cell. Full story...
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Performers remember Robin Williams, death brings up serious issues

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videoHe warmed your hearts as a quirky alien and a cross-dressing nanny. But behind those sparkling eyes was apparently a deep sadness.Investigators say Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt yesterday at his northern California home. Even though the academy award winner is not with us anymore, his legacy lives on. And his death magnifies some serious issues in our society. Full story...
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Sheriff: Robin Williams found with belt on neck

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Sheriff's officials say Robin Williams' personal assistant found him with a belt around his neck at his San Francisco Bay Area home. Marin County Sheriff's Lt. Keith Boyd also said Tuesday that superficial cuts were found on Williams' wrist and a pocket knife was found nearby. Full story...
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UPDATE: Friday's double murder-suicide victims' names released

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is releasing more information on the three people killed in the Plantation Village Retirement Community Friday. Full story...
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Man drives into Snow's Cut in apparent suicide attempt

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videoA man is OK after apparently trying to commit suicide by driving into the Snow's Cut Waterway, according to investigators. Full story...
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Prison inmate commits suicide

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Inmate Joseph Hollar #0187972 died this morning after an apparent suicide at New Hanover Correctional Center, a minimum-security state prison for men. Shortly before 10:30 this morning, an inmate notified a correctional officer that Hollar was in distress in a dormitory bathroom. Full story...
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Detectives investigating murder-suicide in Tabor City

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video Two people are dead in Columbus County after what investigators say was a murder-suicide. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says it was called to Spivey Road near Tabor City around 8:30 a.m. after the three children who live here could not make contact with their parents. Full story...
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CFCC students raise awareness about suicide prevention

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videoStudents in the CFCC Psychology Club were out on the street today to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Full story...
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Victim's son says fight over money for house led to Pender murder-suicide

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videoA Pender County woman is dead, and so is the man investigators say killed her. The call originally came in as a house fire, but when responders arrived to the home on Little Kelly Road in Rocky Point last night, they found the body of Myrle Carr inside. Full story...
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Retired NASCAR driver Dick Trickle dead of apparent suicide

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Retired racecar driver Richard "Dick" Trickle, 71, died Thursday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Lincoln County officials. Full story...
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Marine sought in baby's death kills himself

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Authorities are scheduled to discuss the details after a U.S. Marine wanted for questioning in the death of his 11-month-old child was found dead. Full story...
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2012 military suicides hit record high of 349

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The Associated Press has learned that suicides in the US military surged to a record 349 last year. That far exceeds the 295 American combat deaths in Afghanistan in 2012 and compares with 301 military suicides in 2011. Full story...
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Investigators say Normandy Drive shooting was murder-suicide

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New Hanover County Sheriff's Detectives now say the shooting death of two people earlier this week was a murder/suicide. Full story...
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Victim in murder-suicide posted warning on Facebook

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The victim of an apparent murder-suicide in Jacksonville warned his family something might happen to him just hours before his death. Full story...
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Update: Autopsy confirms single gunshot killed Sunset Beach mom

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Brunswick County detectives are still investigating the death of Megan Tysinger, but the autopsy has confirmed that a single shot resulted in her death. Full story...
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