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.
A 23-year-old Roseville, Minn. man was arrested Monday night after posting a message of Facebook that led to a seven-hour standoff.
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.
Police said a man and his estranged wife are dead after an apparent murder-suicide.
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.
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.
A Rosemount man has been sentenced to 13 months in prison for an extortion scheme that ended with the victim’s suicide.
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.
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.
St. Paul investigators say a 34-year-old fire victim apparently committed suicide.
Mendota Heights officers said a neighborhood standoff ended after police discovered that the man shot himself.
A former nurse from Minnesota who sought out depressed people online and was convicted of encouraging two to commit suicide has notified the court that he plans to appeal his conviction, his attorney said Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Defense says an average of 18 veterans a day are committing suicide.
Newly-released sheriff’s reports provide details of the night a teenager shot the mother of his baby and then took his own life in Battle Lake.
In a gripping interview this morning, the mothers of the teen girls who followed through on a suicide pact appeared and talked about how they’re handling the tragedy. Check out the video.
The suicides of two 14-year-old girls in Marshall over the weekend have become the second incident of teen suicide in Minnesota in recent weeks.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office said an inmate in custody committed suicide this week by hanging himself with a bed sheet while in the county jail.
The man who allegedly shot and killed two people in a Brooklyn Park grocery store Friday and later killed himself has been identified.
Freedom of speech is no defense for a former nurse who engaged in “lethal advocacy” when he encouraged an English man and Canadian woman to kill themselves after searching for depressed people over the Internet, a Minnesota judge said in delivering a guilty verdict against the man.
A judge will decide if a former nurse encouraged two people to commit suicide after talking to them on the Internet. Both sides met Thursday in a Rice County courtroom to give their final arguments.
In November, Sean Simonson, a student at Benilde-St. Margaret’s High School in St. Louis Park wrote an editorial, “Life as a Gay Teenager,” for his Catholic school’s student newspaper that touched off a controversy and ignited Twin Cities media and the blogosphere.
Eight bioethicists at the University of Minnesota are asking the university regents to appoint a panel of experts to investigate the suicide of a young man in a university drug trial in 2004.
The Minnesota Department of Corrections says Ramsey County jailers failed to properly monitor an inmate who strangled himself while in custody.
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