Cook County Medical Examiner's Office

Medical Examiner To Donate Bodies Of Indigents To Science

The bodies of those who die in Cook County will now be donated to science if their families lack funds for burial.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Two bodies were recovered from a manure pile in Gary, Ind. over the weekend. (CBS)

2nd Body Pulled From Ind. Manure Pile Is Identified

Authorities have now identified both bodies found over Easter weekend buried in a pile of manure on a rural property in Gary, Ind. The victims had been shot.


Two bodies were recovered from a manure pile in Gary, Ind. over the weekend. (CBS)

Bodies Found In Manure Pile At Gary Horse Farm

Two unidentified bodies were discovered over the weekend in a manure pile at a Gary, Ind., horse farm.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011

St. Johannes Cemetery

Grave Relocation At Cemetery Near O’Hare Creates Confusion

Some families are complaining about the way the city is removing bodies from a suburban cemetery to pave the way for the further expansion of O’Hare International Airport.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2011

Burr Oak Dig

More Bodies Found Dumped At Burr Oak Cemetery

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said Monday that archeologists have uncovered bodies and bones in an unused section of the historic Burr Oak Cemetery, in far greater numbers than previously believed.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2011

Body Worlds

‘Body Worlds’ Returns To MSI

For a third time, the celebrated “Body Worlds” exhibit is back at the Museum of Science and Industry.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2011

Cook County Medical Examiner's Office

Bodies Doubled Up At Cook County Morgue

WBBM Newsradio 780 has learned that the cooler at the Cook County morgue is so crowded right now, bodies are doubled-up on some of the trays.

WBBM Newsradio–01/12/2011