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Coroner: Ga. Commissioner’s Death Ruled A Suicide

A coroner in coastal Georgia says the December death of a Glynn County commissioner who drowned after being shot in the head has been ruled a suicide by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s medical examiner.

02/01/2013

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Junior Seau Had Brain Disease CTE

Photo Credit: Getty Images By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer (AP) — Junior Seau, one of the NFL’s best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed […]

92.9 The Game–01/10/2013

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Man Sues Town, Says Police Staged Son’s Suicide

The father of an Alabama man who died in police custody says in a new federal lawsuit that officers “staged” his suicide to cover up what they describe as a brutal beating by officers while he was handcuffed and on his knees.

12/19/2012

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Linebacker Kills Girlfriend, Then Himself

It seems like more people are concerned about the boyfriend than the girlfriend! Police: Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher kills girlfriend, then takes his own life. Many people are mourning over this tragic story, […]

WAOK-AM–12/03/2012

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NFL Star Murders Girlfriend And Commits Suicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WAOK/AP) — Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot & killed his 22-year-old girlfriend early Saturday morning and then took his own life in front of his coaches. Before committing suicide, Belcher […]

WAOK-AM–12/02/2012

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Atlanta Police Officer Found Dead

ATLANTA (AJC/WAOK)-An off-duty Atlanta police officer found shot to death at a Riverdale apartment complex Friday night was the victim of an apparent suicide, Clayton County police said Saturday. The officer was identified as Michael […]

WAOK-AM–02/25/2012

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5 Killed In Korean Spa Murder-Suicide In Georgia

A gunman shot four people to death inside a Korean health spa in Atlanta’s suburbs and then killed himself in what police said may have been a case of domestic violence.

02/22/2012

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Funeral Arrangements Announced For State Senator Robert Brown

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Funeral services for former Georgia State Senator Robert Brown, who died last week have now been announced. The homegoing celebration will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, at 1 p.m. at Greater […]

WAOK-AM–12/12/2011

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Georgia Supreme Court Takes Up Assisted Suicide Law

Georgia’s top court will consider a free-speech challenge to the state’s law against assisted suicide brought by four members of a suicide group charged with helping a cancer-stricken man kill himself.

11/07/2011

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Suicide Among Gay and Straight Teenagers Examined

Atlanta (AP)- A study of nearly 32,000 high school students suggests that suicide attempts by gay teens (and even straight teens) are more common in politically conservative areas where schools don’t have programs to support […]

WAOK-AM–04/18/2011

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