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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.


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NYC Plans 10-Week Debris Sifting Operation To Find Remains Of 9/11 Victims

Nearly 12 years after the Sept. 11 attacks, a new search will soon get underway in an attempt to find remains of the more than 1,000 victims who have never been located.


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Body Washes Ashore In Breezy Point, Medical Examiner Working To Determine Cause Of Death

The Medical Examiner is working to determine the cause and time of death, and to pinpoint how long the body has been in the water.


FILE: The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner on April 7, 2011. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Dr. Charles Hirsch, New York City’s Medical Examiner, Retires

Hirsch’s longtime deputy, Dr. Barbara Sampson, will succeed him as acting chief medical examiner.


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Police: 10-Year-Old Boy Found Dead In Queens Home

Farhan Talukder was found unconscious and unresponsive in the tub of his Queens Boulevard home around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.


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Man Found Dead Behind Washington Heights Building, Cause Unknown

A man was found dead, on Sunday morning, behind a building in Washington Heights, according to authorities.


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Woman Found ‘Unresponsive And Unconscious’ In East Harlem

Police found a woman dead in an East Harlem apartment late Wednesday night.


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Police Charge Stepfather After ME Rules 3-Year-Old’s Death Homicide

Kenneth Williams, 27, has been charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter, assault and reckless endangerment, according to police.


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Nearly A Dozen Deaths Attributed To NYC Heat Wave

The medical examiner said Friday that the latest victims were in Queens and Brooklyn.


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Police Investigate Death Of Mentally Disabled Man Eason Alonzio In East Harlem

Police say the 48-year-old victim was discovered unconscious and unresponsive Tuesday in the rear seat of a Ford Econoline.


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NYPD Investigates Death Of Woman Found In Shopping Cart

Police say the body was stuffed inside a plastic bag near Bay 20 Street and Shore Parkway.


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Bronx Man Charged In Fatal Beating Of Girlfriend’s Child

Edgar Algarin of the Bronx was charged with murder and manslaughter . Police said the 3-year-old girl was left in his care.


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Death Of 5-year-Old Bronx Boy Ruled Homicide; Police Investigating Second, Unrelated Death Of 3-Year-Old Girl

The unrelated deaths this weekend of two small children in the Bronx have police investigating whether relatives or family friends caused both deaths.


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Autopsy Shows Man Strangled To Death In Brooklyn

The NYPD said an autopsy was conducted on 28-year-old Anthony Allen. He was found Wednesday afternoon near Avenue D and Remsen Avenue.


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ME Identifies Another Set Of Remains From World Trade Center

The medical examiner’s office announced Thursday that it had successfully matched another set of remains to a 32-year-old man who had been assumed dead in the collapse. Officials declined to release the man’s name.