Teen Suicides: the Ones They Left Behind

U.S. News

Bucklin is a regular visitor to forums and events on the subject of teen suicide, sharing her story of recovering from the loss of her own child. She volunteers for the Trauma Intervention Program, responding to crises, including suicides, to provide support for families. She organized a Facebook group for mothers who have lost children to suicide, "A Moms Heart," and visits with those women for coffee or drinks when they need the comfort. She established a college scholarship fund in Heidi's name through the sales of T-shirts and pink bracelets reading "Leave your mark," giving $5,100 each to three students.


7 Killed, 15 Wounded in Suicide Attack in Afghanistan

U.S. News

An injured man is put into an ambulance following a deadly attack outside the Rural Rehabilitation and Development Ministry in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, July 15, 2018. An Afghan official said several people were killed and others wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his suicide vest in the country's capital.


Coroner's officials responding to possible suicide at Beverly Center

Los Angeles Times

Coroner's officials were responding to the Beverly Center shopping mall on Sunday afternoon after an apparent suicide, Los Angeles police said. Police received a report of shots fired inside the mall on La Cienega Boulevard near Beverly Hills shortly after 12 p.m., according to LAPD Officer Mike Lopez. Upon arriving, Lopez said, they found a deceased male and determined it was an apparent suicide. "It was just an isolated incident," Lopez said. Coroner's officials are en route.


Two girl suicide bombers die in Nigeria market blasts

The Japan Times

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA – Two girl suicide bombers died when they exploded their bombs Sunday in a crowded area near a market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, injuring 17 people, rescue officials said. Survivor Abubakar Musa said he also saw among the victims the bodies of soldiers, who were guarding a nearby electric power installation. Officials blamed the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group that has staged numerous attacks in Maiduguri, the birthplace of the insurgency. One bomber appeared no older than 7 and the second about 8 years old, said Abdulkadir Jabo, a civilian self-defense fighter who stopped them from going into the market. "I asked the older girl where she was going but she could not speak Hausa or Kanuri … and appeared very unsettled, so I turned her back," he told The Associated Press.


Afghan police: Kabul suicide attack death toll soars to 20

FOX News

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan police say the death toll from the previous night's suicide attack in Kabul has jumped to 20, with another 27 policemen wounded.