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Q&A: A look at the Death of Sandra Bland in Texas Jail

The release of information from autopsy of a Chicago-area woman who died in a Texas jail has provided some answers in the case, with authorities saying she killed herself and had no injuries that were consistent with a homicide.

07/24/2015

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL - JUNE 17:  Broward Sheriff's Office deputy Greg Edlund runs his K-9 dog, Hoover, over a stolen car for any signs of drugs, including the a drug known as Flakka, on June 17, 2015 in Deerfield Beach, Florida.  The Sheriff's Office is on the front lines to keep people from the drug, categorized as a bath salts, which has become an epidemic among users because the cheap synthetic drug made in overseas pharmaceutical plants can be swallowed in capsule form, snorted, injected, or smoked via an e-cigarette. Some of the effects of the drug include body overheating, a heightened sense of euphoria and greater propensity for uncontrollable violence.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Hallucinogenic Drug ‘Flakka’ May be in St. Louis

The synthetic stimulant is a cousin of bath salt and has led to violent episodes and suicides.

07/14/2015

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Kansas Gun Dealer to Pay Woman for Selling to Felon

Owners of a southeast Kansas gun shop sued for selling a weapon that a man used to kill himself and his 8-year-old son have reached a $132,000 settlement with the child’s mother, according to lawyers in the case

07/01/2015

Wildwood Murder-Suicide Is Under Investigation

A murder-suicide is being investigated in Wildwood, Mo.

06/19/2015

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Police: Man Found Dead in School Killed Himself

Police in the St. Louis suburb of Webster Groves say that a man found dead earlier this week inside an elementary school was a janitor who killed himself.

06/17/2015

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Singer-Bare Receives Soldier’s Medal for Bravery at Fort Hood

Lori Singer-Bare was given the Soldier’s Medal last month for her bravery at Fort Hood in April 2014.

06/08/2015

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Case Closed in Schweich Suicide Investigation

Clayton Detective Lt. Don Bass tells KMOX News the department has finished looking at Schweich’s office computer in Jefferson City, Missouri, and found nothing of evidentiary value.

05/13/2015

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Clayton Police Release Details of What Was in Schweich’s Office Computers

Schweich died without a suicide note, and investigators say the search for a motive was the theme of their final search of two state-owned computers Schweich used in his St. Louis and Jefferson City offices.

05/06/2015

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Illinois Bill Aims at Preventing Suicides in College Students

It’s not always obvious when a loved one is considering suicide. An Illinois Senate committee has signed onto something which may help.

05/04/2015

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Did Auditor’s Prescriptions Play a Role in Suicide?

Could the prescription medicines taken by the late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich have played a role in his suicide?

04/16/2015

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