Death

Westchester Philharmonic violinist Mary Whitaker, 61, was shot and killed in her upstate home. (Credit: Westchester Philharmonic)

Two Suspects Plead Not Guilty In Death Of New York City Violinist

Two men have pleaded not guilty to state charges stemming from the slaying of a New York City violinist who was killed at her upstate summer home last year.

01/27/2015

Joan and Melissa Rivers in 2013 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1)

Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit In Mother Joan Rivers’ Death

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.

01/27/2015

Cherry Lee Young, an aide at a Bronx nursing home has been accused of fatally striking a resident. (Credit: CBS2)

Not Guilty Plea For Bronx Nursing Home Aide In Death Of Patient, 77

A nursing home aide pleaded not guilty Tuesday to criminally negligent homicide and other charges in the death of a patient in the Bronx last month.

01/13/2015

Harlem building where infant was found bruised and unconscious (credit: CBS2)

Infant’s Death In East Harlem Housing Development Ruled A Homicide

The death of a baby boy in the East Harlem last week has been ruled a homicide, police said Tuesday.

01/06/2015

Governor Mario Cuomo attends the Rodale launch party for Al Gore's New Book 'OUR CHOICE: A Plan To Solve The Climate Crisis' at the American Museum of Natural History on November 3, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Rodale)

Former Gov. Mario Cuomo Dies At 82

Legendary former New York state Gov. Mario Cuomo died Thursday – the same day his son, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was sworn in for a second term.

01/01/2015

A 3-year-old boy was found dead with bruises early on Saturday, Nov. 15, in an apartment in the Melrose section of the Bronx. (Credit: CBS2)

Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy In Bronx Apartment Ruled Homicide

The death of a 3-year-old boy who was found with bruises on his body in the Bronx this past weekend has been ruled a homicide.

11/19/2014

Bronx historian Morgan Powell was found dead in September. (Credit: Morgan Powell, via Facebook)

Death Of Bronx Historian Morgan Powell Remains A Mystery

The Bronx present and past was Morgan Powell’s life. His day job was gardening, but his passion was history, researching, and sharing his discoveries.

10/20/2014

Eli Waller (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Sets Up Foundation After Eli Waller, 4, Dies Of Enterovirus D68

The anguished family of 4-year-old Eli Waller of Hamilton, New Jersey spoke Friday for the first time since the boy died of the infamous Enterovirus D68.

10/10/2014

Actress-comedian Jan Hooks died on Oct. 9, 2014 of an undisclosed illness.(Photo by Darryl James/Getty Images)

Actress, Comedian Jan Hooks Dies At 57

Actress Jan Hooks, of “Saturday Night Live” and “Designing Women” fame, has died at the age of 57, CBS News reported Thursday evening.

10/09/2014

Zelda, Battery Park's beloved resident turkey, spends Thanksgiving 2013 under a picnic table (Credit: Irene Plagianos/DNAInfo)

Zelda, Resident Wild Turkey Of Battery Park, Dies After Being Hit By Car

Zelda, the famous wild turkey who called Battery Park her home for 11 years, has died, according to a published report.

10/08/2014

Tom Cutinella (credit: CBS 2)

Worries About Football Safety Mount After L.I. High School Player’s Death

There was new fallout Friday following the death of a 16-year-old high school football player on Long Island after a collision at a game.

10/03/2014

(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Long Island High School Football Player Dies After Injury During Game

Police on Long Island were investigating the death of a high school football player who suffered an injury during a game Wednesday evening.

10/01/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Man Died After Being Restrained By Police While On PCP

An investigation was under way Friday into the case of a man who died in police custody last month, after being restrained by officers as he allegedly tried to fight them.

08/29/2014

Cardell Williamson (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio: Full Investigation Coming Into Child’s Death At Bronx Day Care

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday said a “full investigation” will be launched following the death of a toddler at the home of his caregiver in the Bronx.

08/25/2014

Nathan Lane talks with CBS 2's Dana Tyler about the death of his onetime co-star, Robin Williams. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nathan Lane On Robin Williams: ‘Nobody Was More Kind Or Generous’

Nathan Lane and the late Robin Williams are remembered by many adoring fans for their roles in the 1996 movie “The Birdcage.” Lane recently talked with CBS 2’s Dana Tyler about his former co-star’s death.

08/19/2014

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