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  • Atlanta Suicide Survivor Apostle says Pastors Aren’t Substitutes for Therapists

    In the wake of the high-profile suicides of CNN host Anthony Bourdain and iconic fashion designer Kate Spade last week, suicide survivor Apostle Bryan Meadows, who leads Embassy Church International in Atlanta, has warned his followers to take care of their mental health and that pastors should not be treated like therapists....
  • Double Kabul suicide bombing kills 25, including journalists

    By RAHIM FAIEZ and AMIR SHAH, Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A coordinated double suicide bombing by the Islamic State group hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing at least 25 people, including eight journalists, officials said. An AFP photographer and a cameraman for a local TV station were...
  • Prominent Gay Rights Lawyer Dies After Setting Himself On Fire In New York Park

    A prominent lawyer who spent years fighting for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people set himself on fire Saturday. David S. Buckel’s charred remains were found in a New York park, The New York Times reported. In a letter Buckel emailed to the publication and other...
  • Veteran FBI agent, 52, stabs his estranged wife, 54, to death before shooting himself dead outside their Maryland home

    David Raynor, 52, who worked for the Baltimore Field Office, was found with stab wounds and a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday His recently estranged wife Donna Fisher, 54, was discovered nearby, outside her Maryland home, with multiple stab wounds Both were pronounced dead by emergency responders on arrival They...
  • Pastor kills wife, attempts suicide in Helena-West Helena

    HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. — An Arkansas pastor, who is affiliated with Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church-Sandtuck, attempted suicide after shooting his wife in their home, the Helena-West Helena Police Department says. Officers responded to a domestic call in the 100 block of Oakland Street around 10 p.m. on Saturday,...
  • Ohio pastor under investigation for texts & calls with a minor kills himself

    The Catholic Diocese of Columbus says a 44-year old New Albany pastor took his life Wednesday in Chicago. It comes as police and state investigators were looking into allegations of what the Diocese called “questionable text and telephone communications with a minor.” According to the Catholic Diocese of Columbus,...
  • Hospital gunman fired many shots, killed himself

    CINCINNATI (AP) – A man carrying two handguns who tried to storm into an Ohio hospital’s psychiatric emergency room shot and wounded a security officer, fired at a police officer and then fatally shot himself, police said Thursday. Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac identified the gunman in the Wednesday afternoon...
  • Alabama Father urge voters to not vote for Roy Moore…Here is why

    A father whose daughter took her own life because “she didn’t want to be gay” stood outside GOP candidate Roy Moore’s election eve rally Monday night urging Alabamians not to vote for him and elect him to the Senate. Photos taken by political reporters in Midland City, Alabama showed Nathan Mathis standing...
  • Bullying continues after teen girl hangs herself

    LOMA LINDA, Calif. (FOX 11) – A Riverside County family is in mourning after their 13-year-old daughter hanged herself following  what they say was years of bullying. FOX 11 spoke with parents Freddie and Charlene Avila who are preparing to take their daughter, Rosalie, off life support on Monday....