Kane County Morgue Reopens After Being Shut Down For Months A suburban morgue is back in business after being shut down for months, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
Suit: Workers Sprayed With ‘Bodily Fluid’ During Morgue Cleaning Job Two men are suing Cook County because bodily fluid was allegedly accidentally dumped on them when they were hired to clean a drainage pit last year at the medical examiner’s facility on the West Side.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lawsuit: Medical Examiner Had Man's Body, Never Told FamilyThe family of a John Doe who went unidentified for several months is now suing the Cook county Medical Examiner's office.
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.”
County Board Imposes New Restrictions On Medical ExaminerThe Cook County Board on Monday imposed new rules and regulations on the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office to address the recent scandal in which bodies were found stacked in an overflowing cooler and otherwise mishandled.
County Board Delays Vote On Making It Easier To Fire Medical ExaminerThe Cook County Board has decided to slow down on taking away Cook County Medical Examiner Nancy Jones' job-for-life status over the scandal involving bodies stacked on top of one another at the morgue.
Pastors Decry Conditions At Medical Examiner's OfficeChicago pastors and other religious leaders are all heading to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office Friday morning, demanding that officials clean up deplorable conditions inside.