Prosecutors have rested their case in the trial of a national right-to-die group accused of assisting the suicide of a Minnesota woman. The prosecution finished Wednesday in the trial for Final Exit Network Inc. Defense attorneys did not present any evidence. Closing arguments were scheduled Wednesday afternoon.
The University of Minnesota is apologizing to a Rosemount man who claimed he was coerced into enrolling in a schizophrenia drug trial. It’s the second local case to raise questions about patient safeguards during research.
A 46-year-old Ramsey man accused of sexually abusing several children in the north Twin Cities metro committed suicide Saturday, according to authorities. His trial was scheduled to begin Monday.
We now know more about where a Coon Rapids teenager got a gun used to accidentally shoot his girlfriend, then take his own life. Alantae Arnold’s girlfriend told police he was playing with a .357 Magnum when he accidentally shot her on March 9. Police tell WCCO the gun was stolen from a Coon Rapids home.
Two Savage residents’ deaths on March 30 were a murder-suicide.
Esther Nyambura, 39, was killed by a gunshot to the head, and Rodney Terrell Dobie, 41, shot himself in the head, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner announced Tuesday.
If you visit the Minnesota Capitol this week, you will see a poignant reminder of the devastating problem of military suicides.
Local veterans have places 23 pairs of boots on the Capitol steps to symbolize the number of active duty troops and veterans who take their lives each day.
Minnesota’s legislative auditor is calling for the University of Minnesota to suspend all new psychiatric drug trials. The recommendation comes after the 2004 suicide of 26-year-old Dan Markingson.
The suicide of a man enrolled in a drug trial at the University of Minnesota is getting a fresh look from the state’s legislative auditor.
A murder-suicide is suspected after two people were found dead in the garage of a home in Norwood Young America Wednesday night, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called at about 5:07 p.m. to a death investigation at 920 Preserve Blvd. in Norwood Young America.
It’s known as the place to go online to sell or buy something. But on Tuesday, Craigslist became a place for a Twin Cities young man to plead for help. Administrators of the website contacted police after they saw a disturbing post that indicated a young man wanted to end his own life.
The mother of a Wisconsin man who died in 2012 is suing the Pop Warner organization, saying his suicide was the result of dementia caused by brain injuries he suffered while playing youth football.
Authorities said a 27-year-old man died Monday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the library on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato.
A 53-year-old St. Paul man faces attempted murder and assault charges after police say he shot at officers with an air rifle in an attempt to get police to kill him.
One of the people found dead by police in a Plymouth home Monday has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office. Susan Marie James, 59, suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head. The medical examiner’s office says the manner of James’ death is still under investigation.
Investigators say a young man murdered three people and injured a fourth before killing himself Saturday morning.
Hundreds of current and former military members took to the streets Saturday to raise suicide awareness. Carrying American flags, the group marched in full military gear through south Minneapolis.
A missing St. Anthony man was found dead inside of a vehicle late Thursday morning. According to St. Anthony Police, the body of 56-year-old Todd Hoffstrom was found on the 2700 block of Fairview Avenue North in Roseville.
A former nurse in Minnesota who admitted going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves is headed to jail.
An ex-nurse who admitted going online and encouraging people to kill themselves was convicted Tuesday of assisting the suicide of an English man and attempting to assist in the suicide of a Canadian woman, following a legal battle that has spanned more than four years and led to the reversal of part of a Minnesota law that outlaws the practice.
Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.
The death of Robin Williams is sparking important discussions about depression across the country. It’s a disease that many don’t understand, but one that affects almost all of us.
Movie fans across the country are mourning the death of actor Robin Williams. The legendary comedian and actor was found dead Monday in an apparent suicide. Williams’ death comes less than two months after he posed for a picture with an employee at a Dairy Queen in Lindstrom, Minn.
Actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead Monday in his northern California home, in what was suspected to be a suicide.
Prosecutors in Minnesota argued Friday that a former nurse should be convicted of assisting suicide for sending emails and other online communications in which he urged two people to kill themselves and gave them information on how to do it.
Two tours in Afghanistan took a toll on Joshua Ploetz. The former Marine was injured in a roadside bomb. He lost friends in combat, and later, to suicide. When the Winona, Minn. resident returned from the war eight years ago, he was coping with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD,