"We've used Facebook to verify a threat and access pictures, but this is the first time we’ve used social media to reach out to someone in a case like this," said Port Authority Lt. Thomas Michaels.
The Brooklyn Bridge has been closed in both directions Saturday afternoon because of a potential jumper. [Update Below]
The NYPD says that a "despondent" man finally agreed to be helped off the bridge after officers found a common connection with him.
An 11-year-old Bronx girl committed suicide on Monday, after she had send out suicidal texts to several of her friends.
Facebook announced that they are launching a new suicide prevention program, enabling users to instantly connect with crisis counselors through their Facebook chat. Suicidal teens won't only have to rely on Mountain Dew anymore.
Police say that a knife-wielding man attempted a "suicide by cop" in the offices of a newspaper in upstate Schenectady yesterday—and despite being shot three times, he is expected to survive.
The Andrew J. Barberi (Flickr user AllWaysNY) Reports of a woman
According to urine and blood samples tested, former Yankee Jim Leyritz
Jayson Williams, the former Nets player who faces another possible manslaughter
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