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Human Remains Found In Suburb Where Man Vanished In OctoberMedical authorities are examining human remains found in south suburban Palos Park over the weekend – more than two months after a distraught Lakeview man disappeared in the area.
After Autopsy, Cause Of Charlie Trotter's Death Remains Undetermined The cause of Charlie Trotter's death remained undetermined following an autopsy by the Cook County Medical Examiner.
Man Dies After Being Pulled From Belmont HarborThe man, believed to be in his 30s, was initially hospitalized in “very critical” condition after he was pulled from the water about 5:30 p.m., authorities said.
Ceremony Pays Tribute To Those Who Died Indigent In Cook CountyA noontime ceremony in the Loop paid tribute to almost 400 men and women who died indigent during the past year - and were buried at county expense.
Unclaimed Body In County Morgue To Get Veterans Burial Starting today, the Cook County Medical Examiner is posting names of the unclaimed and unidentified on-line -- hoping to find their families and their identities.
Cook County Medical Examiner's Office Uses Database To ID BodyThe Cook County Medical Examiner is reporting the first success in an effort to identify 20 bodies at the morgue.
Autopsy Finds Nothing New In Poisoned Lottery Winner's DeathThe Cook County Medical Examiner announced Friday that an autopsy of a poisoned lottery winner shed no new light on how cyanide got into his system.
Former Medical Examiner Grants Newspaper Interview In Wake Of ScandalThe former Cook County Medical Examiner is speaking out for the first time after being forced from office two months ago.
Heat A Factor In Six Deaths In Cook County So FarThe third straight day of triple digit heat has led to the deaths of at least six people, authorities said on Friday.
Report: Conditions At Cook County Morgue Left Preckwinkle 'Jarred'A published report says the findings of an audit of the Cook County morgue left Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle “jarred.”
Cook County Medical Examiner To Retire At End Of JulyAfter months of investigations into an overcrowding scandal at the Cook County morgue, the office is undergoing a major shakeup.
Two Dead, Five Injured In Series Of South Side ShootingsTwo men were killed and five others were wounded in at least four separate shootings in Chicago.
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