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Flaw In Reporting Tribal Cases Stymies Gun Background Checks

A flawed reporting system between tribes and outside authorities allowed a man to buy a handgun that his son used to kill four classmates and himself in Washington state last year.

CBS Seattle–04/07/2015

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Washington State Senate Approves Mental Health Decision Bill

The Washington state Senate has approved a bill that would allow family members to ask a judge to step in if a mental health professional will not involuntarily commit a relative they believe could be suicidal or a danger to others.

03/04/2015

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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How Common Is Depression?

Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.

08/14/2014

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Study: Suicides More Likely To Occur After Midnight

According to a new study, suicides are more likely to happen after midnight.

06/05/2014

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Author: Courtney Love, not Kurt Cobain, Wrote Note Mocking Wedding Vows

Police found note in Cobain’s wallet after his 1994 suicide, it appears to mock his wedding vows.

05/03/2014

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Study: Suicide Rates Fell In States Where Medical Marijuana Is Legal

A recently conducted study indicates a relationship between decreasing suicide rates and the legalization of medical marijuana in some states.

02/05/2014

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FBI Releases Updated Timeline Of AK Serial Killer

The FBI released an updated timeline of travels and crimes by Israel Keyes, a confessed Alaska serial killer who is believed to have killed 11 people before committing suicide in his jail cell last year.

CBS Seattle–08/13/2013

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Area Residents Push For Barrier At ‘Suicide Bridge’

On a sunny January afternoon, 12 stories above a busy street, a newly engaged 19-year-old woman jumped to her death from a spectacular arch bridge west of downtown Portland. Last month, in the middle of the night, a 40-year-old man did the same. Last week, yet another person — a 15-year-old girl — plunged from the span.

06/09/2013

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Ore. Police: Man Kills Himself After Traffic Stop

Oregon State Police say a man fatally shot and killed himself Sunday afternoon following a traffic stop on Highway 126 west of Eugene.

03/31/2013

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