Suicide

William Melchert-Dinkel

Judge: Free Speech No Defense For Urging Suicide

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.

03/16/2011

William Melchert-Dinkel

Prosecutors: Minn. Man ‘Hunted’ Suicidal Victims

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.

02/24/2011

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Gay H.S. Student Deals With Fame After Op-Ed

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.

01/01/2011

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Bioethicists Call For Probe Of ‘U’ Patient’s Suicide

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.

12/06/2010

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State: Jailers Failed To Properly Monitor Inmate

The Minnesota Department of Corrections says Ramsey County jailers failed to properly monitor an inmate who strangled himself while in custody.

11/23/2010

HINESight with guest host Esme Murphy – 10/13/10

Esme fills in for John tonight and starts with a fairly complex topic.  The Chilean miners have been brought to the surface.  What ordeal did they go through being trapped for two-plus months?  Plus, two […]

10/14/2010

John Williams 9-30

The clawback continues to get money back from institutions and non profits that recieved money from Petters  Computer passwords- how do you keep track of them  A Pee Wee football team is denied playing due […]

09/30/2010

Murder Suspect Commits Suicide

The 55 year old St. Paul man accused of killing three family members last month committed suicide Friday in the Ramsey County Jail.

08/21/2010

Shooter in Eagan Murder/Suicide ID'd

Eagan Police say the man who shot and killed a married couple in their home and then killed himself was the ex-husband of the woman he shot.

08/13/2010

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