In this July 15, 2019 courtroom artist's sketch, defendant Jeffrey Epstein, left, and his attorney Martin Weinberg listen during a bail hearing in federal court, in New York.
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August 12, 2019 - 8:27 am
By Jim Mustian, Michael R. Sisak and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The details of how Jeffrey Epstein died in his Manhattan jail cell over the weekend have yet to be released, but medical officials have performed an autopsy on the high-profile inmate accused of sexually abusing...
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August 11, 2019 - 11:28 am
By Jim Mustian, Michael R. Sisak and Michael Balsamo NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators have long been digging into allegations of sexual abuse and conspiracy against Jeffrey Epstein . The financier's apparent suicide brings another mystery to investigate: How did he end up dying in jail? An additional...
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August 10, 2019 - 9:44 am
Updated 1:40 pm By Shimon Prokupecz, Sonia Moghe and Jason Hanna (CNN) — Jailed multimillionaire financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein has died by suicide, two law enforcement sources said Saturday, a day after a court unsealed new details of the claims against him. The Federal...
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David Madden
August 10, 2019 - 6:00 am
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new directive from New Jersey’s top law enforcement official aims to help police officers across the state cope with the stress of their job — becoming the first in the nation to require all law enforcement officers to participate. Burlington County has had a pilot...
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August 05, 2019 - 1:04 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state report released Monday said bullying, self-harm and suicide were the most common concerns fielded during the first half-year of operation for a new threat reporting system that covers Pennsylvania schools. The 21-page report by the state attorney general's office said...
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July 25, 2019 - 9:03 am
By Eliott C. McLaughlin, Shimon Prokupecz and Mark Morales (CNN) — Financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was found in his Manhattan jail cell with marks on his neck this week, a law enforcement source and a source familiar with the incident said Thursday. It is not clear to jail...
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Alisha Boe, Katherine Langford, Derek Luke, Dylan Minnette, Miles Heizer and producers attend #NETFLIXFYSEE Event For "13 Reasons Why" Season 2 - Arrivals at Netflix FYSEE At Raleigh Studios on June 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
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July 16, 2019 - 7:35 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix has decided to remove a graphic suicide scene from the Season 1 finale of its show "13 Reasons Why" as the series prepares to launch its third season. Show creator Brian Yorkey says in a statement on Twitter the intent in portraying the suicide in such graphic detail was...
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An estimated 13% increase in suicide among children and teens, ages 10 to 19, occurred in the three months after the show's release, researchers found.
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May 29, 2019 - 1:13 pm
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) -- Netflix released "13 Reasons Why," a series about the suicide of a 17-year-old girl, on the final day of March 2017. Immediately, the profitable streaming service received criticism from suicide prevention organizations for not portraying suicide in a responsible way...
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May 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Suicide is becoming a growing problem in the adolescent population and researchers are trying to look at the reasons why. But there is another disturbing...
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 01, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A study that came out Wednesday shows a troubling trend regarding suicide attempts among young people in the U.S. The study in the Journal of Pediatrics, which looked at children and young adults ages 10 to 24 from 2000 to 2018, finds the rate of attempted suicide by...
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