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Remembering Ned Vizzini (1981 – 2013)

On Friday morning I had just sat down at my desk at work when I got the message: my friend Ned committed suicide the day before.

What? No,

Jessica Wakeman | December 23, 2013 - 11:00 am

Woman Takes Selfie During Suicide Attempt, Ends Up On The Cover Of The New York Post

Even more wildly inappropriate than the funeral selfie is the suicide selfie. An anonymous woman was caught snapping a selfie at exactly the same time a man was attempting to…

Ami Angelowicz | December 4, 2013 - 12:20 pm

This Brave Bus Driver Saved A Woman From Jumping Off A Bridge

Darnell Barton, a Buffalo bus driver, saw a woman who’d climbed over a guardrail and was leaning over traffic on the expressway below her. He knew he had to do…

Claire Hannum | November 3, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Teen Girl Commits Suicide After Her Parents Wouldn’t Let Her Log Onto Facebook

Teenagers are known for having … shall we say, dramatic … reactions to things they don’t like. But this story is beyond tragic: a 17-year-old girl in India committed suicide…

Jessica Wakeman | October 29, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Vivian Vosburg, Mother Of One Of Rebecca Sedwick’s Cyberbullies, Arrested For Child Abuse & Child Neglect

“The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” said Florida’s Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd in regards to the announcement that Vivian Vosburg, 30, of Lakeland, FL, the stepmother of…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Evening Quickies: Two Girls Arrested Over Suicide Of 12-Year-Old Bullying Victim Rebecca Sedwick

Two Florida girls have been arrested in conjunction with the suicide of Rebecca Sedwick, a 12-year-old girl who was brutally bullied by as many as 15 classmates. Rebecca killed…

Jessica Wakeman | October 15, 2013 - 8:00 pm

An Online Dating Site Used Pictures Of Rehtaeh Parsons, The Gang Rape Victim Who Hung Herself, To Advertise On Facebook

You might remember the story of Rehtaeh Parsons, the 17-year-old girl from Nova Scotia, Canada who hung herself after she was allegedly raped at a party and had a photograph of…

Ami Angelowicz | September 18, 2013 - 6:16 pm

15 Girls Under Investigation For Bullying 12-Year-Old Who Committed Suicide

Listen up, rugrats: you need to cut this shit out. Bullying on social media, I mean. Just stop. And grownups: it’s your responsibility to take bullying seriously. Earlier this week,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 13, 2013 - 6:00 pm

“The Bachelor” Star Gia Allemand’s Suicide Details Emerge

Gruesome details have come out about reality TV star Gia Allemand’s suicide: she hung hanged herself with a vacuum cleaner cord while on the phone with her mom. Allemand’s boyfriend…

Jessica Wakeman | August 21, 2013 - 10:42 am

“Jett Jackson” Disney Star Lee Thompson Young, 29, Dead Of Possible Suicide

Lee Thompson Young, an actor on “Rizzoli & Isles” who also starred on the Disney Channel’s “The Famous Jett Jackson,” has died at 29 from an apparent suicide. The…

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2013 - 8:00 pm

Gia Allemand Of “The Bachelor” Hanged Herself

Yesterday, Gia Allemand, 29, from Jake Pavelka’s season of “The Bachelor” died after attempting to commit suicide on Monday. Sources said that Allemand hanged herself and was found by her…

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2013 - 10:24 am

VICE Makes Light Of The Suicides Of Female Writers With A Fashion Editorial

Fashion thrives on controversy in all of its many manifestations, but how far is too far? VICE, which has been distributing its fair share of maybe-too-much content since 1994, wants…

Rachel Krause | June 18, 2013 - 12:40 pm