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Texts Reveal Teen Allegedly Pressuring Friend to Commit Suicide: 'You've Got to Do It'

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Texts Reveal Teen Allegedly Pressuring Friend to Commit Suicide: 'You've Got to Do It'

Originally posted 08/31/2015 02:20PM

Text messages released by prosecutors earlier this month allegedly show a Massachusetts teen pressuring her friend to kill himself and saying that his suicide would not cause his parents emotional distress, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.

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NYPD Officer Accused of Raping 15-Year-Old Girl He Met Online Commits Suicide

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NYPD Officer Accused of Raping 15-Year-Old Girl He Met Online Commits Suicide

Originally posted 08/21/2015 09:35AM

An NYPD sergeant who was arrested earlier this month on multiple counts of rape and sexual abuse was found dead this week in an apparent suicide, officials said.

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Teen Who Allegedly Encouraged Friend to Commit Suicide Didn't Commit a Crime, Lawyer Says

Teen Who Allegedly Encouraged Friend to Commit Suicide Didn't Commit a Crime, Lawyer Says

Originally posted 08/15/2015 12:05AM

The Massachusetts lawyer defending a teen accused of encouraging her friend to commit suicide has filed a motion to have his client's case thrown out on the premise that no crime was actually committed.

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Robin Williams' Death: How His Family Is Coping 1 Year Later

Robin Williams' Death: How His Family Is Coping 1 Year Later

Originally posted 08/11/2015 10:05AM

It's a testament to the vibrancy of Robin Williams that, even a year later, his death remains a cultural touchstone, the psychic shock we can't quite get over.

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Wisconsin Dad Allegedly Killed Disabled Son, Then Committed Suicide with a Nail Gun

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Wisconsin Dad Allegedly Killed Disabled Son, Then Committed Suicide with a Nail Gun

Originally posted 07/30/2015 03:35PM

A Wisconsin father allegedly killed his disabled son, then committed suicide himself after learning that he faced a change in respite care for the 16-year-old, authorities said.

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Texas Authorities Release New Video Showing That Sandra Bland Was Alive at Time of Booking

Originally posted 07/29/2015 10:20AM

Authorities in Waller County, Texas, have released hours of footage showing Sandra Bland's booking in an effort to dispel the speculation that she was already dead when she arrived at the jail.

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Sawyer Sweeten's Mom: How My Family Is Coping After My Son's Suicide

Sawyer Sweeten's Mom: How My Family Is Coping After My Son's Suicide

Originally posted 07/28/2015 04:05PM

Three months after her son, Everybody Loves Raymond actor Sawyer Sweeten, took his own life, Elizabeth Gini still struggles with her loss as she fights to stay strong for her family.

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Former Hasidic Jewish Woman, 29, Jumped to Her Death After Being Shunned by Parents: 'She Was Never Good Enough in Their Eyes'

Former Hasidic Jewish Woman, 29, Jumped to Her Death After Being Shunned by Parents: 'She Was Never Good Enough in Their Eyes'

Originally posted 07/22/2015 01:00PM

Not even an hour before Faigy Mayer jumped to her death from a rooftop bar in New York City, she shared a photo album of old family pictures on Facebook.

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Suicide by Snakebite? Police Investigate Texas Teen's Death After He Leaves a Cryptic Message on Facebook

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Suicide by Snakebite? Police Investigate Texas Teen's Death After He Leaves a Cryptic Message on Facebook

Originally posted 07/20/2015 10:55AM

The death of a Texas teen who was killed after being bitten by a cobra last Tuesday is being investigated as a suicide, Austin police confirm to PEOPLE.

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Utah Mom Planned to Leave Husband Before He Shot and Killed Her, Their 2 Kids and Himself on Father's Day

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Utah Mom Planned to Leave Husband Before He Shot and Killed Her, Their 2 Kids and Himself on Father's Day

Originally posted 07/14/2015 11:25AM

A Utah mother was planning to leave her husband before he fatally shot her and their two children, then himself, on Father's Day.

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