Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein, left, and Hector Ballesteros talk July 24, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

After Reaching Settlement With City, Family Discusses Mixup With Woman’s Body

The family of 85-year-old Aura Ballesteros has reached a $115,000 settlement with the city.

07/24/2015

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (left) and Hector Ballesteros announce a $5 million lawsuit against New York City on June 17, 2014. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Family Gets $115,000 From NYC For Sending Corpse To Medical School For Research

Aura Ballesteros, 85, died in May 2014 at a Bronx nursing home.

07/23/2015

Penn Jillette recently revealed the secret to his substantial weight loss. (Credit: CBS2)

Illusionist Penn Jillette Unveils Slim New Look, But This Is No Magic Trick

Illusionist Penn Jillette is looking slim and trim these days without the help of any magic tricks.

04/10/2015

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (left) and Hector Ballesteros announce a $5 million lawsuit against New York City on June 17, 2014. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Family Sues NYC After Bronx Woman’s Body Mistakenly Sent To Medical School

The city medical examiner’s office treated a Bronx grandmother like “garbage” when it mistakenly shipped off her corpse for research, the woman’s family alleges in a new lawsuit.

06/17/2014

Match Day at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Bronx, NY - Mar 17, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

It’s Match Day Time For Medical Students In The Bronx

Medical students are getting intern and residency assignments, which means packing up and moving on, often far away from family and friends.

03/18/2011