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647 Women Killed in the Name of 'Honour' Last Year
Society & Culture  (tags: Women violence, killing, HRCP, Pakistan, Suicide )

- 1617 days ago -
The 2009 report of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) released on Monday revealed that there was a sharp surge in violence against women and 1,401 women were murdered during 2009. Out of these, 647 were murdered in the name of "honour",
Ex-Model Carina Schlesinger, Who Escaped Rapist 6 Years Ago, Burns Down House, Kills Boyfriend, Self
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, murder, suicide, arson, crime, police )

- 1634 days ago -
A blond beauty who bravely fought off a rapist in Central Park six years ago fatally shot her boyfriend before torching their New Jersey home and then killing herself
Clackamas County Sergeant Shoots 2 Women, His Wife, Then Himself
Society & Culture  (tags: police, crime, murder, violence, women, suicide )

- 1655 days ago -
The Clackamas County sheriff's sergeant who shot and killed himself and his wife Friday night had filed for divorce last August, but neighbors said the couple were still living together and appeared to be on good terms
17 Houston-Area Shootings in 24 Hours
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, murder, suicide, gone crazy, sadness )

- 1663 days ago -
Seventeen shootings within a 24 hour time period. Houston police and Harris County sheriff deputies have been busy investigating several murders, most of them involving domestic violence
Man Shoots Cows, Self
Society & Culture  (tags: society, death, human. animals, suicide, killing, sadness, crime )

- 1678 days ago -
COLUMBIA COUNTY, N.Y. -- A sad story in Columbia County, as police say a dairy farmer committed suicide after shooting and killing 51 head of cattle at his farm in Copake.
Identities Revealed of IF Murder/Suicide Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, police, murder, crime, suicide )

- 1711 days ago -
IDAHO FALLS - New information released Saturday reveal the identities of the two men involved in the Friday night shooting in a local Wal-Mart parking lot.
Woman, 3 Others Found Dead After She Called 911
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, children, murder, suicide, sadness )

- 1736 days ago -
A woman called 911 for help this morning from a house in west suburban Addison, and police arrived to find her dead downstairs and the bodies of a man and two boys upstairs believed to be her husband and two sons
'I'M Sorry for the Mess,' Fatal Tasering Cop Michael Pigott Wrote in Suicide Note to Wife
Society & Culture  (tags: police, suicide, dishonesty, news, violence, sadness )

- 1751 days ago -
Convinced he was going to jail for ordering the fatal Tasering of a deranged man, a depressed police lieutenant wrote a wrenching farewell note
Let's End Child Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, children, suicide, higher, abuse, family, death, sadness, violence )

- 1758 days ago -
The number of Cherokee children in protective services programs or waiting for foster parents is staggering. Many of them have suffered greatly prior to being removed from their homes. For most, their scars will become
Gun-Toting Soccer Mom Was in Online Video Chat When Husband Shot Her
Society & Culture  (tags: murder, suicide, women, violence, police, sadness )

- 1782 days ago -
LEBANON, Pa. - A soccer mom who grabbed headlines by packing a pistol at her daughter's sporting events was killed by her husband in a shooting witnessed online by her video chat partner, cops said Friday
Probe Into Ill. Fundraiser's Death Looks at Drugs
Society & Culture  (tags: drug overdose, suicide, prison )

- 1809 days ago -
CHICAGO - The investigation into the death of the former chief fundraiser for ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich intensified on Sunday as medical examiners completed an autopsy and detectives looked into whether drugs found in the trusted aide's
2-Year-Old, 3 Others Dead in La. Murder-Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, murder, suicide, child, women, crime )

- 1815 days ago -
HOLDEN, La. -- A Louisiana killing spree that left four family members dead, including a 2-year-old boy, marked the bloody culmination of an ongoing domestic dispute between the suspected gunman and his estranged wife, said the father of a woman who
Distressed Woman Tried to Kill Her Cats
Society & Culture  (tags: pets, dog, cats, poisoning, desperation, suicide, finances )

- 1828 days ago -
To Rhonda Thomas, a seasoned SPCA humane officer, the 28 cats in two stifling rooms in the Harleysville house appeared afraid and distressed, but she had seen worse. She planned to return for them the next day when she had help. Then she saw blue
Police: Reality TV Star Accused of Murder Found Dead of Apparent Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: model, murdered, husband, suicide, death, violence, women )

- 1830 days ago -
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- A reality show contestant wanted for murder in the gruesome death and mutilation of his ex-wife was found dead Sunday of an apparent suicide after hanging himself in a secluded Canadian motel, police
L.I. Man in Roslyn Shoots Wife, Kills Daughter, Mother-in-Law, Self Over Divorce in Murder-Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: murder, suicide, sadness, women, teenage girl, father )

- 1844 days ago -
A Long Island man fatally shot his daughter and mother-in-law and critically injured his estranged wife before killing himself Friday in an apparent murder-suicide sparked by an impending divorce, police said

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