New York City medical examiner’s office

New York City Medical Examiner's Office (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Man’s Death 5 Decades After Stabbing Ruled A Homicide

he medical examiner reportedly ruled it a homicide, citing complications from the stabbing in 1958 or 1959.

01/25/2015

Joan Rivers attends SiriusXM's 'Howard Stern Birthday Bash' at Hammerstein Ballroom on January 31, 2014. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

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.

10/16/2014

Human remains were found in the back of this residence in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Thursday, Oct. 9. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Find Human Remains Buried In Brooklyn Yard

Police 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.

10/09/2014

Police shot and killed a man who allegedly stabbed a man who also died, in an apartment in Kensington, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Sept. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Stabbing Victim In Brooklyn Domestic Incident Died Of Accidental Police Gunshot

Authorities 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.

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

Riker Island (file/credit: Getty Images)

September Death Of Mentally Ill Rikers Island Inmate Ruled A Homicide

The 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.

06/02/2014

Juan Sanchez

City Investigates Mother Of Bronx Boy Who May Have Died From Rat Poison

The 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.

05/01/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Medical Examiner’s Office Driver Arrested On Weapons Charges

Police on Tuesday arrested a New York City Medical Examiner’s office driver on weapons charges.

04/15/2014

Authorities remove evidence from a Herald Square Victoria's Secret after a possible fetus was discovered on Thursday. (Credit CBS 2)

Medical Examiner: Death Of Fetus Found In Shopping Bag Last Fall Was Homicide

The death of a fetus found in a shopping bag at the Herald Square Victoria’s Secret last fall has been ruled a homicide.

04/15/2014

Myls Dobson

Death Of 4-Year-Old Myls Dobson Ruled A Homicide

The death of Myls Dobson – the 4-year-old boy who was found dead in a Midtown high-rise in January – was ruled a homicide by the New York City Medical Examiner’s office Thursday, according to a published report.

04/10/2014

L'wren Scott in October 2012. (credit: Getty Images)

Autopsy Confirms Fashion Designer L’Wren Scott’s Death Was Suicide

An autopsy has confirmed that fashion designer L’Wren Scott’s death was a suicide, the New York City Medical Examiner’s office said Wednesday.

03/19/2014

Avonte Oquendo had been missing since Oct. 4, 2013. The medical examiner's office confirmed on Jan. 21, 2014 that remains found along the East River are a DNA match. (credit: Handout)

Medical Examiner: Cause Of Avonte Oquendo’s Death Impossible To Determine

The 14-year-old autistic boy disappeared from his Queens school on Oct. 4, setting off a massive search that included subway tunnels and regular announcements over the PA system at subway stations.

02/26/2014

(file / credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

ME: Man Found Hanged In Staten Island Jail Cell Committed Suicide

An autopsy was conducted and the cause of death was ruled a suicide. The 57-year-old was found hanged in his jail cell late last week, after he was arrested when police caught him sleeping in a restaurant on Staten Island.

04/21/2013

9/11 Memorial in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

Medical Examiner Begins Sifting WTC Debris For Sept. 11 Remains

The work began Monday and is expected to continue for about 10 weeks on Staten Island.

04/01/2013

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