Thursday, July 18, 2013
By Matthew Schuerman : Editor, WNYC
New York City has reported only one heat stroke death this summer. But other people have likely died due to causes related to the heat whose deaths have not been publicized in the same way.
Monday, April 01, 2013
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
The New York City medical examiner’s office will resume its search for human remains from the World Trade Center site. The office hopes advances in DNA identification technology may help identify all 2,753 people who died in the 9/11 attack in New York.
Friday, February 15, 2013
City Council members had sharp questions for the office of the chief medical examiner during a hearing Friday. The hearing followed news that the office was reviewing evidence in more than 800 cases because of sloppy work by a lab technician.