MUNSTER | A Munster man apparently committed suicide Tuesday under a bridge where Fran-Lin Parkway crosses over Hart Ditch, police said.
THORNTON | A Chicago man jumped to his death Tuesday afternoon after driving through a locked gate at the Thornton Quarry, police said.
For every joyful image of a soldier embracing their family after a long deployment, we must not forget the flag-covered caskets returning home. On Memorial Day, we remember the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice miles away from their homes.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal sponsored by U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., to improve suicide prevention screening for U.S. service members and National Guard troops cleared a key committee Thursday.
U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly's first bill in the Senate was the Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act of 2013. He has reintroduced the legislation this month. It's a good bill that shows compassion and support for the troops.
CHARLESTON, S.C. | State police say an inmate from Hobart at the Charleston County jail helped a fellow inmate commit suicide by choking him.
First, my condolences to the families and friends of the men from Lake Central who decided to take their own lives. No one knows why people decide to do that — despair, unbearable pain?
Terre Haute native Tommy John posted 288 victories as a Major League Baseball pitcher, but one opponent was too strong to overcome — his son's mental illness. Mental illness remains a prevalent challenge for Indiana youths.
More than 200 Lake Central High School students brought a sharp focus on suicides March 31 with their sit-in at the school, staged to protest school officials not speaking out to the student body about the suicide of a former student. A few days afterward, a second teen — this one a classmat…
When tragedies hit schools, districts throughout the region respond in a variety of ways.
SCHERERVILLE | The family of a former Lake Central High School student who died last week as a result of suicide appreciates the outpouring of love and support, his father said.
ST. JOHN | A second Lake Central High School student committed suicide Wednesday night, following a sit-in Wednesday involving about 200 students, according to a parent who notified The Times. Details were not immediately available on the second student suicide.
HAMMOND | A 46-year-old Chicago man died Tuesday afternoon after jumping from Cline Avenue onto Calumet Avenue, police said.
Bullying is a problem in many schools and neighborhoods. Countless children wake up afraid to go to school or venture out of the house because they are victims of bullying.
This week's theme, apparently, is taxes on businesses. Along with the continuing discussion in Indianapolis over personal property taxes for businesses, there has been discussion of other business taxes.
Laura Black, of the Family & Youth Services Bureau, talks about suicide and statistics Monday at the "Teens and Suicide: An Open Dialogue" program at Wheeler High School.
Wheeler High School students and others gathered in the WHS auditorium Monday the program "Teens and Suicide: An Open Dialogue." The presentation focused on communication, loss, prevention and awareness followed by group discussions to share personal insights.
GARY | A 43-year-old Gary man shot and killed his wife before turning the gun on himself in front of his 17-year-old stepdaughter Thursday morning, police said.
Anyone else out there have a job in which talking a suicidal man out of putting a bullet in his head is part of the job description?
If you weren’t shocked by the results of The Status of Girls in Indiana study, you ought to check for a pulse.
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