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Officials: Suspended Mississippi police chief shoots himself
A Mississippi police chief who had just been suspended shot and killed himself Thursday in the police department's parking lot, officials said, in what was described as "a bad day for law enforcement."
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Officials: Mississippi police chief shoots himself in chest
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a Mississippi police chief has died after shooting himself in the chest outside the police department.
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No charges against Chicago police in death of handcuffed suspect
Cook County prosecutors have decided not to pursue criminal charges against Chicago police officers in the death last summer of a handcuffed man during an arrest that was caught on police dashboard camera video. In making the announcement, State's Attorney Anita Alvarez said prosecutors would not...
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Coroner: Body was in cave for 'significant period of time'
MONTICELLO, Ky. (AP) - A body has been found inside a cave in Monticello. Wayne County Coroner Forrest Hicks tells news outlets that the Monticello police contacted his office after the body was discovered Tuesday morning on Trails End Road. Hicks says the body appeared to be that of a ...
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Woman found dead in South Side fire identified
One of two people found dead in a fire a week and a half ago in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood has been identified.
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Why Christie has more than tripled N.J.’s funding of doctor training
Gov. Christie has been increasing the funding for hospital residency programs in New Jersey, one way to boost the state’s population of working doctors.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Physician Medical school Medical education Residency Pathology Internal medicine Fellowship Doctor of Medicine
Joliet man dies at work, trapped between heavy machinery
A southwest suburban man died Thursday afternoon in a workplace mishap in Rockdale.
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Death of 1-month-old girl in Brooklyn ruled a homicide
The June death of a 1-month-old Brooklyn girl has been ruled a homicide, officials said Wednesday.
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61-year-old man killed in fire at Lake in the Hills home
A man died died Sunday night in a fire at his home in Lake in the Hills.
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Lynn homicide victim identified
A homicide victim found by a person who was blowing snow in Lynn early yesterday was identified 38-year-old Carlos Aponte, an official with the Essex District Attorney’s Office said.Aponte, whose last residence was unknown, was found by a Lynn resident “snowblowing in the area” about 5 a.m. yesterday, said Carrie Kimball-Monahan with the Essex DA’s Office.
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Man dies after being shot in Columbia restaurant parking lot
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he was shot in the parking lot of a Columbia restaurant. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said 28-year-old Wayne A. Bell of Columbia died at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital around 3:40 a.m. Sunday. Police said Bell was trying to break up ...
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Worker's body found after being buried in trash at landfill
KERSEY, Pa. (AP) - The body of a missing Pennsylvania landfill worker who was buried when a mound of garbage and dirt slid down onto him has been found.
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Body found in Lake in the Hills
A body was found Monday afternoon in northwest suburban Lake in the Hills.
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Woman dies after getting stuck in clothing drop box
56-year-old Judith Permar died from a combination of trauma injuries she sustained in the accident and hypothermia        
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Coroner identifies 33-year-old man fatally shot by Pueblo police
Pueblo authorities have identified the 33-year-old man shot and killed early Sunday by police.
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Woman dies after getting arm stuck in donation box
NATALIE, Pa. — A Pennsylvania woman has died after getting her arm caught in a clothing donation drop-off box. Northumberland County Coroner James Kelley says 56-year-old Judith Permar died from a combination of trauma injuries she sustained in the accident and hypothermia. The coroner says the Mount Carmel woman used a step stool to reach...
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Authorities investigate as woman, 18, fatally shot in Hermitage
Authorities in Mercer County are investigating the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old woman in her Hermitage home Monday afternoon.
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68-year-old woman fatally shot in Spring Grove, man in custody
A man is in custody after a woman was found dead with a gunshot wound on Friday in northwest suburban Spring Grove, authorities said.
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Construction worker dies at Geneva Commons
A construction worker died on Friday while working on a tower sign in west suburban Geneva, according to authorities.
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Former Cook County Medical Examiner Nancy Jones dies
Longtime pathologist and former Cook County Medical Examiner Dr. Nancy Jones - the first woman in the prestigious position – died on Wednesday. Colleagues and friends on Thursday remembered the passionate doctor as kind, smart and hard-working. Friends said she had fallen ill with cancer. “She...
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Cause of fatal Aurora house fire was electrical, ruled an accident, officials say
Investigators say the cause of a fatal Wednesday morning house fire in Aurora was electrical and that the blaze has been ruled an accident.
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Las Vegas police announce death of pedestrian who was struck by vehicle in July
A pedestrian asking stopped motorists for money was struck by a vehicle in July and died in October, Las Vegas police announced Thursday.
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82-year-old man killed in Crest Hill crash
An 82-year-old man died Tuesday night after a crash in southwest suburban Crest Hill.
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Lewis and Clark County coroner Mickey Nelson dies of cancer
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Embattled Lewis and Clark County Coroner Mickey Nelson has died after a cancer diagnosis. He was 71. Jay Nelson told the Independent Record ( that his father died Sunday at St. Peter's Hospital in Helena. Nelson served as coroner for 42 years. Nelson was recently criticized ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Helena Montana Autopsy Pathology Suicide Racism Kay Scarpetta Life Coroner
Ohio coroner's offices face shortage amid spike in cases
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Coroner's offices in central Ohio are struggling to fill positions as caseloads increase and more doctors seek employment in the private sector. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports that the number of cases Ohio coroners and medical examiners are dealing with has been on the rise ...
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Heart presumed to be human found in field in Norwalk, Ohio
A heart, which police think is human, was recently found in a plastic bag in a field in Ohio and officers have no idea where it came from.
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Salisbury resident dies in house fire
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) - Investigators say a Salisbury resident died in a house fire. The State Fire Marshal's office says in a news release that the fire broke out shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday in a one-story, single-family house. The fire originated in the utility room of the house. Investigators ...
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Georgia man dies from blow to head at Labor Day barbecue
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Police say a Columbus man has died after someone hit him in the head at a Labor Day barbecue. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports ( ) 47-year-old Joseph Davis died Tuesday after he was airlifted to an Atlanta hospital for hemorrhaging inside his skull. Muscogee County Coroner ...
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Woman sentenced in whipping, beating death of W. Philly roommate
During an emotional hearing, a 59-year-old woman was sentenced Friday to 20 to 40 years in state prison in the 2014 beating death of her West Philadelphia roommate.
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Case started over Rajshahi University teacher Joly's death, doctors suspect poisoning
Rajshahi University teacher Akter Jahan Joly's brother has initiated a case over the death of the mass communication and journalism department's associate professor.
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Death toll in boiler blast at Tongi factory rises to 14
The death toll in the boiler explosion in a factory at Gazipur's Tongi has risen to 14 after firefighters recovered two bodies from the debris.
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