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Murder-Suicide in Maine

Murder-Suicide in Maine

| July 6, 2015

Boothbay Harbor, Me – According to the Maine State Police the deaths three members of a Boothbay Harbor family was a double murder-suicide, and a case of domestic violence. Detectives have concluded that 71 year old Svend Jorgenson shot his wife and son, and then turned the gun on himself.  The State Medical Examiner’s Office […]

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‘Death-with-Dignity’ Bill Fails

‘Death-with-Dignity’ Bill Fails

| June 17, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lawmakers have defeated a bill that would have allowed doctors to provide lethal doses of medication to terminally ill patients. Republican Sen. Roger Katz’s bill died because the Senate and House failed to agree on the bill. The Republican-controlled Senate narrowly rejected the bill with an 18-17 vote earlier this […]

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Florida Shooting

Florida Shooting

| September 18, 2014

TWO ADULTS AND SIX CHILDREN ARE DEAD IN WHAT POLICE SAY IS A MURDER-SUICIDE SHOOTING IN NORTH FLORIDA. THE SHOOTINGS HAPPENED IN A HOME IN BELL, FLORIDA – ABOUT 80 MILES SOUTHWEST OF JACKSONVILLE. POLICE SAY THEY RECEIVED A 9-1-1 CALL FROM THE SUSPECT – IDENTIFIED AS 51-YEAR-OLD DON CHARLES SPIRIT. POLICE ARRIVED AT THE SCENE AND […]

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Robin Williams Suicide Puts Depression, Substance Abuse and Suicide Under Spotlight

Robin Williams Suicide Puts Depression, Substance Abuse and Suicide Under Spotlight

| August 12, 2014

The world is still stunned by the news actor/comedian Robin Williams is dead from an apparent suicide yesterday afternoon. Publicly, Williams seemed to have it all, fame, fortune and a worldwide fan following. But privately it was a different story. One millions of people can relate to.  Oscar winner Robin Williams…was known worldwide for his […]

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Man in Standoff Commits Suicide

Man in Standoff Commits Suicide

| June 30, 2014

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Police say a man was found dead in a South Portland garage after a standoff. Police say the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Monday in the garage of his Memory Lane home. They did not release the name of the man. A criminal investigation team is still […]

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