Longtime NYC Chief Medical Examiner Charles Hirsch DiesThe doctor who oversaw the New York City Medical Examiner's office for more than two decades and whose staff helped identify thousands of 9/11 victims has died.
Lawsuit: Doctor Was Forced From ME's Office After Raising Issues About DNA ProfilingA doctor has claimed she was forced out of her job at the New York City Medical Examiner's office after raising questions about the city's use of a disputed technique for analyzing trace samples of DNA.
Brooklyn Man's 2014 Death Ruled Homicide Related To 1979 ShootingAnthony Defonte was 69 when he died last year at his home in Midwood, Brooklyn. Police said he was shot in the back in Manhattan in September 1979.
Medical Examiners: More Tests Needed To Determine Cause Of Syracuse Sprinter's DeathAn autopsy of Sabrina Cammock was conducted Sunday, but medical examiners' spokeswoman Julie Bolcer said further studies are to be done.
NYC Man's Death 5 Decades After Stabbing Ruled A Homicidehe medical examiner reportedly ruled it a homicide, citing complications from the stabbing in 1958 or 1959.
Medical Examiner: Joan Rivers' Death 'Resulted From Predictable Complication'Rivers, 81, went into cardiac arrest at Yorkville Endoscopy this August following a minor, elective vocal cord procedure.
Police Find Human Remains Buried In Brooklyn YardPolice were digging in a yard in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn Thursday evening, after an informant tipped them off that human remains were buried there.
Officials: Stabbing Victim In Brooklyn Domestic Incident Died Of Accidental Police GunshotAuthorities on Wednesday said police unintentionally shot and killed a man who was originally believed to have died of stab wounds in a domestic incident earlier this week in Kensington, Brooklyn.
Police: Man Died After Being Restrained By Police While On PCPAn 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.
De Blasio: Full Investigation Coming Into Child's Death At Bronx Day CareMayor 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.
September Death Of Mentally Ill Rikers Island Inmate Ruled A HomicideThe death of a seriously mentally ill and diabetic inmate who sexually mutilated himself after seven days in a New York City jail cell has been ruled a homicide.
City Investigates Mother Of Bronx Boy Who May Have Died From Rat PoisonThe city has launched an investigation following the death of a 4-year-old Bronx boy who might have ingested rat poison, and new questions have arisen about his mother.