suicide

Suicide threat closes Foresthill Bridge crossing

A man threatening to jump off the Foresthill Bridge led to a closure of Foresthill Road on Saturday afternoon as law enforcement successfully convinced him not to commit suicide. ...

Sacramento man ID’d as Foresthill Bridge jumper

A Sacramento man has been identified as the person whose body was found Thursday below the Foresthill Bridge after a report of a possible suicide attempt off it the night before. ...

Canyon search yields body below Foresthill Bridge

A man who was reported to have climbed over the Foresthill Bridge’s railing and then apparently leaped Wednesday has added to the span’s grim death toll. The Placer Co ...

Hikers find body below Foresthill Bridge near Auburn

Hikers found the body of a man below the Foresthill Bridge near Auburn on Friday, bringing to 72 the number of people believed to have plunged off the span. The body was discovere ...

Possible jumper brings CHP copter under Foresthill Bridge

The possibility of a suicidal plunge off the Foresthill Bridge brought the California Highway Patrol helicopter searching deep into the American River canyon Monday morning. The c ...

Auburn hair salon employees pull suicidal man from locked, smoking car

Workers at an Auburn salon broke a window to pull a suicidal man, partly bound in plastic wrap, from a smoking car on Friday. The man, who authorities said was attempting to kill ...

Reader input: It’s difficult to learn to let go

The Colfax community was rocked with the suicide of a resident and dear friend recently. Any death of one we care about touches us at a deep level. Grieving from a suicide is a s ...

‘Hannah’s Lights’ walk in memory of Del Oro freshman

Karen Brown organized T-shirts, wrist bands and other materials on Monday at her Auburn home, preparing for the Out of the Darkness walk – just another way family and friends ...

Foresthill Bridge jumper ID’d as Stockton man, 47

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said the man who jumped to his death from Foresthill Bridge on Friday was 47-year-old Jonathan William Glennon of Stockton. A driver who called ...

Body found below Foresthill Bridge identified

Auburn, CA - The Placer County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office has identified the man found in the American River Tuesday morning as Peter Matthew Wynters, 30, from Newport, Ore. A ...