Whether it's the swirling twister taking Dorothy's house to Oz or a squadron of rebel fighters blowing up the Death Star, movie special effects are the unsung hero of Hollywood—but that magic has a real dark side.
A 22-year-old man told his friends he planned to jump from the Talmadge Bridge on Feb. 22, 2017. Two responding Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police officers were unable to speak to the man because of high winds, so they rushed him from behind and grabbed him before he could jump.
In August 2015, CDC and SAMSHA asked the public to create unique photos/images with 6 words on how to prevent suicide. The responses to the "1 Photo, 6 Words #VetoViolence: Suicide Prevention" request were overwhelming. The National Suicide Lifeline is 1 (888) 273-8255
Jennifer Pinckney, widow of slain S.C. Sen. Clementa Pinckney, admits speaking to Battery Creek High School students on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, is not her specialty, but that she is using the experiences to help her move through a very difficult time in her life. Sen. Pinckney was one of nine people killed in the shooting at Charleston's Mother Emanuel AME Church in 2015.