Column | Jan 22, 2012
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Column | Dec 18, 2011Colleen Kegg hasn't worked out the details of her exit plan yet. But about one thing, Kegg is clear: When she can no longer feed herself or go to the bathroom without assistance, she will take steps to end her life. A rare and incurable neurological disease is gradually stealing the things the 60-year-old Santa Barbara-area resident lives for, and she wishes a California physician could legally prescribe life-ending medication, as doctors can in Oregon, Washington and Montana. Instead, she'll have to find another way.
Story | Sep 29, 2011 | 4:33 PM
Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton abused painkillers after he retired, contemplated suicide and struggled with depression, according to "Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton," a new book by longtime sportswriter Jeff Pearlman. Pearlman...
Story | Oct 4, 2011 | 4:35 PM
The cast of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' talk about the upcoming second season, which premieres Oct. 16.
Story | Oct 10, 2011 | 9:34 PM
The man who fell to his death from the parking structure adjacent to the San Diego City Hall plaza on Monday afternoon apparently commited suicide, police said.