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Study reveals black child suicide rates on the rise

A recent study reveals there is a growing number of children, ages 5 to 11, killing themselves specifically black children.

Official: Multistate crime rampage suspect kills self

Authorities say one of two suspects arrested in a multistate crime rampage which included the deaths of a North Carolina couple has committed suicide in prison.

Police: 2 dead in apparent murder-suicide on USC campus

South Carolina law enforcement officials say two people are dead in an apparent murder-suicide on the state's flagship university campus.

Vigil held in Wilmington for transgender teen

videoA transgender teen's death has sparked a national outcry. Here in Wilmington, a candlelight vigil honored 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn. The Ohio teen committed suicide last Sunday.

Buncombe inmate’s apparent suicide investigated

Authorities are investigating after an inmate charged with slaying his mother and stepfather apparently committed suicide at the Buncombe County Detention Facility.

Medical examiner: Missing App St. student killed herself

The North Carolina medical examiner's office has ruled that the death of a freshmen at Appalachian State University was a suicide.

Walkers aim to prevent suicide

Every 13 minutes someone commits suicide in the United States, resulting in more than 39,500 lives lost each year.

Shoplifting suspect who led police chase found dead in jail cell

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.

Performers remember Robin Williams, death brings up serious issues

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.

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CCMF granted special event permit by Myrtle Beach City Council

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UNCW, NHRMC stop administering J & J vaccine due to reaction concerns

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