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San Antonio Double-Murder Suicide Has Ties To New Ulm, Minn.

San Antonio police believe the discovery of two men and a woman shot to death in a house is a double murder and suicide, and they were employees of a New Ulm, Minn.-based trucking company.

03/21/2013

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Minn. Text Hotline: A ‘Lifeline’ In Teens’ Pockets

The name says it all: TXT4Life. Minnesota lawmakers are moving to add the text message-based suicide prevention program to the existing statewide phone hotline, citing figures from a pilot program in northeastern Minnesota that show teens would rather send a text than make a call for help.

03/13/2013

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Prosecutors: Encouraging Suicide Not Free Speech

Prosecutors say a former Minnesota nurse convicted of going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves was not exercising his right to free speech.

02/26/2013

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Authorities Investigate Hibbing Jail Suicide

Authorities are investigating the suicide of an inmate at the St. Louis County jail in Hibbing.

02/17/2013

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2 Adults, Cats Found Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide case in Ramsey, Minn. Officers with the Ramsey Police Department say they were dispatched to a home on the 8500 block of 176th Lane Northwest.

02/13/2013

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Hazmat Situation Closes Pine County Rest Area

A rest area in Pine County was closed Thursday so that emergency crews could clean up hazardous chemicals.

01/10/2013

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CNN Settles With Family Of Woman Who Killed Herself

CNN has settled with the family of Minnesota mother who set herself on fire after she was called “Vodka Mom” on Nancy Grace’s show

01/05/2013

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Ex-Nurse Wants Aiding-Suicide Conviction Reversed

An attorney for a former Minnesota nurse convicted of going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves says his client was merely supporting his alleged victims and had no influence on their actions.

12/19/2012

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Police: Man Shoots Ex-Wife, Kills Himself In Pine County

A woman shot and wounded by her ex-husband before he took his own life was able to escape by barricading herself in the bathroom and texting her neighbor for help, a Pine County sheriff’s official said Thursday.

12/06/2012

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Yearbook To Include Memorial To Suicide Victim After All

The Menahga school board has decided to allow a memorial page to be published in this year’s high school yearbook. However, the yearbook will go to print without a picture of one student’s newborn baby.

11/28/2012

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Minn. Student Posts Suicidal Suggestion On Facebook

A fight at a football game moves to Facebook and ends with a student telling others to kill themselves. Now, police are trying to find out who posted it.

11/15/2012

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Police: Man Shoots Significant Other, Kills Himself In Todd Co.

A woman is being treated after her significant other shot her and then killed himself Friday night in Todd County, authorities say.

10/20/2012

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Police: 2 Adults Found Dead In Robbinsdale Home

Police are investigating after two bodies were found in Robbinsdale Friday morning.

09/14/2012

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Jail Officials Reportedly Worried Schaffhausen Will Commit Suicide

Court documents show officials are worried the father accused of killing his three daughters may try to commit suicide while in jail.

08/29/2012

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Therapist Helps Teen Live Outside The Shadow Of Her Past

It’s estimated that one in 10 children has some kind of mental health issue. That’s why WCCO-TV is starting a project on Tuesday nights that hopes to introduce you to some of the kids being helped by Washburn Center for Children in Minneapolis.

08/14/2012

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