(NEW YORK) -- Suicides by firearm have reached an all-time high, increasing 11% between 2019 and 2022, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), published Thursday.An estimated 27,024 Americans died of suicide by firearm in 2022, compared... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of suicides in the United States has hit a record high, new provisional federal data shows.In 2022, an estimated 49,449 people died by suicide, which is 3% higher than the 48,183 people who died in 2021, according to a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Suicides increased during the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, new federal data shows.There were 48,183 people who died by suicide in 2021, according to a report published Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.It comes after two consecutive... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A Pentagon advisory committee is recommending waiting periods and other gun restrictions for service members to help reduce suicides in the armed forces.Among the nearly 130 recommendations in a report last week from the Suicide Prevention and Response Independent Review Committee are:... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- The number of suicides increased in 2021 to the highest levels seen in four years, according to new federal data.The report, published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Thursday, looked at how many people died by suicide between 2018 and 2021... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- The number of suicides increased in 2021 to the highest levels seen in four years, according to new federal data.The report, published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Thursday, looked at how many people died by suicide between 2018 and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sal, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection employee, was going through a difficult time in his life when he first started at the agency. His mother was being physically abused by her partner, he said -- and that was the tipping... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As Republicans plan to aggressively challenge President Biden's border and immigration policies in the House next year, one border-district Republican is drawing attention an alarming number of suicides in the ranks of Customs and Border Protection agents.Rep. Tony Gonzales, R-Texas, and a... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- The number of suicides increased in the United States in 2021 after two consecutive years of declines, new federal data finds.In 2021, there were 47,646 suicides, according to provisional data featured in the report, published Friday morning by the Centers for Disease... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of suicides committed with firearms increased 11% over the past decade and was driven primarily by deaths in cities with more relaxed gun policies, according to new research first obtained by ABC News.Researchers from New York University and Everytown... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After a series of deaths and suicides among the crew of the USS George Washington, an aircraft carrier dry-docked in Virginia for maintenance since 2017, the Navy will begin allowing hundreds of sailors to live off ship this week.Within the last... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Members of the Texas National Guard deployed to the southern border under Gov. Greg Abbott’s controversial immigration initiative, Operation Lone Star, are raising several concerns about their mission, including reports that some guardsmen have died in suspected suicides.The Texas National Guard... Read More.