Midlothian Man Jailed Pending Roommate’s AutopsyAlexander Acevedo, 23, of Midlothian told police that his roommate, Kimberly M. Putterlik, overdosed on drugs about two weeks ago, prosecutors said Sunday at a bail hearing.
Calusinski Wins First Step In Bid For New Trial In Toddler's DeathMelissa Calusinski's attorneys hope a Lake County Judge will grant them an evidentiary hearing on X-ray evidence that they say contradicts the original autopsy ruling that 16-month-old Benjamin Kingan died of a skull fracture in 2009.
Last Of Three Deaths Tied To Nursing Home Ruled NaturalRobert Rundin, 88, was one of six residents of Holland Home who were hospitalized on Feb. 3. While three of those people have since recovered, Rundin and two others later died.
Apparent Voicemail From Sandra Bland Released; Tests Revealed Marijuana, Cutting ScarsNew information could shed more light on the death of Sandra Bland, of Naperville, who was arrested nearly two weeks ago in Waller County, Texas, and then was found dead three days later in her jail cell.
Naperville Woman's Family Hires Medical Examiner For New Autopsy After Death In Texas Jail CellSandra Bland was found dead in her jail cell on July 13, three days after she was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer during a traffic stop in Waller County, about 50 miles north of Houston.
Autopsy Inconclusive For Man Found Dead After Stabbing Two People In RoselandAn autopsy is pending further studies for a 57-year-old man found dead shortly after he allegedly stabbed two people late Thursday in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.
Autopsy Concludes Zion Teen's Death Was HomicideHowell was shot while fleeing police about 2 p.m. on April 4, near 24th and Galilee, police said. A handgun was recovered, police said. Two witnesses have told the Sun Times that Howell was not armed at the time of the shooting.
One Of Three Patient Deaths Tied To Holland Home Ruled As Natural CausesThe Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said it has determined 98-year-old Leon Krynicki died primarily due to heart problems. His hospitalization on Feb. 3 might have been due to over-medication, but the medical examiner’s office said the medication did not contribute to his death about one month later.
Lake County Coroner Wants Calusinski Murder Case ReopenedAfter “48 Hours” uncovered evidence that casts doubt on the verdict that sent a teacher to prison for the death of a 16-month-old boy, the Lake County Coroner was calling for authorities to reopen the case.
Report: Suspect Shot By Police Suffered 16 Gunshot WoundsLaquan McDonald was shot after he allegedly slashed the tires of several vehicles, including a police squad car, and allegedly refused officers’ orders to drop his knife on Oct. 20, 2014.
UPDATE: Body Found In Sewer Is Woman Missing Since 2011A body found wrapped earlier this week in a drain pipe, wrapped in plastic, is that of a Morgan Park woman who disappeared in 2011, the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office confirms.
Autopsy Delayed For Body Found Near Missing Woman's HomeAuthorities will have to wait another day before conducting autopsy on a decomposed body found in a drainage pipe near the home of a woman who's been missing for more than two years.