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The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Port Authority To Install 9-Foot Fence To Curb George Washington Bridge Jumps

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said there have been 13 suicides and 40 rescues on the span so far this year. There was a total of 16 deaths in 2013.

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Police: Sergeant Rescues Man Trying To Commit Suicide On Subway Tracks In Brooklyn

An NYPD sergeant headed to work jumped onto the subway tracks to rescue a man who was about to commit suicide in Brooklyn Tuesday, police said.

07/29/2014

A barge in the Hudson River for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 - May 16, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

New Tappan Zee Bridge To Have Suicide Prevention Measures In Place

At a meeting Thursday night, designs were unveiled for six scenic viewing locations along the shared use path that will be protected by stainless steel netting below to deter jumpers.

03/28/2014

Marquise Braham (credit: Family Handout)

Father Of LI Teen Who Committed Suicide Following Alleged Hazing Searches For Answers

As the Braham family prepares to bury their son, an investigation is now being launched in two states into whether allegations of college fraternity hazing is connected to the suicide of 18-year-old Marquise Braham.

03/25/2014

Carmen Farina (credit: CBS 2)

Report: NYC Public Schools Have Seen 10 Student Suicides In 7 Weeks

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina said she feels “heartsick” over the fact that 10 public school students have committed suicide since she took office less than two months ago.

03/23/2014

L'wren Scott in October 2012. (credit: Getty Images)

Autopsy Confirms Fashion Designer L’Wren Scott’s Death Was Suicide

An autopsy has confirmed that fashion designer L’Wren Scott’s death was a suicide, the New York City Medical Examiner’s office said Wednesday.

03/19/2014

L'Wren Scott in 2012(Photo credit: CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

Mick Jagger’s Girlfriend, Fashion Designer L’Wren Scott, Found Dead In Chelsea Apartment

Mick Jagger’s longtime girlfriend, L’Wren Scott, has died of an apparent suicide, a spokesperson confirmed. Her body was discovered Monday morning at 200 11th Avenue in Manhattan, sources said.

03/17/2014

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Dead After Explosion In Kew Gardens, Queens

A 70-year-old man died Monday in an explosion at a home in Kew Gardens, Queens.

01/06/2014

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L.I. Police Officers Rescue Woman About To Jump Off Bridge

Two police officers on Long Island rescued a woman who was poised to jump off a bridge Monday morning.

11/18/2013

Tyler Clementi's brother and mother are among those who walked across the George Washington Bridge on Nov. 10, 2013, to raise awareness about bullying. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Tyler Clementi’s Family Walks Across George Washington Bridge For First Time Since Suicide

Tyler Clementi’s mother, Jane, and brother, James, linked arm in arm with the walkers and made their way across the span for the first time since Tyler jumped from the bridge in 2010.

11/10/2013

A bus driver in Buffalo pulled over and helped a woman who may have been on the verge of suicide. (Credit CBS 2)

Compassionate Bus Driver Breaks Routine To Save Woman’s Life

Darrell Barton was driving a Buffalo City bus when he noticed a woman standing over an expressway railing.

10/29/2013

Greenwich High School (credit: greenwichschools.org)

No Charges Filed Over Suicide Of Greenwich High School Student

Bart Palosz’s older sister said there was evidence of her brother’s suffering online. Clubs and organizations against bullying have formed at the school as a result of the tragedy.

10/18/2013

Bill de Blasio attends a press conference outside the United Nations headquarters on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Bill de Blasio: My Father Committed Suicide Amid Cancer Fight

De Blasio was born with the name Warren Wilhelm, Jr. His father, Warren Wilhelm, was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a car outside a motel in Conn., the New York Post reported.

09/30/2013

Ariel Castro Accused Of Kidnapping And Sexual Assault

Officials: Ariel Castro Commits Suicide In Ohio Prison

Spokeswoman JoEllen Smith said 53-year-old Castro was found hanging in his cell around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday at the Correctional Reception Center in Orient.

09/04/2013

Joel Morales (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Mother Of Suicide Victim Hopes Lawsuit Will Stop Bullying

The grieving mother of an East Harlem boy said bullies drove her son to suicide, and she has decided to take a stand – starting with the parents of bullies.

08/28/2013

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