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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

Joel Morales (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Family Files Lawsuit Against City, Alleged Bullies Over Boy’s Suicide

Family members say Joel Morales, 12, killed himself at his home last year because he had been repeatedly picked on by other students because he was small and sometimes stuttered.

08/27/2013

Pvt. Danny Chen (credit: CBS 2)

Family Of Soldier Wants Chinatown Block Renamed ‘Danny Chen Way’

Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, shot himself in Afghanistan in 2011 after being racially harassed by other soldiers.

06/11/2013

Paris Jackson (Kevin Winter/
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Paris Jackson In Hospital Following Apparent Suicide Attempt

Michael Jackson’s daughter remained hospitalized Wednesday night after apparently attempting to take her own life.

06/05/2013

Jean Nuzzi I.S. 109 in Queens Village. (credit: NYC Schools website)

Police Investigating Possible Cyberbullying In Suicide Of Queens Girl, 12

Police say a 12-year-old girl who was found hanged left a suicide note that spoke of being bullied online. The girl was found dead in her home Wednesday afternoon by her family.

05/23/2013

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ME: Man Found Hanged In Staten Island Jail Cell Committed Suicide

An autopsy was conducted and the cause of death was ruled a suicide. The 57-year-old was found hanged in his jail cell late last week, after he was arrested when police caught him sleeping in a restaurant on Staten Island.

04/21/2013

Ryan Halligan

Father Leads Bullying Awareness Walk In Memory Of Son Who Committed Suicide

A Long Island man whose son committed suicide after he was bullied at school led the Bullying Awareness Walk Saturday.

04/06/2013

Hospital Bed (file / credit: clipart.com)

St. Sen. Ed Meyer: Connecticut Assisted Suicide Bill To Fail

It looks like Connecticut won’t become the fourth state in the country to allow assisted suicide, at least not this year.

04/05/2013

Tyler Clementi - Photo: CBS

Remarks By Pro-Marriage Group Leader Infuriate Clementi’s Family

The family of Tyler Clementi on Tuesday denounced remarks by a representative of the National Organization for Marriage, who brought up Clementi’s suicide in a discussion that questioned the effect of gay rights supporters on young people she characterized as having “gender confusion.”

03/04/2013

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Demoted Islanders Goalie Rick DiPietro: Suicide Comments Not Literal

The Islanders say they are aware of DiPietro’s comments about depression and suicide, and plan to handle the matter internally.

03/01/2013

New City home where police said an attempted murder-suicide was carried out. Feb. 28, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Police: New City Woman Stabbed Daughter Before Killing Herself

Police are investigating a possible attempted murder-suicide in Rockland County.

02/28/2013

Roger Clemens (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Roger Clemens Calls Country Star Mindy McCready’s Death ‘Sad News’

Former Yankee Roger Clemens is calling the death of country star Mindy McCready “sad news.”

02/18/2013

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