Medical examiner

Golden Gate Bridge with San Francisco skyline (AP Photo)

Delays in death rulings by SF medical examiner

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A shortage of forensic pathologists at San Francisco’s medical examiner’s office is leading to long delays in the release of death certificates with a cause of death. City data shows more than three-quarters […]

11/24/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig cannot catch a three-run triple by San Francisco Giants' Tony Abreu during the second inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

2 arrested in stabbing near San Francisco ballpark

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr says two people have been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Dodgers fan near San Francisco’s AT&T Park after the Giants’ 6-4 win over […]

09/26/2013

9-11 Memorial Museum

Remains of 9-11 firefighter identified

NEW YORK (AP) – Authorities say remains of a firefighter killed in the Sept. 11 attacks have been identified more than 11 years after his death at the World Trade Center. The city medical examiner’s […]

07/05/2013

Severed human leg washes up on Chicago beach

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago authorities are investigating after a human leg was discovered on a Lake Michigan beach on the city’s South Side. Authorities tell the Chicago Sun-Times that the leg had been severed from […]

06/06/2013

Aerial view of a demolished home from a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

2 infants among 10 kids killed in Oklahoma tornado

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma medical examiner’s office says two infants are among 24 people killed by the tornado that ripped across the Oklahoma City area this week. The office announced Wednesday that it […]

05/22/2013

Chicago lottery winner’s death ruled a homicide

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago medical examiner says a lottery winner was fatally poisoned with cyanide a day after he collected nearly $425,000.

01/07/2013

State Police respond to shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Connecticut.

Remains of Conn. gunman claimed for burial

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The body of the man who killed 26 people at a Connecticut elementary school has been claimed for burial.

12/30/2012

Zoo: Wild dogs killed boy, 2, who fell in exhibit

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The head of the Pittsburgh Zoo says a medical examiner has concluded that a toddler who fell into an African painted dog exhibit was killed by the animals, not by the fall. […]

11/05/2012

Family: Man shot by Seattle police had dementia

SEATTLE (AP) – The family of a 77-year-old man shot to death by Seattle police says he had dementia. The King County medical examiner’s office hasn’t yet released the name of the man. Family members […]

09/24/2012

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