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Cops: No Charges Filed In Mantorville Suicide

A Mantorville family says their 13-year-old daughter was bullied to the point she committed suicide, but today, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office says there will be no criminal charges filed in Rachel Ehmke’s death.

05/09/2012

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Minnesota Grand Jury To Review Right-To-Die Case

A grand jury is expected to hear evidence this week about the involvement of a national assisted suicide group in the death of a Minnesota woman in 2007.

05/08/2012

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Police: Man Killed Ex, Self In Western Minnesota

Police believe a 51-year-old man killed his former girlfriend before committing suicide in western Minnesota last week.

04/24/2012

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Family Says Bullying Pushed Iowa Boy To Suicide

The death of a 14-year-old northwest Iowa student has prompted discussion by relatives, school officials and others about the bullying that is being blamed for his suicide. The family of Kenneth Weishuhn, of Primgahr, says he was harassed at school after he told people that he was gay.

04/18/2012

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Man Charged In Roseville Standoff With Police

A 23-year-old man from Roseville was charged Friday in connection with a seven hour standoff he had with police earlier this week.

02/10/2012

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Prosecutors: Speech Urging Suicide Isn’t Protected

Prosecutors in southern Minnesota say an ex-nurse was not participating in protected speech when he went online and encouraged two depressed people to kill themselves.

02/07/2012

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Man Arrested After Facebook Post Leads To Standoff

A 23-year-old Roseville, Minn. man was arrested Monday night after posting a message of Facebook that led to a seven-hour standoff.

02/07/2012

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Ex-Nurse Appeals Encouraging Suicides Conviction

The attorney for an ex-nurse found guilty of encouraging two depressed people to commit suicide is asking the Minnesota Court of Appeals to overturn his conviction, saying his actions were constitutionally protected free speech.

11/04/2011

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Man Shoots Wife In St. Louis Park, Then Shoots Himself

Police said a man and his estranged wife are dead after an apparent murder-suicide.

10/04/2011

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Minn. Man Kills Self In His Car After Losing Job

Burnsville police say a Northfield man who had just lost his job committed suicide in front of former colleagues by locking himself in his car and shooting himself in the head.

10/01/2011

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Northeast Minnesota Leads State In Mortality Rate

A new state report finds that northeastern Minnesota leads the state in overall mortality rate, which means the people there are more likely to die of any cause in a year than other Minnesota residents.

09/02/2011

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Rosemount Man Sentenced In Extortion Scheme

A Rosemount man has been sentenced to 13 months in prison for an extortion scheme that ended with the victim’s suicide.

08/17/2011

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Standoff At Roseville Hotel Leads To Evacuation

About 100 guests staying at the Roseville Residence Inn were evacuated Sunday morning, while SWAT team members attempted to contact a suicidal man who barricaded himself in his room.

08/07/2011

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Anoka Schools Helps Struggling Students In Summer

The state’s largest school district plans to stay in touch with its struggling students over the summer with a special telephone number staffed by someone who can connect students to service agencies.

06/07/2011

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Police: St. Paul Fire Victim Committed Suicide

St. Paul investigators say a 34-year-old fire victim apparently committed suicide.

06/06/2011

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