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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.
Medical Examiner To Post Information, Photos Of Unidentified BodiesBeginning Wednesday, the Cook County Medical Examiner will post information about unidentified bodies, including, in some cases, photographs.
First Cold-Exposure Death Reported In ChicagoAn 83-year-old Chicago woman is the first cold-related death of the season in Cook County.
New Cook County Medical Examiner Wants To Turn Page On Morgue ScandalDr. Stephen Cina says with about 5,000 bodies passing through the facility each year, the challenges are great. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
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.
Medical Examiner's Office Suspends Autopsies For Some Deceased PeopleDue to staffing shortages, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has announced that full autopsies will no longer be performed in certain cases in which drugs or alcohol might have led to a person’s death.
Milwaukee County Posts Photos Of Unidentified Bodies OnlineMilwaukee County, Wis., is taking a drastic step to identify dozens of those who died as John and Jane Doe's.
Heat-Related Death Tally Hits 12 A 78-year-old Dixmoor woman died in part from the extreme heat that settled over Chicago last week, bringing the number of temperature-related deaths to 12 for Cook County.
Heat Wave Proves FatalThe exteme heat is suspected of being a factor in the deaths of at least seven Cook County residents in the last few days.
More Detail Revealed In 2 High-Profile SuicidesInformation comes from Medical Examiner on Former Chicago Board of Education president Michael Scott, former Blagojevich fundraiser and advisor Christopher Kelly deaths.