The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.
The fire started about 7:30 a.m. Sunday at a home in the 0-100 block of South Third Avenues, the St. Charles Fire Department said in a statement. A man who lived on the first floor of the rental building called 911 after smelling, and later seeing, heavy smoke.
An autopsy Thursday found he died of coronary artery atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, and hypothermia was listed as a contributing factor.
The television pitchman, known for his waving hand gestures and high energy level on the small screen, died on Christmas Eve.
With all of the coverage surrounding the potential spread of Ebola in the United States, it might be time to step back and consider your odds of actually dying from the virus.
Famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died.
The downtown Chicago executive who was critically wounded in a workplace shooting over the summer has died, his wife said in an online message.
The woman and two men apparently were squatting in a vacant two-story building in the 3400 block of West Armitage Avenue, when a fire started in the second-floor apartments around 11:40 p.m. Thursday.
Firefighters were called to the home at 1555 W. Devon Av. around 2 p.m., and found smoke and fire coming from two sides of the house. A family member told firefighters a child was trapped inside the house, and crews rushed in to try to find him, but they could not reach him in time.
Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a theatrical icon, has died at age 89.
Mohammed Alyamani fell from the top floor of a three-flat apartment building in the 3700 block of North Kostner Avenue around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. He died Wednesday evening at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.
The teen fell into the water near the 4000 block of Recreation Drive about 6:10 p.m. He was pulled from the lake and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 7:06 p.m.
This week, Ashley Walls was working in the slums of Florianopolis and suddenly became ill and died from an undisclosed illness. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Dariel White, 38, was on furlough from Pontiac Correctional Center, where he was serving a six-year-sentence for delivery of heroin. Illinois Department of Corrections spokesman Tom Shaer said White had been ill and that his death “was not unexpected.”
An officer found the 34-year-old arrestee unresponsive in a cell at the police station at 3151 W. Harrison St. about 8:10 a.m., police said.
Eugene Gruber, who was 51, died from a spinal cord injury suffered during a take down in a shower area after he was sprayed with pepper spray for allegedly fighting correctional officers trying to process him into the jail.
Daniel J. Paredes, 49, had been in custody at the jail since April 6 for a drug possession charge. His family had recently posted a $2,000 bond, and on Wednesday, he was in the process of being discharged.
You never expect your pet to die after getting spayed. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez talks with one grieving owner.
Police say a despondent man tried to commit suicide by filling his southwest suburban home with natural gas the day after his brother died of a brain tumor.
Relatives of a dead southwest suburban teenager don’t believe they’re getting all the facts about her death, and they want police to say more.