New York City medical examiner’s office

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

The ‘Tribute in Light’ shines as One World Trade Center (R) rises under construction on the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City To Resume Search For Human Remains In Twin Towers’ Debris

The grim and sad search for human remains in the debris from the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks resumes Monday.

03/31/2013

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