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Study: 1 In 12 Stroke Survivors Think About Suicide

According to a new study, about one in 12 stroke survivors in the United States think about committing suicide or wish they were dead.

02/08/2013

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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

Tennessee Titans v New England Patriots

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

Chiefs' Jovan Belcher

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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