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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 70-year-old man died Monday in an explosion at a home in Kew Gardens, Queens.
Two police officers on Long Island rescued a woman who was poised to jump off a bridge Monday morning.
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.
Darrell Barton was driving a Buffalo City bus when he noticed a woman standing over an expressway railing.
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.
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.
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.
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.