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FILE - Newborn Baby, generic image (credit: AP)

Medical Examiner Investigating Deaths Of 2 NYC Toddlers In Separate Incidents

Police said a 17-month-old in Manhattan and a 3-year-old in Queens both died Saturday morning in separate incidents.

11/22/2014

Miles Kirkland-Thomas (credit: CBS 2)

ME: Staten Island High School Football Player Who Collapsed During Practice Died Of Heart Condition

Curtis High School student Miles Kirkland-Thomas, 16, collapsed during practice on Sept. 1. Kirkland-Thomas was in cardiac arrest when an ambulance rushed him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

10/07/2014

Sarah Goode, of Medford, N.Y., went missing on June 7, 2014, police said. (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Medical Examiner Identifies Body Found On Long Island As Missing Medford Mother

Police said the medical examiner’s office has identified a woman’s body found in a wooded area in Medford to be that of missing mother Sarah Goode.

06/14/2014

Families of some 9/11 victims protested the placement of remains inside of a museum at the 9/11 memorial. (Credit Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Move Of Unidentified Remains To National September 11 Memorial Museum Draws Protest

The unidentified remains of those killed at the World Trade Center have returned to the World Trade Center site in a solemn procession on a foggy Saturday morning.

05/10/2014

The East 32nd Street apartment building of a Mexican diplomat whose 4-month-old son died. (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

ME: Autopsy Inconclusive In Death Of Mexican Diplomat’s Son

The city’s office of the medical examiner has determined that the death of the 4-month-old son of a Mexican diplomat was the result of natural causes, despite bruising on the child’s body.

12/12/2013

The East 32nd Street apartment building of a Mexican diplomat whose 4-month-old son died. (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Police Investigating Death Of Mexican Diplomat’s 4-Month-Old Son

Mexican diplomat Eduardo Rocha Bracamontes and his wife, Gina, were being questioned Wednesday by police after they rushed their 4-month-old son to NYU Langone Medical Center.

12/11/2013

Tiona Rodriguez was carrying a dead baby inside a bag at the Herald Square Victoria's Secret, police said. (credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Teen Who Carried Dead Baby In Shopping Bag Headed To Trial

A teenage girl found carrying a dead fetus in a shopping bag at a Manhattan lingerie store is headed toward trial on a shoplifting charge.

12/10/2013

Tiona Rodriguez was carrying a dead baby inside a bag at the Herald Square Victoria's Secret, police said. (credit: CBS2)

Report: More Tests Needed To Determine How Fetus Found In Shopping Bag Died

An autopsy of a fetus found in a teenage girl’s shopping bag at a New York City lingerie store was inconclusive, and more tests will be needed to determine how the fetus died, the city medical examiner’s office says.

10/19/2013

Memorial at the Shirley home where a mother and her 3 kids were killed in a fire, Oct. 14, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Report: Mother, 3 Children Died Of Smoke Inhalation In Shirley House Fire

The funerals for Jennifer McCusker and her three children will be held Friday morning at St. Jude’s Church in Mastic Beach.

10/15/2013

A makeshift memorial for Megan Marotte in Willowbrook Park is seen on Aug. 18, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Police: S.I. Man Arrested For Murder Of Woman Whose Remains Were Found In Park

According to police, Pedro Martin, 27, of Staten Island was arrested Saturday night for the murder of Megan Marotte.

08/18/2013

Nicholas Brooks (Photo/Terry Sheridan), Sylvie Cachay (Getty Images)

Defense In Sylvie Cachay Murder Trial Trying To Poke Holes In Cause Of Death Ruling

Nicholas Brooks’ defense hangs on the testimony of noted medical examiner Dr. Charles Wetli. The jury has heard conclusive testimony from the ME that conducted Cachay’s autopsy that the designer was manually strangled and drowned.

07/02/2013

Sylvie Cachay (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

ME Testifies Pills Played No Role In Sylvie Cachay’s 2010 Death

Dr. Barbara Sampson told the court that the bruises and the marks on Cachay’s neck and the water found in her lungs showed that Cachay died of manual strangulation and drowning.

06/25/2013

Livery Cab

CBS 2 Investigation: Family Wants Explanation For Livery Cab Driver’s Death

A Queens family is calling for a full-scale investigation into the death of a livery cab driver who suffered a heart attack during, what some have called, a mysterious arrest.

05/30/2013

The Hudson River in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)

Decomposing Body Pulled From Hudson River

Police said the male body was recovered around 1:40 p.m. along the rocks at 158th Street and the Hudson River.

05/26/2013

Newtown School Shooter Adam Lanza (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Adam Lanza Had No Drugs, Alcohol In His System During Newtown Massacre

The toxicology tests were conducted as part of Adam Lanza’s autopsy by Connecticut’s chief medical examiner.

05/13/2013

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